DSC

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AcronymDefinition
DSCDistinguished Service Cross
DSCDigital Selective Calling
DSCDigital Still Camera
DSCDynamic Stability Control
DSCDC (Direct Current) Sourcing Capability
DSCDixie State College (Saint George, UT, USA)
DSCDiscovery Channel
DSCDigital Security Controls (Concord, Ontario, Canada)
DSCDesign and Social Context (Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology; Australia)
DSCDistrict of South Carolina (judicial district)
DSCDigital Sony Cybershot (camera)
DSCDigital Signal Controller
DSCDifferential Scanning Calorimetry
DSCDotation de Solidarité Communautaire (French: Community Solidarity Endowment)
DSCDifferential Scanning Calorimeter
DSCDisease-Specific Care
DSCDoctor of Science
DSCDefence and Security Council (Southern African Development Community)
DSCDye Solar Cell (energy conversion technology)
DSCDigitalkamera Sony Cyber (Swedish: Digital Camera Sony Cyber)
DSCData Source Control (mobile communications)
DSCDescendant
DSCDirty South Crew (rap group)
DSCDecision Support Center
DSCDevelopment, Security, and Cooperation
DSCDiscurso do Sujeito Coletivo (Portuguese: Collective Subject Discourse; Brazil)
DSCDutch Supercar Challenge (racing)
DSCDubai Sports Council (Dubai, United Arab Emirates)
DSCDépartement de Santé Communautaire (French: Department of Community Health; Canada)
DSCDisability Services Commission (various locations)
DSCDatabase Systems Corp. (Phoenix, AZ)
DSCDirectory of Social Change (UK)
DSCDirection de la Sécurité Civile (French: Directorate of Civil Security)
DSCDiabetes Self-Care
DSCDriver Shift Control
DSCData Server Control
DSCDynamic Switched Call
DSCDigital Servo Control
DSCData Separator Card
DSCDynamic Service Change
DSCDocument Structuring Convention
DSCData Logging and Supervisory Control
DSCDual Processor System Controller
DSCDrive Stability Control
DSCData String Control
DSCDiscard File
DSCData Service Center
DSCDirectory Services Committee
DSCDirect Stream Copy
DSCDigital Sound Control
DSCData Server Component
DSCDynamic Sound Compression
DSCDigital Service Channels
DSCDevelopers Support Centre
DSCDocument Structuring Conventions
DSCDefence and Security Committee (NATO)
DSCDubai Studio City (United Arab Emirates)
DSCDalton State College
DSCDriver Safety Course (various locations)
DSCDallas Semiconductor
DSCDebt Service Coverage
DSCDesert Springs Church (Albuquerque, MN)
DSCDeferred Sales Charge
DSCDouble-Sens Cyclable (French: Two-Way Path; traffic flow)
DSCDocument Service Center
DSCDenver Service Center (US National Park Service)
DSCDefense Supply Center
DSCDivision of Supervision and Consumer Protection (US FDIC)
DSCDave, Shelly and Chainsaw (radio show)
DSCDevelopment and Sustainment Contract (military defense)
DSCDouglas Shire Council (Australia)
DSCDarwin Sailing Club (Australia)
DSCDuo for Sony Cybershot (camera equipment)
DSCData Storage Corporation
DSCDemocratic State Committee
DSCDigital Scan Converter
DSCDepartmental Student Council (Canada)
DSCDistribution Sanitaire et Chauffage (French: Sanitary and Heating Distribution)
DSCDivisional Supply Column
DSCDanville Science Center (Danville, VA)
DSCDisparities Solutions Center (Massachusetts)
DSCDomain Specific Component
DSCDutch Swing College Band (Delft Netherlands)
DSCDistributed Smart Camera (conference)
DSCDamascus Soccer Club (Damascus, MD)
DSCData Source Component
DSCDigital Space Convergence (business model)
DSCDocument Solution Company
DSCDauphin Subaquatique Club (French diving club)
DSCDeaf Service Center (Florida, USA)
DSCDepartmental Select Committee (UK)
DSCDual Status Command (California)
DSCDowntown Sailing Center (Baltimore)
DSCDistilled Spirits Council
DSCDiffering Site Condition
DSCDiscrete Singular Convolution (algorithm)
DSCDairy Science Club (various schools)
DSCDurham Science Center (University of Nebraska Omaha)
DSCDigital Switch Corporation
DSCDeployment Support Command (US Army)
DSCDefense Supply Corporation
DSCDeveloping Skills Checklist
DSCDeployment Support Command (Fort Eustis, VA; component of Military Traffic Management Command)
DSCDistrict Steering Committee (Toastmasters)
DSCDry Cask Storage
DSCDisease Surveillance Centre (Scottish Agricultural College)
DSCDaily Schedule Control (employee performance record)
DSCDial Shelf Controller (Cisco)
DSCDesign Service Center (Seagate)
DSCData Standards Catalogue (UK)
DSCData Stream Compatibility
DSCDeep Sound Channel
DSCDark Shadow Crew (gaming)
DSCDry Stone Conservancy
DSCDirect Support Cost
DSCDirect Satellite Communications
DSCDoctoral Student Conference
DSCDistribution Service Cargo SA de Cv (Mexico)
DSCDoctor of Surgical Chiropody
DSCDeveloper Services Contact (Indiana American Water Developer Services)
DSCDynamic Scientific Controls
DSCDigital Source Collector (Army)
