agency of the United States

A body which has the power to act as, not merely for, the highest administrative authority of the governmental establishment. Anno: 3 ALR2d 1200. The Interstate Commerce Commission and National War Labor Board are agencies of the United States within the meaning of section 9 of the Portal- to- Portal Act. Rogers Cartage Co. v Reynolds (CA6 Ky) 166 F2d 317, 3 ALR2d 1090. See administrative agency.

Ballentine's law dictionary. . 1998.

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