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1. An authoritative command or instruction.
2. A command or authorization given by a political electorate to the winner of an election.
a. A commission from the League of Nations authorizing a member nation to administer a territory.
b. A region under such administration.
4. Law The specific directive issued by a reviewing court to a lower court, as in requiring the lower court to enter a new judgment or to conduct further proceedings consistent with the reviewing court's ruling.
tr.v. man·dat·ed, man·dat·ing, man·dates
1. To assign (a colony or territory) to a specified nation under a mandate of the League of Nations.
2. To make mandatory, as by law; decree or require: mandated desegregation of public schools.

[Latin mandātum, from neuter past participle of mandāre, to order; see man- in Indo-European roots.]

man′da′tor n.


[ˈmændeɪtɪd] ADJ
1. [territory] → bajo mandato
2. [delegate] → encargado


adj mandated territoryMandatsgebiet nt
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This study extends the work of existing comparative studies of insurance regulation and benefits by considering the full range of mandated health insurance benefits and their adoption since 1949.
According to the study, the number of state mandated benefits - which has increased steadily for 20 years - is now up to 2,271 mandates nationwide.
Mandated benefits have been an attractive tool because they do not require collecting new taxes or shifting government revenues to provide a benefit that policymakers believe should be required--possibly for reasons of paternalism, because of externalities, or due to problems of adverse selection (Summers 1989).
Rhode Island and Virginia have the most mandated benefits (70 each) while Idaho has the least (13), according to the council, which says that state-mandated benefits can increase costs and make health insurance less affordable.
If the amount appropriated to fund a mandate does not fully cover the mandated activity, the school district or private school may discontinue or modify the mandated activity so that the costs of compliance do not exceed the funding received.
The governor noted that the policy mandated by AB 606 prohibits discrimination based on characteristics already covered in law.
In January 2001, we reported that Treasury instituted a formal process in 1999 to systematically promote congressionally mandated policies at the IMF.
State mandated objectives need to be adapted to be on the developmental level of the Involved learner.
While Saskatchewan and Quebec's offices contained all communications functions with British Columbia and Newfoundland rating second followed by Alberta and Manitoba rated at third and Nova Scotia fourth, Ontario had no discernible communications in any of the comparison functions, including no mandated information materials describing the Advocacy Office.
Section 1038 of that Act mandated that all federally funded projects must use a percentage of rubberized asphalt, he says.
For those who want mandated coverages, Hillman points out that all of Colorado's existing mandates continue to apply to the dozens of other policies offered by every insurance company.
Nine students indicated that their agencies' in-service training curriculum was constructed around the needs of the agency and mandated topics, which personnel often resented due in large part to the perceived minimization of the officers' intelligence and abilities and curricula not tailored for adult learners and their career objectives.