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Commission can refer to several things:

  • Commission (remuneration), a form of payment to somebody for a job they have done
  • Commission (art), when somebody orders the creation of a piece of art
    • A type of contract for performance or creation of a specific work
  • The document appointing someone as an officer
  • A group of officials
    • Statutory commission, a government authority created by acts of the legislature (for which, see Statutory authority)
    • Constitutional Commission, a group of people who are ordered to review or write a constitution
    • European Commission, the executive body of the European Union
    • Royal Commission, a public inquiry
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