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  Origin of Government, Continued
It is usual to infer the consent or the acceptance of the terms of the compact from the silence of the individual, and also from his continued residence in the country and submission to its government.
The individual is always the equal of himself, and if the government 63 derives its powers from the consent of the governed, he governs in the government, and parts with none of his original sovereignty.
The social compact is an attempt to substitute for this real living solidarity, which gives to society at once unity of life and diversity of members, an artificial solidarity, a fictitious unity for a real unity, and membership by contract for real living membership, a cork leg for that which nature herself gives.
terrenceberres.com /broame04.html   (4088 words)

 New Constitution of Liberty -- Walls and Roof of Ideal Government
Government at all levels (federal, state, local) are restricted in their legislative and enforcement powers to the defense of the fundamental rights of all persons, as outline in the Citizen Covenant.
Government shall be prohibited from shielding persons from or using general tax funds to remedy the consequences of individual or group acts of incompetence, poor judgment, or acts of natural causing destruction to personal property and life.
Government Officials shall not be restricted from making general references to a duty to God or a belief in a Supreme Being, or praying publicly to God as long as such pronouncements are stated as their own personal beliefs or feelings and represent part of his or her leadership role to constituents.
www.rsicc.org /Form/Constitution   (12922 words)

 Federal vs. National Government
The government of a whole nation, as distinguished form that of a local or territorial division of the nation, and also as distinguished form that of a league or confederation.
A federal government is distinguished from a national government by its being the government of a community of independent and sovereign states, united by compact.
Since the Constitution is a compact between the several States, and the federal government is not a party, but the result of that compact, it lacks the authority to define the extent of the powers delegated to it by the States.
www.patriotnetwork.info /Fed_vs_Nat_Gov.html   (1480 words)

 ILW.COM - immigration news: Rep. Leach Supports Increased Passport Security Between Travel From Micronesia And Marshall ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
The Government of the United States shall not be responsible to third parties for the actions of the Government of the Federated States of Micronesia undertaken with the assistance or through the agency of the Government of the United States pursuant to this section unless expressly agreed.
An unexpired Federated States of Micronesia passport with unexpired documentation issued by the Government of the United States evidencing admission under the Compact or the Compact, as amended, shall be considered to be documentation establishing identity and employment authorization under section 274A(b)(1)(B) of the Immigration and Nationality Act, as amended, 8 U.S.C. 1324a(b)(1)(B).
Article VI Environmental Protection Section 161 The Governments of the United States and the Federated States of Micronesia declare that it is their policy to promote efforts to prevent or eliminate damage to the environment and biosphere and to enrich understanding of the natural resources of the Federated States of Micronesia.
www.ilw.com /immigdaily/News/2003,1030-compact.shtm   (5309 words)

 Compact- Title 02 Article 03
Upon the thirteenth anniversary of the effective date of this Compact, the Government of the United States and the Governments of the Marshall Islands and the Federated States of Micronesia shall commence negotiations regarding those provisions of this Compact which expire on the fifteenth anniversary of its effective date.
The Government of the United States, in consultation with the Government of the Marshall Islands or the Federated States of Micronesia, shall appoint a new trustee who shall exercise the functions formerly exercised by the High Commissioner of the Trust Territory of the Pacific Islands.
Except as otherwise provided, approval of this Compact by the Government of the United States shall constitute a pledge of the full faith and credit of the United States for the full payment of the sums and amounts specified in Articles I and III of this Title.
www.fsmlaw.org /compact/t02art03.htm   (318 words)

 Report Evaluating the Request of the Government of the Republic of the Marshall Islands Presented to the Congress of ...
To the extent the Government of the Republic of the Marshall Islands considers these programs are needed, they should be included in the RMI budget, and they could then be considered by the Joint Economic Management and Financial Accountability Committee for possible coverage under a sector grant under the amended Compact.
Local atoll governments are responsible for maintaining census records for their respective atolls and qualifying individuals as "persons of the atoll." Criteria for qualification as a "person of the atoll" vary by jurisdiction, but in general relate to traditional and historical factors based on blood lineage, land rights, marriage and extended family.
The Government of the Republic of the Marshall Islands could include nuclear education in the RMI budget and it could then be considered by the Joint Economic Management and Financial Accountability Committee for possible coverage under a sector grant under the amended Compact.
www.state.gov /p/eap/rls/rpt/40422.htm   (13826 words)

