Constitutional government
A constitution is a set of fundamental principles or established precedents according to which a state or other organization is governed. These rules together make up, i.e. constitute, what the entity...
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Hawaii Island Declares A Dengue Fever State Of Emergency
The mayor of Hawaii's Big Island declared a state of emergency on Monday amid the state's largest outbreak of dengue fever since the 1940s. The move comes more than three months after the state Depart...
French President Declares Economic State Of Emergency
French President Francois Hollande has declared what he called “a state of economic emergency” and says it’s time to redefine France’s economic and social model. In an annual speech to business leade...
Hawaii Governor Declares Homelessness 'State Of Emergency'
The state saw a 23 percent increase in its homeless population between 2014 and 2015. Hawaii Gov. David Ige has declared a state of emergency to deal with the state's homelessness crisis just days aft...
Great Law of Peace
Gayanashagowa or the Great Law of Peace of the Iroquois (or Haudenosaunee) Six Nations (Oneida, Mohawk, Cayuga, Onondaga, the Seneca and Tuscarora) is the oral constitution whereby the Iroquois Confed...
Uncodified constitution
An uncodified constitution is a type of constitution where the fundamental rules of government take the form of customs, usage, precedent and a variety of statutes and legal instruments. An understand...
Fundamental Laws of England
In the 1760s William Blackstone described the Fundamental Laws of England in Commentaries on the Laws of England, Book the First – Chapter the First : Of the Absolute Rights of Individuals as "th...
Federalism
Federalism is a political concept in which a group of members are bound together by covenant (Latin: foedus, covenant) with a governing representative head. The term "federalism" is also used to desc...
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Separation of Power
Separation of Power is Vince Flynn's fourth novel, and the third to feature Mitch Rapp, an American agent who works for the CIA as an operative for a covert counterterrorism unit called the "Orion Tea...
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State of emergency
A government may declare that the country is in a state of emergency. This means that the government can suspend and/or change some functions of the executive, the legislative and or the judiciary dur...
Constitutionality
Constitutionality is the condition of acting in accordance with an applicable constitution; the status of a law, a procedure, or an act's accordance with the laws or guidelines set forth in the applic...
1997 rebellion in Albania
The Albanian Rebellion of 1997, also known as the Albanian Unrest of 1997 (Albanian: Rebelimi i vitit 1997), or the Pyramid Crisis or (improperly) the Albanian Anarchy of 1997, was an uprising spa...
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Martial law and state of emergency in Turkey
Since 1940 Turkey has frequently been under extraordinary rule, either the whole of the country or specific provinces. According to Articles 119-122 of the 1982 Constitution the four types of extraord...
Indian Emergency
In India, "the Emergency" refers to a 21-month period in 1975–77 when Prime Minister Indira Gandhi unilaterally had a state of emergency declared across the country. Officially issued by President Fak...
National Emergencies Act
The National Emergencies Act (Pub.L. 94–412, 90 Stat. 1255, enacted September 14, 1976, codified at 50 U.S.C. § 1601-1651) is a United States federal law passed to stop open-e...
Malayan Emergency
The Malayan Emergency (Malay: Darurat) was a Malayan guerrilla war fought between Commonwealth armed forces and the Malayan National Liberation Army (MNLA), the military arm of the Malayan Communi...
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Insurrection Act
The Insurrection Act of 1807 is the set of laws that govern the ability of the President of the United States to deploy troops within the United States to put down lawlessness, insurrection and rebell...
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Federalism in the United States
Federalism in the United States is the constitutional relationship between U.S. state governments and the federal government of the United States. Since the founding of the country, and particularly ...
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Russian federalism
The federal subjects of Russia, also referred to as the subjects of the Russian Federation (Russian: субъекты Российской Федерации subyekty Rossiskoy Federatsii) or simply as the subjects of the f...
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Federalism in India
Part XI of the Indian constitution defines the power distribution between the federal government (the Centre) and the States in India. This part is divided between legislative, administrative and exec...
Federalism in China
Chinese federalism refers to political theories which argue that China's central government should share sovereignty with regional entities. (See federalism). Such proposals were made in the early twe...
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Canadian federalism
Canadian federalism is concerned with the current nature and historical development of federal systems within Canada. Canada is a federation with 11 distinct jurisdictions of governmental authority: t...
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States of Brazil
The Federal Republic of Brazil is a union of twenty-seven Federal Units (Portuguese: Unidades Federativas (UF)): twenty-six states (estados) and one federal district (distrito federal), where the ...
States of Brazil - Wikipedia
Federalism in Australia
On 1 January 1901 the six self-governing Australian colonies federated as the Commonwealth of Australia, and to this day Australia remains a federation of those six "original States" under the Commonw...
WTO Ministerial Conference of 1999 protest activity
Protest activity surrounding the WTO Ministerial Conference of 1999, which was to be the launch of a new millennial round of trade negotiations, occurred on November 30, 1999 (nicknamed "N30" on simil...
WTO Ministerial Conference of 1999 protest activity - Wikipedia
2006 state of emergency in the Philippines
The Philippines was under a state of emergency, announced by presidential spokesperson Ignacio Bunye on the morning of February 24, 2006, by the virtue of Proclamation No. 1017. This occurred after th...
2006 state of emergency in the Philippines - Wikipedia
Emergency law in Egypt
An Emergency Law was first enacted in Egypt in 1958, as Law No. 162 of 1958. A state of emergency was declared in 1967 during the 1967 Arab-Israeli War which lasted until 1980. After a break of 18 mon...
State of Emergency in India
A state of emergency in India refers to a period of governance under an altered constitutional setup that can be proclaimed by the President of India, when he/she perceives grave threats to the nation...