Authority Having Jurisdiction ("AHJ")

Authority Having Jurisdiction ("AHJ")

An authority having jurisdiction, also known as AHJ is a minister of the Crown, a government department, or other authority having power to issue regulations, orders or other instructions having the force of law or, in cases where none of these apply, the responsible entity.

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