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devolution

Politics a transfer or allocation of authority, esp from a central government to regional governments or particular interests
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Hor Vastus and Kantos Kan, with my other noble lieutenants, I left with Carthoris at Helium, that he might have the benefit of their wisdom, bravery, and loyalty in the performance of the arduous duties which had devolved upon him.
The execution of this abominable decree devolved upon the daroga of Mazenderan.
APD has been devolved to Scotland, but earlier this year the Scottish Government decided not to cut the charge because doing so would conflict with its climate change policy.
The petitioners said the amended law was meant to return the control of many devolved departments to the government and abolish the district tier of the LG system.
They also want the National Government to allow counties to fully implement devolved functions.
Contract: ca6182 - adult education budget (devolved and non-devolved)
A minister is appointed to a ministry after it was announced that the particular federal ministry had been abolished, as it was devolved to Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa.
The piece, Devolved Parliament, depicts politicians in the House of Commons as chimpanzees.
Isabelle Schofield takes a photo of herself in front of the painting, Devolved Parliament, by Banksy Picture: STEVE PARSONS
FINANCE Secretary Derek Mackay freezes the higher rate tax threshold to pay for worthy causes in the devolved portfolio.
NORTH Wales's policing boss is to take his fight for police powers to be devolved to Wales to the very top.
The body oversees the criminal justice system in England and Wales, recommending improvements, and Mr Jones says he will use position to make the case for more devolved powers.