To whom jurisdiction is given, those things also are held to be granted, without which the jurisdiction cannot be exercised. See also: act, agency, article, assignment, brevet, burden, canon, charge, citation, command, decree, delegation, designation, dictate, direction, directive, edict, enactment, instruction, law, measure, mission, mittimus, monition, order, ordinance, plebiscite, precept, prescribe, proclamation, referendum, regulation, requirement, requisition, rule, statute, subpoena, summons, writ an authority given by one person to another to do certain things or take some course of action and accepted by the other. The term mandate is also used in reference to an act by which one individual empowers another individual to conduct transactions for an individual in that person's name. In this sense, it is used synonymously with Power of Attorney.n. This seems more properly an enumeration of the various sorts of mandates than a definition of the contract. Justice Story, it is a bailment of personal property, in regard to which the bailee engages to do some act without reward. This project is working to mandate patient-level costs for other services in future years.
But this principally applies to cases where the mandate remains wholly unexecuted; for if it be in part executed, there may in some cases, arise a personal obligation on the part of the representatives to complete it.
The gratuitous contract of mandate is recognized in Scotland. A judicial command or precept issued by a court or magistrate, directing the proper officer to enforce a judgment, sentence or decree.
should voluntarily intend to enter into the contract.
By the civil law the contract of mandate ceases by the revocation of the authority.
At common law, the party giving an authority is generally entitled to revoke it.