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Institutions asked to monitor and evaluate the quality of education and care they provide against eight standards.
We need only to provide against going to extremes as to the time spent on them or the amount played for.
"The Civil Defence measures the emergency response our firefighting stations provide against targets and our performance is scrutinised by the government," he said.
The taxpayer argued that he reasonably and in good faith, relied upon the advice of his advisers, representations of Brown & Wood's reputation in the legal community, the quality of its tax opinion letter, and the protection that the letter would provide against the possible imposition of penalties.
The Slovenian state will provide against remuneration short and medium-term non-subordinated debt for a duration of one to a maximum of three years.
"The provisions taken reflects the bank conservative assumptions for valuation approach to respond to the adverse global market conditions, and to prudently provide against such investments," he said.
'The provisions taken reflect the bank's conservative assumptions for valuation approach to respond to the adverse global market conditions, and to prudently provide against such investments,' the bank said in a statement.
Powell started his speech by saying: "The supreme function of statesmanship is to provide against preventable evils".