local department

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Noun1.local department - a permanent department created to perform the work of a local government
government department - a department of government
corrections, department of corrections - the department of local government that is responsible for managing the treatment of convicted offenders; "for a career in corrections turn to the web site of the New Jersey Department of Corrections"
fire department - the department of local government responsible for preventing and extinguishing fires
police department - the department of local government concerned with enforcing the law and preventing crime
sanitation department - the department of local government responsible for collecting and disposing of garbage
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Alas, as Richard explains: "All was going well until last week when a local department store, which initially had said they could lend us a lockable glass display cabinet, have now advised us they aren't able to, after all.
In such instances, the local department assumes a leadership role.
Director Social Welfare Muhammad Shahid Rana briefed the minister on the local department structure and working of different social welfare institutions.
"If anyone has anything missing, even if it is inexpensive, costume jewelry, you should call your local department. We want to charge the appropriate people with breaking into your house."
Unfortunately, it didn't quite prove the point that such things were less expensive than nipping down to your local department store and buying something "off nonetheless.
And, whereas in the United States, forfeiture proceeds go back into local department, in England, the national government receives the proceeds.
Gandapur also directed local department employees to perform their duties dedicatedly and solve problems of the citizens at their door step.
Donna worked for several years in the clothing industry for local department stores.
The local official laid the blame on "lack of hygiene conditions in the province's water treatment plants", adding "Water department and Ministry of Public Works left them a year ago, holding the projects to a local department despite provincial council objections".
The local department and the fire marshal's office will be reviewing security tapes.

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