Citizen's Charter

noun a document setting out the rights of citizens, especially a British government document guaranteeing citizens the right of redress where a public service fails to meet certain standards.

English new terms dictionary. 2014.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • citizen's charter — ➔ charter2 * * * citizen s charter UK US noun [C] GOVERNMENT ► in the UK and other countries, an official statement of the quality of service citizens should expect from their local and national governments: »The state government has announced… …   Financial and business terms

  • Citizen's Charter — noun A government document stating standards of service for public organizations • • • Main Entry: ↑citizen …   Useful english dictionary

  • Citizen's Charter — The Citizen s Charter was a British political initiative launched by the then Prime Minister, John Major, on 22 July 1991, less than a year into his premiership.[1] It aimed to improve public services in the UK by: Making administration… …   Wikipedia

  • Citizen’s Charter — a social programme introduced by the British Prime Minister John Major in 1991. Its aim was to improve the standard of public services and to make government departments explain their actions more clearly to the public. * * * …   Universalium

  • (the) Citizen's Charter — the Citizen’s Charter [the Citizens Charter] a social programme introduced by the British Prime Minister John Major in 1991. Its aim was to improve the standard of public services and to make government departments explain their actions more… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Charter Mark — noun In the UK, an award bestowed on organizations that achieve a high standard of service under the Citizen s Charter • • • Main Entry: ↑charter …   Useful english dictionary

  • charter — See: articles of incorporation * * * ▪ I. charter char‧ter 1 [ˈtʆɑːtə ǁ ˈtʆɑːrtər] verb [transitive] 1. TRANSPORT TRAVEL to pay for the use of a plane, boat, train etc for a particular period of time or a particular journey …   Financial and business terms

  • Charter Mark — The Charter Mark was an award demonstrating the achievement of national standard for excellence in customer service in United Kingdom public sector organisations. Introduced in 1991, it was replaced in 2008 by Customer Service Excellence standard …   Wikipedia

  • Citizen Corps — is a United States national service program under the jurisdiction of the Department of Homeland Security that seeks to mobilize the population of the country against threats to national security as well as to assist in the recovery after a… …   Wikipedia

  • Charter of the French Language — The Charter of the French Language (La charte de la langue française, in French), also known as Bill 101 and Loi 101, is a law in the province of Quebec in Canada defining French, the language of the majority of the population, as the only… …   Wikipedia

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”

We are using cookies for the best presentation of our site. Continuing to use this site, you agree with this.