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mandate

An order or edict to perform a particular task.
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mandate

(măn′dāt)
1. A legal, ethical, or political requirement to execute actions or orders.
2. An order from a higher authority to an officer of a lower court.
mandatory, adjective
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But even that opinion did not go far enough to justify the individual mandate. In Raich, the Court ruled that Congress could ban the possession of medical marijuana because it qualifies as "economic activity," defined as anything that involves "production, distribution, and consumption of commodities." (19) People without health insurance are not--by virtue of that status--producing, consuming, or distributing a commodity of any kind.
Finally, P1 billion was deployed to BPI AMTC, which was also entrusted the lone Pure Fixed Income Fund Mandate.
Phalvorun said the forum's mandate is to compile weekly reports along with recommendations on various social issues for the prime minister for further action.
Once the mandate is issued, Dr Reddy's and Alvogen Pine Brook cannot sell or import their generic buprenorphine/naloxone sublingual film product.
The vacant mandate member of Ak-Beshim village council in the Chui region was given to Sh.
The IV coefficient of -0.010 for firms with 5 to 9 employees should be interpreted as one additional mandate leading to a 1 percent reduction in the number of firms with 5 to 9 workers.
The minister added that the mandate of 2015 remains the same as all the parties who asked for a mandate for a change in 2015 has got a total percentage of 55 percent at this year's local government election.
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But CPJ's Coordinator, Tito Anthony said there are factors that contribute to the unilateral renewal of the UN mandate that the South Sudanese government needed to know and acknowledge.
"In some states the insurance commissioner is authorized to enact a mandate through regulation, in other places, the courts have effectively mandated coverages through case law.
Am "unfunded mandate" is a requirement that is passed down from another party--often a governing body --without full funding or support for its implementation.