(1) Punishment or threat of punishment to make people do the right thing. For example, a court may impose a penalty on a party who fails to lodge documents on time; a prison sentence is a sanction imposed for an offence. (2) Approval or authorisation. For example, a company director can authorise (sanction) an employee’s spending on travel for work.
FLS submission on a medically supervised injecting service in the City of Melbourne
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