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tr. & intr.v. dep·u·tized, dep·u·tiz·ing, dep·u·tiz·es
To appoint or serve as a deputy.

dep′u·ti·za′tion (-tĭ-zā′shən) n.
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(ˌdɛpjʊtaɪˈzeɪʃən) or


the act of making someone a deputy
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" Members of the local government unit, military and police officers and/or members of nongovernment organizations may apply for deputization. Application details including the list of qualifications and procedure for DENRO may be accessed from Department Administrative Order 2008-22.
"We are on the process of applying for their deputization. But at the moment they are not allowed (to issue tickets)," Cruz told reporters.
A P160 million budget is also set aside for the solid waste management, and another P6 million budget for the deputization of collectors for the quarrying in the city.
The guidelines empowered the BOC and the BIR with deputization and police authority during field testing-in case they found adulterated, diluted or unmarked petroleum, BOC and BIR officers can not only seize these products but also arrest unscrupulous traders.
The deputization means MMDA anti-jaywalking teams may now apprehend jaywalking violators not just on major roads in the metropolis but also on roads listed as Mabuhay lanes.
1435, 1438 (2010) (describing the deputization of private
Children categorized as "underinsured" (because their health plans do not include coverage for recommended vaccinations) are eligible to receive VFC vaccines if they are served by a rural health clinic or federally qualified health center or under an approved deputization agreement.
1374, 1396 (2008) (highlighting the "[t]he extent to which federal enforcement authority has been leveraged or outsourced through task forces, deputization, or other formal or informal mechanisms of collaboration with the local police").
آ آ آ According to the statement, Sheikh Sabah Al-Khaled said Kuwait is keen to follow up on climate change stemming from the noble Amiri guidance and deputization of His Highness the Prime Minister Sheikh Jaber Al-Mubarak Al-Hamad Al-Sabah to represent the country and sign the agreement in the climate change meeting on April 22.
(210) The Court explained that whether a company is a director by deputization is "a question of fact to be settled case by case and not a conclusion of law." (211) The takeaway from this case is that if the policy rationale behind a particular law would be served by treating a corporation as a director, then courts will be willing to look at what the entity was doing rather than whether it was an individual.
In Feder, the Second Circuit applied the "deputization" theory to the CEO of Martin Marietta, a director of Sperry Rand, to hold Martin Marietta liable, as (in effect) a "director," for short-swing trading profits made by Martin Marietta in Sperry stock, where the CEO admitted that he had discussed Sperry with Martin Marietta officials and had participated in sessions when Martin Marietta's investment in Sperry was reviewed.