Government jargon

boxes of documents

'Food or drink supplied on or from any premises is "hot" for the purposes of this Schedule if the food or drink, or any part of it,-

(a) before it is supplied, is heated on the premises or elsewhere for the purpose of enabling it to be consumed at a temperature above the ambient air temperature and, at the time of supply, is above that temperature, or

(b) after it is supplied, may be heated on the premises for the purpose of enabling it to be consumed at a temperature above the ambient air temperature.'

(Clause from the Licensing Act 2003, Department for Culture, Media and Sport)


''Container', in relation to an investigational medicinal product, means the bottle, jar, box, packet or other receptacle which contains or is to contain it, not being a capsule, cachet or other article in which the product is or is to be administered, and where any such receptacle is or is to be contained in another such receptacle, includes the former but does not include the latter receptacle.'

(Department of Health's definition of a container in the Medicines for Human Use (Clinical Trials) Regulations 2004)


'the hours of non-hours work worked by a worker in a pay reference period shall be the total of the number of hours spent by him during the pay reference period in carrying out the duties required of him under his contract to do non-hours work.'

(Department of Trade and Industry's draft law for the minimum wage)


'Non Co Terminus Agency Boundaries: It will be up to each partnership to agree internally how it can best tackle the difficulties which would be thrown up by a lack of co terminusity. The goal should be for every partner to configure its output in such a way as to maximise effectiveness without promising the individual agencies wider strategic goals.'

(Home Office guidance on Statutory Crime and Disorder Partnership for the Crime and Disorder Bill 1998)

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