National Security Directives

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National Security Directives

Memoranda issued by the president of the United States indicating how he/she intends to interpret and implement the law as it relates to national security. National security directives are approved by the National Security Council before they take effect. While they are not legislative, they have the force of law.
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Before 1861, presidential directives were issued infrequently.
He solicited the cooperation of the unions towards achieving seamless enrolment in compliance with the presidential directive.
It cannot be wished away just because of a presidential directive.
Presidential directive makes it mandatory for Coal India to provide the minimum supply of coal to power plants.
Counsel appearing for the Bribery Commission yesterday (8) informed Court the arrears of the fuel entitlement due to the aggrieved Commissioners from the Presidential directive dated 20.01.2001 entitling them to a fuel allowance of 250 litres per month or its cash equivalent for the period February 1, 2009 to March 28, 2010 less the fixed fuel allowance already paid to them would be settled within one week.
The company said the GSA APL is an important requirement in the procurement process for the US Federal Government Homeland Security Presidential Directive 12 (HSPD-12) and the Federal Information Processing Standards 201 (FIPS 201).
He also informed him of the presidential directive to provide him with necessary medical follow-up and all due care.
In fact a subsequent Presidential directive of June 21 reinforced the decision by advising the government that the Planning Commission and the government of Sindh should submit their projects to the TCEB Board meeting for consideration and decision, he said.
He also signed two other executive orders, one presidential directive relating to national security and one abortion policy order, all of which reversed Bush administration policy.
The Federal Chief Information Officers Council (Federal CIO Council) introduced a new committee--the Security and Identity Management Committee (SIMC)--to address the continuing critical need for improvement and coordination for a secure, well-protected, national cyber infrastructure, as well as stringent standards for identity management consistent with Homeland Security Presidential Directive 12.
The presidential directive also includes releasing detainees and those still being prosecuted in the courts on charges of instigating secession of the south from the rest of the country.
Certified under the Homeland Security Presidential Directive 12 (HSPD-12), the GSA-approved device addresses federal, state, and local applications and is capable of processing an array of cards including PIV, TWIC, and CAC.

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