functional autonomy

func·tion·al au·ton·o·my

in social psychology, the tendency of a developed motive system (for example, motive of acquisition) to become independent of the primary or innate drive from which it originated (for example, need for food).
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In 2005, the Indian supreme court ordered central and state governments to ensure operational reforms in the police and their functional autonomy. The judgement is based on seven directives including the constitution of a state security commission and police complaints authorities, two-year tenures for officers, and separation of investigation and operation functions.
The superior judiciary in successive rulings had given certain guidelines to ensure administrative and functional autonomy for the police department.
IOC, a body with functional autonomy within UNESCO, was established in 1960.
IOC-UNESCO, established in 1960 as a body with functional autonomy within UNESCO, is the only competent organization for marine science within the UN system.
These authorities, he added, should also take up the challenge of financial, structural and functional autonomy, which requires setting up well-defined procedures by the financial commission, helping it arbitrate the conflicts between one of these authorities and the Finance Ministry during the drafting of their budget.
The legislation would provide for functional autonomy to the institutes to design and develop courses, undertake research activities and leverage enhanced status in their academic pursuits so that they become world class institutes.
Mumbai: Finance Minister Arun Jaitely said while enjoying functional autonomy, a regulator cannot be "isolationist" and has to consult all stakeholders.
The CBI is an autonomous institution -- and its functional autonomy must be protected at all costs.
These changes may lead to the appearance of chronic diseases and a decrease in functional autonomy (FA) and quality of life (QoL) (30).
The functional autonomy of the judicial branch is an evolutionary achievement, not something that can merely be decreed or provided for in a constitution.
Effects of eight weeks of functional training in the functional autonomy of elderly women: A pilot study.
Established in 1960, IOC is a body with functional autonomy within UNESCO and the only competent organization for marine science within the UN system, according to IOC-UNESCO's website.

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