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standing order

1. A condition, regulation, or instruction that is expected to be carried out continuously until instructed otherwise. The doctors issued a standing order for the patient to receive 5 mg of morphine every four hours to keep the pain under control. The colonel has issued standing orders for all squadrons to attack the enemy on sight.
2. A financial arrangement in which a certain amount of money is debited from one's bank account at fixed intervals, as in exchange for some ongoing service. I've set up a standing order for my loan repayments so I don't have to remember each month. What I suggest you do is set up a standing order for some amount of money to go into your savings account every time you get paid.
See also: order, standing

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A regulation that is in force until it is specifically changed or withdrawn, as in The waiters have standing orders to fill all glasses as they are emptied.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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DO the same for standing orders and send a list of them to your new bank or building society.
Standing orders for nursing staffs to identify patients in need of influenza vaccine and to administer them according to CDC guidelines were approved by the hospital staff.
class="MsoNormalMr Mwaura said in the absence of the essential requirements - a vote and a resolution of the party's membership at the assembly and minutes of the resolution, as stipulated in the Standing Order, he could not effect the changes made by Mr Mbadi.
The new standing order will be discussed along with other changes proposed to current standing orders and, if approved, will start at the council's December 12 meeting.
According to him, the election of the House leaders where 13 out 31 members voted was in line with its Standing Orders of 2017 as amended.
Alas, in stark contrast the current Plaid leadership has totally refused to comply with this Plaid Standing Order procedure in the case of the same Mari Arthur (mentioned above), in spite of the fact that no fewer than 26 prominent Llanelli Plaid members submitted six complaints against her in August 2017.
The notification reads: 'In continuation of this Department's Notification of even number dated 02'd September, 2016 and with the approval of Chief Minister, Sindh, notwithstanding the contents of table given under Rule-12 (2) of the Sindh Civil Servants(Appointment, promotion and Transfer) Rules, 1974, and the orders contained in this Department's Standing Order No.SORI(SGA and CD)6/4/85 , dated 19.04.2004, Standing Order No.
The notification reads: 'In continuation of this Department's Notification of even number dated 02'd September, 2016 and with the approval of Chief Minister, Sindh, notwithstanding the contents of table given under Rule-12 (2) of the Sindh Civil Servants (Appointment, promotion and Transfer) Rules, 1974, and the orders contained in this Department's Standing Order No.SORI(SGA and CD)6/4/85, dated 19.04.2004, Standing Order No.
He said based on his talks with members of the Armed Forces of the Philippines, Duterte still has a standing order to arrest him.
Al-Ghanim added in press remarks following the Parliament's session today that he implemented the National Assembly's standing order in managing the session.
"There has been an increase in regular giving (through envelopes or standing order) which is truly to be celebrated,'' reports the vicar Rachel Firth, along with the treasurer, warden team and parochial church council, ''but the decrease in other collections is wiping out any impact this increase might have made.
THE OFFICE of the Chief Nurse has advised that a standing order is needed for student nurses on clinical placement to be able to administer vaccines under the direct supervision of an authorised vaccinator.
Customers who regularly wish to transfer Zakat can set up a standing order.
A report to councillors discussed at a full council meeting last night said a Standing Order agreed in 2006 had been overtaken by technology and a new set of guidelines was needed.
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