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AllAfrica.com
Senate Rejects Parliamentary Legal Committee ReportSenate has rejected recommendations from the Parliamentary Legal Committee (PLC
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Senate has rejected recommendations from the Parliamentary Legal Committee (PLC), which had noted that inclusion of traditional leaders in the Land Commission was unconstitutional. Senators led by chiefs' council president Fortune Charumbira, through... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
President Has No Hand in Age Limit Push - Museveni Advisorsays that his involvement in coordinating a Tuesday meeting that resolved to su
AllAfrica.com / Posted 7 hours ago
says that his involvement in coordinating a Tuesday meeting that resolved to support removal of the age limit from the constitution was strictly personal. On Tuesday, Mafabi coordinated a 'symposium of diverse members of the movement' where... Read more
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Canberra Times
Canberra Times Letters to the Editor: Tightening restrictions a misfire when targeting gun crimein Canberra president John Tucker disappointed by lack of budget funding", canb
Canberra Times / Posted 19 hours ago
in Canberra president John Tucker disappointed by lack of budget funding", canberratimes.com.au, July 16). Mr Tucker's committee has already done so much thorough planning and put in countless unpaid hours to get this happening. The facility... Read more
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The Age
Canberra Times Letters to the Editor: Tightening restrictions a misfire when targeting gun crimein Canberra president John Tucker disappointed by lack of budget funding", canb
The Age / Posted 23 hours ago
in Canberra president John Tucker disappointed by lack of budget funding", canberratimes.com.au, July 16). Mr Tucker's committee has already done so much thorough planning and put in countless unpaid hours to get this happening. The facility... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
Canberra Times Letters to the Editor: Tightening restrictions a misfire when targeting gun crimein Canberra president John Tucker disappointed by lack of budget funding", canb
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted yesterday
in Canberra president John Tucker disappointed by lack of budget funding", canberratimes.com.au, July 16). Mr Tucker's committee has already done so much thorough planning and put in countless unpaid hours to get this happening. The facility... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
'Government Responsibility Is to Lift Citizens Out of Poverty'from June 2015 till June 2017. Apart from my primary assignment as lawmaker an
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from June 2015 till June 2017. Apart from my primary assignment as lawmaker and in addition to being the Chairman, Senate Committee on Land Transport, I am also an active member of the Senate Committees on Constitution Review, Water Resources,... Read more
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dna
Who is Ram Nath Kovind? All you need to know about India's next Presidentfrom Uttar Pradesh and served two consecutive terms till March, 2006. In Parli
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from Uttar Pradesh and served two consecutive terms till March, 2006. In Parliament, Kovind was a member of many important committees, especially the parliamentary committee on the welfare of scheduled castes/tribes, the parliamentary panel on... Read more
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Canberra Times
Fun-loving lawyer left an enduring legacyin 1972, winning the Supreme Court Prize for best student. Before graduating he
Canberra Times / Posted yesterday
in 1972, winning the Supreme Court Prize for best student. Before graduating he had moved to the Office of the Chief Parliamentary Counsel, where he worked as a draftsman and also as the legal assistant to Attorneys-General Sir George Reid QC... Read more
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Hindustantimes.com
Uproar in Parliament over cow vigilantes, Supreme Court on privacy: Top stories to bring you up to dateissues such as the Aadhaar scheme and the law criminalising homosexuality. Led
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issues such as the Aadhaar scheme and the law criminalising homosexuality. Led by the Chief Justice of India JS Khehar, the Constitution bench said that if right to privacy is defined as a fundamental right, the top court’s 2013 ruling upholding... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
Fun-loving lawyer left an enduring legacyin 1972, winning the Supreme Court Prize for best student. Before graduating he
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted yesterday
