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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When a letter is once posted, sir," reiterated the impenetrable local authority, "nobody out of the office touches it on any pretense whatever.
This is something that local authority leaders must take action on as a matter of urgency.
There are hundreds of kinship carers in Middlesbrough left with no support or financial help from the local authority and the lucky few who do receive it are now being forced to take a lower payment even though their circumstances have not changed.
An interim transfer protocol which sets out the responsibility of a local authority when the child first arrives, the role of the central team in making transfer arrangements, and establishes guidelines about when a child should be transferred out of the area or region, has been published today to support the schemes launch.
The purpose of the Code of Conduct is to ensure that the powers are applied consistently and fairly across the local authority area and that suitable arrangements are in place for the administration of the scheme.
The local authority uses the community care assessment to decide whether a person needs a community care service and, if they do, whether it can be provided by the local authority.
If the payment is not made by Sunday, or if terms with a local authority are not agreed by then, massive late payment fees kick in from Monday.
A local authority can: | Make the tree safe, if it is at the point of causing damage and it is asked to do so by the owner of the land on which the tree stands.
A local authority can, if necessary, revoke a licence and prevent an operator or collector from trading if needed.
Electoral law shall ensure that young people are represented on local authority councils.
to develop the local authority economy by connecting public sites and business areas with optical fibre.
The Commission says it aims to: support decentralisation where this is a political will to do so; help boost the capabilities of local authorities and decentralised public services; involve local authority associations in the implementation of the programmes it finances; and facilitate the establishment of partnerships between its own local authority associations and those of partner countries.

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