But the president took no action during the two-year term of authority granted by the Act.
Iraqi Council members have repeatedly said they should be granted more authority over the police force.
Elimination of the board could grant the mayor additional authority.
I've also granted you the full credit and authority of the Institute.
The court rejected that argument, saying the federal law did not specifically grant such authority.
But granting the office statutory authority could hurt more than help.
The law also granted husbands more authority over their wives' property.
From the beginning both women and men were granted equal authority to speak in meetings for worship.
I'm not eager to see that kind of authority granted to us.
The rules of the Senate, however, generally do not grant much authority to the presiding officer.