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  • 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)
  • bicameral
  • 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)
  • grants
  • 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 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)
  • VMware
  • Learn how federal agencies deploying VMware solutions are securely modernizing and mobilizing to advance missions. (vmware.com)
  • See how VMware digital workspace solutions enable federal agencies to empower personnel with reliable, consumer-simple access to government data and resources-without compromising data security or privacy. (vmware.com)
  • Here's how VMware is helping federal customers realize what's possible. (vmware.com)
  • state
  • The President is both the head of state and the head of government. (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)
  • 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 United States government is based on the principles of federalism and republicanism , in which power is shared between the federal government and state governments . (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)
  • 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)
  • Since the American Civil War , the powers of the federal government have generally expanded greatly, although there have been periods since that time of legislative branch dominance (e.g., the decades immediately following the Civil War) or when states' rights proponents have succeeded in limiting federal power through legislative action, executive prerogative or by constitutional interpretation by the courts. (wikipedia.org)
  • 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)
  • The Clinton administration later released figures detailing the costs of the shutdown, which included payments of approximately $400 million to furloughed federal employees who did not report to work. (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)
  • powers
  • As such, it was constituted as a Federal District, ultimately administered by the Powers of the Union. (wikipedia.org)
  • Some make the case for expansive federal powers while others argue for a more limited role for the central government in relation to individuals, the states, or other recognized entities. (wikipedia.org)
  • Virginia
  • Dell Services Federal Government, Inc. (DSFG), of Herndon, Virginia, protests the issuance of a task order to SRA International, of Chantilly, Virginia, under request for quotations (RFQ) No. ED-CIO-17-Q-0002, issued by the Department of Education for information technology (IT) products and services. (gao.gov)
  • portions
  • When Ronald Reagan was elected in 1982, he significantly reduced the size and cost of many portions of government, thereby greatly limiting the Civil Service Reform Act. (wikipedia.org)
  • When Clinton refused to cut the budget in the way Republicans wanted, Gingrich threatened to refuse to raise the debt limit , which would have caused the United States Treasury to suspend funding other portions of the government to avoid putting the country in default . (wikipedia.org)
  • On November 14, major portions of the federal government suspended operations. (wikipedia.org)
  • 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)
  • Set up your government agency to thrive in future predictive scenarios where AI and other emerging technologies drive the services you deliver. (microsoft.com)
  • The terms "Federal" and "National" in government agency or program names generally indicate affiliation with the federal government ( Federal Bureau of Investigation , National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration , National Park Service ). (wikipedia.org)
  • In addition, the agency completed its source selection and determined that award to SRA was in the best interests of the government. (gao.gov)
  • Consolidated government job listings are provided and we link you to over 140 federal agency recruiting sites . (federaljobs.net)
  • 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)
  • Learn how this hyper-converged approach to infrastructure transforms federal IT management, security, and delivery while giving agencies the scalability, agility, and efficiency needed to power today's complex federal computing environments. (vmware.com)
  • Join this webcast with Rick Holgate of Gartner to learn how government agencies can plan their migration to the cloud and focus on top considerations when selecting a cloud service provider. (microsoft.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)
  • 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)
  • infrastructure
  • Redefine federal IT infrastructure, demonstrate value and return on investment, lower costs, and achieve today's mission requirements while supporting tomorrow's modern workforce. (vmware.com)
  • interim
  • There is no limit to the number of governorates that can form a region, unlike the Transitional Administrative Law of the Iraqi Interim Government which limited it to three. (wikipedia.org)
  • The Federal Government of Somalia was established on August 20, 2012, following the end of the interim mandate of the Transitional Federal Government (TFG). (wikipedia.org)
  • Since a budget for the new fiscal year was not approved, on October 1 the entire federal government operated on a continuing resolution authorizing interim funding for departments until new budgets were approved. (wikipedia.org)
  • 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)
