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standing order

A regulation that is in force until it is specifically changed or withdrawn, as in The waiters have standing orders to fill all glasses as they are emptied. This idiom began life in the mid-1600s as standing rule; the word order began to be used about 1800 for such military orders and gradually was extended to other areas.
See also: order, standing
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The weakness in the facility's defense was that the nursing staff relied so heavily on the standing orders to treat the woman that they neglected to properly update the physician about her condition in a timely manner.
Regulators proposed the change because they believe standing orders generate unnecessary consultations and do not en tail the exercise of more specific medical judgment.
Standing Order 43(b)(vi) on want of confidence motions should be repealed.
We implement Standing Order 45, but it is maybe something that has to be looked at again.
The standing order amendments require a standing order to specify whether countersigning of a charted treatment is required and, if so, the requirements for countersigning.
Reduced charges are now also applicable for counter cheques, standing order utility payment rejections due to insufficient funds and post-dated cheques.
Just before my last bill was due I received a letter saying they were putting my standing order up to pounds 48 a month, then my bill arrived: pounds 65 plus pounds 20 from the last bill (because they had estimated it), making it pounds 85.
40 a month; only 27% of singles save by standing order and, while 39% of singles have seen their savings increase over the last six months, 26% had seen them decrease.
Where before they had to cancel and re-start each direct debit and standing order individually, the bank does all the work.
Many customers never swerve from their standing order for a tall stack.
Convenience stores have also been able to make their ordering process more efficient with the use of standing order guides.
This market includes 2 lots Lot 1: monographs, collections and suites standing order published in Hispanic Latin America.
Another time management tool has been available since 1968 under Standing Order 53.
After all, was a standing order aimed at preventing disorderly conduct really intended to stop a reporter discreetly tapping away at a laptop or smartphone?
The work so far has involved massive investment in terms of both time and money to create a new central infrastructure as well as banks' own systems being upgraded to deliver faster payments for online, telephone and standing order transactions.
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