Mr. Om Prakash Dhusia,
Keeping aside your chronic tendency of being an habitual taunter (as observed from your earlier various posts on this forum) kindly introspect on the following :
Being an "HR assistant", "YOU" could well become an "HR clerk", IF YOU do not study once again the meaning of "Authority" and the meaning of "Authorising". (pun intended)
In legal parlance "Authority" means an sanctioned official authority granted/given to govt. servants & public servants. Only an "Legal Authority" may "irreversibly" delegate his "powers" to his sub-authority for lawful enforcement purposes. Eg. a Collector who is a Legal "Authority" may delegate his "power" to his deputy or assistant, for performance of his official duties, including signing on official documents. Such "Authority" and sub-delegation of authority is determined by default, in the Law, as passed by the legislature.
In legal parlance, an ordinary citizen (i.e. NON govt. servants /public servants) may delegate his "reversible" rights (and not powers) ONLY & ONLY via a "power of attorney" i.e. to lawfully appoint a person (with consent or without consent) to perform acts on his behalf for general / specific purposes, as defined under the Power of Attorney Act.
The maker of the Power of Attorney does not have the "power" and CANNOT order the power-of-attorney holder to perform /act on his behalf AND NEITHER the Power of Attorney holder is bound by law to perform /act /honour the power of attorney given to him, whereas an "Power of Authority" (i.e. govt. servants /public servants) is mandatorily bound by Law to perform his delegated statutory authority, as defined in the Code of Conduct of Service Rules.
INFORMAL "power of authority" means say-so non-legitimate domination e.g. self-exercised by schools, HR personnels, politicians, the nefarious religious leaders and so on. The law grants constitutional "Authority" to govt. servants /public servants. The law assures constitutional "rights" to ordinary citizens BUT NO POWER OF AUTHORITY.
Further in case of registered Companies, the BOD has to mandatorily pass a resolution appointing another Director / Manager / others, as signing authority. Here there is no such thing as "power of authority" or a "power of attorney" and no court of law will accept such "power of authority" or a "power of attorney" from companies, IF it is not a BOD passed resolution.
Yet further, Banks are not bound to honour the "power of attorney" or the misconcieved "power of authority", unless and until the terms and conditions of the Banking norms are fulfilled i.e. signing on the signature specimen card (bank form no. 6A), & other forms, by the account holder and/or other signatories.
Quote : "It requires a very unusual mind to undertake the analysis of the obvious"
Keep Smiling .... Hemant Agarwal