P Visa for Athletes and Entertainers Law and Legal Definition

The P Visa is a Non-Immigrant Visa which allows certain individuals to work temporarily in the United States. The P Visa includes four classifications: P-1, P-2, P-3 and P-4. The P Visa classification covers foreign nationals that are internationally recognized athletes, artists or entertainers. The spouse and unmarried children of the P Visa holder may…

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P&T [Veterans’ Relief] Law and Legal Definition

According to 38 CFR 21.3021 [Title 38 — Pensions, Bonuses, and Veterans’ Relief; Chapter I — Department of Veterans Affairs; Part 21 — Vocational Rehabilitation and Education; Subpart C — Survivors’ and Dependents’ Educational Assistance Under 38 U.S.C. Chapter 35; General], P&T means ?permanent and total “disability,” permanently and totally “disabled,” or permanent and total…

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PA System Law and Legal Definition

According to 49 CFR 238.5 [Title 49 ? Transportation; Subtitle B — Other Regulations Relating to Transportation; Chapter II — Federal Railroad Administration, Department of Transportation; Part 238 — Passenger Equipment Safety Standards; Subpart A ? General], PA system (or public address system) means ?a one-way, voice communication system.?

Pac-Man Strategy Law and Legal Definition

Pac-Man strategy is a technique used by a corporation as a defense against a hostile takeover. This happens when a takeover target company launches a tender offer for the company trying to acquire it. The target company defends itself by threatening to take over the acquirer and also begins to buy its common shares.

Pace-Setter Law and Legal Definition

A pace-setter is a person who sets the pace of work. Setting of work pace is done usually at a very higher rate, by leading the work gang and prompting them catching up with him/her. Employing or designating a pace setter is a method of speeding up work.

PACER Law and Legal Definition

The term PACER refers to Public Access to Court Electronic Records. The PACER allows access to the records via the internet. Some PACER systems allow access to electronic images of court documents. For instance, case information, the docket and claims register. Subscribers to the PACER system can view the content of the orders made in…

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PACHA Law and Legal Definition

PACHA means the Presidential Advisory Council on HIV/AIDS. The PACHA was a commission formed in 1995 by the former U.S President Bill Clinton. It was established to provide policy recommendations on the U.S. government?s response to the AIDS epidemic. The commission advices, recommends, and informs the secretary of various programs and policies with an intention…

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Pacific Island and Asian Americans Law and Legal Definition

According to 42 USCS § 3056p [Title 42. The Public Health and Welfare; Chapter 35. Programs for Older Americans; Community Service Senior Opportunities Act], The term “Pacific Island and Asian Americans” means Americans having origins in any of the original peoples of the Far East, Southeast Asia, the Indian Subcontinent, or the Pacific Islands.

Pacific Marine Fisheries Compact Law and Legal Definition

Pacific Marine Fisheries Compact is a federal state organization that promotes for a better utilization of fisheries, marine and shell which are of mutual concern. It also facilitates in developing a joint program of protection and prevention of physical waste of such fisheries in all of those areas of the Pacific Ocean and adjacent waters.

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