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Mandate

Allocation of funds to an investment manager to be managed for a specific purpose or style. Also refers to the formal appointment to advise on or arrange a project financing.

Mandate

1. See: Order.

2. The appointment of a person to make arrangements for the financing of a project.
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The most positive mandate from him who seemed the acknowledged leader, was liable to be violated at each moment by any rash hand that might choose to sacrifice a victim to the manes of some dead friend or relative.
Archer understood that he ran the risk of having his mandate withdrawn, and for some obscure reason he disliked the prospect.
In his memory, as if they were a divine mandate, rang the words of his father at their parting: "Whatever may occur, do what you conceive to be your duty.
Finally, it is important to emphasize the sheer range of interests that could potentially lobby for mandates benefiting them if the insurance mandate is upheld.
The council reports that mandated benefits increase the cost of a basic health insurance policy by less than 10% to as much as 50% or more, depending on the number and type of mandates.
United States biofuel policy includes mandates that require that at least certain volumes of different types of biofuels are used domestically.
The School Code has been amended to allow public school districts and private schools to choose not to comply with statutory or regulatory mandates enacted after the effective date of this amendment, unless the mandate is fully funded by the government for the relevant school year.
The Unfunded Mandates Reform Act of 1995 (UMRA) focuses attention on requirements that are not conditions of aid.
But what may be impacting health insurance costs the most are mandates.
Alec Ornstein, president of Garden City-based Ornstein Leyton Company, one of the region's largest homebuilders, said elected officials on Long Island will need government mandates to move forward on affordable workforce housing.
In recent months, San Francisco has added two new mandates on city businesses.
Currently, the administration is charged with responding to dozens of legislative mandates related to the IMF, including advocacy for certain IMF policies, instructions for U.