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  Head of State - Encyclopedia.WorldSearch   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
A head of state or chief of state is the chief public representative of a nation-state, federation or commonwealth, whose role generally includes personifying the continuity and legitimacy of the state and exercising the political powers, functions and duties granted to the head of state in the country's constitution.
In parliamentary systems the head of state may be merely the nominal chief executive officer of the state, possessing theoretical executive power (hence the description of the United Kingdom monarch's government as Her Majesty's Government, a term indicating that the government is theoretically hers, not parliament's).
A head of state is generally the notional or literal commander-in-chief of a state's armed forces, holding the highest office in all military chains of command.
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 Head of state - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
A head of state or chief of state is an individual who serves as the chief public representative of a nation-state, federation or commonwealth.
His or her role generally includes personifying the continuity and legitimacy of the state and exercising the political powers, functions and duties granted to the head of state in the country's constitution.
At state banquets, for example, toasts are made to the head of state, (eg, "Her Majesty the Queen of Australia"), never a governor-general, except in so far as a personal toast may be proposed subsequently to "Governor-General and Mrs Smith" as hosts of, or guests at, the banquet.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Chief_of_state   (4457 words)

  
 Head of state -- Facts, Info, and Encyclopedia article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Hence their states' governments are not referred to by the traditional parliamentary model head of state ((botany) the narrow elongated part of the pistil between the ovary and the stigma) styles of His/Her Majesty's Government or His/Her Excellency's Government.
Most states require that all (A piece of paper money (especially one issued by a central bank)) bills passed by the house or houses of the legislature are signed into law by the head of state.
Person who serves as Head of State in the most nations: Queen (Daughter of George VI who became the Queen of England and Northern Ireland in 1952 on the death of her father (1926-)) Elizabeth II serves as Head of State in 16 different independent countries.
www.absoluteastronomy.com /encyclopedia/h/he/head_of_state.htm   (4944 words)

  
 Encyclopedia: Chief of state
Constitution of the United States, in which the British monarch was still the dominant force and their government was not in a modern sense answerable to the legislature.
Commonwealth of Nations states call this procedure granting the The granting of Royal Assent is the formal method by which a Sovereign or the Sovereigns representative in the United Kingdom and in Commonwealth Realms completes the process of the enactment of legislation by formally assenting to an Act of Parliament.
A principality is a monarchial feudatory or sovereign state, whose monarch is a prince or princess.
www.nationmaster.com /encyclopedia/Chief-of-state   (11989 words)

  
 chief of state
Washington Secretary of State - The Secretary of State is the state's chief elections officer, chief corporations officer, and supervisor of the State Archives.
The Office's responsibility is to serve as lawyer for the State, its public officials, and governmental agencies.
SC Attorney General's Office - The Attorney General is designated the chief legal officer for the state and has supervisory responsibilities over litigation involving state agencies, boards, and commissions, as well as all criminal prosecutions in the courts of this state.
luckysite.biz /chief_of_state.htm   (110 words)

  
 CSAO: The Chief State's Attorney
The Chief State's Attorney is the Chief Law Enforcement Officer of the State of Connecticut and administrative head of the Division of Criminal Justice.
In August 1994, he was appointed Supervisory Assistant State's Attorney to establish and supervise the new Gang and Continuing Criminal Activities Bureau, a specialized unit in the Office of the Chief State's Attorney which investigates and prosecutes gang-related cases on a statewide basis.
As Deputy Chief State's Attorney, he was responsible for the oversight of the special investigative and prosecutorial units in the Office of the Chief State's Attorney.
www.ct.gov /csao/cwp/view.asp?a=1795&q=285516&csaoNav=|   (460 words)

  
 Chief of State and Cabinet Members
The president is both the chief of state and head of government.
The head of government is President of the Council of State and President of the Council of Ministers Fidel CASTRO Ruz (prime minister from February 1959 until 24 February 1976 when office was abolished; president since 2 December 1976).
The Council of Ministers is proposed by the president of the Council of State, appointed by the National Assembly.
www.globalsecurity.org /military/world/cuba/leadership.htm   (365 words)

