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local

adjective adjacent, adjoining, civic, close, divisional, domestic, limited, localized, municipal, near, nearby, neighborhood, provincial, regional, sectional, surrounding, territorial
Associated concepts: local act, local action, local agent, local application, local assessment, local authorities, local bill, local concern, local improvement, local law, local rules
See also: chapter, domestic, native, organ, provincial, regional

LOCAL. Pertaining to a place; something annexed to the freehold or tied to a certain place; as, local courts, or courts whose jurisdiction is limited to a particular place; local allegiance, or allegiance due while you are in a particular place or country; local taxes, or those which are collected for particular districts.

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Nkah pleaded with state assemblies, including Ebonyi House of Assembly that stood down voting on local government autonomy, to support the amendment.
Shoaib said that a majority of the district governments in Sindh prepared their annual budgets without public consultation due to the absence of the budget rules under the newly elected local government system.
Hence, local government passed through several ups and downs, particularly in the early phase of Pakistan's history (1947-1958).
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In accordance with requests from six organizations representing local governments and assemblies, including the associations of prefectural governors and city mayors and the associations of chairpersons of prefectural and city assemblies, the administration will submit a bill to the Diet to give legal footing to a conference at which leaders of the central and local governments will exchange views on policy matters.
In principle, the industrial organization of local government could be determined by a process of competition in the marketplace.
Local governments are eager to give them public money.
An example is Chapter 791 of the Local Government Code of Texas, which provides for inter-local government cooperation contracts.
Because the use of 0CBOA financial statements is prevalent in state and local governments, the profession needs to close the gap between the use of an OCBOA and the unavailability of reference materials and guidance.
Because the local government "owns the property," the property is not subject to tax.
If you are an employee of a state or local government or thinking of becoming one by taking a new job, there are some issues that you should consider.

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