governing body

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Noun1.governing body - the persons (or committees or departments etc.) who make up a body for the purpose of administering somethinggoverning body - the persons (or committees or departments etc.) who make up a body for the purpose of administering something; "he claims that the present administration is corrupt"; "the governance of an association is responsible to its members"; "he quickly became recognized as a member of the establishment"
body - a group of persons associated by some common tie or occupation and regarded as an entity; "the whole body filed out of the auditorium"; "the student body"; "administrative body"
authorities, government, regime - the organization that is the governing authority of a political unit; "the government reduced taxes"; "the matter was referred to higher authorities"
Curia - (Roman Catholic Church) the central administration governing the Roman Catholic Church
top brass - the most important persons in a governing body
executive - persons who administer the law
judiciary, bench - persons who administer justice
county council - the elected governing body of a county
government officials, officialdom - people elected or appointed to administer a government
pecking order, power structure, hierarchy - the organization of people at different ranks in an administrative body
management - those in charge of running a business
advisory board, planning board - a board appointed to advise the chief administrator
Translations

governing body

n (of sport, professional association)leitendes Gremium; (of school)˜ Schulbeirat m; (of university)Senat m

governing body

nconsiglio di amministrazione
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The previous governing bodies had the representation of the Hyderabad garrison through the station commander concerned but the newly constituted body does not have such a representation.
He said the governing bodies, its size should be adequate and consistent with the size of the sports organizations.
In a significant judgement to depoliticise private educational institutions, the high court (HC) in Bangladesh yesterday declared two sections of the Governing Body and Managing Committee Regulations, 2009 as illegal as those allow members of the parliament (MPs) to lead the managing committees or governing bodies of private schools and colleges.
GOVERNING bodies from four schools in Powys have received national recognition.
"I was delighted to present the insport bronze award for national governing bodies to Golf Development Wales," he said.
THE government has increased by a dozen the number of sports governing bodies originally due to be added to the list of those obliged to share information about unusual patterns of betting activity with the Gambling Commission, writes Howard Wright.
A PRIMARY school has been presented with the Bronze Quality Mark for governing bodies.
SCHOOL leaders have echoed the conclusions of a report that stresses the critical role played by governing bodies in the creation of successful schools.
The Ministerial Working Group on Governance reporting in April 2010, emphasised the importance of governing bodies working strategically, not straying into day to day issues.
As per the registrar's letter, some colleges are now also gearing up to call a meeting of their respective governing bodies to place the matter and " take appropriate action as per provisions of Ordinance XII ( see box) ." Maharaja Agrasen College, for instance, has its governing body meeting scheduled on Wednesday.