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Appointment

A designation in which a person or company allows an agent to act on their behalf. See also: Agency.
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New President for Trade Marks OfficeThe Council of Ministers also agreed on 2 May to appoint Wubbo de Boer as President of the Alicante-based Office for Harmonisation in the Internal Market (trade marks, designs and models) for the period extending from October 2000 to 30 September 2005.
95-58, the IRS has revoked two prior revenue rulings and modified a third as a result of recent court decisions on the right of a grantor to remove a trustee and appoint a new one.
Form 2848, "Power of Attorney and Declaration of Representative," was used to appoint CPAS, lawyers and enrolled agents; a taxpayer that wished to appoint someone else for representation (that is, an unenrolled return preparer) was required to file Form 2848-D, "Tax Information Authorization and Declaration of Representative.
The Foreign Ministry will appoint ambassadors to Italy and Portugal from outside the ministry, Foreign Minister Yoriko Kawaguchi said Tuesday.