federal agencies and instrumentalities

Agencies, boards, bureaus, commissions, institutions, and services of the United States Government. For particular agency, bureau, commission, service, or instrumentality, see the pertinent title or popular name, such as Bureau of Investigation; Civil Service Commission; Deposit Insurance Corporation; Housing and Home Finance Agency; Mediation and Conciliation Service; Power Commission, etc.

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  • federal instrumentality — A means or agency used by the Federal government. Capitol Bldg. & Loan Asso. v Kansas Com. 148 Kan 446, 83 P2d 106, 118 ALR 1212. See federal agencies and instrumentalities …   Ballentine's law dictionary

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