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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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As for the immediate publicity of a professional sanction on the website of an autonomous administrative authority, visited by all the specialists in the activity sector, along with press releases or newspaper interviews, it is bad for the perpetrator and has stronger effects than any fine the criminal judge may apply during a long trial (Piwnica, 2010).
The contract conclusion will be represented by the achievement of will agreement between the contracting parties, terms being set in advance unilaterally by the administrative authority, the individual having the possibility to accept or reject the conclusion of the contract in the presented form (16).
For his part, Palapye Administrative Authority chairperson, Mr Lesedi Phuthego said it was the council's responsibility to provide and care for the under privileged by building 10 houses in the whole district annually.
Thus, an autonomous administrative authority can be created only by Parliament, by an organic law.
They said any reform that reduced the financial and administrative authority of the local government institutions would effect service delivery at the grassroots and go against the very rationale of decentralization of power.
A rival firm interested in the contract, TREA Leuna, challenged the move before an administrative authority, which found the application admissible.
While TEI is still studying the package and intends to provide detailed comments, the regulations clearly confirm the view that the IRS and the Treasury Department possess considerable administrative authority to curb questionable transactions.
This revenue procedure is a welcome and practical application of the Service's administrative authority.
Riordan has supported plans that would limit the council to legislative matters, leaving the Mayor's Office with full administrative authority.
Yangtze Communications Bureau is the administrative authority for communications networks that support the daily operation of harbors and shipping companies along the Yangtze River, the most important inland waterway in China.
Trade/Catering License from Local Administrative Authority / Food Safety License.
The role of the administrative authority is responsible for reviewing documents and inspecting facilities to ensure they meet requirements.

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