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Mandate can refer to:
- Mandate (criminal law), an official or authoritative command; an order or injunction
- Mandate (international law), an obligation handed down by an inter-governmental body
- Mandate (politics), the power granted by an electorate
- Mandate (theology), to some Christians, an order from God
- Mandate (trade union), a trade union in Ireland
- HMS Mandate, various ships of Britain's navy
- Mandate (typeface), a brash-brush typeface designed by R. Hunter Middleton
- The formal notice of decision from an appeals court
- A requirement for a Health maintenance organization to provide a particular product.
League of Nations mandates
- League of Nations mandates, quasi-colonial territories established under Article 22 of the Covenant of the League of Nations, 28 June 1919, which included:
- Contract of mandate, a contract of bailment of goods without reward, to be carried from place to place, or to have some act performed about them
- Individual mandate, an often controversial government requirement for the purchase of goods by individuals
- Papal mandate, a response of the pope or a Sacred Congregation, in writing, to queries or petitions of individuals
- Mandate of Heaven, a traditional Chinese concept of legitimacy used to support the rule of the kings of the Shang Dynasty and later the Emperors of China
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