in 1972, winning the Supreme Court Prize for best student. Before graduating he had moved to the Office of the Chief Parliamentary Counsel, where he worked as a draftsman and also as the legal assistant to Attorneys-General Sir George Reid QC... Read more
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The Age
Fun-loving lawyer left an enduring legacyin 1972, winning the Supreme Court Prize for best student. Before graduating he
The Age / Posted yesterday
in 1972, winning the Supreme Court Prize for best student. Before graduating he had moved to the Office of the Chief Parliamentary Counsel, where he worked as a draftsman and also as the legal assistant to Attorneys-General Sir George Reid QC... Read more
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Salon.com
An illegitimate presidentis, what do we do about it? We are learning that the framers made some critica
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is, what do we do about it? We are learning that the framers made some critically outmoded assumptions when drawing up the Constitution of the United States. Perhaps most prominently, they assumed that a president would be someone like them: white,... Read more
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The Trinidad Guardian
Kamla blanks PM’s proposalthe judgement of the repeal of Section 34. He said Persad-Bissessar suggested a
The Trinidad Guardian / Posted 2 days ago
the judgement of the repeal of Section 34. He said Persad-Bissessar suggested a tribunal be used under Section 137 of the Constitution. Asked if he would consider this route, the PM said: “I am not going to advise myself on this matter. So I will... Read more
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Business Standard India
Karnataka govt forms panel to design separate flag for stateThe Karnataka government has formed a nine-member committee to submit a report
Business Standard India / Posted 2 days ago
The Karnataka government has formed a nine-member committee to submit a report on designing a separate flag for the state and providing a legal standing for it, with Chief Minister Siddaramaiah defending the move saying there is no constitutional... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
Leaked election date was just 'an assumption'spokesman and member of the Election Commission says there's nothing official a
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted 2 days ago
spokesman and member of the Election Commission says there's nothing official about an EC document calling for a nationwide parliamentary vote on Aug 19, 2018. (Post Today photo) The Election Commission (EC)'s leaked document outlining Aug 19 next... Read more
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dna
Karnataka flag row: Siddaramaiah defends move, BJP says 'know of only one flag'the Karnataka government's plan to have a separate flag for the state. "I do no
dna / Posted 2 days ago
the Karnataka government's plan to have a separate flag for the state. "I do not know what it means. We all agree with one Constitution and one national flag. I do not know of any other flag. The country cannot think of any other flag," he told... Read more
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Pilipino Star
‘House can pass BBL by yearend’can pass the proposed Bangsamoro Basic Law (BBL) and the 2018 budget before yea
Pilipino Star / Posted 2 days ago
can pass the proposed Bangsamoro Basic Law (BBL) and the 2018 budget before yearend. “If there will be no problem with the Constitution, the House can finish the deliberation before Christmas,” Alvarez said in Filipino during an interview with... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Cash-strapped Zimbabwe needs US$274 million for 2018 electionelection agency said on Tuesday it needs US$274 million (210.41 million pounds)
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 3 days ago
election agency said on Tuesday it needs US$274 million (210.41 million pounds) to finance next year's presidential and parliamentary elections, in which President Robert Mugabe plans to contest aged 94. Zimbabwe is suffering severe cash... Read more
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Eye Witness News
[FACT SHEET] The state of South Africa’s prisonsTwo advocacy groups have launched a court bid to ensure the inspectorate enjoys
Eye Witness News / Posted 3 days ago
Two advocacy groups have launched a court bid to ensure the inspectorate enjoys the institutional independence that the Constitution requires. It is currently receiving its budget from the department of correctional services and is... Read more
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Aliran Online
Pertahankan undi anda!electoral roll illegally should be made an election offence. The establishment
Aliran Online / Posted 3 days ago
electoral roll illegally should be made an election offence. The establishment of an independent electoral roll auditing committee.Absentee voting There has been limited information on how overseas Malaysians can register and apply to be... Read more
