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 North Carolina Record Retention Schedules - Health and Human Services, Dept. of   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-29)
The secretary of the state board was charged with maintaining a supply of fresh vaccine viruses for issuance to the county superintendents in the event of an outbreak of small pox, and the county superintendents were required to vaccinate all who applied, all prisoners, inmates of public institutions, and school children.
During epidemics, the state board was authorized to issue regulations to protect the public health in all areas of the state lacking organized local boards of health and to impose penalties as necessary, enforcable by local justices of the peace.
The legislature in 1939 required the state board to establish a system of inspection and approval of used plumbing fixtures and in 1941 required the state board, instead of the insurance commissioner, to enforce all state building code provisions not otherwise covered by local ordinances or rules and regulations of the county health board.
www.ah.dcr.state.nc.us /records/schedules/dhhs.htm   (6008 words)

 Submarine Main Propulsion Diesels - Chapter 7
The oil film must be of a sufficient thickness and strength, and must be maintained under all conditions of operation.
Film strength is the result of several oil properties, the most important being viscosity.
This gage board also supports a duplex type pressure gage which indicates the pressure of the oil in the line between the strainer and the attached pump and in the line ahead of the engine inlet.
www.maritime.org /fleetsub/diesel/chap7.htm   (10663 words)

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Assistance to the film industry is provided through direct funding to the Australian Film Commission ($18.7 million in 1994-95) and the Australian Film, Television and Radio School ($10.7 million in 1994-95).
Organisations will be included in the Board by the Council on the basis of an assessment of their national significance and their financial viability.
Membership of the Board will be announced in the near future and it is anticipated that the Council will announce which organisations will be funded by this mechanism shortly thereafter.
www.ifla.org /documents/infopol/oceania/au-cnccp.txt   (21051 words)

 Let's Get Over Our Nervousness
Classification is the benign, central purpose of the board's mandate, but its task quickly spills over into various levels of censorship: what children can see on their own volition, what parents can allow them to see, and in more than 400 cases, what anyone in Nova Scotia, New Brunswick, and Prince Edward Island can see.
Because the board charges $3 per minute to rate films, the number of movies distributed in Nova Scotia has fallen from about 4,000 to about 2,000 per year.
To put the film version of such a novel in the same category as Wrestling Amazons or Ilsa, the Wicked Warden is typical of the pitfalls that occur once government assumes the power to decide what we can watch.
www.efc.ca /pages/media/halifax-daily-news.02mar97.html   (885 words)

 Proposed Regulations
These classifications are based upon both the purposes for which the property is being used at the time the survey is performed and any proposed developments which are disclosed by the client, in writing.
This classification must be based on the criteria in Attachment A and the survey must meet the minimum specifications set forth in Attachment B. The scale shall be sufficient to show detail for the appropriate classification.
These classifications (suburban, urban, rural, and marshland) are based upon both the purposes for which the property is being used at the time the survey is performed and any proposed developments, which are disclosed by the client, in writing.
www.state.de.us /research/register/june2002/proposed.htm   (12012 words)

 Insurances 4 you goods in transit insurance, more information about goods in transit insurance   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-29)
The Maritimes or Maritime provinces are a region of Canada on the Atlantic coast, consisting of New Brunswick, Nova Scotia and Prince Edward Island.
There is occasional talk of a Maritime Union of the three provinces to have a greater say in national affairs, however, the first discussions on the subject in 1864 at the Charlottetown Conference led to the larger Canadian Confederation instead.
British settlement of the Maritimes, as the colonies came to be known, accelerated throughout the late 18th century and into the 19th century with significant immigration to the region as a result of Scottish migrants displaced by the Highland Clearances and Irish escaping the potato famine.
insurances.s4u.org /goods_in_transit_insurance.htm   (4410 words)

 Film Classification in Canada - CMPDA
All classification boards screen and assign ratings and information pieces to all films that are released in theatres.
All films that are to be exhibited in theatres must be viewed and classified by the B.C. Film Classification Office.
All films that are to be exhibited in theatres must be viewed and classified by the Alberta Film Classification Board.
www.cmpda.ca /jsp/f-classification.jsp   (828 words)

