An official or authoritative command, order, or authorization from a superior official to a subordinate; an order or injunction; a commission; a judicial precept.
An authorization to carry out a specific public policy, given by the electorate to their representatives; -- it is considered to be implied by the election of a candidate by a significant margin after that candidate has campaigned with that policy as a prominent element of the campaign platform.
A rescript of the pope, commanding an ordinary collator to put the person therein named in possession of the first vacant benefice in his collation.
A contract by which one employs another to manage any business for him. By the Roman law, it must have been gratuitous.
A command or order.
A bank's customer writes instructions on the mandate for the bank to follow when operating the customer's account.
means in the same time the mission entrusted by electors to a selected person and the duration of this mission.
federal regulations to which states and municipalities must adhere. Also, when the vote in a particular election implicitly endorses the views espoused by a candidate ahead of time.
An order; in the Gazetteer, it is usually an order from the king to a royal official such as a sheriff.
Instruction to branch delegate(s) on which way to vote on motions decided by branch members at a mandating meeting held prior to conference when the Booklet of Motions and timetable has been received and distributed: ie'for''against''abstain' or 'listen to the debate and decide for yourself which way you think the branch members would want you to vote'.
The Government's claim that once elected they have the right and responsibility to implement their policies.
a formal order given by a higher authority
An instruction to an estate agent to render a service, for which the estate agent will get paid. Read more about mandates.
An official command. South Africa had a UN mandate over South West Africa, meaning that the UN commanded South Africa to handle the country's administration for a certain period.
Specific instruction or requirement. Order Number, Date, Topic/Subject Matter Authorization Reference, Authorizing Office, Text, Times, Type, Concurrence and Approvals Program/project guidance, law, regulation, directives, orders, policy, budget calls, programmatic guidance issued to contractors and labs, management principles; legislation (e.g. Clinger-Cohen Act); requirements (reporting, financial, procurement, personnel, operational, programmatic).
the authorisation, both internal and external, to execute a function.
An authoritative instruction or command.
a document giving an official instruction or command
the commission that is given to a government and its policies through an electoral victory
assign authority to
a binding obligation issued from an inter-governmental organization like the United Nations , to a country to have it follow the instructions of that organisation
a commission from a higher authority to execute a decree or an injunction on behalf of a lesser person or nation
a contract by which a person, the principal, confers authority on another person, the mandatary, to transact one or more affairs for the principal
an authoritative command or instruction
an authoritative order from higher officials or from voter constituents
an authorization given to act to a representative of the people
an authorization given to an elected official to act on behalf of their constituency
an authorization or command
an ecclesiastical license that authorizes a Catholic theologian to teach theology in a Catholic institution of higher learning, in the name of the church
Authorization for an organization to carry out a specific programme or activity as assigned to it by government, or other directing body; a summary of the organization's purpose (click here to see the WVDA mandate)
The authorised powers of a mechanism -- the document which explains what the mechanism is authorised to do.
A commission, authorization, or charter of authority given to a person or organization to carry out specific responsibilities.
A judicial command directing a public officer to enforce a judgment or sentence.
The authority given to a party winning Government by voters, to implement policies which were the subject of an election campaign; a commission to act for another.
A mandate is a set of official instructions or statement of purpose of a firm.
A judicial command or precept proceeding from a court or judicial officer, directing the proper officer to enforce a judgment, sentence, or decree.
Activity Model: component of ICOM Creator's mandate and functions The authority and responsibility vested in an agency to act within a determined area of organizational activity. A mandate is exercised by means of functions.
An authority given to a man to act (gratuitously) for another.
A written instruction, normally in the bank's standard form, naming a person (the mandatee) who is authorised to sign and operate the current account.
The actual signed authority given by a customer to the bank instructing the bank to make regular payments on behalf of the customer.
letter from royal or papal authority issuing instructions or regulations
Command from a court directing the enforcement of a judgment, sentence or decree.
The authority vested in an agency or department through its mission.
Authority granted to a state to govern a particular region in order to promote self-government.
Judicial command or order directing an officer of the court to enforce judgment, sentence or decree.
Instruction, order, permission to allow or permit something to happen. Usually written e.g. bank mandate, as in a standing order to pay sums to another account.
A command, order, or direction, written or oral, which court is authorized to give and person is bound to obey.
An official order or instruction to the person to whom a mandate is given, undertakes to perform gratuitously a duty regarding property entrusted to him; an authority in writing signed by a bank customer authorising another to sign cheques or conduct banking business on his behalf, the instructions from a customers to his bank as to the method of signing on the account.
An instruction or authority given to an estate agent to render a particular estate agency service for a client (the person conferring the mandate).
Authority given by one to another to do a certain thing. Scotland also recognises the gratuitous contract of mandate
In politics, a mandate is the authority granted by an electorate to act as its representative. Elections are often said to give the newly elected government or elected official a mandate to implement certain policies. Also the period a government serves between elections is often referred to as a mandate and when the government seeks re-election it is said to be seeking a "new mandate".
In international law, a mandate is a binding obligation issued from an inter-governmental organization like the United Nations to a country which is bound to follow the instructions of the organization.