What is mandatory?

  • (noun): The recipient of a mandate.
    Synonyms: mandatary
    See also — Additional definitions below

Some articles on mandatory:

Committees Of The Scottish Parliament - Mandatory Committees
... Mandatory Committees are committees which are set down under the Scottish Parliament's standing orders, which govern their remits and proceedings ... The current Mandatory Committees of the Scottish Parliament are ...
Cannabis In Canada - Early 21st Century Developments - Anti-drug Strategy (2007)
... legislation would have dealers facing one-year mandatory prison sentences if they are operating for organized crime purposes, or if violence is involved ... Dealers would also face a two-year mandatory jail sentence if they are selling to youth, or dealing drugs near a school or an area normally frequented by youth ... of at least 500 plants would risk facing a mandatory two-year jail term ...
MIL-PRF-38535 - Document Structure
... Appendix A is mandatory for manufacturers of device types supplied in compliance with MIL-STD-883 and forms the basis for QML classes Q and V ... Appendix C is mandatory for devices requiring RHA ... Appendix D is mandatory for statistical sampling, life test, and qualification procedures used with microcircuits ...
Mandatory Sentencing
... A mandatory sentence is a court decision setting where judicial discretion is limited by law ... Mandatory sentencing laws vary from country to country it is mainly an area of interest only in Common Law jurisdictions, since Civil Law jurisdictions usually prescribe minimum and maximum sentences for every ... federal juries are generally not allowed to be informed of the mandatory minimum penalties that may apply if the defendant is convicted, because the jury's role is limited to a determination of guilt or innocence ...
Mandatory Sign
... Mandatory signs are road signs which are used to set the obligations of all traffic which use a specific area of road ... Unlike prohibitory or restrictive signs, mandatory signs tell traffic what it must do, rather than must not do ... Most mandatory road signs are circular, may use white symbols on a blue background with white border or black symbols on a white background with a red border, although the latter is also ...

More definitions of "mandatory":

  • (noun): A territory surrendered by Turkey or Germany after World War I and put under the tutelage of some other European power until they ar able to stand by themselves.
    Synonyms: mandate
  • (adj): Required by rule.
    Example: "Attendance is mandatory"
    Synonyms: compulsory, required

Famous quotes containing the word mandatory:

    Off south, the bison multiply so fast
    a slaughter’s mandatory every spring
    and every spring the creeks get fat
    and Kicking Horse fills up.
    Richard Hugo (1923–1982)