  • citizen
  • And as governments transform to drive value from increasing volumes of data and enable citizen engagement models, the need for improved data security increases. (microsoft.com)
  • Congress
  • The United States federal government shutdowns of 1995 and 1995-96 were the result of conflicts between Democratic President Bill Clinton and the Republican Congress over funding for Medicare , education, the environment, and public health in the 1996 federal budget . (wikipedia.org)
  • The government shut down after Clinton vetoed the spending bill the Republican -controlled Congress sent him. (wikipedia.org)
  • formation
  • 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)
  • Learn
  • He also meets with prominent people in the socio-economic field to learn their views on the policy that the new Federal Government should conduct. (wikipedia.org)
  • 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)
  • 1978
  • He was a member of the following committees: Education and Culture committee: 30 October 1978 to 19 October 1982 Federal and European Matters committee: 20 October 1982 to 21 October 1986, 6 May 1988 to 23. (wikipedia.org)
  • The Contraband Cigarette Trafficking Act of 1978, a law which makes cigarette smuggling a felony punishable by up to 5 years in federal prison, is used to prosecute smugglers who avoid paying the taxes on cigarettes. (wikipedia.org)
  • 1994
  • October 1990, 30 October 1990 to 14 October 1994 und 29 October 1998 to 31 May 2001 Petitions committee: 15 October 1985 to 1 December 1985 Civil Service committee: 15 October 1985 to 21 October 1986 Constitutional, Legal, and Local Government committee: 12 November 1986 to 23 October 1990 and 30. (wikipedia.org)
  • October 1990 to 14 October 1994 Economics, Transport, and Border Areas committee: 10 November 1994 to 27 September 1998 Local Government and Security committee: 31 May 2001 to 5 October 2003 In 2007, without laying down his town council mandate, Götz left the SPD and joined the parliamentary party of the Free Voters. (wikipedia.org)
  • court
  • Dixon v. U.S. at supremecourt.gov (docket information) full text (HTML with links to precedent, statutes, and U.S. Constitution) The Supreme Court, 2005 Term - Leading Cases, 120 Harv. (wikipedia.org)
  • Evidence of illegal wiretapping had been seized from the home of James Butler Elkins by Portland, Oregon police officers on an unrelated search warrant, and he was subsequently convicted in federal court. (wikipedia.org)
  • 2015), was a controversial decision of the Federal Circuit in which the court applied the Mayo v. Prometheus test to invalidate as patent-ineligible a patent said to "solve[ ] a very practical problem accessing fetal DNA without creating a major health risk for the unborn child. (wikipedia.org)
  • In December 2015, the Federal Circuit denied a motion for en banc rehearing, with several members of the court filing opinions urging Supreme Court review. (wikipedia.org)
  • 1995: The Supreme Court of Canada in RJR-MacDonald Inc. v. Canada (Attorney General) upheld the constitutionality of the federal Tobacco Products Control Act, but struck out the provisions which prevented tobacco advertising and unattributed health warnings. (wikipedia.org)
  • Gladys Frankson vs. Brown and Williams Tobacco Corp) 2005: In Imperial Tobacco v. British Columbia the Supreme Court of Canada found that the provincial Tobacco Damages and Health Care Costs Recovery Act, which allowed the government to sue tobacco companies, was constitutionally valid. (wikipedia.org)
  • industry
  • By Kevin Miller - House lawmakers voted Tuesday to move forward with a proposed constitutional amendment declaring Mainers have a "right to food freedom," a step that could increase tensions among local food producers, government regulators and the agribusiness industry. (mofga.org)
  • UNCERTAINTY over the federal government's carbon pollution reduction scheme has cast a shadow over the growth prospects for the carbon offsets plantation industry. (businessnews.com.au)
  • Founded in 1980 by the Finance Department of the Indian government with capital patronage from LIC and public sector general insurance industry. (wikipedia.org)
  • meet
  • Dixon contended that once she presented some evidence that she acted under duress, the government should have to disprove duress in order to meet its burden of establishing the guilt of the accused. (wikipedia.org)
  • The New Melones project has continued to generate controversy, due to the water yield from the project being lower than expected, and the use of New Melones water to meet federal environmental standards at the expense of farming. (wikipedia.org)
  • next
  • This market includes and costs some scientific server for 4 Free functionality interests: trademark sites to understand approximation OS, browser mealtimes seen with newsgroup herds of counter and software misinterpretations, basics from next in account articles riveted away by the Federal Bureau of Investigation( FBI), and wsn avoid with domain-based important methods. (forza-fiume.com)
  • attempt
  • He was defeated in the 1957 federal election in his first attempt to win a seat in the Canadian House of Commons, but was elected in the 1958 election as the Progressive Conservative Member of Parliament for Pontiac-Témiscamingue. (wikipedia.org)
  • found
  • The government contended they need only prove the elements of the crime, and that Dixon needed to establish duress to be found not guilty. (wikipedia.org)