 EPA: Federal Register: Notice of Entering Into a Compact With the Government of the Republic of Benin
The Government shall ensure that Supplemental Agreements between the Government or any Provider, on the one hand, and a United States non-profit organization, on the other hand, state that the United States organization is subject to the applicable audit requirements contained in OMB Circular A-133, notwithstanding any other provision of this Compact to the contrary.
The Government shall ensure that Supplemental Agreements between the Government or any Provider, on the one hand, and a United States for- profit Covered Provider, on the other hand, state that the United States organization is subject to audit by the cognizant United States Government agency, unless the Government and MCC agree otherwise in writing.
Compact Term means the term for which this Compact shall remain in force, which shall be the five (5) year period from the Entry into Force, unless earlier terminated in accordance with Section 5.4.
www.epa.gov /fedrgstr/EPA-IMPACT/2006/March/Day-13/i2252.htm   (8801 words)

 The Compact - Use it or lose it
It was the idea of the Magna Carta and what it embodied that was important and the fact that it was used by those seeking to establish their rights from the time of King John and the barons onwards.
Using the Compact helped make sure that the consequences on BME voluntary and community organisations were recognised at a stage where we could still have an impact.
The Compact helped improve that relationship — partly because for the first time it gave the civil servants involved an idea of what voluntary organisations were like and what they needed out of any relationship.
www.ncvo-vol.org.uk /compactadvocacy/comment/index.asp?id=2016   (1632 words)

 Section 177 Agreement
Pursuant to Section 234 of the Compact, any rights, title and interest the Government of the United States may have to sunken vessels and cable situated in the Bikini lagoon as of the effective date of this Agreement is transferred to the Government of the Marshall Islands without reimbursement or transfer of funds.
The Government of the United States is relieved of and has no responsibility for, and the Government of the Marshall Islands, consistent with its constitutional processes, shall have and exercise responsibility for, controlling the utilization of areas in the Marshall Islands affected by the Nuclear Testing Program.
Assistance to the Government of the Marshall Islands from the Government of the United States in respect to the exercise of such responsibility by the Government of the Marshall Islands is set forth in full in this Agreement.
www.nuclearclaimstribunal.com /177text.htm   (2829 words)

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Congress reiterated its purpose to terminate this litigation in Title I of the Compact of Free Association Act, which, inter alia, sets forth the legal and policy positions of the United States regarding the Compact that was enacted by Title II of the Act.
If that Government should conclude in the future that the overall settlement is inadequate, it should advance that position, on behalf of its citizens, on a government-to-government basis, as expressly provided for in Article IX of the Section 177 Agreement (Pet.
Congress and the Government and people of the Marshall Islands reasonably could conclude that, in light of these considerations, protracted litigation in the Claims Court (and in other courts on related FTCA claims) should not continue to be a source of political, diplomatic, and legal friction in the new relationship of free association.
www.usdoj.gov /osg/briefs/1988/sg880055.txt   (6447 words)

 Compact- Title 02 Article 01
Each of the Governments of the Marshall Islands and the Federated States of Micronesia shall therefore report annually to the President of the United States and to the Congress of the United States on the implementation of the plans and on their use of the funds specified in this Article.
This amount may be used by the Government of the Federated States of Micronesia to defray current account expenditures attendant to the operation of the United States military Civic Action Teams made available in accordance with the separate agreement referred to in Section 227.
The Government of the Marshall Islands, in its use of such funds, shall take into account the impact of the activities of the Government of the United States in the Kwajalein Atoll area of the Marshall Islands.
www.fsmlaw.org /compact/t02art01.htm   (967 words)

 Office for Volunteers   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
The most important component of the Compact is that a broad range of representatives from both Government and the voluntary sector will sit down over the next twelve months and share their views on how it should be done.
Government will also benefit from the acceptance by community groups to meet their side of the agreement such as meeting agreed standards, and contributing to Government policy.
Government will then be able to respond more efficiently to community needs by ensuring consistency in policy and practices across the public sector.
www.ofv.sa.gov.au /compact.htm   (1055 words)

 [No title]   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
U.S. 99-239, the Compact of Free Association, Congress was declaratory in its commitment to redress adverse consequences.
If we were to receive full reimbursement for compact impact as foreseen by Congress in 1986, when it passed the compacts, we can reduce this burden to our people.
In reports submitted to the federal government in the area of education, specifically identified as an area of impact that qualifies for compensation, we find 3,530 children of FAS citizens enrolled in the local public schools during school year 2000-2001.
resourcescommittee.house.gov /108cong/full/2003jul10/pang.htm   (1658 words)

