Mandatory Authority

Mandatory Authority

Precedents, in the form of prior decisions by a higher court of the same state on point, statutes, or other sources of law that must be considered by a judge in the determination of a legal controversy.

Mandatory authority is synonymous with binding authority.

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It was pointed out that the US drone attacks and the May 2 operations in Abbottabad had no mandatory authority of UN resolutions.
They also require the name and the place of the affiliated institution, which provides the degrees and diplomas on behalf of the advertiser who may not be accredited by the mandatory authority, to be prominently displayed in the advertisement.
Those were the above-mentioned sources of political leadership, namely, propertied and religious notability, as well as the British authority which was driven by the desire to appoint him as a mufti with a view to placating him, mitigating his and his clan's opposition to the British Mandate and striking a clan balance of power between the Al-Husayni clan and another notable clan, the Al-Nashashibi, among which political strife was raging, of which the British Mandatory authority took advantage.
This rate does not include mandatory authority fees.
Moreover, FDA is given full recall authority over tobacco products and mandatory authority to grant pre-market approval for any new tobacco product.
Immediately after the 'conciliation', during the winter of 1925-26, the French, as Mandatory Authority decided to replan the old topography, so favourable to urban guerrillas on Haussmannian principles.
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