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 News - Combating Illegal Logging in Africa
Recently, 39 countries committed to a Ministerial Declaration and Actions targeted at combating illegal logging, associated illegal trade, and corruption in the forest sector at the Africa Forest Law Enforcement and Governance (AFLEG) conference held in Yaoundé, Cameroon.  This declaration builds upon an agreement on the same issues reached in East Asia in 2001.
Declaration strengthens law enforcement and sustainable forests management
Building on the commitment expressed by government representatives at the Brazzaville meeting, the AFLEG Ministerial Conference in Yaoundé aims to galvanize international and multi-stakeholder commitment at the highest political levels to strengthen capacity for forest law enforcement in Africa
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 Chapter 100 Condominiums
However, if a provision required to be in the bylaws under ORS 100.415 is included in the declaration, the voting requirements for amending the bylaws shall also govern the amendment of the provision in the declaration.
(b) An amendment to the declaration approved by at least 75 percent of the unit owners or, if a larger percentage is specified in the declaration to effect amendments to the declaration, the larger percentage, and 75 percent of the lenders holding a first-priority security position in any unit in the condominium.
(26) Sale includes every disposition or transfer of a condominium unit, or an interest or estate therein, by a developer, including the offering of the property as a prize or gift when a monetary charge or consideration for whatever purpose is required by the developer.
www.leg.state.or.us /ors/100.html

  
 Statutes & Constitution :View Statutes : flsenate.gov
If the construction of the condominium is not substantially completed, there shall be a statement to that effect, and, upon substantial completion of construction, the developer or the association shall amend the declaration to include the certificate described below.
Beginning January 1, 2004, the association shall have the authority to amend the declaration of condominium, without regard to any requirement for mortgagee approval of amendments affecting insurance requirements, to conform the declaration of condominium to the coverage requirements of this section.
Adequate insurance, regardless of any requirement in the declaration of condominium for coverage by the association for "full insurable value," "replacement cost," or the like, may include reasonable deductibles as determined by the board.
www.flsenate.gov /Statutes/index.cfm?App_mode=Display_Statute&URL=Ch0718/ch0718.htm

  
 Jehovah's Witnesses: Moscow Court, Declaration of counter suit
Therefore his claim to ban the activity of the society wittingly has no basis on the law and on factual circumstance of the case, being investigated by the office of the prosecutor NAO, city of Moscow.
The prosecutor of the Northern Administrative District of the City of Moscow in Govinskiy Intermunicipal Court directed the Application in accordance of article 14 of the Federal Law "On the Freedom of Conscience and Religious Associations" about the liquidating of the religious organization "Jehovah's Witnesses" and a ban on it's activities.
To the prosecutor NAO, city of Moscow, it is clearly known that Jehovah's Witnesses in no way breach the law, that in this criminal case there is not revealed by the prosecutor any offense against the law, that is why the case has repeatedly been discontinued on a rehabilitation basis.
www.jw-media.org /region/europe/russia/english/moscow/e_crt990209.htm

  
 AMH Documents
As all persons are held innocent until they shall have been declared guilty, if arrest shall be deemed indispensable, all harshness not essential to the securing of the prisoner's person shall be severely repressed by law.
The law shall provide for such punishments only as are strictly and obviously necessary, and no one shall suffer punishment except it be legally inflicted in virtue of a law passed and promulgated before the commission of the offense.
No one shall be disquieted on account of his opinions, including his religious views, provided their manifestation does not disturb the public order established by law.
pegasus.cc.ucf.edu /~velez/usdoc1.htm

  
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 Declaration of Colonial Rights - ITR
Resolved, N.C.D. That the respective colonies are entitled to the common law of England, and more especially to the great and inestimable privilege of being tried by their peers of the vicinage, according to the course of that law.
Also, that the keeping a standing army in several of these colonies, in time of peace, without the consent of the legislature of that colony in which such army is kept, is against law.
Resolved, N.C.D. That the keeping a standing army in these colonies, in times of peace, without the consent of the legislature of that colony, in which such army is kept, is against law.
www.hisglory.us /documents/declaration_of_colonial_rights.htm

  
 Primary Source Documents
An English Law Library, The sources studied by many of the lawyers who founded the U.S. The Declaration of Arbroath (1320) Scotland's declaration of independence from England.
Declaration of the Lords Spiritual and Temporal (1688) Parliament pledges its loyalty to William and Mary.
The Dutch Declaration of Independence (1581); This Calvinistic document served as a model for the U.S. Declaration of Independence.
personal.pitnet.net /primarysources

