Appointment

Appointment may refer to:

Law
  • The prerogative power of an government official or executive to select persons to fill an honorary position or employment in the government (i.e. political appointments, poet laureates).
  • Power of appointment, the legal ability of a testator to select another person to dispose of the testator's property
  • Recess appointment, a method of filling vacancies under U.S. federal law
  • Appointment, a form of Royal Warrant
  • List of positions filled by presidential appointment with Senate confirmation
    • Appointment and confirmation to the Supreme Court of the United States
  • Judicial appointments in Canada
  • Warrant of Appointment, an official document presented by the President of Ireland to persons upon appointment to certain offices
Religion
  • Papal appointment, the oldest method for the selection of the pope
  • Appointment of Catholic bishops
  • Appointment of Church of England bishops
  • Letter of appointment in Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints history
Others
  • Appointment to the Order of Canada
  • Court appointment, one of the traditional positions within a royal, ducal, or noble household
  • The Appointment, a 1969 psychological drama
  • The Appointment (novel), published in German in 1997 and in English in 2001
  • Appointment, a means of funding Postdoctoral research

Other articles related to "appointment":

Rear Admiral (United States) - Promotion, Appointment, and Tour Length
... For the Navy and the Coast Guard, to be promoted to the permanent grade of rear admiral (lower half) or rear admiral, officers who are eligible for promotion to these ranks are screened by an in-service promotion board comprising other flag officers from their branch of service ... This promotion board then generates a list of officers it recommends for promotion to flag rank ...
Dave Johnson (swim Coach) - Appointment of Canada's First Female Olympic Swim Coach
... The appointment was criticized by the Canadian Swimming Coaches Association, as Nolden was not selected on pre-determined criteria and results ... You don't make an appointment to an Olympic team and risk the performance of the team." Johnson defended it as an affirmative-action move, as federal government funding ...
Julian Salomons - Appointment As Chief Justice
... His appointment attracted controversy in some quarters and it was reputed that the other judges of the court were against his appointment ... Serle states that Salomons's response to criticism was that his "appointment appears to be so wholly unjustifiable as to have led to the utterance by him of such expressions and opinions … as ...
Prospero Pichay, Jr. - Political Career - Congressman (1998-2007)
... Contingent to the powerful Commission on Appointment (CA). 28, 2008, Pichay announced that he will not accept his appointment as board member of the Local Waterworks and Utilities Administration LWUA, for he is satisfied with his ... however, on September 4, changed his mind and accepted his appointment as a member of the board of the LWUA ...
Central Vigilance Commission - Appointment - Oath or Affirmation
... I, , having been appointed Central Vigilance Commissioner (or Vigilance Commissioner) of the Central Vigilance Commission do swear in the name of God (or solemnly affirm) that I will bear true faith and allegiance to the Constitution of India as by law established, that I will uphold the sovereignty and integrity of India, that I will duly and faithfully and to the best of my ability, knowledge and judgment perform the duties of my office without fear or favour, affection or ill-will and that I will uphold the constitution and the laws ... — The Schedule of the Central Vigilance Commission Act, 2003 ...

Famous quotes containing the word appointment:

    Democracy substitutes election by the incompetent many for appointment by the corrupt few.
    George Bernard Shaw (1856–1950)

    In not having an appointment at Harvard, I’m in the company of a great many people whose work I admire tremendously, in particular women of color.
    Catharine MacKinnon (b. 1946)