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regulatory authority

An official body that has the power to regulate a particular activity by reviewing submitted clinical data and conducting inspections.
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regulatory agency

An agency, organization or body of a federal, state or local government that creates, promulgates, and enforces rules concerning delivery of a service or product. See College of Am Pathologists, Environmental Protectional Agency, Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations, OSHA–Occupational Safety and Health Administration.
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The Chronicle believes the Health Facilities Regulatory Agency would have to step up its activities to streamline the activities of both private and public health facilities, now that it has made the move, in order not to set a bad precedence regarding the operations of private health facilities.
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The majority of articles call for increased government control and transparency, while few articles inform the public on regulatory agency compliance and cooperation.
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Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), Harold Stratton, has finally been sworn in and has taken charge at the regulatory agency.
An independent regulatory agency created in 1975 to administer and enforce the Federal Election Campaign Act, the Federal Election Commission (FEC) spent three-years developing and revising Voting System Standards (VSS) to ensure the reliability of certified election equipment used in local, state and federal elections.
But Cliff Northup of the National Credit Union Administration, a regulatory agency, said credit unions reach more poor people than other financial institutions.
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"It's awful, just awful," Sue Schroeder, director of the state's nursing home regulatory agency, is quoted as saying.
But the National Telecommunications Agency (ANATEL), the state regulatory agency, disagreed, fining both companies as much as $17 million each for the long distance collapse, according to several press reports.
Experience: A minimum of 4 to 6 years in the areas of public health, safety, or employment with an associated regulatory agency Must be articulate in both verbal and written expressions that include public speaking, debating and writing for publications.

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