(1) The policy initiative includes measures to improve the investment climate in the country and the launching of a new investment law.(2) Within the fields of Community competence, its right of legislative initiative resembles that of a government, and even exceeds it in so far as the Commission's is a sole right.(3) In New Earswick, the professor adds, the initial policing initiative was undermined by the gap between what the police were able to deliver and the heightened expectations of local people.(4) One country can be a leader on one issue in which it has competence, initiative , resources and interest.(5) What's needed, he says, is a country such as Ireland to lead a peace initiative .(6) But the start of the world's most ambitious traffic congestion initiative passed without any drama - apart from that provided by a few hundred protesters who were agreed it would end in disaster.(7) Operation Essential Harvest primarily came about as an initiative by European NATO members, who urged action to prevent a further destabilisation of Macedonia.(8) They may display a lack of drive, initiative and concentration that may make them appear lazy.(9) use your initiative, imagination, and common sense(10) Today's decision by the IRA to move into a new peaceful mode is historic and represents a courageous and confident initiative .(11) The government's flagship sexual health initiative , Healthy Respect, is failing young people, according to a new study by Edinburgh University.(12) At no stage have we shown, or sought to show, any competence, insight, initiative , wit, sobriety, sincerity or indeed any capability at all.(13) The programme is an imaginative and innovative cross-disciplinary initiative .(14) Neither initiative provides any legal powers to facilitate the delivery of that care.(15) Under the circumstances they bet on independence, gumption and initiative of section and crew commanders and leaders of combat teams.(16) They said that lower taxes would leave more money in the hands of those who made their income with initiative , skills, entrepreneurial ambition and hard work.