reviewing authority

noun

Definition of reviewing authority

: one having authority to review some decision especially : a military commander to whom the record of a court-martial trial is submitted for review and approval

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“Reviewing authority.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/reviewing%20authority. Accessed 28 Nov. 2021.

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