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CENTRAL. Relating to the centre, or placed in the centre; as, the central courts of the United States, are those located in the city of Washington, whose jurisdiction extends over the whole country. These are, first, the Senate of the United States, when organized to try impeachments; secondly, the Supreme Court of the United States.
     2. The government of the United States is the central government.

A Law Dictionary, Adapted to the Constitution and Laws of the United States. By John Bouvier. Published 1856.
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class="MsoNormalThe massive overheads associated with thousands of staff in various government entities involved in the procurement of shared goods and services are substantially reduced following centralisation. That is besides centralised record-keeping and better control of inventory.
For the past several decades, centralisation of the carpus on the distal end of the ulna in conjunction with soft tissue release has become the most commonly performed surgical procedure for the treatment of type III and type IV radial club hand.9
Q Campaigners claim the Trust has used the flawed HSMR mortality data from 2013 to push through centralisation. What do you say to that claim?
We can all see centralised unelected control of Europe is not working for the UK, so why is this government being so hypocritical in telling us that centralisation of powers in Brussels is good for us and that we should keep on taking the medicine?
While in the case of France, the reason was to instill structure and order in response to the emerging chaos from the Hundred Years War, the argument for centralisation goes further than just creating a sense of order.
Speaking at the Net Prophet event in Cape Town, Assange said from the Ecuadorian embassy in London that on one hand, one can see a tendency toward totalising and centralisation that is represented by what is happening at the National Security Agency and by organisations - whether they like it or not, and sometimes it appears they do - that have to feed in to the National Security Agency such as Google, News 24 reports.
Plaid, right from the start has stated that there is no clinical evidence supporting centralisation and that the increase in journey times will lead to worse health outcomes.
" East Londonderry MP Gregory Campbell said he is lobbying UK Transport Minister Stephen Hammond on the issue.259 The number under DVLA in if centralisation moves go n He added: "To close will permit more evasion as our land border t er with the Irish Republic will make a centralised service in Swansea less productive and less likely to prevent fraud.
* In particular, manufacturers respond to the centralisation of the retailers' purchasing activities by centralising strategic GAM activities, such as customer strategy, information processing, or price systems.
This information was also in the Longley report but, of course, does not suit the agenda of politicians pushing for downgrading of local NHS services in favour of major centralisation of health across the region.
The concepts of centralisation and decentralisation have been the hot topics of discussion among management academicians as well as practicing managers.