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Observance; conformity; obedience.

Compliance with the federal Income Tax laws is essential to avoid prosecution for Tax Evasion.


noun accedence, acceptance, accommodation, accord, accordance, acquiescence, adaptability, adherence, agreeability, agreement, assent, bowing, concession, concord, concurrence, conformability, conformance, conformity, consent, consonance, cooperation, dutifulness, harmony, keeping, obedience, obsequium, observance, pliancy, submission, tractability, tractableness, willingness to commly, yielding
Associated concepts: compliance with the law, in compliince with statute, strict compliance, substantial compliance
Foreign phrases: Impotentia excusat legem.The impossibillty of performing a legal duty is an excuse from the perrormance. Obedientia est legis essentia. Obedience is the essence of the law.
See also: acceptance, accordance, acknowledgment, acquiescence, adherence, agreement, amenability, assent, capitulation, comity, compatibility, conciliation, conduct, conformity, conjunction, consent, consortium, conspiracy, deference, devotion, discipline, fealty, homage, indorsement, loyalty, timeliness, understanding
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So in the compliance policy guide that we're releasing today, we're saying that insofar as any labeling, electronic records, and good manufacturing practice requirements are triggered by the use of RFID, that we will exercise enforcement discretion with regard to those regulations, the intention being that policy would be in effect until December 2007," Rudolf said.
A letter to the FDA said, "CLMA is concerned that imposition of additional regulatory requirements as outlined in the proposed compliance policy guide would drastically affect patient access to a wide range of laboratory services that are currently available, the list of which includes tests and methods far in excess of those listed on the FDA temporary exempt list.
Nonetheless, the CPG [the FDA's Compliance Policy Guide for marketed unapproved drugs] provided the industry with specific notice that any illegally marketed unapproved drug is subject to FDA enforcement at any time," Deborah M.
A new compliance policy guide, for example, should facilitate pilot projects involving RFID tagging.
Customs and Border Protection issued a revised compliance policy guide that describes their strategy for enforcing the requirements of the prior notice interim final rule while maintaining an uninterrupted flow of food imports.
But that compliance policy guide does not have the force of law.

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