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dna
Prez Polls: Politicians across spectrum come out to vote, BJP confident of Ram Nath Kovind victoryUnion minister M Venkaiah Naidu told reporters ahead of the polling. Naidu, ho
dna / Posted 4 days ago
Union minister M Venkaiah Naidu told reporters ahead of the polling. Naidu, however, refused to comment on the BJP parliamentary board's meeting to choose the ruling alliance's vice-presidential candidate. Let the presidential poll get over... Read more
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New Kerala
Monsoon Session of Parliament to have 19 sittings, 34 bills await passing - newkerala news #254803national importance and enables them to award degrees.) Introduced in Lok Sabha
New Kerala / Posted 4 days ago
national importance and enables them to award degrees.) Introduced in Lok Sabha on February 9. To be referred to a Standing Committee. . The Indian Institutes of Information Technology (Amendment) Bill, 2017 (Declares the Indian Institute of... Read more
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Business Standard India
Monsoon session begins today: Govt to face heat over lynchings, China, J&Ksession. "If the opposition demands a discussion on some current issues, we wi
Business Standard India / Posted 4 days ago
session. "If the opposition demands a discussion on some current issues, we will discuss the same in the business advisory committee and the chairman will decide the time and date of discussion," Union Minister of State for Parliamentary Affairs... Read more
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DW
Thousands protest judicial reforms in Poland |UTC) in front the parliament building, which was cordoned off, with a heavy pol
DW / Posted 4 days ago
UTC) in front the parliament building, which was cordoned off, with a heavy police presence in the area. The main extra-parliamentary opposition movement, the Committee for the Defense of Democracy (KOD), led the protests under the banner of... Read more
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dna
CPI( demands immediate passage of women reservation billgovernment should ensure its passage," CPI(M) General Secretary Sitaram Yechury
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government should ensure its passage," CPI(M) General Secretary Sitaram Yechury said. The Women's Reservation Bill or the Constitution (108th Amendment) Bill, 2008, had sought to reserve one-third of all seats in the Lok Sabha and legislative... Read more
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asianage
Monsoon Parliament session: Oppn to raise questions on vigilantism, Sikkim rowsession. "If the opposition demands a discussion on some current issues, we wi
asianage / Posted 5 days ago
session. "If the opposition demands a discussion on some current issues, we will discuss the same in the business advisory committee and the chairman will decide the time and date of discussion," Union Minister of State for Parliamentary Affairs... Read more
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Business Standard India
Monsoon session: Oppn to corner govt over lynchings, Sikkim standoff, GSTsession. "If the opposition demands a discussion on some current issues, we wi
Business Standard India / Posted 5 days ago
session. "If the opposition demands a discussion on some current issues, we will discuss the same in the business advisory committee and the chairman will decide the time and date of discussion," Union Minister of State for Parliamentary Affairs... Read more
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dna
Lynchings, Kashmir, China: Oppn set to raise the heat during monsoon session of Parliamentsession. "If the opposition demands a discussion on some current issues, we wi
dna / Posted 5 days ago
session. "If the opposition demands a discussion on some current issues, we will discuss the same in the business advisory committee and the chairman will decide the time and date of discussion," Union Minister of State for Parliamentary Affairs... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Constitution Bill On Compulsory Land Acquisition Splits ParliamentMembers of Parliament (MPs) on Thursday vowed to rally their colleagues in Ugan
AllAfrica.com / Posted 7 days ago
Members of Parliament (MPs) on Thursday vowed to rally their colleagues in Uganda's Parliament to shoot down the proposed Constitution (Amendment) Bill 2017. The MPs argued that if enacted into law, instead of helping government acquire land for... Read more
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The Courier Mail
Obscure law blamed for senator’s resignationbrought to his attention that he holds dual citizenship of Australia and New Ze
The Courier Mail / Posted 7 days ago
