Licensing Authority Law and Legal Definition

According to 7 CFR 6.21 (Title 7- Agriculture; Subtitle A- Office Of The Secretary Of Agriculture; Part 6 - Import Quotas And Fees; Subpart - Dairy Tariff-Rate Import Quota Licensing), licensing authority means “any officer or employee of the U.S. Department of Agriculture designated to act in this position by the Director of the Division charged with managing the Dairy Tariff-Rate Import Quota Licensing System, currently the Import Policies and Programs Division of the Foreign Agricultural Service.”