Public Interest


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Public Interest

Anything affecting the rights, health, or finances of the public at large.

Public interest is a common concern among citizens in the management and affairs of local, state, and national government. It does not mean mere curiosity but is a broad term that refers to the body politic and the public weal. A public utility is regulated in the public interest because private individuals rely on such a company for vital services.

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ISLAMABAD -- To protect public interest in audit quality, the Audit Oversight Board (AOB) has revamped the audit quality control review framework, commonly known as QCRF, of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Pakistan.
A competition authority from a developing country similarly situated as the Philippines, in this case the South African Competition Commission (SACC), invoked public interest when it imposed conditions on its clearance of the merger between two agrochemical giants, Monsanto and Bayer, last year.
PRELIMINARY INJUNCTIONS & PUBLIC INTEREST AFTER WINTER A.
ISLAMABAD -- Instead of regularising the public interest jurisdiction through amending its rules, the Supreme Court has resolved that it will exercise its suo motu jurisdiction 'in accordance with the Constitution'.
First, is the channel, agency or institution through which public interest litigation is manifested second is the constituency that the public interest litigation carries with it whenever applied.
New Delhi: The Finance Ministry amidst the alleged rift between the government and RBI, emphasised on "public interest" and "requirements of economy" as the guiding force for both the parties.
After moving to Minneapolis in 2012, she found what turned out to be a perfect job for her skills director of public interest programs at the University of Minnesota Law School.
JOURNAL owner Trinity Mirror's PS126.7m deal to buy titles including the Daily Express and the Daily Star has been referred to Britain's media watchdog after the Government intervened on the grounds of public interest.
ISLAMABAD -- The Audit Oversight Board (AOB) has emphasised all auditors and public interest companies that only the auditors registered with AOB can audit the financial statements of public interest companies.
ISLAMABAD -- The Audit Oversight Board (AOB) would inform all auditors and public interest companies that only the auditors registered with AOB can audit the financial statements of public interest companies.
Should Pakistanis not have the right to invest in the country's large public interest licensed companies?
The League of Authors of Public Interest Songs, or Lapis, an organization of composers of public interest songs, has released online a music video that seeks to educate and enlighten people who may have misconceptions, if not total misunderstanding, of the evils of martial law and a dictatorial regime.

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