local authority


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local authority

n
(Government, Politics & Diplomacy) Brit and NZ the governing body of a county, district, etc. US equivalent: local government
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.local authority - an administrative unit of local governmentlocal authority - an administrative unit of local government
bureau, federal agency, government agency, agency, office, authority - an administrative unit of government; "the Central Intelligence Agency"; "the Census Bureau"; "Office of Management and Budget"; "Tennessee Valley Authority"
Britain, Great Britain, U.K., UK, United Kingdom, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland - a monarchy in northwestern Europe occupying most of the British Isles; divided into England and Scotland and Wales and Northern Ireland; `Great Britain' is often used loosely to refer to the United Kingdom
Translations

local authority

nautorità f inv locale
local education authority → provveditorato agli studi
local health authority → unità f inv sanitaria locale
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Here is the advice they give local authorities, but it does change from place to place and in some local authority areas as many as 140 parents have been fined, while in other areas there have been no fines.
In Denmark their local authorities provide all the services of a Welsh local authority plus community-based healthcare and a responsibility to ensure the local supply of gas, electricity and water.
Oil and Minerals Ministry is responsible for providing and distributing to the gas stores, while the capital's local authority is only a contributing factor in the gas distribution process, he said.
John McDade, Unison regional officer, said: "They should be making a decision which local authority these people in head office should be transferred to but the councils and Connexions Tees Valley are digging their heels in.
Demonstrating `community involvement' can mean little more than demonstrating the assent of local people to the plans of the local authority.
He said: "Once a local authority has obtained a liability order there is no time limit in which they must take enforcement action.
The local authority can retain money to cover the costs of issuing or enforcing the fixed penalty notices, or prosecution costs.
e there are urgent needs in the community to which a local authority has to respond and over which it has no control.
The mother initially objected but later told the local authority that she would agree to A living with Mrs SH.
Although for many schools there won't be much surplus after they've had to buy in services which the local authority provided.
SANA'A, April 16 (Saba) - The local authority in the capital Sana'a held on Saturday the Oil and Minerals Ministry and Yemen Gas Company (YGC) responsible for the propane gas shortage.

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