Definitions for "commission"
A fee charged by a broker or agent for his/her service in facilitating a transaction,...
The act of intrusting; a charge; instructions as to how a trust shall be executed.
The duty or employment intrusted to any person or persons; a trust; a charge.
A certificate conferring military or naval rank and authority; as, a colonel's commission.
The authority by which an officer in the navy exercised command and the warrant by which all officers in the navy from the lieutenant upwards, were appointed to the rank and command they held. Hence, they were a Commissioned Officer.
The legal authority by which an officer acted, commanding his subordinates to obey him and commanding him to obey his superiors. Officers of British Regiments had their commission signed by the King. Provincial commissions were signed by the commander in chief of the army. Militia commissions were normally signed by the governor or lieutenant governor of the province. Many from the Carolinas, however, were signed by British officers serving in those provinces.
The Railroad Commission of Texas.
The Texas Building and Procurement Commission (TBPC).
Public Utility Commission of Texas (PUC), the state regulatory agency that provides oversight, policy guidance and direction to electric and telecommunications utilities.
and Intimidation, chaired by Mr. Justice Richard Goldstone and appointed by President de Klerk in October 1991, after the agreement of all parties to the National Peace Accord. The Commission investigates incidents of serious violence in South Africa and makes recommendations to the government on steps to take to prevent further violence.
The term used for the length of time you are appointed as a notary public by the Secretary of the Commonwealth.
The State Corporation Commission of the Commonwealth of Virginia.
Keywords:  europa, int, htm, dgs, european
European Commission (URL:
European Commission (URL:
Charge levied by a firm for agency broking.
The 5% charge on winning bank bets in baccarat or chemin de fer, also known as juice or vigorish, vig.
A 5% charge on winning bank bets.
Keywords:  artist, hire, artwork, art, workshop
refers to the act of hiring someone to execute a certain work of art or set of artworks.
To order an original work of art from the artist
To order works of art to be made
the Mafia "ruling body", typically a panel made up of the bosses of the five New York Families, Gambino, Genovese, Lucchese, Colombo, and Bonanno sometimes with representatives from other U.S. Families, such as Chicago.
Keywords:  novus, ordo, faceless, sspx, prelates
A group of Vatican prelates chosen to oversee a specific concern. In the case of the proposed commission to placed over the SSPX, it would have been composed of seven members, of whom no more than two (and neither of those president or vice-president) were taken from tradition and the rest would have been faceless Novus Ordo Vatican bureaucrats. They would have had the job of settling disputes between, for example, a diocese where the SSPX is not wanted and the SSPX priest and faithful who want it.
The act of committing, doing, or performing; the act of perpetrating.
The acting under authority of, or on account of, another.
To give a commission to; to furnish with a commission; to empower or authorize; as, to commission persons to perform certain acts; to commission an officer.
Keywords:  repl, taxicab, seq, vol, columbia
the District of Columbia Taxicab Commission established pursuant to the "District of Columbia Taxicab Commission Establishment Act of 1985," as amended (DC Law 6-97; DC Code 40-1701 et seq. (1986 Repl. Vol.)).
This is what you should pay children instead of allowances; they do chores to earn money, as opposed to just handing them money without them working for it.
Although it is profit, the difference in the amount of money that an Independent Marketing Associate earns when a product is sold at retail but purchased at wholesale is Commission. This should not to be mistaken as a Bonus. Some companies call a bonus a commission. It is important to understand the difference.
A play for which a theater company gives a playwright money to write, typically with the understanding that the theater will have the right of first refusal to premiere it.
A formal group of experts brought together on a regular or ad hoc basis to debate matters within their sphere of expertise, and with regulatory or quasi-judicial powers such as the ability to license activity in that sphere of activity or to subpoena witnesses. Commissions usually also have advisory powers to government and a commission is often resorted to by governments to exhaustively investigate a matter of national concern, known as a "commission of inquiry." This legal structure can be contrasted with a council, the latter not enjoying quasi-judicial or regulatory powers.
The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission.
The Garrett, Indiana Plan Commission. Construction Access Road - A construction access road is a temporary road that provides access to a construction site by heavy equipment and vehicles bearing construction materials, workers and other parties involved in the construction and development of the subdivision. (Amended August 2, 2005 by Ordinance # 2005-12).
A formal written warrant or authority, granting certain powers or privileges and authorizing or commanding the performance of certain duties.
(a) the authority to perform a task or certain duties. (b) an order for something, esp. a work of art, to be produced specially.
a collection of recyclable Stones allocated to an Officer in a Stone Society in exchange for their voluntary assumption of duties to that Society.
Keywords:  missouri, tax
The Commission is the State Tax Commission of Missouri.
The Iowa College Student Aid Commission is a state agency that administers scholarship, grant, loan, and related programs to help Iowa students financial higher education at colleges and universities of their choice.
Financial Supervision Commission
Keywords:  ceding, see
Keywords:  ontario, game, alcohol, fish
the Alcohol and Gaming Commission of Ontario.
Fish and Game Commission.
Keywords:  multibank, holding, bank, owns, known
Company that owns, or has controlling interest in, one or more banks. A company that owns more than one bank is known as a multibank holding company.
Keywords:  comping, common, time
Common Time Comp/Comping
In the context of this Common Terms Index, either the Australian Industrial Relations Commission (federal) or Queensland Industrial Relations Commission (state).
Australian Public Service Commission
The agency that regulates which communications services, including television, at the federal level.
Community Services Reimbursement Rate Commission.
Keywords:  noun
In media advertising, printed rates typically include a 15% commission allowance for ad agencies. The commission is granted if the agency meets certain criteria, such as submitting ads in a particular format.
Keywords:  commitment
Refers to the National Telecommunications Commission.
Contract in which someone promises to do something on someone elseâ€(tm)s behalf.
Keywords:  opportunity, human, equal, rights
Human Rights and Equal Opportunity Commission
Keywords:  proportional, trade, total, cost, part
Part of a cost that is proportional to the total value of a trade.
Keywords:  tasks, carry, authority, legal, people
a group of people given legal authority to do certain tasks or carry out certain functions
Keywords:  futures, securities
The Securities and Futures Commission