It is clear, however, that commanders on the ground are reluctant to cede power to a foreign force.
If we extend it one more year, they'll have no choice but to cede lands to us in payment.
However, even this is proving hugely controversial with many reluctant to cede power to a centralised Pacific body.
They complain of having to cede their disciplinary power over inmates to mental health clinicians.
Reluctance on the part of smaller states to cede power to larger ones gained weight with the destruction of the pact.
Turkeys never vote for Christmas, and sporting governing bodies never cede power without a fight.
One challenge is that the courts are being asked to cede some power.
In the case of monetary policy the executive ceded power to the Bank, in matters of military policy it should cede power to parliament.
they have had to cede control of the schools to the government
Remember that you're not looking for someone to whom you'll cede decision-making power.