Definition of Local authority
1. Noun. An administrative unit of local government.
Geographical relationships: Britain, Great Britain, U.k., Uk, United Kingdom, United Kingdom Of Great Britain And Northern Ireland
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Literary usage of Local authority
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and General by Thomas Spencer Baynes (1888)
"Officers may not contract with a local authority. An jitan authority has power to levy a general district rate, a private improvement rate (an additional ..."
2. Report of the Commissioners by Royal Commission on Secondary Education, Great Britain (1895)
"Where an urban local authority requests that the area of ^u^io**" its jurisdiction ... U loll JUS Vif When a local authority, in providing a due supply of ..."
3. Petroleum: A Treatise on the Geographical Distribution and Geological by Boverton Redwood, George Thomas Holloway (1896)
"In any harbour within the jurisdiction of a harbour authority, whether situate or not within the jurisdiction of any local authority before in this section ..."
4. Proceedings (1891)
"All existing and future sewers within the district of a local authority shall, with certain exceptions, vest in, and be under the control of such local ..."
5. Petroleum: A Treatise on the Geographical Distribution and Geological by Boverton Redwood (1896)
"Testing of petroleum by officer of local authority. appointed under the provisions ... In any place in which there is no local authority, as before in this ..."
6. The Parliamentary Debatesby Great Britain Parliament by Great Britain Parliament (1902)
"Members thought that while it gave absolute control over secondary education in schools not provided by the local authority, there was certain security ..."