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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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It allows medical directors, nurses and authorization representatives to administer authorization work queues efficiently by priority, type and geographic area.
Editor's note: A version of this column also appears as "Tax Practice & Procedures: Filing, Withdrawing, and Managing IRS Authorizations, " in the July 2015 issue of The Tax Adviser.
For additional guidance on IRS authorizations, refer to the following resources:
This approach ensures the message source remains accountable rather than the email address domain owner, as no email address domain authorizations are used.
covered entities must first obtain an individual's specific authorization before sending them marketing materials.
Authorization of one-time EFT initiated using MICR encoding on a check.
The administrative policy allows users to grant and revoke access authorizations from others.
In certain areas of Soho and Tribeca, in buildings that are either landmarked or within an historic district, regulations relat-Community Boards, Borough Presidents, the City Planning Commission and the City Council, and can take up to seven months ing to allowable locations for loft dwellings and joint living/work quarters for artists are waivable by authorization of the City Planning Commission.
Specifically, this article examines whether an applicant's authorization to release personnel information affords immunity from defamation liability for former employers who disclose such information to a law enforcement organization.
Plan policies and procedures (primarily about the authorization system).
Furthermore, Swiss Post accepts notarized authorizations if they include the reception of mail.
Form 8655 authorizations cannot be used to access EAR.