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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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The bulk of activity using these authorities has involved private equity investments.
The taxing authorities, representative should explain what type of information is needed and why it is needed.
Authorities include statutes, regulations, revenue rulings and procedures, tax treaties, court cases and congressional committee reports.
Based on all the facts of record, the Board has determined that Bank's home country authorities are actively working to establish arrangements for the consolidated supervision of Bank, and that considerations relating to the steps taken by Bank and its home country to combat money laundering are consistent with approval under this standard.(7)
Comments from senior Japanese officials that the dollar-yen exchange rate did not reflect economic fundamentals and repeated warnings of "decisive action" from Japanese authorities did little to stem the yen's slide.
In addition, even where a taxpayer acts diligently to extend a foreign statute of limitations, it is not always possible to toll the statute long enough for the competent authorities to come to agreement.
President Dr Alvi promulgated three separate ordinances that formed two authorities Naya Pakistan Housing Authority (NPHA) and Federal Government Employees Housing Authority (FGEHA) and the third one is related to foreclosure laws that would help encourage banks for house financing.
At the opening of the annual conference of the League of Independent Public Authorities, they considered it essential to provide the necessary support to these authorities to make a success of the democratic transition process.
It is understandable that the traditional adherent of one of the major religions is skeptical about autonomy because the authority structures of the major religions predate the invention of autonomy, and many interpreters think that the idea of autonomy arose as a conscious rejection of those very authorities. That view is probably false, but the motives of historical persons are no longer the issue.
Not only do authorities succumb to mendacity, they also simply err.
The new single authority, which could have been a dual authority, is, in fact, three authorities covering the area that used to be six authorities governed by one authority.
In any case, it was not clear why the modern collision avoidance equipment installed on both planes didn't prevent the accident, local aviation authorities said.