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(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.

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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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The Library Bill of Rights does not displace the lawful administrative authority of a public body charged with making library policy.
The minister pointed out that the decision introduced a new article stating that with the approval of the head of the concerned administrative authority, the establishment or the facility may be granted a conditional industrial record until the establishment completes any of the data, documents, and procedures stated in articles 8 and 9 of the regulations, laws, and decisions.
Finally, as per Article 67 of the Investment Law and Articles 58 and 59 of the Executive Regulations, the competent administrative authority may terminate the contract (based on follow-up reports submitted by employees of the administrative authority) of sale, lease, lease-to-own, or license to use, and recover the property.
In these conditions, the paradox of autonomous administrative authorities is clear: they act on behalf of the state, they are not a part of the state's administrative mechanism, but they are not subordinated to any administrative authority from a hierarchical point of view.
Members of the Special Board, the highest administrative authority at the State Council, also disagreed with the decisions made by the Judges' Club, after passing the law; on Wednesday, the club called for boycotting the parliamentarian election supervision.
Islamabad -- Senate Committee asks TDAP to empower its board and give the members of the board financial as well as administrative authority. It observed that in its present state the board is dysfunctional and is not doing what it is supposed to function.
According to the new law, the court will have "exclusive jurisdiction to adjudicate finally on a recourse made to it on a complaint that a decision, an act or omission of any organ, authority or person, exercising any executive or administrative authority is contrary to any of the provisions of this constitution or of any law or is made in excess or in abuse of powers vested in such organ or authority or person."
(4) Referring to the views raised about the administrative contract, within the doctrine, it represents the willing agreement with bilateral or multilateral character, between an administrative authority and one or more natural or legal persons seeking to achieve a general interest and aiming for public interest activities that can cover either the provision of a public service or the execution of public works, enhancing a public or private property of the state or territorial administrative units, public procurements.
If enacted, this change would have placed third-party independent contractors on the same footing as financial institution insiders with respect to the banking agencies' administrative authority. While the banking agencies' extraordinary administrative powers over insured financial institutions, with their lessened due process rights, are justified by the need to safeguard the deposit insurance fund, subjecting non-insured entities to that administrative authority was recognized as counterproductive and unfair by Congress in 1989 when it established the current administrative liability standards.
On an organisational front, the report simplifies the four-tier administrative structure (administrative authority, control body, tunnel manager, Safety Co-ordinator) proposed by the Commission and clarifies co-operation between these bodies.
Eliminating a complex, subjective anti-abuse statutory rule in favor of relying on judicial and administrative authority to determine the economic substance of transactions is a substantial improvement to A.B.
This revenue procedure is a welcome and practical application of the Service's administrative authority.

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