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self-governance

1. Self-rule; local responsibility for administration and functions of an organization, even though it is part of a larger entity.
2. A model of health care management in which the power base for decisions of patient care is decentralized. The responsibility and accountability for patient care rest directly with all levels of care providers through self-direction, self-regulation, and self-management. Advisory committees reflecting a cross section of caregivers (new graduates, experienced professionals, faculty, and managers) maintain final decision-making authority within the work setting.
See: shared governance
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Issues of local self-government development in Kyrgyzstan and information about collaboration opportunities with the project will be considered.
The local self-government initiated a procedure to create 20-some new land parcels
The Na-Cho Nyak Dun, Champagne Aishihik, Teslin Tlingit Council and Vuntut Gwitchin First Nations Yukon celebrated 20 years of self-government March 19 in Whitehorse.
They did so by remaining dedicated to America's cause and to each other, fighting hard at every turn, knowing that their success or failure would determine whether they, or possibly any people, would ever fight again for the great cause of self-government.
The newly-elected Minister of Local Self-Government Lirim Shabani stressed that he would undertake measure to remove these remarks.
We need to move forward from the piecemeal process of devolution such as we have known over the last 15 years, and replace it with self-government as determined by the people of Wales.
Self-government with Plaid Cymru would mean the people of Wales themselves, through writing a new constitution for the country, would decide what powers Wales should share with others and how our communities can be best reinvigorated.
TyFLyS (CyHAN)- A coordination meeting will be held between the members of Georgia's Parliamentary Committee for Regional Policy and Self-Government and representatives of donor organizations in Tbilisi, Georgia's capital, today on June 2.
As outrage grows among European Union bosses over Swiss voters' February decision to curb mass immigration into Switzerland, German President Joachim Gauck warned that self-government by the people is "dangerous.
The reason for this research on the conformity of constitutional principles on local self-government to the principles of the Charter, also known as Treaty No.
Serbia's Minister of Regional Development and Local Self-Government Verica Kalanovic visited the works on the construction of the Regional Centre for Emergency Situations in Zajecar.