competent authority

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competent authority

(1) Any person or organisation with statutorily delegated or vested authority, capacity, or power to perform a designated function.

(2) A regulatory body authorised by a European Member State government to monitor compliance with the national statutes and regulations, and carry out duties on behalf of the government in compliance with EU law.

Competent Authority

A country’s regulatory body (e.g., the MHRA in the UK, Italian Medicine Agency, Federal Institute for Drugs and Medical Devices in Germany, etc.) that is charged with monitoring compliance with the national statutes and regulations of European Member States.
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The supervising engineer must, within 30 days of completion of the works, submit to the competent authority a certificate stating that they have been completed and indicate any issues for which work done is not in conformity with the terms of the permit.
competent authority will not issue determinations regarding whether an applicant satisfies one of the objective LOB tests.
Of course, it should go without saying that the Competent Authority (and arbitrators) should be actually independent to ensure the integrity of the process, in accord with Option 3 (which TEI supports).
Competent authority staff behave just like normal people.
The next steps of the evaluation will be the peer review of the draft Competent Authority Report by the other EU member states during technical and Competent Authority meetings, which will take place in 2011 and 2012.
With the inclusion of the aviation industry in the EU ETS, airlines and business aviation operators must have annual aircraft emissions and CO2 tonne-kilometre data verified by an accredited verification body which must be sent to the Competent Authority by 31 March of each year, beginning in 2011.
Central to his discussion are questions over competent authority to combat corruption.
REACH is a new European regime for the regulation of chemicals, for which HSE will be the Competent Authority (CA), aimed at ensuring a high level of protection for human health and the environment from hazardous chemicals.
S has requested the following information regarding the remedies and punishments imposed: the location, year, competent authority that handled the IPR cases, details on the transfer of cases to criminal authorities, whether rights holders in specific cases were foreign or Chinese and what types of products were involved.
competent authority is the IRS Assistant Commissioner (International), who is responsible for assisting taxpayers with respect to matters covered in the mutual agreement articles included in U.
The SSAS alert is a one-way, ship-to-shore alarm that originates aboard ship and is transmitted by an authorized communications provider to the competent authority as designated by the vessel's flag state.
Under the government rules , permission of competent authority is needed for leaving the station of posting of the officer, as all the officers are attached to Dyal Singh Trust Library Lahore and Janki Devi Jamiat Singh Hospital Lahore and the head office is also located at Lahore, hence, the permission of competent authority is not at all needed.

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