ministerial act

Definition of "ministerial act"
  1. A task completed by a government official under specific legal or authoritative instruction, not calling for personal judgment or choice
How to use "ministerial act" in a sentence
  1. Filing taxes is a ministerial act because it is required by law.
  2. When a police officer gives a ticket for speeding, it's a ministerial act, as they’re enforcing set laws.
  3. Issuing passports is a ministerial act completed by government employees.

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