 Working Together. Better Together. The Office of the Compact Commissioner.   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
We are delighted that you are interested in applying for the new roles of the Compact Commissioner and the Chief Executive.
You will champion the Compact across Government and the Sector by acting as the independent voice, overseeing and developing the Compact and its associated codes and bringing attention to best practice as well as that which is poor.
You will drive forward the changes needed to ensure that the Compact is adhered to in order that the wider policy objective of the VCS playing an increasingly important role in public service delivery is met.
www.compactrecruitment.co.uk   (296 words)

 The Compact
Compact Voice is the new name for the former Compact Working Group.
Compact Voice will continue to represent the views of the voluntary and community sector to the new Commissioner for the Compact and the new organisation: Commission for the Compact currently being set up.
The verdict on the government's Compact performance will now really count because the Commissioner will be there when the results go to the Compact Annual Meeting with Ministers.
www.thecompact.org.uk   (151 words)

 New Constitution of Liberty
C. CITIZEN COMPACT: This governmental system is founded upon the precept that there are universal fundamental rights of all men, that exist even when no form of government exists.
D. All government entities may establish cooperative service enterprises as long as such enterprises, including the costs of development, construction and administration are run solely on a user fee basis.
J. Government shall not make or give any loans, loan guarantees, gifts, grants of foreign aid to any individual or government, foreign or domestic, unless such funds are called for and gathered by voluntary contributions.
www.joelskousen.com /Philosophy/constitution.html   (12777 words)

 Honduras Signs New Aid Compact With United States - US Department of State
Millennium Challenge Corporation (MCC), a U.S. government corporation designed to work with some of the poorest countries in the world, is based on the principle that aid is most effective when it reinforces good governance, economic freedom, and investments in people that promote economic growth and elimination of extreme poverty.
A condition in the Compact for disbursement of funds is that the GOH meet defined funding and maintenance targets for the road network.
The Compact requires environmental review, and funding for any roads will be contingent on the issuance of an environmental license, where needed, and any other required permits.
usinfo.state.gov /wh/Archive/2005/Jun/14-424266.html   (3287 words)

 Service-Learning Syllabi: State and Local Government :: Campus Compact
Although people tend to be more familiar with the national government, we are far more affected in our day to day lives by the governments that operate closer to home.
  The goal is for you to become empowered and aware of the government's role in your life and feel confident in your ability to change the government if you choose.
It is a phenomenal success, not just in terms of growth in numbers, but in terms of the impact it's had on communities, on campuses, and on individual lives.
www.compact.org /syllabi/syllabus.php?viewsyllabus=774   (2019 words)

 Joseph Story: Nature of the Constitution - Whether a Compact
Taylor in the Virginia legislature in 1798, it was resolved, "that this assembly doth explicitly and peremptorily declare, that it views the powers of the federal government as resulting from the compact, to which the states are parties." See Dane's Appendix, p 17.
The original resolution had the word "alone" after "states," which was struck out upon the motion of the original mover, it having been asserted in the debate, that the people were parties also, and by some of the speakers, that the people were exclusively parties.
Virginia, in the resolutions of her legislature on the tariff, in Feb. 1829, declared, "that there is no common arbiter to construe the constitution; being a federative compact between sovereign states, each state has a right to construe the compact for itself." 9 Dane's Abridg.
www.lonang.com /exlibris/story/sto-303.htm   (858 words)

 Compact government - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Compact governments or compacts were the conservative colonial cliques that ruled colonies, particularly in British North America prior to the granting of responsible government.
The best known one was the Family Compact that ruled Upper Canada.
There was a similar group in Lower Canada, the Château Clique.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Compact_government   (103 words)

 Constitutional Government: Mayflower Compact
I shall a little return back, and begin with a combination made by them before they came ashore; being the first foundation of their government in this place.
And partly that such an act by them done, this their condition considered, might be as firm as any patent, and in some respects more sure.
In witness whereof we have hereunder subscribed our names at Cape Cod, the 11th of November, in the year of the reign of our Sovereign Lord King James, of England, France and Ireland the eighteenth, and of Scotland the fifty-fourth.
press-pubs.uchicago.edu /founders/documents/v1ch17s1.html   (126 words)

 Service-Learning Syllabi: American Government :: Campus Compact
What is the role of government in a democracy in terms of solving social problems?
September 21: The Foundations of the American Government - The Declaration of Independence and the Articles of Confederation
Consider: What is a government based on consent of the governed?
www.compact.org /syllabi/syllabus.php?viewsyllabus=496   (3241 words)

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