statutory agency

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statutory agency

Any government agency or body created in the UK, by an Act of Parliament or other legislation.

Examples
Healthcare Commission, General Medical Council, General Dental Council, NHS, primary care trusts (PCTs), hospital trust, social services department, etc.
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However, in a reply to Ms Wood's letter, Highways England executive director David Brewer said: "No formal or informal requests to transfer the tunnel to any statutory body, including the Welsh Government, have been received."
RBI had objected to sharing the reports with CEIB on the ground that the latter was not a statutory body. The central bank, however, was sharing these reports with Intelligence Bureau (IB), which is also not a statutory body, they said.
Mr Rajab is facing charges of publishing falsified news during war time to undermine those involved and defaming a statutory body.
This is a dangerous logic that the views of residents and ward councillors are meaningless unless supported by a statutory body.
In a controversial move, the government had included Jats in the OBC category, against the advice of a statutory body, in Bihar, Gujarat, Haryana, Himachal Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan, Delhi and Uttarakhand.
A delegation from Kyrgyzstan participates in the Global Conference on Veterinary Education and the Role of the Veterinary Statutory Body organized by the World Organization for Animal Health (OIE) in Brazil on December 4-6, the press service of the Veterinary Chamber of Kyrgyzstan reported.
Coun Henig will formally take on the role when the statutory body is established next April.
He added that the incident was reported to the Public Prosecution which inspected the site and ordered the confiscation of the incitement materials, including objects and images that insulted a statutory body.
Hydratight's MJI courses are the first to be recognised internationally by the statutory body and awarding organisation, the ECITB.
The German church has a dual character: It is a community of faith and a statutory body. In 2007, Zapp, determined to challenge the church on the coupling of nonpayment of church tax with excommunication, submitted his church exit declaration form to his local authority but added a rider that stated he was leaving the statutory body but not the community of faith.
A spokeswoman for the Justice Department, under whose remit the NPSA falls, said: "In advance of it becoming a statutory body, the authority has been very active in putting in place a solid foundation for the organisation."
Hughes said he understood Roy's frustration but added: "The Levy Board is a statutory body so it is constrained in a way other bodies like the BHA aren't.