brought to his attention that he holds dual citizenship of Australia and New Zealand which is a breach of the Australian Constitution. The “ridiculous oversight” means he was improperly elected more than a decade ago. While the US requires... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Constitutional Amendment Bill on Land Splits Parliamentduring plenary session. Kampala — The Deputy Attorney General (AG), Mr Mwesigw
AllAfrica.com / Posted 7 days ago
during plenary session. Kampala — The Deputy Attorney General (AG), Mr Mwesigwa Rukutana, on Thursday tabled the Constitutional amendment Bill, 2017 in Parliament. The Bill seeks to amend Article 26 of the 1995 Constitution, in... Read more
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FOX News
Capitol Hill crunch time: Summer season brings pressure to actually pass billsmeteorological phenomenon in Washington’s sultry, close, August air which thaws
FOX News / Posted 8 days ago
meteorological phenomenon in Washington’s sultry, close, August air which thaws seemingly intractable issues, iced in the parliamentary permafrost since February? Unclear. Some lawmakers wonder how much the Senate can really get done in... Read more
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Business Insider
The Great Repeal Bill is a political nightmare that could end Theresa May's premiershipnightmare that would take many years to do properly. Britain will have about 18
Business Insider / Posted 8 days ago
nightmare that would take many years to do properly. Britain will have about 18 months. As Daniel Greenberg, a former Parliamentary council and expert on legislative law, told Business Insider, reviewing all that EU law to see what should be... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Revisiting "What to Do With Saraki's National AssemblyI SHOULD not tire to quote David Ingram, who said: "The American founders belie
AllAfrica.com / Posted 8 days ago
I SHOULD not tire to quote David Ingram, who said: "The American founders believed that a constitution that placed unlimited power in a legislative majority will inevitably result in tyranny, instability and lawlessness". The American founders, in... Read more
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International Business Times
Can an app save Ukip? Direct democracy drive dominates leadership race and exciting future" on Wednesday 12 July. Whittle, amongst other things, prom
International Business Times / Posted 8 days ago
and exciting future" on Wednesday 12 July. Whittle, amongst other things, promised to set-up regional training centres for parliamentary candidates, create a smartphone app and establish a new website in bid to reach out to Ukip's current members... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Democracy's only hope is for politicians to stand up to political partiesinterest or tell the truth or forbidden to act in their own interests or the in
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 8 days ago
interest or tell the truth or forbidden to act in their own interests or the interests of their supporters. Australia's Constitution requires them only to take an oath of allegiance to the Queen. Ministers give an additional undertaking which... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Bobi Wine - I Am Here to Defend the Uganda ConstitutionKyadondo East in Wakiso, Robert Kyagulanyi Ssentamu alias Bobi Wine, has indica
AllAfrica.com / Posted 9 days ago
Kyadondo East in Wakiso, Robert Kyagulanyi Ssentamu alias Bobi Wine, has indicated he will fight any attempts to change the constitution. "I have come to parliament at a very senstive time, a time where there is an impeding bill to lift the age... Read more
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Raw Story
A party in secret passes an unpopular law. We’ve been here before – it ended in disasterin 1857 when the party was determined to pass a bill that was cloaked in secrec
Raw Story / Posted 10 days ago
in 1857 when the party was determined to pass a bill that was cloaked in secrecy and detested by most voters. The Lecompton Constitution of Kansas was pushed through Congress, but with dire consequences for both the Democratic Party and the... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Alarm As Museveni Buys More of Its Membersto be opposition but many of them appear to be both [opposition and NRM] which
AllAfrica.com / Posted 11 days ago
to be opposition but many of them appear to be both [opposition and NRM] which has affected us in assigning them to committees. We have people who appear to be opposition yet they are more NRM than the NRM MPs," Ssemujju said. Anita Among,... Read more
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DW
German politician Klaus Barthel reflects on rule of law in Venezuela |In an interview with DW, the chairman of the German-South American parliamentar
DW / Posted 11 days ago
In an interview with DW, the chairman of the German-South American parliamentary group, Klaus Barthel, called for a return to the rule of law in Venezuela. He said that the opposition and the government should enter into a constructive... Read more
