public trust

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Noun1.public trust - a trust created for charitable or religious or educational or scientific purposes
trust - something (as property) held by one party (the trustee) for the benefit of another (the beneficiary); "he is the beneficiary of a generous trust set up by his father"
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The Senators and Representatives before mentioned, and the Members of the several State Legislatures, and all executive and judicial Officers, both of the United States and of the several States, shall be bound by Oath or Affirmation, to support this Constitution; but no religious Test shall ever be required as a Qualification to any Office or public Trust under the United States
Now, she would light upon the shameful spectacle of some desolate creature--or some wretched ragged groups of either sex, or of both sexes, with children among them, huddled together like the smaller vermin for a little warmth--lingering and lingering on a doorstep, while the appointed evader of the public trust did his dirty office of trying to weary them out and so get rid of them.
I'm thrilled to see GIA's wealth of information, research and services benefiting more people in more places, helping to protect the public trust.
When a regulatory body is perceived (whether correctly or incorrectly) as acting in self-interest or the interest of its members/registrants, public trust is challenged.
Sax, the father of the modern public trust doctrine, published his seminal article, The Public Trust Doctrine in Natural Resource Law: Effective Judicial Intervention.
Campaigners calling for changes to the Government's Recall of MPs Bill said public trust in politicians had reached "crisis point" after just 24% said they trusted their MP, according to a YouGov poll of more than 1,600 people.
Pressure group 38 Degrees warned public trust in politicians had reached "crisis point" after a YouGov poll of 1,600 people showed just 24 percent trusted their MPs, The Courier reported
Since this nation's beginning, public trust rights and private property rights have co-existed compatibly.
The public trust doctrine in environmental and natural resources law.
An efficient justice is of key importance for public trust in institutions, said Bulgarian President, Rosen Plevneliev at the anniversary of the Supreme Administrative Court.
If they don't, they are in danger of frittering away Auntie's public trust that has been built over a long time.
The Public Trust Doctrine is supposed to protect public access.

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