  
 Declaration of the Rights of Man and of Citizens by
Declaration of the Rights of Man and of Citizens by
No man ought to be molested on account of his opinions, not even on account of his religious opinions, provided his avowal of them does not disturb the public order established by the law.
The law ought to impose no other penalties but such as are absolutely and evidently necessary; and no one ought to be punished, but in virtue of a law promulgated before the offence, and legally applied.
www.humanistictexts.org /FrenchDOROM.htm   (717 words)

  
 Quebec secession threatens military clash
Implicit in Rock's claim that a unilateral declaration of independence would imperil "the rule of law" is the threat of military intervention.
A unilateral declaration of Quebec independence, contended Rock, would also be contrary to international law.
The Sovereignty Law that the Quebec legislature adopted in 1995 empowered it to unilaterally declare independence if a majority of Quebec voters endorsed the law in a referendum and if negotiations with the Canadian government on the formation of a "new partnership" between Canada and a "sovereign" Quebec came to an impasse.
www.wsws.org /public_html/iwb4-21/quebec.htm   (717 words)

  
 Declaration of the Rights of Man and of the Citizen
The free communication of ideas and opinions is one of the most precious of the rights of man. Every citizen may, accordingly, speak, write, and print with freedom, but shall be responsible for such abuses of this freedom as shall be defined by law.
The law shall provide for such punishments only as are strictly and obviously necessary, and no one shall suffer punishment except it be legally inflicted in virtue of a law passed and promulgated before the commission of the offense.
No one shall be disquieted on account of his opinions, including his religious views, provided their manifestation does not disturb the public order established by law.
www.constitution.org /fr/fr_drm.htm   (717 words)

  
 tennesse.txt
That elections shall be free and equal, and the right of suffrage, as hereinafter declared, shall never be denied to any person entitled thereto, except upon a conviction by a jury of some infamous crime, previously ascertained and declared by law, and judgement thereon by court of competent jurisdiction.
That martial law, in the sense of the unre- stricted power of military officers, or others, to dispose of the person, liberties, or property of the citizen, is inconsistent with the principles of free government, and is not confided to any department of the government of this State.
That no citizen of this state, except such as are employed in the army of the United States, or militia in actual ser- vices, shall be subjected to punishment under the martial or military law.
www.harbornet.com /rights/tennesse.txt   (717 words)

  
 African [Banjul] Charter on Human and Peoples' Rights, adopted June 27, 1981, OAU Doc. CAB/LEG/67/3 rev. 5, 21 I.L.M. 58 (1982), entered into force Oct. 21, 1986: [excerpts] . . .
The exercise of this right shall be subject only to necessary restrictions provided for by law in particular those enacted in the interest of national security, the safety, health, ethics and rights and freedoms of others.
To preserve and strengthen the national independence and the territorial integrity of his country and to contribute to its defence in accordance with the law; 6.
This right may only be subject to restrictions, provided for by law for the protection of national security, law and order, public health or morality.
www1.umn.edu /humanrts/instree/z1afchar.htm   (717 words)

  
 Declaration of Rights
All citizens, being equal in the eyes of the law, are equally eligible to all dignities and to all public positions and occupations, according to their abilities, and without distinction except that of their virtues and talents.
The free communication of ideas and opinions is one of the most precious of the rights of man. Every citizen may, accordingly, speak, write, and print with freedom, but shall be responsible for such abuses of this freedom as shall be defined by law.
The law shall provide for such punishments only as are strictly and obviously necessary, and no one shall suffer punishment except it be legally inflicted in virtue of a law passed and promulgated before the commission of the offense.
history.hanover.edu /courses/excerpts/111decr.html   (1012 words)

  
 Sailor: Maryland Declaration of Rights
The right of trial by Jury of all issues of fact in civil proceedings in the several Courts of Law in this State, where the amount in controversy exceeds the sum of five thousand dollars, shall be inviolably preserved.
Equality of rights under the law shall not be abridged or denied because of sex.
In the trial of all criminal cases, the Jury shall be the Judges of Law, as well as of fact, except that the Court may pass upon the sufficiency of the evidence to sustain a conviction.
sailor.lib.md.us /md/docs/mdright.html   (1731 words)

  
 Declaration of Rights
The Declaration of the Rights of Man and Citizen stands as one of the most significant documents to emerge from the Age of Liberal Revolutions.
The free communication of ideas and opinions is one of the most precious of the rights of man. Every citizen may, accordingly, speak, write, and print with freedom, but shall be responsible for such abuses of this freedom as shall be defined by law.
Compare France's Declaration with America's Declaration of Independence and Bill of Rights (and the constitutions of state governments).
history.hanover.edu /courses/excerpts/111decr.html   (1012 words)

