Local authorities encourage the trade and organize seasonal cricket fairs.
Soviet authorities, Merridale argues, did little to hinder these activities, and may have encouraged them.
At the same time the Soviet authorities encouraged Jews to fill in the newly emptied government and civil service jobs.
Surinamese authorities encourage victims to assist in the investigation and prosecution of their traffickers.
The authorities have encouraged private patrol groups, saying they cannot fight crime alone any longer.
Some local authorities also encouraged parental involvement, by setting up consultative panels of parents.
The authorities encouraged people from northern Spain to settle in the newly-conquered empty lands.
It was also hoped that smaller local authorities would encourage greater participation in local elections.
Religious authorities encouraged Muslim women to wear the tudong, a traditional head covering, and many women did so.
Some authorities encourage the worshipper to say something new in his prayer every time.