• 2016
  • The highest judiciary arm of government in Nigeria is the Supreme Court of Nigeria which was created after independence and also practices Baron de Montesquieu's theory of the separation of powers based on the United States system and also practises checks and balances The Economist Intelligence Unit has rated Nigeria as "hybrid regime" in 2016. (wikipedia.org)
  • courts
  • The National Congress building Federal Senate of Brazil, the upper house Chamber of Deputies of Brazil, the lower house Brazilian courts function under civil law adversarial system. (wikipedia.org)
  • There are special federal court systems for labor litigations, called Labor Justice (Justiça do Trabalho), for electoral matters, called Electoral Justice (Justiça Eleitoral), and for martial criminal cases, called Military Justice (Justiça Militar), each of them with its own courts. (wikipedia.org)
  • There are two national superior courts that grant writs of certiorari in civil and criminal cases: the Superior Justice Tribunal (Superior Tribunal de Justiça, STJ) and the federal supreme court, called the Supreme Federal Court (Portuguese: Supremo Tribunal Federal). (wikipedia.org)
  • The STJ grants a Special Appeal (Recurso Especial) when a judgement of a court of second instance offends a federal statute disposition or when two or more second instance courts make different rulings on the same federal statute. (wikipedia.org)
  • The national court structure is organized into three tiers: the Constitutional Court, Federal Government level courts and Federal Member State level courts. (wikipedia.org)
  • grants
  • The White House announced this week -- marking the 50th anniversary of the launch of President Johnson's War on Poverty -- that five areas in the country would be designated "Promise Zones," pushing them to the top of the list for federal grants and making them test sites for President Obama's new poverty reduction initiative. (latimes.com)
  • employee
  • Pay-for-Performance (Federal Government) is a method of employee motivation meant to improve performance in the United States federal government by offering incentives such as salary increases, bonuses, and benefits. (wikipedia.org)
  • They are conducted by a government employee or an academic researcher working on contract for the government department as a consultant. (gc.ca)
  • Any federal government employee (or hired consultants on contract) applying for access to an RDC for policy development research purposes, must first seek approval for their project from their Senior Statistical Focal Point contact . (gc.ca)
  • Senate
  • The bicameral National Congress (Congresso Nacional) consists of the Federal Senate (Senado Federal), which has 81 seats - three members from each States and the Federal District, elected according to the principle of majority to serve eight-year terms. (wikipedia.org)
  • agencies
  • Government agencies are deploying secure digital workspaces across use cases and mission programs, enabling anytime, anywhere, on any device access to government data and applications while transforming citizen service delivery. (vmware.com)
  • Why federal agencies rely on VMware's pragmatic path to IT modernization. (vmware.com)
  • Learn why federal agencies rely on VMware's pragmatic, value-added path to IT modernization that spans data center, cloud, mobility and security. (vmware.com)
  • The President of the United States and other federal government agencies. (sc.gov)
  • Twelve federal agencies and departments provide employment abroad for over 89,000 workers. (federaljobs.net)
  • Like his predecessor, the current federal finance minister worries out loud about Ontario's deficit and publicly speculates about credit rating agencies. (thestar.com)
  • FedStats - A gateway to over 70 agencies that provide government statistical information. (emporia.edu)
  • state
  • The President is both the head of state and the head of government. (wikipedia.org)
  • Local state governments, officially recognized as Federal Member States, have a degree of autonomy over regional affairs and maintain their own police and security forces. (wikipedia.org)
  • The president is the head of state, the head of government, and the head of a multi-party system. (wikipedia.org)
  • FGGC Ipetumodu was established by the federal government in 1992 to extend unity secondary schools to Osun State. (wikipedia.org)
  • Senior Special Assistant Information & Communication Technology to Governor and Government of Abia State. (wikipedia.org)
  • The Honourable Gary Goodyear, Minister of State for the Federal Economic Development Agency for Southern Ontario (FedDev Ontario), announced the funding Feb. 19, 2013. (utoronto.ca)
  • This site provides consolidated federal, state and private sector job listings to help you compare opportunities in your area. (federaljobs.net)
  • Holder's announcement left some 1,300 couples who rushed to marry after a federal District Court ruling on Dec. 20 in complicated legal limbo, with their marriages deemed valid for federal tax purposes but not for state taxes. (latimes.com)
  • State Sen. Ricardo Lara (D-Bell Gardens) said immigration status should be irrelevant if the goal of the federal law is to provide coverage to the uninsured, so he will introduce legislation to involve the state in providing coverage to those in the country illegally. (latimes.com)
  • The state Supreme Court agreed unanimously that Sergio C. Garcia - who passed the bar examination four years ago - should receive a law license while awaiting federal approval of his green card application. (latimes.com)
  • The fact that an undocumented immigrant's presence in this country violates federal statutes is not itself a sufficient or persuasive basis for denying undocumented immigrants, as a class, admission to the State Bar," Chief Justice Tani Cantil-Sakauye wrote for the court. (latimes.com)
  • Ontario
  • Canada's parliamentary budget officer has released a report that shows what many of us have known for a long time: the federal government is shortchanging Ontario on fiscal transfers. (thestar.com)
  • Former Finance Minister Jim Flaherty was fond of saying Ontario's problem was that the government of Ontario just didn't understand the simple math of equalization. (thestar.com)
  • Last year, the federal government made "technical" changes to the equalization formula that cost Ontario another $200 million. (thestar.com)
  • Seeing as Ontario was the only province to qualify this year, the federal government ended the program, costing Ontario $640 million. (thestar.com)
