subagency


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subagency

An agent who operates under the authority of another agent. Typically, the listing broker has the direct agency relationship with the seller of real property. Other real estate brokers may attempt to sell the same property and act as a subagent for the seller rather than acting as the agent for the buyer.

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Owing to these overlapping institutions at both the agency and subagency level, oftentimes more than one (sub)agency possesses authority over the same immigration issue, subject matter, or foreign national.
noting in a report by a subagent for a Green Bay subagency that
Unfortunately, at the same time, the administration was letting grants for Iraq programs at the National Democratic Institute--a subagency of the NED--dwindle to close to zero.
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This tests to see if the agency, or subagency, has some measure of control or direct contact in regard to its website.
The result was that the Administration for Native Americans, a subagency of the Department of Health and Human Services, was given the responsibility of implementing this act and forced to further stretch its budget for social and economic-development projects, designating a woefully inadequate $2 million annually for the task of assisting tribes in retaining their languages.
Executives in the Bureau of Community Facilities, still another Federal Works subagency, would loan funds for planning additional public buildings in redeveloped sections.
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Their proposal to hand over nuclear security to a new subagency, which the Senate is now considering, is a gesture of despair.
Commerce Department subagency responsible for implementing the federal Endangered Species Act, there are currently at least four species of sea turtles that now face possible extinction: the loggerhead, the green leatherback, the hawksbill and the Kemp's ridley.
Agency and subagency ruled mightily in the post-World War II real estate brokerage industry.
Many of his descriptions of professional and subagency perspectives are redundant.