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1. An authoritative command or instruction.
2. A command or authorization given by a political electorate to the winner of an election.
a. A commission from the League of Nations authorizing a member nation to administer a territory.
b. A region under such administration.
4. Law The specific directive issued by a reviewing court to a lower court, as in requiring the lower court to enter a new judgment or to conduct further proceedings consistent with the reviewing court's ruling.
tr.v. man·dat·ed, man·dat·ing, man·dates
1. To assign (a colony or territory) to a specified nation under a mandate of the League of Nations.
2. To make mandatory, as by law; decree or require: mandated desegregation of public schools.

[Latin mandātum, from neuter past participle of mandāre, to order; see man- in Indo-European roots.]

man′da′tor n.
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[ˈmændeɪtɪd] ADJ
1. [territory] → bajo mandato
2. [delegate] → encargado
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adj mandated territoryMandatsgebiet nt
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He added that not all mandated benefits can be defended as "socially desirable," using the example of second surgical opinions.
In spite of tremendous efforts during the past year, the letter continued, "significant challenges remain--issues that may not be soluble by the time the first mandated returns are due to be filed."
The cost of implementing federally mandated programs to state governments will reach more than $29 billion in fiscal year 2004, according to a new report from the National Conference of State Legislatures.
"While good arguments exist for consumers to choose mandated coverages--like prostate and mammography exams--there's no reason responsible adults shouldn't be able to choose to pay for those coverages apart from the insurance company.
The eleven bills exceeding the $50 million UMRA threshold addressed five distinct mandates: (1) minimum wage increase; (2) parity for mental health in health insurance; (3) preemption of state securities fees; (4) mandated use of Social Security numbers on driver's licenses; and (5) extension of federal occupational safety and health to state and local employees.
* If you do a lot of work in buildings which may contain lead-based paint, become familiar with the air lead testing requirements mandated by OSHA.
The mandated number of hours ranges from 8 to 40 hours per year.(5) States rely on a variety of resources to deliver their inservice instruction, including approved police academies, local police departments, and college or technical schools.
The amendment also would have cut, by $90 billion, federal programs that currently help cities and towns pay for a portion of federally mandated requirements.
Boyle commended the TEI representatives who have worked with the IRS to overcome the challenges and narrow the differences between what the IRS has mandated, what vendors can deliver, and what taxpayers should be required to do.
In January 2001, we reported that the Treasury Department instituted a formal process in 1999 to systematically promote congressionally mandated policies at the Fund.
In the recent past, state and local interest groups were reluctant to challenge Congress on mandates because the policies being mandated often enjoyed popular support.