  
 State: FAMU chief in state's crosshairs
FAMU made national headlines this week after the St. Petersburg Times reported that one of the nation's best-known historically fl universities is mired in a financial mess with roots that stretch back for years.
State officials recently refused to issue paychecks to 19 top FAMU administrators until the school turned over crucial financial records.
State and school officials blame many of the problems on Frederick Humphries, the longtime president who retired in 2001.
www.sptimes.com /2003/12/04/State/FAMU_chief_in_state_s.shtml   (1060 words)

  
 The Constitution of North Carolina
Following the precedent established in amending the United States Constitution, the 1835 amendments were appended to the Constitution of 1776, not incorporated in it as is the modern practice.
Approved by the voters in 1980, it required that all justices and judges of the State courts be licensed lawyers as a condition of election or appointment to the bench.
An amendment to shift the elections for state legislative, executive, and judicial officers and for county officers from even-numbered to odd-numbered years (beginning in 1989 for legislators and 1993 for Governors and other state executives) was submitted by the General Assembly of 1985 to the voters, who rejected it on May 6, 1986.
statelibrary.dcr.state.nc.us /nc/stgovt/preconst.htm   (6110 words)

  
 Chief Logan State Park - A West Virginia State Park
Located in the heart of West Virginia's southern coalfields, Chief Logan State Park is four miles north of the town of Logan.
The park and town share the name of the Chief of the Cayuga Tribe (also known as the Mingo tribe).
Today the 4,000-acre park is one of the most visited in the state park system.
www.chiefloganstatepark.com   (110 words)

  
 CHIEF LOGAN STATE PARK   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
One of the more popular attractions in Logan County is the Chief Logan State Park.
It is the home of the Chief Logan State Park Restaurant that is open year round.
Whether you are going for a picnic or to attend one of the many attractions that the park has, you will be sure to enjoy your trip to Chief Logan State Park.
lc2.boe.loga.k12.wv.us /loganhi/park.htm   (440 words)

  
 OUTFO - Field Listing - Executive branch   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
chief of state: President Shahabuddin AHMED (since 9 October 1996); note - the president's duties are normally ceremonial, but with the 13th amendment to the constitution ("Caretaker Government Amendment"), the president's role becomes significant at times when Parliament is dissolved and a caretaker government is installed - at presidential direction - to supervise the elections
chief of state: President Glafcos CLERIDES (since 28 February 1993); note - the president is both the chief of state and head of government; post of vice president is currently vacant; under the 1960 constitution, the post is reserved for a Turkish Cypriot
chief of state: President ISAIAS Afworki (since 8 June 1993); note - the president is both the chief of state and head of government and is head of the State Council and National Assembly
outfo.org /almanac/world_factbook_01/fields/executive_branch.html   (9909 words)

  
 Chief Joseph State Park, Washington (State Parks)
Chief Joseph was considered one of the great Nez Perce Indian chiefs.
He was one of the Indian leaders who fought against the tyranny of the white man in 1877 and who strove, until his death in 1904, for the return of his ancestral territory.
The Washington State Parks system includes more than 125 developed parks and covers about a quarter million acres.
www.ohwy.com /wa/c/chiefwsp.htm   (136 words)

  
 Country Reports   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
chief of state: President Festus MOGAE (since 1 April 1998) and Vice President Seretse Ian KHAMA (since NA April 1998); note - the president is both the chief of state and head of government; vice president KHAMA is on a one-year leave of absence, effective 1 January 2000, but retains the title of vice president
chief of state: President Daniel Toroitich arap MOI (since 14 October 1978); note - the president is both the chief of state and head of government
chief of state: KIM Chong-il (since NA July 1994); note - in September 1998, KIM Chong-il was reelected Chairman of the National Defense Commission, a position accorded the nation's "highest administrative authority"; KIM Young-nam was named President of the Supreme People's Assembly Presidium and given the responsibility of representing the state and receiving diplomatic credentials
www.classbrain.com /cb_cr/fields/executive_branch.html   (13226 words)

  
 Chief Logan State Park - A West Virginia State Park
Recreation opportunities abound at Chief Logan State Park.
The large facility is a popular location for meetings, wedding receptions and family, class and church reunions.
Enjoy the beautiful light displays as you drive throughout the park and view Chief Logan State Park as a winter wonderland.
www.chiefloganstatepark.com /activities.html   (921 words)

