Instrumentality


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Instrumentality

Notes issued by a federal agency whose obligations are guaranteed by the full-faith-and-credit of the government, even though the agency's responsibilities are not necessarily those of the US government.

Instrumentality

1. An agency that issues debt obligations guaranteed by the full-faith-and-credit of the U.S. government even though the agency is not part of the government itself. See also: Indirect government obligation.

2. The tools or means by which an organization or subset of that organization accomplishes its projects and goals.
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Although many courts have interpreted Dole to limit immunity qualification under agency and instrumentality status to a majority ownership test, other jurisdictions recognize immunity under the organ test and apply the "McGonigle test."(68) The Supreme Court has not yet defined "organ of the state," but Justice Breyer's dissenting opinion in Powerex Corp.
It is an elucidation of SDT that begins to explain why it is possible that instrumentality beliefs are not inherently contrary to interest and enjoyment of activities in the present.
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Specifically, Vroom (1964) indicates that motivational potential is the product of an individual's perception of expectancy times instrumentality times valence.
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Union instrumentality was measured using a five-item scale.
The classic example of an instrumentality of interstate commerce is the railroad, (80) and the principles of power over instrumentalities were developed largely in the railroad cases of the late nineteenth century.
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In reversing the CA, the SC noted the acts of both the Executive and Legislative branches of government which had declared the MWSS not as a government-owned and controlled corporation but as a government instrumentality with corporate powers.
260, 2B (2B), operates to bar tort claims arising from diseases with extended latency periods, such as those associated with asbestos exposure, where the defendants had knowing control of the injurious instrumentality at the time of exposure.
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(b) Duty to protect the instrumentality of government and its property: This implies the power to protect government' properties and those who run government.