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To empower another with the legal right to perform an action.

The Constitution authorizes Congress to regulate interstate commerce.


v. to officially empower someone to act. (See: authority)

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15, the Comelec en banc ordered to set a hearing to determine PDP Laban's 'authorized signatories and other incidental matters.'
Governor of the National Bank Tolkunbek Abdygulov said only 2 banks fulfill this obligation on authorized capital.
The EBM authorized conducting inquiry against former MPA Anita Irfan Bashir and others on the accusation of alleged corruption in the funds of Christian Housing Scheme Quetta.
The meeting authorized conducting inquiry against former head of cardiology department Sheikh Zayed Medical Complex Lahore Dr Ajmal Hassan Naqvi and others for abuse of authority and involvement in corruption.
The Regional Board authorized inquiry against officials of Health and Education Departments (KP) regarding corruption and corrupt practices.
For renewable energy projects entitled to secure debt financing under SBP's financing scheme for renewable energy, a rate of 6 percent will be authorized for debts with debt repayment time span not crossing 12 years.
According to the law of the Republic of Tajikistan "On National Bank of Tajikistan", the authorized capital can be increased by the decision of the NBT Board with the consent of the President of the Republic and with the subsequent approval of the lower chamber of the Parliament.
Highlighting the reason behind this change, Rajiv Bhalla, Director, Direct and Channel Sales, Intel South Asia, said, "Intel Authorized Distributors play a key role in our overall market strategy, which includes ensuring that authorized Intel(R) Products are sold in India.
ECIA is collaborating with in SAE International's G19 Counterfeit Electronic Parts Committee on several standards that either define or use the term "authorized distributor".
(2) First, the House and Senate place restrictions on appropriations for agencies and activities not authorized by law.