  • Some are now suggesting that the federal government has put the Ontario government on its enemies list. (thestar.com)
  • Others suggest that the federal government is focused on balancing its books and assumes people in Ontario are less likely to raise a stink than people in Quebec or B.C. might if they were being treated unfairly. (thestar.com)
  • Employees
  • According to recent studies, however, there are key differences in how pay-for-performance models influence federal employees in public service roles. (wikipedia.org)
  • All of the 315 Metropolitan Statistical Areas (MSAs) in the U.S. and Puerto Rico have federal civilian employees. (federaljobs.net)
  • The actual number of federal civilian employees is greater than the above figures. (federaljobs.net)
  • Uncle Sam employs over 2,850,280 workers (including the Postal Service) and hires hundreds of thousands of new employees each year to replace workers that transfer to other federal employment areas, retire, or stop working for other reasons. (federaljobs.net)
  • supreme
  • To avoid that, the Supreme Federal Court ruled in 2007 that the term belongs to the parties, and not to the representatives. (wikipedia.org)
  • eligible
  • I am confirming today that, for purposes of federal law, these marriages will be recognized as lawful and considered eligible for all relevant federal benefits on the same terms as other same-sex marriages," Holder said in a videotaped statement. (latimes.com)
  • Federal officials estimated as much as $60 billion in additional loans might be eligible for government purchase under the new program. (wsj.com)
  • various
  • It has passed through its own vicissitudes due to varying academics policies and the various government educational reforms from the Babs Fafunwa's 6-3-3-4 to Ezekwezeli's 9-3-4, and now back to the 6-3-3-4. (wikipedia.org)
  • citizens
  • SC.gov strives to provide citizens with multiple options to find the help they need. (sc.gov)
  • agency
  • Learn how a U.S. federal government agency modernized the data center to transform IT delivery, consolidate resources, and streamline management across private and public clouds. (vmware.com)
  • Consolidated government job listings are provided and we link you to over 140 federal agency recruiting sites . (federaljobs.net)
  • If the project occurs at the Federal Research Data Centre, a Letter of Agreement (LOA) needs to be signed between the federal agency and Statistics Canada. (gc.ca)
  • news
  • Get the latest news and trends and discover best practices for embracing digital technologies in government. (vmware.com)
  • A new flow of money to a handful of low-income Los Angeles neighborhoods could cause the areas to gentrify and squeeze out the poor who live there, according to experts reacting to news that the city has been included in a special federal anti-poverty program. (latimes.com)
  • missions
  • The Animal Legal Defense Fund and three other groups sued the Department of Agriculture in February, claiming its Feb. 3 decision to abruptly pull data offline obstructed their missions to fight animal cruelty and monitor government enforcement. (courthousenews.com)
  • personal
  • The Civil Service Reform Act of 1978 created the Office of Personal Management, to oversee the human resource management of the federal government, and the Merit Systems Protection Board, to regulate the merit system and prevent any abuse. (wikipedia.org)
  • If you aren't 100% sure of what occupation is best suited to your education, experience and background take one of the personal assessments available on our Federal Employee's Career Development Center . (federaljobs.net)
  • student
  • Aiming to pump additional liquidity into the student loan market, the federal government will expand its program to buy federally-guaranteed loans made by private lenders. (wsj.com)
  • But amid the credit crunch, many lenders have had trouble coming up with the capital to make student loans that they can then sell to the government. (wsj.com)
  • Amid cuts in federal subsidies and the seizing up of securities markets, dozens of lenders have stopped making federally-guaranteed student loans. (wsj.com)
  • recent
  • You need to know how to take advantage of the federal hiring system and recent changes to successfully land the government job you want. (federaljobs.net)
  • But despite the fact that many such loans are guaranteed by the federal government, in recent months lenders have shunned such investments amid problems with similarly bundled securities related to home mortgages. (wsj.com)
  • The PBO looked only at recent federal tinkering to the equalization program and other major transfers. (thestar.com)
  • company
  • The company sells packaged solutions to its clients such as the military, government departments and blue chip companies seeking absolute assurance of identity in its access control functions, and to clients in specialist areas such as hospitals where controlling the dispensing of controlled substances via careful identity management is critical. (computerworld.com.au)
  • program
  • These steps are designed for research projects under a Program of Research by a federal government department. (gc.ca)
  • For federal government programs of research, a project within the Program of Research is identified by the Director of Research, or a comparable, who submits a project description. (gc.ca)
  • An examination of the structure of the program, as well as the pattern of federal spending more generally, would have revealed even more federal complicity in exacerbating Ontario's deficit. (thestar.com)
  • agreement
  • The task of a royal mediator is to reach an agreement on contentious issues, resolve remaining obstacles to the formation of a Federal Government and prepare the ground for a Formateur. (wikipedia.org)
  • The task of the Formateur is to form a new government coalition and lead the negotiations about the government agreement and the composition of the government. (wikipedia.org)
  • Argus Solutions has secured an agreement with a Federal Government department to expand an identity management solution to interstate sites, following a twelve-month intensive evaluation of an installation at its Canberra headquarters. (computerworld.com.au)
  • matters
  • To compound matters, the federal government then implemented this cap by clawing back 25 per cent of Ontario's equalization payment, but only 5 per cent from other provinces. (thestar.com)
  • programs
  • To learn more about prescription drug monitoring programs or the latest national drug control strategy, log on to http://www.ojp.usdoj.gov or http://www.whitehousedrugpolicy.gov . (prweb.com)