  
 NORTH CAROLINA STATE CONSTITUTION
(b)        The right to be heard at sentencing of the accused in a manner prescribed by law, and at other times as prescribed by law or deemed appropriate by the court.
(a)        The right as prescribed by law to be informed of and to be present at court proceedings of the accused.
The people have a right to assemble together to consult for their common good, to instruct their representatives, and to apply to the General Assembly for redress of grievances; but secret political societies are dangerous to the liberties of a free people and shall not be tolerated.
www.ncga.state.nc.us /Legislation/constitution/article1.html   (1175 words)

  
 United States 10.951
The Declaration was not designed to apply in absolute terms or in a vacuum,15 and the Commission has necessarily monitored the observance of its terms with reference to its doctrine on permissible and non-permissible limitations, and to other relevant obligations which bear on that question, including humanitarian law.
In terms of the law applicable to the present case, the petitioners invoked the provisions of the American Declaration as governing their claims.
The terms of the American Declaration and of applicable humanitarian law are largely in accord in this regard.
www.cidh.org /annualrep/99eng/Merits/UnitedStates10.951.htm   (1175 words)

  
 Declaration of Independence
The study of {The Law of Nations} by the delegates to the Continental Congress, to answer questions ``of the circumstances of a rising state,'' is reflected in the Declaration of Independence of July 4, 1776.
As the remainder of this article will discuss, the delegates to the Continental Congress, who drafted and signed the Declaration of Independence, studied Leibniz's conception of natural law, through studying The Law of Nations, by Emmerich de Vattel.
The Declaration of Independence was prepared by a committee consisting of Benjamin Franklin, Thomas Jefferson, John Adams, Robert Livingston, and Roger Sherman.
east_west_dialogue.tripod.com /vattel/id3.html   (951 words)

  
 Hong Kong - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
In the Joint Declaration, the PRC promised that under the "One Country, Two Systems" policy proposed by Deng Xiaoping, the socialist economic system in mainland China would not be practised in Hong Kong, and Hong Kong's previous capitalist system and life-style would remain unchanged for at least 50 years, or until 2047.
Pursuant to an agreement known as the Sino-British Joint Declaration, signed by the People's Republic of China and the United Kingdom on 19 December 1984, the whole territory of Hong Kong under British colonial rule became the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region of the PRC on 1 July 1997.
Article 84 of the Basic Law of Hong Kong allows Hong Kong's courts to refer to decisions (precedents) rendered by courts of foreign jurisdictions and to invite foreign judges to participate in proceedings of Hong Kong's Court of Final Appeal.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Hong_Kong   (6419 words)

  
 The Magna Carta - ITR
It was a declaration of liberty under the rule of Righteous Law, rather than arbitrary whim.
The land barons obviously structured this portion of the Great Charter in accordance with the declaration of the Mosaic Law of Deuteronomy 19:15.
This was not so much a declaration of universal liberty, as was the American Declaration of Independence in 1776, but rather a declaration of liberties under the rule of the monarch.
www.hisglory.us /documents/magna_carta.htm   (6419 words)

  
 THE AMERICAN DECLARATION
This Declaration is in support of the text of the original Constitution of the United States of America, the intent and purposes of the Second Amendment of the Bill of Rights, and it sustains that which is already fundamental principles of American law.
As we support this American Declaration, we realize that there is no other course left open to us if we are to resist the forces pursuing militarized world dominance.
Although it may have the form and name of law, if there be a violation of any of the Constitutional principles or provisions, such law shall be declared to be wholly void, and ineffective for any purpose, and be as inoperative as if such had never been passed.
www.libertygunrights.com /ConstrainedW_Patriot2.html   (1125 words)

  
 Notes to the Declaration of Sentiments: Stanton and Anthony Papers Project Online
Like other legal reformers, Hurlbut rejected the English common law as a feudal artifact unsuited to modern America, but his criticism included a scathing portrait of male domination that is echoed in the Declaration of Sentiments.
Of this discussion and its outcome, E. Capron reported, the resolutions "were finally adopted, nearly as they were originally drawn up" by the women meeting alone on Wednesday morning; not even the lawyers who opposed "the equal rights of women, and who were present," dissented.
The common law, he wrote, was "the law of the male sex gathering unto themselves dominion and power at the sacrifice of the female." Its influence rendered the laws "touching the Rights of Woman,.
ecssba.rutgers.edu /docs/sennotes.html   (488 words)

