supreme authority


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someone with the power to settle matters at will

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It is important that the voice of dikgosi is heard as the supreme authority in devising means on how social ills in the village, especially issues affecting youth such as school-going children could be addressed,' councillor Motsewabathata emphasised.
A jailer, after all, is the supreme authority in a jail and can do whatever he wants.
It is also overseen by several international and local bodies, including the International Automobile Federation (FIA), the Saudi Arabian Motor Federation (SAMF), the Supreme Authority for Developing Hail, and the Saudi Commission for Tourism and National Heritage (SCTH).
Ministry of Capital Administration and Development Division is the supreme authority of health sector and hospitals.
Al-Khafaf said in an interview with a group of followers of Sistani in Lebanon that "the supreme authority over the past 12 years has developed a method to deal with the public issue.
President Sirisena also noted the need of working in a manner which will not create a conflict between the Legislature, the Executive and the Judiciary, and he further said that the constitutional power received by the Parliament as the supreme authority of the country, should need to continue in a way which will not challenge to anyone as well as the Executive should ensure the supremacy of the rule of law while strengthening the democracy, human rights and fundamental rights.
He is making a habit of behaving as the supreme authority of the country.
After Marcos instilled in the minds of the police and the military that they possessed supreme authority over civilians, it became very difficult to control their abuses against the people.
Sheikh Abdullah said Qatar's banking and financial sector had seen significant developments over the past years after the issuance of the Qatar Central Bank Act and the regulation of financial institutions in 2012, where the QCB had become the supreme authority competent to deal with all the related services, markets and financial activities in Qatar.
He is widely regarded as the supreme authority on life and work of Ghalib.
This coup was unexpected but its failure shows that his government is now the supreme authority in Turkey.
The International Olympic Committee is the supreme authority of the Olympic Movement.
Chief of Public Security, Major-General Tariq Al Hassan chaired today the third meeting of the supreme authority of the GCC joint security exercise "Arabian Gulf Security 1" which will be held at the end of 2016.
Banco Ademi has 67 branches through the Dominican Republic and is regulated by Superintendecia de Bancos de la Republica Dominicana, the supreme authority of the country.
Also there are the King-Size SUV drivers, who, assuming they have the supreme authority on the road, turn dominators -- out on a mission to tame the smaller cars, which submissively keep trying to stay out of the jumbo's way.
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