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Authorization

The granting of access to a document or the ability to conduct an activity. Authorization may be limited to a certain transaction or time period, or it may be unlimited. For example, a potential home buyer may grant a lender authorization to view his/her credit reports.

authorization

the granting of permission by a senior manager to a subordinate to undertake a particular task. For example, the chief executive could empower his purchasing officer to buy raw materials and authorize his production manager to buy machinery. The authorization process attempts to make sure that subordinates know the extent of their DELEGATED AUTHORITY.
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The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission has granted interim authorisation to Visa and MasterCard to permit them and specific financial institutions to jointly fund and coordinate a public communications campaign.
The ACCC has allowed the parties to negotiate to address any supply issues, while the application for authorisation is considered, ACCC Deputy Chair Dr Michael Schaper.
Interim authorisation allows for the continued operation of the cartage allocation system, which has previously resulted in public benefits, ACCC Deputy Chair Dr Michael Schaper.
The ACCC has sought submissions from interested parties on Councils substantive application for authorisation.
Interim authorisation will mean that despite these previous agreements with Centrebet ending, ACTTAB and RWWA will continue to offer fixed odds wagering.
The ACCC considers that interim authorisation will maintain the status quo and avoid the uncertainty that may arise if the existing authorisation is allowed to lapse, ACCC Commissioner Dr Jill Walker said.
Baltimore SelectAccess represents the next generation in web access and authorisation technology.
The Catholic healthcare network has had an authorisation in place since 2004.
In granting interim authorisation, the ACCC considers that there is benefit in allowing the parties to begin to jointly negotiate to ensure there are no unnecessary delays in putting in place appropriate arrangements in respect of the terminals and the channel infrastructure, particularly given that new users of the port would like to commence shipping soon.
The authorisations are valid until 4 April 2002, thus replacing the authorisations of 12 April 2000.
However, interim authorisation has not been granted to allow Lottery Agents Queensland to negotiate on additional matters that are not currently included in agency agreements or matters that are currently unforeseen.
The objective of the authorisation is to enable the board of directors to finance acquisitions by issuing new shares and in connection herewith restructure or replace existing share option plans in the acquired companies, as well as to acquire external capital in order to maintain and/or accelerate the continuing expansion of the Telelogic group of companies.