Originally, a desk or writing table with drawers for papers.
The place where such a bureau is used; an office where business requiring writing is transacted.
A chest of drawers for clothes, especially when made as an ornamental piece of furniture.
low chest of drawers usually for a bedroom, often with a mirror, originally a desk or table with drawers.
Hence: A department of public business requiring a force of clerks; the body of officials in a department who labor under the direction of a chief.
A government department or a subdivision of a department
Bureaus represent the divisions of organizations within Federal Agencies. ITA is a bureau within the Department of Commerce. The Bureau Code "02" identifies ITA as a bureau with agency "13", the US Department of Commerce
A major subdivision within the fire department: Fire Prevention Bureau, Training Bureau, etc.
An organisation that sends payments to BACS Payment Schemes on behalf of an organisation which uses the BACS Payment Schemes service. Different categories of bureaux are: Commercial - submitting data to BACS Payment Schemes on behalf of totally independent third party customers. Bank - offering members services direct. In house commercial group - working solely for the group and submits data to BACS Payment Schemes incorporating either a single company that has different user numbers for different applications or a company group where each individual company has its own user number(s). Other - any bureau not in the above categories. C & CCC Cheque and Credit Clearing Company - C & CCC is the paper clearing processing cheques and bank giro credits.
a clearing house of credit information received from the companies that provide the credit to you
Refers to a credit reporting agency. A dealership will have a bureau report run to qualify a customer’s credit.
Saudi Credit Information Company, a company incorporated under the laws of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, C.R. 1010171047 Date: 13/8/1422H (31/10/2001G), and having its registered address at C13, Al-Fazari Area, Diplomatic Quarter, Riyadh, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. A credit bureau is a company that gathers consumer credit information and in turn provides the information to (prospective) creditors for purposes of assessing a consumer's creditworthiness.
Structure responsible for directing the work of the COP. Its members are delegates elected by each of the five regional groups. The Bureau is composed of the President, 9 Vice Presidents, and the Chair of the Committee on Science and Technology.
Responsible for ensuring the smooth operation of the Convention process. Its 10 members are drawn from national delegations and represent all four regional groups; they are the COP President, six Vice Presidents, the Chairs of SBI and SBSTA, and a rapporteur. In addition, each subsidiary body also has its own bureau.
Responsible for ensuring the smooth operation of the Convention process. Its 10 members are drawn from national delegations and represent all five regional groups; they are the COP President, eight Vice-Presidents, and a Rapporteur. In addition, the SBSTTA and the Open-ended Ad Hoc Working Group on Biosafety have their own bureaux.