A mandate is when the federal government forces that states to comply to something they want done. For example: When the federal government wanted to raise the drinking age t…o 21 years old there was a state (Michigan i think) that refused. The government then said that they would not give them the money to pay for a project they needed to complete, but the state said they did not care, they would not raise the drinking age. then the government said they did not care what the state thought, they would have to raise the drinking age, no matter what. (MORE)
A mandate is an order or command. In politics, it means theauthority the government has to do what it proposes to do. If thegovernment has campaigned on a certain platform and… then waselected, they have a mandate from the people to carry out thatplatform. .
Written authorization and/or command by a person, group, ororganization (the 'mandator') to another (the 'mandatary') to takea certain course of action. .
Normally revocable until executed, a mandate is automaticallyterminated on the bankruptcy, incapacitation, removal from office,or death of the mandator. .
A check, for example, is a mandate issued by a customer of abank, to pay it as instructed, from a customer's accountbalance. .
Refer to link below The definition of mandate is a document giving an officialinstruction. (MORE)
Sarah Palin used the word "mandation" when discussing President Obama's State of the Union address. Palin said Obama was calling for a "mandation" on health care. The problem …is that it is unclear if "mandation" is even a word. It cannot be found in any dictionaries. Some websites claim "mandation" is another form of involuntary servitude. According to the OED, a mandation means something committed to memory as a sermon . In use since 1867. (MORE)
An authorization to act or conduct operations in the public interest in accordance with prevailing laws, ordinances and regulations with the full power and authority of the go…vernment to enforce and protect the public according to said laws, ordinances and regulations. Generally, police are mandated by their controlling governmental entity to provide protection of life and property, preservation of public peace, prevention and detection of crime, regulation of non-criminal conduct as required by law, and perform defined services incumbent upon police as a social and community agency. (MORE)
PAGCOR was created with a three-pronged mandate: to regulate all games of chance, particularly casino gaming in the country, to raise funds for the government's socio-civic an…d national development efforts, and to help boost the country's tourism industry. (MORE)