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Difference Between Delegation and Mandate

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Delegation

Delegation is the assignment of authority to another person (normally from a manager to a subordinate) to carry out specific activities. It is the process of distributing and entrusting work to another person.
May 22, 2022

Mandate

An authoritative command or instruction.
May 22, 2022

Delegation

The act of delegating.
May 22, 2022

Mandate

A command or authorization given by a political electorate to the winner of an election.
May 22, 2022

Delegation

The condition of being delegated.
May 22, 2022
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Mandate

A commission from the League of Nations authorizing a member nation to administer a territory.
May 22, 2022

Delegation

A person or group of persons officially elected or appointed to represent another or others.
May 22, 2022

Mandate

A region under such administration.
May 22, 2022

Delegation

An act of delegating.
May 22, 2022

Mandate

(Law) The specific directive issued by a reviewing court to a lower court, as in requiring the lower court to enter a new judgment or to conduct further proceedings consistent with the reviewing court's ruling.
May 22, 2022
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Delegation

A group of delegates used to discuss issues with an opponent.
May 22, 2022

Mandate

To assign (a colony or territory) to a specified nation under a mandate of the League of Nations.
May 22, 2022

Delegation

(computing) A method-dispatching technique describing the lookup and inheritance rules for self-referential calls.
May 22, 2022

Mandate

To make mandatory, as by law; decree or require
Mandated desegregation of public schools.
May 22, 2022

Delegation

(legal)Law of obligations The act whereby or constellation in which the performance of an obligation (owed to an obligee, presuming its validity; irrespective of the obligation as the target of the delegation, rarely called delegatary) is assigned by its debtor (delegator, obligor) to and towards another party (delegatee, delegate)
May 22, 2022

Mandate

An official or authoritative command; an order or injunction; a commission; a judicial precept; an authorization.
May 22, 2022

Delegation

The act of delegating, or investing with authority to act for another; the appointment of a delegate or delegates.
May 22, 2022

Mandate

(politics) The order or authority to do something, as granted to a politician by the electorate.
May 22, 2022

Delegation

One or more persons appointed or chosen, and commissioned to represent others, as in a convention, in Congress, etc.; the collective body of delegates; as, the delegation from Massachusetts; a deputation.
May 22, 2022

Mandate

(Canada) A period during which a government is in power.
May 22, 2022

Delegation

A kind of novation by which a debtor, to be liberated from his creditor, gives him a third person, who becomes obliged in his stead to the creditor, or to the person appointed by him.
May 22, 2022

Mandate

(historical) An order by the League of Nations to a member nation to establish a government responsible for a conquered territory, as the colonies of Germany after World War I.
May 22, 2022

Delegation

A group of representatives or delegates
May 22, 2022

Mandate

(historical) Such a territory.
May 22, 2022

Delegation

Authorizing subordinates to make certain decisions
May 22, 2022

Mandate

(uncommon) man date: a date between two men.
May 22, 2022

Mandate

To authorize.
May 22, 2022

Mandate

To make mandatory.
May 22, 2022

Mandate

An official or authoritative command, order, or authorization from a superior official to a subordinate; an order or injunction; a commission; a judicial precept.
This dream all-powerful Juno; I bearHer mighty mandates, and her words you hear.
May 22, 2022

Mandate

An authorization to carry out a specific public policy, given by the electorate to their representatives; - it is considered to be implied by the election of a candidate by a significant margin after that candidate has campaigned with that policy as a prominent element of the campaign platform.
May 22, 2022

Mandate

Authorization by a multinational body to a nation to administer the government and affairs of a territory, usually a former colony; as, termination of the British mandate in Palestine.
May 22, 2022

Mandate

A rescript of the pope, commanding an ordinary collator to put the person therein named in possession of the first vacant benefice in his collation.
May 22, 2022

Mandate

A contract by which one employs another to manage any business for him. By the Roman law, it must have been gratuitous.
May 22, 2022

Mandate

A document giving an official instruction or command
May 22, 2022

Mandate

A territory surrendered by Turkey or Germany after World War I and put under the tutelage of some other European power until they ar able to stand by themselves
May 22, 2022

Mandate

The commission that is given to a government and its policies through an electoral victory
May 22, 2022

Mandate

Assign under a mandate;
Mandate a colony
May 22, 2022

Mandate

Make mandatory;
The new director of the schoolbaord mandated regular tests
May 22, 2022

Mandate

Assign authority to
May 22, 2022

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