absence of authority

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"This happens because of the absence of authority or self-regulatory mechanism in social media," he said.
DepEd also ruled out that BSM "has been operating not in absolute absence of authority to operate" but "with no clear and compliant authority that needs to be corrected by conforming" with the provisions of DO No.
Contributions were somewhat uneven, with problems of intonation from some soloists, and an absence of authority from others, but from the chorus en masse there was nothing but delight: unforced articulation (such a delicately persuasive "Kyrie", for example), and throughout an imaginative crescendo through long notes which released splendidly defined phrasing.
On the other hand, citizens may be subjected to information verifications by law enforcers even in the absence of authority to conduct the same that may violate their privacy rights,' the motion read.
It also produced the absence of authority or, worse yet, empowered Islamist groups that are implacably hostile to the United States.
Also the absence of authority has given pirates an opportunity to flourish and they have become a major threat to ships.
At this time, Lebanon also finds itself tumbling toward its fifth month without a government, so the attack also underscores the worsening absence of authority. Economic and social conditions are spiraling downward, and Friday's explosion adds the country's security conditions to the list of the endangered.
Unwilling to enter into an analysis of economic causes, Nieves Conde's film suggests that an absence of authority is the chief cause of Spanish social ills.
Leftist daily AS SAFIR considered the attack as a blow to the "entire Arab world" because it targeted the "the biggest Arab and Muslim country." The paper's headline read: "Strife hits Egypt...All the Arabs Are Victims." Another headline described the incident as "a massacre" and blamed the a[euro]"absence of authority for it.
The commuters also expressed their agony over the absence of authority to keep a check over this anomaly.
As a study of the reach of influence in the absence of authority, it sheds light on many people of the era, from Jewish American performer Eddie Cantor to FDR to Hitler.
Particularly in absence of authority to the contrary, this opinion demonstrates that no substantial grounds exist for a difference of opinion with regard to the June 6 Order.