  
 The Great European Treaties of the Nineteenth Century - Questia Online Library
The Treaty of Paris, March 30, 1856, admitted Turkey to the Public Law of Europe, recognized it as a European State, and guaranteed its position.
Up till the year 1856 the Public Law of Europe had to a large extent consisted of the Acts of the Congress of Vienna (1814-15) and the treaties which were consequential to it.
Texts The Treaty of Paris (1856)-- The Straits Convention (1856)-- The Declaration of Paris (1856).
www.questia.com /PM.qst?a=o&d=5404771   (271 words)

  
 News Archives TI - Moldova
TI Chairman Peter Eigen, one of the signatories to the Declaration, said today that "this is an important challenge to politicians and all those in power around the world, particularly those who would seek to use immunity to put themselves above the law.
The Declaration of Paris denounces "the devastating impact of high-level corruption and the levels of impunity that facilitate it" and calls for "national and international measures to combat it".
The signatories to the Declaration of Paris include TI Chairman Peter Eigen, TI Advisory Council Chair and former Foreign Minister of Bangladesh Kamal Hossain, and TI Advisory Council member Mary Robinson, the former UN Commissioner for Human Rights.
www.transparency.md /News/a260.htm   (317 words)

  
 History of the Senate - Senate of the Philippines
The Philippine Legislature, composed of the Philippine Senate and the House of Representatives, was created under the Philippine Autonomy Act, popularly known as the Jones Law, which was passed by the Congress of the United States and became law on August 29, 1916.
This was maintained up to 1916, when it was replaced by the Philippine Senate, as provided for by the Jones Law.
The Philippine Commission was abolished and the Philippine Legislature, inaugurated on October 16, 1916, consisting of the Senate and the House of Representatives was established.
www.senate.gov.ph /about/history.htm   (3218 words)

  
 ::: UNIVERSAL ISLAMIC DECLARATION OF HUMAN RIGHTS :::
Human rights in Islam are firmly rooted in the belief that God, and God alone, is the Law Giver and the Source of all human rights.
The Universal Islamic Declaration of Human Rights is based on the Qur'an and the Sunnah and has been compiled by eminent Muslim scholars, jurists and representatives of Islamic movements and thought.
Every spouse is entitled to such rights and privileges and carries such obligations as are stipulated by the Law.
www.muslimuzbekistan.com /eng/ennews/9699/96/ennewsihrw1996.html   (3218 words)

  
 Dictionary of Australian Biography We-Wy
He was the author of treatises on The Law Relating to Riots and Unlawful Assemblies (1848), The Bankrupt Law Consolidation Act (1849), The Common Law Procedure Act (1853), and various legal works in conjunction with other writers.
He probably owed his position to the interest he had taken in the subject of crime; his plea that prisoners under the age of 21 should be segregated and a special endeavour made to reform them suggests that he was in advance of his period.
He was interested in the Acclimatization Society of Victoria and in 1873 wrote pamphlets on the angora goat, and on the ostrich.
gutenberg.net.au /dictbiog/0-dict-biogWe-Wy.html   (3218 words)

  
 East Asia Bureau: 95/06/06 Testimony: Winston Lord on Hong Kong
Continued development of democratic institutions, envisioned in the Joint Declaration and Basic Law, and protection of the rule of law, civil liberties and basic rights, are also essential to maintain local and international confidence in Hong Kong's future and in its importance as a regional base for trade and investment.
Clearly, the Joint Declaration and the Basic Law, while granting Hong Kong a high degree of local autonomy, envisioned that China, as sovereign, would have considerable influence in the future Special Administrative Region.
Implementation of the "high degree of autonomy" stipulated in the Joint Declaration is essential to future stability and prosperity.
dosfan.lib.uic.edu /ERC/bureaus/eap/950606LordHongKong.html   (2848 words)

  
 Constitutionalism and Hong Kong's Future - Michael C. Davis - East Asia Speeches - the Asia Society
The 1984 Joint Declaration promises Hong Kong a liberal constitutional government, offering what I consider the essential elements of liberal constitutionalism, including: democracy, human rights and the rule of law.
In the 1984 Sino-British Joint Declaration, the agreement returning Hong Kong to China, China sought to assure Hong Kong's future.
Regarding the rule of law, it is specified that the courts are to be independent and final, the existing common law legal system maintained and that citizens can challenge the actions of the executive in the courts.
www.asiasociety.org /speeches/davis.html   (3077 words)

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