statutory agency

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statutory agency

Any government agency or body created in the UK, by an Act of Parliament or other legislation.

Examples
Healthcare Commission, General Medical Council, General Dental Council, NHS, primary care trusts (PCTs), hospital trust, social services department, etc.
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The statutory body has also summoned the deputy general manager of PNB and sough related documents in the said fraud.
The Union Cabinet chaired by the Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi has approved the signing and implementation of the Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between Ministry of Road Transport & Highways and Transport for London, a statutory body established under the Greater London Authority Act, 1999 (UK) to improve Public Transport in India.
Wathra is also Chairman of the SBP Board of Directors, which is a statutory body responsible for the general superintendence and direction of the affairs of the bank.
However, in a reply to Ms Wood's letter, Highways England executive director David Brewer said: "No formal or informal requests to transfer the tunnel to any statutory body, including the Welsh Government, have been received.
RBI had objected to sharing the reports with CEIB on the ground that the latter was not a statutory body.
Mr Rajab is facing charges of publishing falsified news during war time to undermine those involved and defaming a statutory body.
This is a dangerous logic that the views of residents and ward councillors are meaningless unless supported by a statutory body.
The Authority has also granted permission to process the case of government department / institution/ statutory body which submit an application for reservation of separate block of plots for their employees in LDA City.
In a controversial move, the government had included Jats in the OBC category, against the advice of a statutory body, in Bihar, Gujarat, Haryana, Himachal Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan, Delhi and Uttarakhand.
A spokesman for Cadw, the statutory body with powers to list buildings on historical grounds, said it had provided advice in terms of the merits of listing BBC Broadcasting House due to its architectural and historic interest, but the final decision rested with the minister.
A delegation from Kyrgyzstan participates in the Global Conference on Veterinary Education and the Role of the Veterinary Statutory Body organized by the World Organization for Animal Health (OIE) in Brazil on December 4-6, the press service of the Veterinary Chamber of Kyrgyzstan reported.
Coun Henig will formally take on the role when the statutory body is established next April.