Definitions for "Primacy"
The office, rank, or character of a primate; the chief ecclesiastical station or dignity in a national church; the office or dignity of an archbishop; as, the primacy of England.
Papal primacy refers to the pope's authority over the whole Church.
In ecclesiastical terms, primacy is the status of being first, or presiding, among other bishops. There are many regional primates in the worldwide Anglican Communion today. They are variously known as primate, metropolitan, archbishop, or primus. In the Anglican Communion, the place of honor (but not of jurisdiction) is always given to the See of Canterbury.
Keywords:  reclamation, coal, mining, dmrm, smcra
The status granted from OSM to individual states who’s coal mining regulatory programs are at least as effective as the federal equivalent.
term for the state's authority to regulate coal mining and SMCRA. DMRM gained authority to administer the federal mining and reclamation law in January 1981.
A principle whereby Community law enacted in accordance with the Treaties has priority over any conflicting law of the Member States.
The state or condition of being prime or first, as in time, place, rank, etc., hence, excellency; supremacy.
the state of being first in importance
the state of being first or foremost