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Synonyms for civil authority

a person who exercises authority over civilian affairs

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Uhuru also recognised the supportive role Kenya Defense Forces plays in development projects and the maintenance of law and order by civil authorities.
The 35th CST supports the State of West Virginia and civil authorities in a Chemical, Biological, Radiological, Nuclear and High Yield Explosives (CBRNE) domestic incident by identifying unknown agents or substances at a site, assessing current and project consequences, advising on response measures and assisting with the appropriate request for additional state and federal support.
Church officials would be wise to remember that if a clergyman has committed a crime, he is answerable both to the Church as well as the civil authorities.
1) Global Biodefense, "DOD Support to Civil Authorities for CBRN Homeland Defense," 25 March 2013, <http:// globalbiodefense.
Provide assistance to domestic civil authorities in the event of natural or man-made disasters.
He added that the sit- in is not led by a particular state, but called by all civil authorities in support of our brothers in Baghdad and in support of democracy in the country ".
The Portland archdiocese plans to stay in talks with an all-girls school that now says it will welcome employees who enter into same-sex marriages recognized by civil authorities in Oregon.
Introduction to Homeland Defense and Defense Support of Civil Authorities (DSCA): The U.
1/2s divers and civil authorities were underway and all the city thoroughfares and streets leading to the Sea view were being completely closed for public, which could not be stopped despite ban over swimming on first day of Eid.
Shortly before the files were released, Cardinal Francis George, longtime archbishop of Chicago, wrote a letter in which he claimed that all of the pertinent "incidents were reported over the years to civil authorities.
The Sri Lanka Navy along with civil authorities had made arrangements to provide alternate land to this family in Marichchikaddu area.
Manama: A member of Saudi Arabia's Shura Council has denounced the decision by the civil authorities to ban 50 baby names on the grounds they clashed with the local culture or were inappropriate.
Additional tasks include standardizing procedures for reports to civil authorities, screening candidates for the priesthood, and administering pastoral care for victims and their families.
JP 3-28, Defense Support of Civil Authorities (31 Jul 13)
According to the report, there are in the world, 230 million children under the age of 5 whose birth was never registered with the civil authorities.
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