DSCDisplacement Shift Complete
DSCDefense Software Collaborators
DSCDouble Silk Covered (wire insulation)
DSCDigital Station Card
DSCDirect Software Control
DSCDelfts Studenten Corps
DSCDental Study Club (journal)
DSCDevelopment Studies Center (Australian National University)
DSCDallas Symphony Chorus
DSCDigital-to-Synchro Converter
DSCDistant Station Connected
DSCDownlink Signalling Failure Counter
DSCDepartment of Street Cleaning (New York)
DSCDelivery Source Code
DSCDown Stage Center
DSCDaylesford Secondary College (Daylesford, Australia)
DSCDepartment of Statutory Corporations
DSCDefense Space Council
DSCDual Supply Control (microcontroller)
DSCDigital Support Corporation
DSCData Switching Center
DSCDesktop Support Center
DSCDenver Social Club
DSCDocuWare System Consultant
DSCDaily Service Charge(s)
DSCDie-Side Capacitor
DSCDigital Service Channel
DSCData Security Conference (RSA)
DSCDiscipline Safety Committee
DSCDifference Set Cyclic (coding)
DSCDoubly-Selective Channel
DSCDedicated Signaling Channel
DSCDedication, Sacrifice, Courage (Medal of Honor team)
DSCDynamic Switched Call (Cisco)
DSCDefoe Shipbuilding Company
DSCDistribution of Stockage Code
DSCDedication Sacrifice Courage (gaming clan)
DSCDigital Stabilization Console
DSCDesign Size in Classes
DSCDomesticated Satellite Carrier
DSCDaughters of Saint Camillus
DSCDual Stabilator Control
DSCDefense Shipping Council
DSCDistributor Sales Center (Intel)
DSCDuro Supply Company (Bay City, Michigan)
DSCChief Data Systems Technician
DSCDesign Safety Criteria
DSCDigital Source Clock
DSCDouble-Sided Clipping
DSCDelphi Speech Compression-CODEC
DSCDirector's Staff Coordinator
DSCDynamic Sound Compression (sound attenuation)
DSCDay Scholars Club
DSCDelaware Safety Council, Inc.
DSCDulaney Swim Club (Maryland)
DSCDormant Stock Code
DSCDirectory Service Completion
DSCDestination-Specific Command
DSCDouble Star Corporation
DSCDental Student Council (various universities)
DSCDynamic-Show de Caumont
DSCData Sharing, Consistency
DSCDeft Security Consultants (New York, NY)
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Yesterday the committee published a scathing report which said: 'We consider that No 10 Downing Street's refusal to allow Lord Birt to attend this committee to discuss the future of transport amounts to a deliberate attempt to undermine the departmental select committee system.
A much emphasised structural change has been the introduction of the departmental select committee system.
When in the 1987-92 Parliament the Department of Health and Social Security was divided into the Department of Health and the Department of Social Security, the relevant departmental select committee was likewise replaced with two committees.
Despite this Tony Newton, the Leader of the-House, was insistent that the departmental select committee system should reflect the new structure of central government.
Tam Dayell highlighted this issue when he questioned whether it would have a wide remit, enabling it to roam over the whole issue area of government responsibilities for science and technology and examine all relevant departments(7), or whether it would be constrained by its status as a departmental select committee.
While there was some disagreement over the structure of the departmental select committee system, the real controversy centred upon the selection of MPs to fill the 176 positions on the committees.
Any complaints about the balance of representation were drowned out by the controversy over the sudden introduction of the rule, in the selection of the Conservative members, which limited the maximum time that could be served on a departmental select committee to three Parliaments.
With the introduction of television into the House of Commons and the conducting of a series of high profile enquiries into controversial subjects such as the collapse of the Bank of Commerce and Credit International, the use of the Maxwell pension funds and the closure of coal mines, departmental select committees have become a prominent element of the work of the House.
Since 1979 the time taken to set up the departmental select committees after a general election has always left something to be desired: around 180 days from the return of the House to nomination of members in 1983 and around 160 in 1987--77 days in 1992.
As with all departmental select committees, Keith was elected to the chair of the Home Affairs Select Committee by the House of Commons, and his position is a matter for him and the House.
Nevertheless, after some delay while the Committee of Selection did its work, fourteen new departmental select committees were duly nominated in November 1979 and effectively began work at the start of 1980.
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