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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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When the law on self-government comes into force, it will have to be aligned with the Law on Communal Activities, i.
In this article first published in the Winter 1993 issue of Herizons, Gail Stacey-Moore, speaker for NWAC, explains why Aboriginal women should be involved in future self-government negotiations.
We want to target the youth, but also even the high school kids, because some of those high school kids are going to be the ones voting on this in 2018, so it's important for them to know what self-government is and what it means to our community,".
The presentation will be attended by representatives of Kyrgyz Government's Office, State Agency for Local Self-Governments and Interethnic Relations, Embassy of Switzerland, donor agencies, local organizations, mass media, heads of all rural and urban municipalities of Chui region.
Limiting the powers of government and allowing the associations of civil society to flourish would make safety and security, self-government and liberty, comfort and prosperity, accessible to everyone.
That will formally begin a new era of self-government, and with a Plaid Cymru Welsh Government that would result in a new, written constitution for the Welsh nation and a new relationship between Wales and the British state.
However, the people and even political leaders of Switzerland were not amused with the foreign leader's criticism of their system of self-government and their direct voting to override the wishes of the establishment.
it can be seen that the self-government officials consider as a least important factor of the approval of investment project proposal by the MPs the Political and personal interests.
This is perhaps the reason for the diversity in the manner of conceptualizing self-government at local level in the fundamental law in each country.
Terteryan said that the reforms in the field will cover the activity of the local self-government.
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.