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inspectorate

A UK body which ensures that regulations in a particular type of industry, organisation, institution or activity are followed.
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The minister said there were six electric inspectorates functioning under the control of the energy department at divisional level in Karachi, Hyderabad, Mirpurkhas, Larkana and Sukkur.
* Her Majesty's Magistrates Court Service Inspectorate
Several MPs have said that although it would be positive to create new jobs in the rural areas, each inspectorate should be judged separately, reported the Norwegian newspaper Norway Post.
The inspectorates would be relocated to other cities around Norway as part of the government's regional development policy.