Definitions for "Authority"
Legal or rightful power; a right to command or to act; power exercised buy a person in virtue of his office or trust; dominion; jurisdiction; authorization; as, the authority of a prince over subjects, and of parents over children; the authority of a court.
Government; the persons or the body exercising power or command; as, the local authorities of the States; the military authorities.
The power to influence or command thought, opinion, or behavior.
Keywords:  jta, fdot, jacksonville, florida, tolls
A government or public agency created to perform a single function or a restricted group of related activities. Usually, such units are financed from service charges, fees, and tolls, but in some instances they also have taxing powers. An authority may be completely independent of or partially dependent upon other governments for its financing or the exercise of certain powers.
a governmental agency set up by the M
A bond secured by the lease between the authority and another agency. The lease payments from the "city" to the agency are equal to the debt service.
The power derived from opinion, respect, or esteem; influence of character, office, or station, or mental or moral superiority, and the like; claim to be believed or obeyed; as, an historian of no authority; a magistrate of great authority.
That which, or one who, is claimed or appealed to in support of opinions, actions, measures, etc.
A precedent; a decision of a court, an official declaration, or an opinion, saying, or statement worthy to be taken as a precedent.
New York State Thruway Authority (also NYSTA)
A quasi-public agency with jurisdiction over a public resource. E.g., the Metropolitan Transportation Authority (Triborough Bridge and Tunnel Authority) has jurisdiction over the Henry Hudson Bridge and its approaches from Kappock St. in the Bronx and Dyckman in Manhattan. The New York Port Authority has jurisdiction over the George Washington Bridge and its approach roads and parkland. The authority was by Robert Moses to
See Washington Health Care Facilities Authority.
Keywords:  cited, argument, statutes, jur, alr
Same as administrative authority.
That which can bind or influence a court. Statutes, case law, administrative rules and regulations are mandatory authority, while everything else, for the most part, is persuasive authority (i.e. law reviews, ALR, Am. Jur. etc.). See also “primary authority," "“mandatory authority," "persuasive authority."
case or decision relied on in support of an argument or legal action No authority was cited in support of that argument. authorise (v)
Justification; warrant.
Official, specific rights/permissions (other than those normally contained in a job description) assigned to an employee, person, and/or job. type, date, name, number/code source, duration, level, scope rights, warrants, delegation orders, access rights to information, facilities, data, personnel clearances, electronic signature and authentication, credit card
An authority is a permission granted to a user to access specific objects for specific purposes within an ALLBASE/SQL DBEnvironment. See also object.
Testimony; witness.
A criterion used in evaluating the quality of information. Authority refers to the reliability of an information source, its standing as a source on its topic(s). Stephen Hawking is more of an authority of black holes than your accountant Bob.
A concept postulating that defined centers have varying degrees of value in guiding a person's life, e.g. a defined Sacral center is more reliable than a defined Ajna center.
a page to which many other pages link
a site to which many other sites have links, which Dom sees as implied endorsements of the site's usefulness
a site which is linked to by many sites covering that topic
The law that authorizes this survey, Title 13, United States Code, Sections 131, 182, 193, 224 and 225 requires that we keep your report in full confidence. It may be seen only by persons sworn to uphold the confidentially of Census Bureau information and may be used only for statistical purposes. Copies retained in your files are immune from legal process.
an administrative unit of government; "the Central Intelligence Agency"; "the Census Bureau"; "Office of Management and Budget"; "Tennessee Valley Authority"
Keywords:  pullman, trilogy, spoke, philip, doubt
freedom from doubt; belief in yourself and your abilities; "his assurance in his superiority did not make him popular"; "after that failure he lost his confidence"; "she spoke with authority"
In Philip Pullman's His Dark Materials trilogy, The Authority is the equivalent of God.
A basis for validity and trustworthiness.
A valid or legal reason for making a change in the charges. A detailed listing of the tariff or contract items which confirms or refutes the freight rate.
The reputation and professional standing of the web site author or editor.
a person who has a reputation for deep research and specialized knowledge
EThe authorities will never surrender to the terrorists.EThe judge has no authority/authorization to arrest any suspects.
the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Authority – Benthic habitat (seagrass and reefs)
Keywords:  untrusted, priori, trust, chains, know
An entity that is trusted to know the secrets of objects other than itself. See Untrusted Environments: A Priori Trust and Trust Chains .
Trusted Third Party that creates, assigns and distributes certificates.
an independent body established to provide utilities or a service to a locality, City Manager Dan Collins said
the power vested in a person by virtue of role to expend resources: financial, material, technical and human.
A person has authority to perform a task only if he is has adequate control over the resources necessary to complete the task. Giving a project manager authority to carry out a project means giving him control over the resources (people, office space, hardware, software, etc.) required to complete it. Since resources cost money, sufficient budget for the project must be allocated within the organization.
A resource that controls other resources.
The authority who published the original description for a particular scientific name and the year of the author's publication. Parenthesis indicate that the genus has changed since the original description.
Keywords:  apostles, christ, special, share
by Christ's apostles and therefore share the special authority of
a group of persons who uses ReDIF to document its activities using a common identifier space
Keywords:  milton, final, book, written, life
an authoritative written work; "this book is the final authority on the life of Milton"
Keywords:  anyway, posted, major, world, issue
Who is providing that information anyway? A major issue in the Web world because there is no control over what can be posted on the Web (389)
a streamlined method for hiring people with disabilities into the federal government
The Social Security Appeal Authority established under the Social Security Act 1964
The Insurance Regulatory and Development authority established under sub-section (1) of section 3 of the Insurance Regulatory and Development Authority Act, 1999.
This means the Gas and Electricity Markets Authority established by section 1(1) of the Utilities Act 2000.
in relation to a development application,means: the Council having the function to determine the application; or the Minister or public authority or the Director where an environmental planning instrument specifies as having the function to determine the application.
Keywords:  beneficiary
control Means used to insure consistency in entering variant names, titles, spellings, etc. into a database.
a process that makes assertions about subjects
note how the word for "author" and "authority" resemble each other—an authoritative source meets certain tests for accuracy, objectivity, coverage, etc.
The specific section of the law that allows a board or commission to exist. This "authority" will also describe the manner in which the board can operate and how the members can be appointed.
Keywords:  tell, know, something, care, person
a person who can tell you more about something than you really care to know
The group responsible for administering a DNS domain.
Keywords:  licensing, see
See Licensing Authority
Means a local authority's social services department.
Keywords:  indication, conditioning, you
a indication of what they are conditioning you for