The London Stock Exchange, which has been designated as the competent authority under the Financial Services Act 1986 for the purpose of regulating companies which are seeking an official listing.
a government agency or agencies responsible for regulating biotechnology, biosafety, intellectual property rights and other relevant aspects. [BSWG/2/5: FAO Draft International Code of Conduct for Plant Biotechnology as it Affects the Conservation and Utilization of Plant Genetic Resources
The body appointed by each national government within the EU to enforce compliance with the MDD in that country.
The official government agency having jurisdiction.
the Member State authority responsible for issuing release consents. In the United Kingdom this is the Secretary of State (DETR or territorial), normally advised by ACRE where releases into the environment or marketing are concerned
A body or institution which has the authority to enforce Commission legislation.
Regulating authority for national government.
National Organisation identified under the EU Directive regulations to act as a regulatory authority (e.g. in the UK this is the MHRA).
The COMAH Regulations are enforced by a joint Competent Authority (CA) comprising HSE and EA in England and Wales, and HSE and the Scottish Environment Protection Agency (SEPA) In Scotland. The CA operates to a Memorandum of Understanding which sets out arrangements for joint working