- Delegated authority
Delegated authority is an authority obtained from another that has authority since the authority does not naturally exist.
Typically this is used in a government context where an organization that is created by a legitimate government, such as a Board, City, Town or other Public Corporations to allow them to legally function in the name of the constitutional government.
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