  
 CHIEF LOGAN STATE PARK
Logan County is 456 square miles, with Logan as the county seat and is located in the southwestern part of the state.
Logan County was named after Logan, chief of the Mingo Tribe.
She was born in the "Doc Ellis" hollow of what is now Chief Logan State Park.
www.wvgirl.com /chief_logan.html   (406 words)

  
 Our World -- Field Listing - Executive branch
chief of state: President Iajuddin AHMED (since 6 September 2002); note - the president's duties are normally ceremonial, but with the 13th amendment to the constitution ("Caretaker Government Amendment"), the president's role becomes significant at times when Parliament is dissolved and a caretaker government is installed - at presidential direction - to supervise the elections
chief of state: President Yahya A. JAMMEH (since 18 October 1996; note - from 1994 to 1996 he was Chairman of the Junta); Vice President Isatou Njie SAIDY (since 20 March 1997); note - the president is both the chief of state and head of government
chief of state: Chairman Gyude BRYANT (since 14 October 2003); note - this is an interim position until presidential elections in 2005; the chairman is both the chief of state and head of government
www.charitytradingpost.com /ourworld/fields/2077.html   (13265 words)

  
 Chief of State   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Chief of State's temperament is exceptional and allows him to be used in many ways including as a lesson horse for children and challenged riders.
He has won numerous championships in dressage, hunter over fences, carriage pleasure driving and competitive trail rides and drives.
His get inherit his powerful, yet light movement and are winning in many sport horse disciplines.
www.morgandressage.org /stallionauction03/chief_of_state.html   (81 words)

  
 Washington State Parks and Recreation Commission Home Page
From sandy coastal beaches and sheltered Puget Sound islands to sun-baked lakes and lava flows east of the Cascade Mountains, few states can match the powerful natural beauty of Washington.
Washington's many state parks offer every sort of outdoor recreation, from traditional camping, hiking, cross-country skiing and boating to windsurfing and rockclimbing.
There's no end to what you'll discover – prehistoric rock paintings, weathered pioneer homesteads, a string of coastal forts from the turn of the 20th century – in Washington state parks.
www.parks.wa.gov /chieftim.htm   (155 words)

  
 dictionary - Executive branch - chief of state - A.P.J   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
SALIH (since 22 May 1990, the former president of North Yemen, assumed office upon the merger of North and South Yemen); Vice President Maj. Gen.
GAYOOM (since 11 November 1978); note - the president is both the chief of state and head of government
YUSUF Ahmed (since 14 October 2004); note - a new Transitional Federal Government consisting of a 275-member parliament was established in October 2004 but remains resident in Nairobi, Kenya, and has...
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 Chief of State Congratulates New Chinese President   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Luanda, March 21st, 2003 - The Angolan Chief of State, José Eduardo dos Santos, sent today a congratulatory message to the new president of the People’s Republic of China, Hu Jitao.
“On behalf of the Angolan people and government and on my own, I have the honor of presenting my congratulations on your election to the position of President of the People’s Republic of China”, reads the letter sent by the Chief of State.
As he concludes the President reiterates the desires “of the Angolan government to continue strengthening the links of friendship and cooperation that exist between our two countries.”
www.angola.org /referenc/pressrel/prst032103E.html   (101 words)

  
 Southern Regional Extension Forestry - Deputy Chief of State and Private Changes Post
People » Deputy Chief of State and Private Changes Post
Deputy Chief of State and Private Changes Post
Office as Acting Deputy Chief for State and Private Forestry.
www.sref.info /people/joelhotropnews   (190 words)

  
 Literary Review: Chief of State - Poem
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Holding his breath, the Chief of State lifts his gaze to the land stretching before him in search of human clamor, voices of animals.
Bereft of people and country, the Chief of State inspects the river that no longer marches in file, its banks now heaped with trees.
www.findarticles.com /p/articles/mi_m2078/is_1_43/ai_58038226   (277 words)

  
 Council of Chief State School Officers
The Council of Chief State School Officers (CCSSO) is a nonpartisan, nationwide, nonprofit organization of public officials who head departments of elementary and secondary education in the states, the District of Columbia, the Department of Defense Education Activity, and five U.S. extra-state jurisdictions.
CCSSO RELEASES 50-STATE REPORT: Key State Education Policies on PK-12 Education
CCSSO to Work with States Regarding High School Graduation Rates
www.ccsso.org   (122 words)

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