 Jones Act Injury Maritime Tugboat Towboat Ship Tug Worker Divers Seaman
Deckhand on board hoister, anchored in harbor, which was not self-propelled and was engaged in removing pilings in riverbed was seaman for purposes of 46 USCS Appx § 688.
Where plaintiff is injured on board ship in course of employment, as painter employed by subcontractor, he cannot recover damages under 46 USCS Appx § 688 from corporation operating ship as owner's agent or general contractor because he is not seaman or employee of either defendant.
Employee was "seaman" at time of injury, suffered in automobile accident on voyage from home to port where he was to board tugboat, where he was permanently assigned as pilot to one or another of defendant's tugboats; and any uncertainty as to which tugboat was not material.
www.jonesact.com /USC688/150199.htm   (10553 words)

 Transport - Maritime Transport
Today, a third set of maritime safety measures is being proposed by the Commission.
Maritime traffic monitoring will be improved by the extension of the “SafeSeaNet” system throughout the Union.
In summary, also with the support of the European Maritime Safety Agency whose role is strengthened, the package of measures aims at making the profession more responsible, fighting against “dustbin” vessels which represent unfair competition, and to ensure the European flags are recognised as model flags.
ec.europa.eu /transport/maritime/videos/index_en.htm   (529 words)

 82430 -- State v. Zabrinas -- Larson -- Kansas Supreme Court
Board of Shawnee County Comm'rs, 237 Kan. 67, 71, 697 P.2d 1310 (1985):
The distribution of photographs and films depicting sexual activity by juveniles is intrinsically related to the sexual abuse of children in at least two ways.
First, the materials produced are a permanent record of the children's participation and the harm to the child is exacerbated by their circulation.
www.romingerlegal.com /kansas/kansas_courts/82430.htm   (6830 words)

 History of oceanography in the exposition of the museum of the world ocean, VII International Congress
Russia’s maritime heritage preservation is the integral part of the Federal Pro­gramme "The World Ocean" adopted in 1997.
In this connection the activities of the Museum of the World Ocean are topical: they are aimed at the study of domestic history of oceanography and the preservation of the vessels, which made their con­tribution to the Ocean research, being of an utmost interest as relics of science and shipbuilding.
The visitors of the exhibition "Maritime Koenigsberg", which has been placed on the lower deck since 1999, learn about the maritime history and traditions of the city, the building of port, and about the pre-war German period of the "Vityaz" ’s life when she was the dry-cargo ship "Mars".
vitiaz.ru /congress/en/thesis/168.html   (2440 words)

In addition to the provisions summarized below, most of these conventions provide that parties must establish criminal jurisdiction over offenders (e.g., the state(s) where the offense takes place, or in some cases the state of nationality of the perpetrator or victim).
In addition to this classification, terrorism can also be classified by its range of operations into domestic terrorism and international terrorism[?].
See also: The Terrorist (film), List of terrorist groups, asymmetric warfare, assassin, guerrilla, doublespeak, Bomb threat, mailbomb, U.S. list of state sponsors of international terrorism, bioterrorism, narcoterrorism, List of terrorists, list of people, list of people by occupation, Insurance of terrorism.
www.ebroadcast.com.au /lookup/encyclopedia/te/Terror.html   (3429 words)

 STCW Home - Standards of Training, Certification and Watchkeeping for Seafarers
2 As much use as possible should be made of shipboard operation and equipment manuals, films and suitable visual aids, and the opportunity should be taken to introduce discussion of the part to be played by the safety organization on board ship and the role of safety officers and safety committees.
4 As much use as possible should be made of shipboard operation and equipment manuals, films and suitable visual aids, and the opportunity should be taken to introduce discussion of the part to be played by the safety organization on board ship and the role of safety officers and safety committees.
7 All tanker personnel should undergo training on board and, where appropriate, ashore, which should be given by qualified personnel experienced in the handling and characteristics of oil, chemical or liquefied gas cargoes as appropriate and the safety procedures involved.
www.uscg.mil /stcw/stcw-code-bch5.htm   (2138 words)

