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authorization

The right or permission to use a system resource; the process of granting access. See access control.
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The Act relating to Payment Systems and authorisation procedures
Points raised in the audit report include payments made through unclear expenditure authorisation procedures, inflated expenditure reports and expenditures to suppliers connected with board members of various sports organisations.
For smaller businesses it can be difficult to segregate certain tasks and in these cases it is likely that the owner manager will need to carry out a range of checks themselves, including being careful about authorisation procedures.
Despite 68 percent of organisations defining and documenting their IT security authorisation procedures based on processes agreed with the business function, only 34 percent of IT security experts believe that the business understands security.
For a few years now, the Codex International Committee has been working on developing a system to ensure automatic international recognition of GMO events: the acknowledgement of the various authorisation procedures between approval bodies.
Stephen Docherty, policy officer for Coventry and Warwickshire Chamber of Commerce, said: "Bureaucracy, expensive compliance costs and lengthy authorisation procedures are stopping most of our service providers from trading in Europe.
To this end, two European authorisation procedures and a European Agency for the Evaluation of Medical Products (EMEA) were established in 1995.
Downturns put a premium on cash and risk management whether in relation to rigid expenditure authorisation procedures or cash collection.