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noun bureau, cabinet, commission, consistory, consultative body, council, court, curia, directorate, directorship, governing body, judicatory, management, presidium, tribunal
Associated concepts: advisory boards, board of aldermen, board of arbitrators, board of directors, board of education, board of elections, board of equalization, board of examiners, board of finance, board of health, board of medical examinnrs, board of public works, board of review, board of special inquiry, board of supervisors, board of trade, board of trustees, de facto boards, draft board, local board, maritime board, qualification board, revenue board, welfare board, zoning board
See also: agency, assembly, bench, body, bureau, chamber, commission, committee, council, enter, inhabit, lodge, management, reside

BOARD. This word is used to designate all the magistrates of a city or borough, or all the managers or directors of any institution; as, the board of aldermen; the board of directors of the Bank of North America. The majority of the board have in general the power to perform the acts of the whole board, but sometimes they are restrained by their charters, and it requires a greater number to perform certain acts.

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Last October's decision by the board of health requires the suppliers to fluoridate their water supplies by January 1, 2004.
Even though the legislature has determined that smoking in food establishments is not a crime, the Board of Health may nevertheless regulate smoking in such establishments," she said.
Notify the consultant when the State Board of Health arrives.
The Toronto Board of Health has urged the provincial government to increase the efficiency of the current publicly funded HPV school-based vaccination program by administering it in Grade 7 and expanding the program to include boys.
In a sometimes combative session, Board of Health members said they felt the property was not "actionable'' under health regulations.
This case is about the Board of Health, appointed by the mayor, bypassing the proper legislative process for governing the city.
Second, the statute provides that "persons and entities [including hospitals] that in good faith comply completely with board of health rules regarding the emergency epidemic and executive orders .
Does the Ohio Revised Code authorize or delegate to a local board of health of a general health district the authority to prohibit smoking in all public places as defined by the Regulation at issue herein?
A three-person subcommittee of the Board of Health -- including Don Phelan, owner of Browning's Restaurant in Little Rock -- has been considering the merits of restrictions, including a ban, on smoking in restaurants.

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