 Civil Service Commission: Article X: Personnel Administration   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-29)
The decision of the Human Resources Director regarding classification matters shall be final unless appealed to the Commission; provided, however, that nothing herein shall be construed to alter the scope of bargaining set forth in the following sections of the 1932 Charter: 8.400, 8.403, 8.404, 8.405, 8.407-1, 8.409 et seq.
No person shall hold a position outside of the classification to which the person has been appointed, provided that every employee of any department or office shall discharge any of the duties pertaining to such department or office to which the employee's department head may temporarily assign the employee.
Provisional appointments may only be renewed with the approval of the Board of Supervisors and upon certification by the Human Resources Director that for reasons beyond his or her control the Department has been unable to conduct examinations for these positions.
www.ci.sf.ca.us /site/civil_service_page.asp?id=6382   (2254 words)

 FT.com / World / International economy - Italian group quizzed over ferry disaster   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-29)
The European Maritime Safety Agency has questioned Rina, the Italian shipping organisation that certified the Egyptian ferry that sank with the loss of almost 1,000 lives last week.
The European maritime safety agency has requested details of the audits Rina carried when it certified the 36-year-old vessel.
Last November, the Commission tabled a package of draft legislation to improve maritime security, including a proposal to force maritime classification societies to set up a supervisory body operating “with a high degree of independence”, as well as a proposal to introduce a more elaborate system to sanction classification societies found at fault.
www.ft.com /cms/s/03b1b0ce-999c-11da-a8c3-0000779e2340.html   (462 words)

 InfoPEI: Film Classification
On May 1, 1994, the provinces of Prince Edward Island, New Brunswick and Nova Scotia agreed to establish a common film classification agency for the Maritime region to be know as the Maritime Film Classification Board.
Films and videos are classified by the Maritime Film Classification Board to help you decide if a particular movie is suitable for you or your family.
A film's content may mean that only certain age groups may see it in a theatre or rent the video from a retail outlet.
www.gov.pe.ca /infopei/index_orig.php3?number=20822   (169 words)

 Cruise ship news, shipping reports at MARITIME MATTERS
The tow was transfered to four harbour tugs which docked the ship at the pier in readiness for her upcoming renovation.
February 26: Press reports indicate that residents living on board cruise-ferry SCOTIA PRINCE at Violet, Louisiana (on the Mississippi River near New Orleans) have filed a lawsuit seeking to stop their eviction by the Federal Emergency Management Agency.
Last week, a BBC film crew went to Le Havre, where the vessel is now docked, to broadcast her on TV in Northern Ireland (where TITANIC and NOMADIC were built).
www.maritimematters.com /shipnews2006a.html   (8487 words)

 Audio Ciné Films (800) 289-8887   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-29)
Newfoundland and Labrador does not have a film classification office and does not follow a classification system.
While Newfoundland theatres and video store operators are not required by legislation to use ratings, many theatres in Newfoundland use the classifications assigned by the Maritime Film Board in Nova Scotia.
There is no film classification office in the Northwest Territories.
www.acf-film.com /studio.asp?id=90&langue=0   (198 words)

 The lost voyage - CIA
Furthermore, I sentence Rocvale Films and Oceanbound Productions to refund in full the price of admission and/or hire paid by anyone and everyone to see this film, after which, they will never produce or distribute another motion picture, made for TV movie or direct to video film again.
Since you seem to be some of the people who enjoy B-grade films, be it for personal enjoyment or university studies, I commend you for having the stamina to make it through such a boring, been-there-done-that-a-thousand-times-over Hollywood production.
As for Hollywood, I would like to add that this film was produced on the tail-end of the writers and actors strike.
thecia.com.au /reviews/l/lost-voyage.shtml   (882 words)

