right to control

right to control

noun authority, control, final determination, final say, force, power, right to determine, right to determine one's course, right to settle issues
References in classic literature ?
de Chagny: you have no right to control them, and I will beg you to desist henceforth.
Thus steadied by a command from the only person in the world who had any shadow of right to control her action, Tess grew calmer.
He did a service of this kind with such thoughtful tact, that it seemed as though he himself had at one time lost heavy sums at play; he never considered that he had any right to control the actions of his debtor; he never made mention of the loan.
It was long before any of the spectators broke the silence; but the squatter, at length, so far recollected his authority, as to take on himself the right to control the movements of his children.
Even with his 'share the power' beliefs it still doesn't give him right to control - and even if he did it doesn't mean the others have to sign up to his power sharing scheme.
It is now time we won back the legal right to control who can and cannot come into this country.
Who can speak about fair elections in a country that has no accurate voters list which the state election commission has no right to control and especially when there is no possibility to complain regarding all this and implementing the decisions.
Beijing, Muharram 24, 1435, Nov 27, 2013, SPA -- China on Wednesday asserted its right to control a newly designated air defence identification zone, but appeared to play down the impact of an incursion by two US B-52 bombers, according to DPA.
DESPITE winning a majority on Gwynedd Council recently, Plaid Cymru has decided not to exercise its right to control every council committee.
Chinese officials deny the hacking charges, but defend their right to control Web access.
Right to Control is a shake-up of the way disabled people can use the funding they receive from the state.
But to the extent that any other identified parties outside the boundaries of the groundwater basin make a claim to groundbasin water, or who claim a right to control basin recharge water from the watershed, they may be joined as parties either through a motion to amend a complaint or by cross-complaint.