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authority

[ôthôr′ətē]
a relationship between two or more persons or groups characterized by the influence one may exercise over the other through ideas, commands, suggestions, or instructions.

authority

(1) An expert in a particular field.
(2) The right to mandate the action of others.
(3) A public body, the remit of which is to ensure adherence to laws, state (government) regulations and public policy.

authority

An expert in a particular field

authority

the originator of a scientific name usually cited in most taxonomic works. The name of the authority (or sometimes just the initial letter) is given after the scientific name, for example Tringa totanus (Linnaeus).

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Q. do the government and the authorities acknowledge in alcoholism as a disease and they fund the treatment for it ?

A. complicated. the authorities are well aware of the problem:
http://www.cdc.gov/alcohol/index.htm
but in the U.S. the public health care is very bad (at least at my opinion). you can be thrown to the streets if you have mental problems. without any accountability. about alcoholism- there is a bit of help but but certainly not enough!! you can understand from the link i gave you.

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While defined as a "model act" the document is really a blueprint of the kinds of authorities needed in an emergency.
In some cases, the Competent Authority process has not provided full relief from double taxation because the Competent Authorities do not address issues involving deficiency interest or exchange gains and losses arising from the settlement.
It is therefore up to Church authorities to come to us and ask, "What is God saying to you?
If 40% of the factual evidence supports a taxpayer's reliance on legal authority, but 60% of the factual evidence supports the Service's claim that other authorities control, the IRS will win the case but the substantial understatement will not apply.
While advocates fought in vain to capture the federal revenues generated by PCSP for IHSS program enhancements, they quickly began planning their next state policy initiatives and organizing support for Public Authorities in counties throughout California.
operations were restricted largely to two types: selling gold to foreign authorities for the dollars acquired by those authorities in exchange market intervention; and, later, buying dollars from foreign authorities in return for that country's currency, which the United States had acquired by drawings on the Federal Reserve swap network and the issuance of bonds denominated in foreign currencies.
To enable certificate-based identification and authentication, the task force required a solution that would perform certificate revocation checking against the separate certificate revocation lists (CRLS) from each of the IC-PKI certificate authorities.
And it's not his love, nor his compassion, that has led the temple authorities to drag him before the pagan courts.
If a return position is reasonably based on one or more of the authorities set forth in [sections] 1.
Similar to the challenge faced by other toll authorities, the ability to deal with potential financial constraints through additional future toll increases may also be limited to the extent policymakers and residents perceive MDX as not adequately addressing traffic congestion.
6661-3 specified that there is substantial authority for the tax treatment of an item only if the weight of authorities supporting the taxpayer's position is substantial in relation to the weight of authorities supporting contrary treatment of the item in question.
According to press reports, the IRS is considering modification of this provision because foreign competent authorities sometimes balk at Appeals settlements on the ground they are based on the hazards of litigation rather than resolution of the legal or factual issues involved in the Competent Authority dispute.

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