The dictionary says that authority is the 'power or right to enforce
Read 'The Oath of Allegiance' which
is taken by men and women joining the Royal Air Force.
1. This oath gives a number of people the authority to command
members of the Royal Air Force. List three of these people.
2. What does 'as in duty bound' mean to you?
3. Who are the Queen's 'heirs and successors'?
4. Can you think of people who have put themselves under the authority
of an organisation like the R.A.F. or a religion? Who?