support by authority

  • 1 support by authority — index authorize Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

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  • 2 authority — au·thor·i·ty n pl ties 1: an official decision of a court used esp. as a precedent 2 a: a power to act esp. over others that derives from status, position, or office the authority of the president; also: jurisdiction b: the power to act …

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  • 3 Authority — Au*thor i*ty, n.; pl. {Authorities}. [OE. autorite, auctorite, F. autorit[ e], fr. L. auctoritas, fr. auctor. See {Author}, n.] 1. Legal or rightful power; a right to command or to act; power exercised buy a person in virtue of his office or… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 4 authority — [ə thôr′ə tē, əthär′ə tē] n. pl. authorities [ME autorite < OFr autorité, auctorité < L auctoritas < auctor, AUTHOR] 1. a) the power or right to give commands, enforce obedience, take action, or make final decisions; jurisdiction b) the… …

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  • 5 authority —    The ability of governments and individuals to direct others and achieve their goals because the mass of people accept that it is their right to tell them what to do, rather than because of the power or force they have at their disposal. Power… …

    Glossary of UK Government and Politics

  • 6 Support and criticism of Cindy Sheehan — upportIn conjunction with her protest of August 2005, Sheehan received a flurry of support from several liberal media outlets, including MoveOn.org and the Editorial page of The New York Times in an article by Maureen Dowd, as well as publicity… …

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  • 7 authority — noun (plural ties) Etymology: Middle English auctorite, from Anglo French auctorité, from Latin auctoritat , auctoritas opinion, decision, power, from auctor Date: 13th century 1. a. (1) a citation …

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  • 8 support — 1. The commander having primary responsibility for all aspects of a task assigned by the Joint Strategic Capabilities Plan or other joint operation planning authority. In the context of joint operation planning, this term refers to the commander… …

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  • 9 Palestinian National Authority — For the Hamas led administration in the Gaza Strip, see Governance of the Gaza Strip. For the Palestine Liberation Organization s declared state, see State of Palestine. Palestinian National Authority السلطة الفلسطينية As Sulṭa Al Filasṭīniyya …

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  • 10 United States security assistance to the Palestinian Authority — (PA) has been provided since the Palestinian Authority was established by the Oslo Accords in the mid 1990s. The security assistance was given on an ad hoc basis and often covert at the outset. Since 2005 the U.S. State Department has… …

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  • 11 PUBLIC AUTHORITY — PUBLIC AUTHORITY, in the context of this article, a term referring to an authoritative body composed of representatives of the public – whether appointed or elected by the latter – and entrusted with the duty and power to arrange various matters… …

    Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • 12 Murray-Darling Basin Authority — MDBA Agency overview Formed December 2008 Preceding agency Murray Darling Basin Commission Headquarters Canberra Annual budget A$280 m (2009 …

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  • 13 Civil Aviation Authority of the Fiji Islands — Agency overview Formed 1999 [1] Jurisdiction …

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  • 14 Niagara Frontier Transportation Authority — NFTA redirects here. For Nondeterministic Finite Tree Automaton, see Tree automaton. For the North American trade agreement, see NAFTA. Niagara Frontier Transportation Authority Slogan Serving Buffalo Niagara Founded 1967 …

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  • 15 Defense Support of Civil authorities — This article is about current practise in the United States. For a more historical and international perspective, see Military aid to the civil power. Defense Support of Civil Authorities (or DSCA) is the current process by which United States… …

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  • 16 Local Initiatives Support Corporation — Infobox company company name = Local Initiatives Support Corporation (LISC) company company type = Non Profit company mission = Local Initiatives Support Corporation (LISC) is dedicated to helping nonprofit community development organizations… …

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  • 17 New Hampshire Rail Transit Authority — The New Hampshire Rail Transit Authority (NHRTA) is an administrative agency attached to the New Hampshire Department of Transportation (NHDOT), created in 2007 to oversee the development of commuter rail and other passenger rail service in New… …

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  • 18 Metropolitan Atlanta Rapid Transit Authority — MARTA redirects here. For the county bus system in California, see Mountain Area Regional Transit Authority. Metropolitan Atlanta Rapid Transit Authority …

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  • 19 Lake Simcoe Region Conservation Authority — The Lake Simcoe Region Conservation Authority is a conservation authority established over 50 years ago, and is among the oldest in the Province of Ontario.The LSRCA is responsible for the waters, wildlife, and plants within the Lake Simcoe… …

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  • 20 Orange County Fire Authority — Established 1995 Staffing Firefighters 841 full time 390 reserve Strength …

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