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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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Even as Congress has been constrained from mandating by recent Court decisions, it has also been shown an escape hatch from that constraint by the Court.
These supplies, in turn, create pressure for new regulations mandating that manufacturers use recycled materials.
A majority of the membership can override the point of order and pass the mandate, but at least the provision ensures the potential for a debate about the issue of mandating itself.
The list of states mandating coverage for investigational cancer therapies is growing.
When the desire for mandating is driven by some narrow interest or constituency, and when legislators can satisfy that interest while protecting the state budget from the cost, mandates constitute bad governance.