concurrent power

Definition of "concurrent power"
  1. A type of authority that exists at the same time among more than one party
How to use "concurrent power" in a sentence
  1. In a federal system, both state and national governments have concurrent power to tax citizens.
  2. The local and central government exercise concurrent power over the trade regulations in the area.
  3. Concurrent power is demonstrated when both city and state authorities have the power to enforce certain laws.

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