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The Economic Times
Centre must give citizenship to Hindu Bengali from Bangladesh: Pravin Togadiaopposed the Bill which proposes to give citizenship to Hindu Bengali migrants a
The Economic Times / Posted 11 days ago
opposed the Bill which proposes to give citizenship to Hindu Bengali migrants and currently is under consideration of Joint parliamentary Committee of both Houses of Parliament. All Assam Students union (Aasu) has opposed the Bill. According to... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
‘Let them fire me’the ANC, including the ANC Youth League, threatened to protest outside her home
News 24 South Africa / Posted 12 days ago
the ANC, including the ANC Youth League, threatened to protest outside her home and called for her to be removed from her parliamentary seat because of her hostility towards President Jacob Zuma. Mthembu said he had written to National Assembly... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
Mthembu blasts ANC MP Khoza for 'publicity spree'reason, saying she has been receiving death threats, both for her work as chair
News 24 South Africa / Posted 13 days ago
reason, saying she has been receiving death threats, both for her work as chairperson of public service and administration committee and for her anti-Zuma views. "The ANC and its parliamentary caucus has been on record that its stance on the... Read more
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Eye Witness News
Public Protector files notice to oppose application to review CIEX reportCIEX report The Public Protector’s office says that the remedial action in the
Eye Witness News / Posted 15 days ago
CIEX report The Public Protector’s office says that the remedial action in the CIEX report does not in any way amend the Constitution. FILE: Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane during a press briefing. Picture: Kgothatso Mogale/EWN The report... Read more
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Aliran Online
1MDB and the conspiracy of silenceregulatory systems – the lack of courageous leadership. This lack continues til
Aliran Online / Posted 15 days ago
regulatory systems – the lack of courageous leadership. This lack continues till today whether it is in Bank Negara, the Parliamentary Accounts Committee, the Attorney General’s Chambers or the office of the inspector general of police. The... Read more
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Al-Ahram Weekly
Phasing out judicial supervisionRepresentatives approved the ending of judicial supervision of general election
Al-Ahram Weekly / Posted 15 days ago
Representatives approved the ending of judicial supervision of general elections by 2024 this week, 10 years after the new constitution was passed in 2014. The step came after MPs voted in favour of a new law creating a National Electoral... Read more
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Business Standard India
SC to Centre: Why no law for appointment of ECs in poll panel?comprising Chief Justice J S Khehar and D Y Chandrachud said. The bench referr
Business Standard India / Posted 15 days ago
comprising Chief Justice J S Khehar and D Y Chandrachud said. The bench referred to the mandate of Article 324(2) of the Constitution and said, “it is expected from Parliament to make the law, but it has not been made.” Article 324(2) reads:... Read more
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The Economic Times
Supreme Court questions Centre on enabling law on appointment of CEC, ECsChief Justice J S Khehar and Justice D Y Chandrachud said. The bench referred
The Economic Times / Posted 15 days ago
Chief Justice J S Khehar and Justice D Y Chandrachud said. The bench referred to the mandate of Article 324(2) of the Constitution and said, "it is expected from Parliament to make the law, but it has not been made." Article 324(2) reads:... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Finnish healthcare reforms delayed by one yearfuture health care costs by around 3 billion euros (£2.4 billion) as Finland st
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 16 days ago
future health care costs by around 3 billion euros (£2.4 billion) as Finland struggles with an ageing population. But a parliamentary committee said last week that some of the government's proposal to boost competition between public and private... Read more
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EuroNews
Finnish healthcare reforms delayed by one yearfuture health care costs by around 3 billion euros (£2.4 billion) as Finland st
EuroNews / Posted 16 days ago
future health care costs by around 3 billion euros (£2.4 billion) as Finland struggles with an ageing population. But a parliamentary committee said last week that some of the government’s proposal to boost competition between public and private... Read more
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