Police will now only attend in exceptional circumstances including when an overdose is fatal, if there is a perceived risk to ambulance crew and paramedics or if there are any child protection issues involved.
What does EC stand for?
EC stands for Exceptional Circumstance (Australia and New Zealand)
This definition appears frequently and is found in the following Acronym Finder categories:
- Military and Government
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We have 125 other meanings of EC in our Acronym Attic
- Evaluation Center
- Evansville Chrysler (ammunition headstamp)
- Evening Core (shift)
- Everclear (band; window cleaner; liquor)
- Evil Council (gaming)
- Evolutionary Computation
- Evolutionary Computing
- Exact Change
- Excellent Condition
- Exceptional Children
Samples in periodicals archive:
According to the BBC, they said a policy barring over-18s not already settled getting leave, except in exceptional circumstances, did not reflect the "devotion" of Gurkhas.
Validated assaults of dogs and cats are non-existent, except under exceptional circumstances," he told the magazine.
We made a full evaluation, with the law giving us the right to suspend someone immediately in exceptional circumstances and the Commission by majority decided that this was an exceptional circumstance," said Papageorgiou.
This order could be made only if the Secretary of State was satisfied that exceptional circumstances applied and had obtained the agreement of the Attorney General," the committee added.
They said that pounds 9,000 would only be charged in exceptional circumstances, but I suspect that 50, 60, 70 per cent are going to charge pounds 9,000," Mr Porter said.