regulatory agency/authority/body

regulatory agency/authority/body
[C] an official organization that is responsible for checking whether a business is working legally and according to rules or laws: »

Any regulatory agency can shut down a project if it does not meet health and safety standards.

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Regulatory bodies in Europe are questioning the drug's safety.

Main Entry: regulatory

Financial and business terms. 2012.

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