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While departments like health and education suffer cuts, the censor board, which already churns through tax dollars at a $420,000 annual clip, has pulled off an empire-building coup that will double its budget, impose new, hidden, discriminatory taxes, and damage the most worthwhile and fragile elements of the industry it is empowered to regulate.
The censor board's job is to tell grown-up Nova Scotians which films they can and cannot watch, and to classify the former as to levels of sex, violence, nudity and profanity.
Distributors will pay $1.75 per minute to have films rated, unless censors reject the film or deem it to contain ``explicit material,'' in which case the charge will be $4.00 per minute.
www.mit.edu /activities/safe/safe/canada/film-censorship-cost   (1141 words)

 NVIC 8-83
A ship suspected of discharging in violation of MARPOL 73/78 may be boarded and inspected at a port or offshore terminal under the jurisdiction of the United States.
A U.S. oil tanker suspected of discharging in violation of MARPOL 73/78 may be boarded and inspected at a port or offshore terminal of a Party.
A ship carrying oil in bulk suspected of discharging in violation of MARPOL 73/78 may be boarded and inspected at a port or offshore terminal under the jurisdiction of the United States.
www.uscg.mil /hq/gm/nvic/8_83/n8-83.htm   (8240 words)

 Ont OFRB Decision - PEI
The court ruled the Ontario classification board was violating charter rights by censoring or banning movies.
Dennis Kerr of the Maritime board says the board bans about one or two films a year.
He says if the Maritime board falls in line, movies that would have otherwise been banned will likely show up in video stores.
www.fradical.com /Ontario_Court_Ruling_Affects_Other_Provinces.htm   (326 words)

 Playback - Articles - National labeling system one step closer to realiy
Quebec is not at the table for these discussions right now, not for language or cultural reasons, but because their own classification system is beset with problems, namely, high costs to distributors, and is currently under a separate industry-initiated review.
A national system, according to recommendations made by distributors to the Maritime board in mid-June, is a way around the board's recent proposal for screening fees (which Warner Bros. responded to by retracting its video titles from the region).
The recently created Maritime board is still waiting for its proposal to pass legislation.
www.playbackmag.com /articles/magazine/19940704/3579.html   (644 words)

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Chairman, I would move Myrna Adams-Mood as a Film Classifier to the Maritime Film Classification Board under the Department of Environment and Labour, and I so move.
Dealing with the legal decisions which these boards are empowered to make concerning mental health consumers requires special sensitivity, knowledge, experience, and anti-discriminatory attitudes.
Chairman, was the settlement agreement in the Archie Kaiser human rights case because, of course, the Criminal Code Review Board was one of the two tribunals at the centre of the Archie Kaiser complaint.
www.gov.ns.ca /legislature/hansard/comm/hr/hr_2002oct29.htm   (2105 words)

 Audio Ciné Films (800) 289-8887   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-29)
There is no film classification office in Nunavut.
Nunavut follows the Northwest Territories film classification decisions, which follow Alberta’s decisions.
The Northwest Territories follows Alberta’s film classification decisions.
www.acf-film.com /studio.asp?id=90&langue=1   (198 words)

 Why "Rugrats Go Wild" is Rated PG
The previous 2 Rugrats films were given "G" ratings, despite the fact that they had their share of potty humor as well.
Whether or not a PG rating can make or break a film remains to be seen, though the odds are against Nick -- Thornberrys and Arnold both barely broke even by the time they came to video, while the G-rated Rugrats films (as well as Jimmy Neutron, also rated "G") were huge successes.
It seems that the world is bucking the "PG" trend with this film, by giving their equivalent of a "G" rating, instead of "PG".
www.rugratonline.com /rgwcon.htm   (502 words)

 Why "Rugrats In Paris" is Rated G
According to Angelica Reigns Supreme, there were rumors that the film will be rated "PG", rather than the "G" rating it got in the first film.
One thing for certain is that the film will, once again, push the limits for a "G"-rated film, with some peepee-caca jokes, some humor that only adults can understand, scenes that will tend to scare some movie-goers, and, for good measure, a scene featuring Coco LaBouche in her underwear.
Even with films that push the limit, such as the Rugrats movies, G-rated films, and their Canadian equivalents, are few and far between.
www.rugratonline.com /parcon.htm   (588 words)

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