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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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Two full-time staff and eight part-time staff at the University of Utah handle prior authorizations for 40 dermatologists and 10 nonphysician clinicians.
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.
* Internal Revenue Manual (IRM) Section 21.3.7, Processing Third Party Authorizations Onto the Centralized Authorization File: This IRM section applies to IRS employees responsible for performing CAF account work, but the information may also be useful to tax practitioners to understand the IRS's procedures.
But waiting for the administration to make the first move would ensure that Congress won't vote on an authorization until next year.
The general steps of the work authorization application procedure for a short term stay for non-EU workers are the following: the employer acting on behalf of the migrant worker obtains an endorsement of the Office for Immigration; the migrant worker obtains a long-term residence visa; the migrant worker obtains a work authorization; the migrant worker concludes an individual labor con tract with the employer; the migrant worker obtains a temporary residence permit.
In contrast to an authorization, a declaration of war in itself creates a state of war under international law and legitimates the killing of enemy combatants, the seizure of enemy property, and the apprehension of enemy aliens.
Guided by self-interests, an email address authorization scheme is claimed to be an essential element needed to curtail abuse and thus protect recipients.
* covered entities must first obtain an individual's specific authorization before sending them marketing materials.
It is apparent from the foregoing that most authorizations will necessarily be tailored to the specific circumstances of each use or disclosure.
* Healthcare providers, plans and clearinghouses (repricing and billing companies) may not use or disclose individually identifiable health information in oral, written or electronic form without prior written authorization from the individual named.
The final rule provides guidance on Regulation E coverage of electronic check conversion transactions and computer-initiated bill payments; authorization of recurring debits from a consumer's account; telephone-initiated transfer; and other issues.
Exceptions in the authorizations allow users to state that some authorizations, which have been specified and should therefore be enforced, are overridden (i.e., these authorizations are not to be considered valid) in some situations.