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  Federal republic - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
A federal republic is a federation of states with a republican form of government.
In a federation, unlike in a unitary state, the self-governing status of autonomous regions is constitutionally entrenched and cannot be revoked by a unilateral decision of the central government.
Federal Republic of Cameroon (République Fédérale du Cameroun) (1961-1972)
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 Constitution of the Federal Republic of
The Federal Republic of Yugoslavia shall be composed of the Republic of Serbia and the Republic of Montenegro.
Federal statute may prescribe that, under a court decision, the principle of inviolability of privacy of the mail and other means of communication may be put in abeyance if so required for the purposes of criminal proceedings, or for the defense of the Federal Republic of Yugoslavia.
The Federal Assembly shall be composed of the Chamber of Citizens and the Chamber of Republics.
www.uta.edu /cpsees/YUGOCON.htm   (5992 words)

 Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia - Encyclopedia, History, Geography and Biography
Democratic Federative Yugoslavia was constituted at the AVNOJ or the Anti-Fascist Council of National Liberation of Yugoslavia conference in Jajce (November 29 - December 4 1943) while negotiations with the royal government in exile continued.
Each of the six Republics had their own "territorial defense", a National Guard of sorts, which were established in the frame of a new doctrine called “general people’s resistance” as an answer to the brutal end of the Prague Spring by the Warsaw Pact in Czechoslovakia.
The defining document of the state was the Constitution of the Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia, which was amended in 1963 and 1974.
www.arikah.net /encyclopedia/Socialist_Federal_Republic_of_Yugoslavia   (1557 words)

 Yugoslavia, Federal Republic of
The new federal Government, which was formed on November 4, dropped any claim to being the sole successor state of the former Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia (which dissolved in 1992), and was recognized by the international community.
Vojislav Kostunica was elected President of the Federal Republic of Yugoslavia on September 24, and took office on October 7, after mass demonstrations by citizens protesting Slobodan Milosevic's attempts to manipulate the Federal Election Commission and force a second election round led Milosevic to concede defeat.
Federal and Serbian laws regarding conspiracy, threats to the integrity of the Government, and terrorism are vague and were abused by the Milosevic regime.
www.state.gov /g/drl/rls/hrrpt/2000/eur/865.htm   (19900 words)

 Germany - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
It is bordered to the north by the North Sea, Denmark, and the Baltic Sea, to the east by Poland and the Czech Republic, to the south by Austria and Switzerland, and to the west by France, Luxembourg, Belgium and the Netherlands.
The Federal Republic of Germany is a member state of the United Nations, NATO, the G8 and the G4 nations, and is a founding member of the European Union.
Its neighbours are Denmark in the north, Poland and the Czech Republic in the east, Austria and Switzerland in the south, France and Luxembourg in the south-west and Belgium and the Netherlands in the north-west.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Federal_Republic_of_Germany   (7315 words)

 Federal republic - Free Talk Live   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
A federal republic is a republic with a federal structure.
In federal systems, there is one central federal government that oversees all territory and often has responsbility for foreign affairs, defence, economic policy, etc. There are also "state" governments, which have autonomy in certain areas of policy, but are subordinate to the central federal government.
In most federal constitutions, the powers of the federal government and the state governments are clearly defined.
freetalklive.com /wiki/index.php?title=Federal_republic   (167 words)

 Is the German Federal Republic Legitimate?
The argument that the German Federal Republic is illegitimate has about as much validity as the argument that the US Constitution is not valid because the convention that wrote it had no legal mandate to do so, and because the constitution improperly replaced the Articles of Confederation.
The German Federal Republic is at least as legitimate as the regime established in the aftermath of the First World War.
The constitution of Germany's "Weimar republic," promulgated in 1919, was recognized as legal by most Germans, including the National Socialists, in spite of the high-handed way that the republic was proclaimed in November 1918.
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 Yugoslavia, Federal Republic of
The Federal Republic of Yugoslavia (Yugoslavia), a constitutional republic consisting of the Republic of Serbia and the Republic of Montenegro, has a president and a parliamentary system of government based on multiparty elections.
The Federal Constitution includes restrictions on searches of persons and of premises; similarly under the Serbian Constitution, police must enter a premise with a warrant, or if no warrant is obtained, they may enter in order to "save people and property." Both the Federal and Republic Governments respected these provisions in practice.
Federal law provides for freedom of speech and of the press; however, police at times harassed journalists and the Government, in particular various political factions, continued to exercise influence over the media.
www.state.gov /g/drl/rls/hrrpt/2001/eur/8369.htm   (19607 words)

 Galactic Republic - Wookieepedia, the Star Wars Wiki
The Republic had no standing military to combat the Confederacy of Independent Systems, and thus a Military Creation Act was proposed, which was strongly opposed by many of the Republic's pacifist leaders such as Padmé Amidala of Naboo, who feared the possibility of going to war.
The Galactic Republic was composed of a significant portion of the known Galaxy, stretching from the Core Worlds to Wild Space, though it was widely believed that the government held little power in the outlying regions, and preferred to focus its attentions on the Core Worlds.
The capital of the Galactic Republic was Coruscant, a planet considered to be the cultural and economical center of the Galaxy, despite being located outside of the Deep Core.
starwars.wikia.com /wiki/Galactic_Republic   (4597 words)

 LLRX -- Guide to the Federal Republic of Yugoslavia Legal Research
The Constitution of The Federal Republic of Yugoslavia is inspired by well known European constitutions, such as the constitutions of France and Germany, and it contains both elements of the federation and confederation structure (at the moment, the parliament is working on the draft of a new constitution).
The Republic of Serbia and the Republic of Montenegro are sovereign, and decide on matters that are not under the jurisdiction of the Federal Republic of Yugoslavia.
The Federal Republic of Yugoslavia is passing through a difficult period, but it is, after the October 2000 elections, in the process of democratic transition of its political, economic and social systems.
www.llrx.com /features/yugoslavia.htm   (4942 words)

 Establishing a Federal Republic - Thomas Jefferson (Library of Congress Exhibition)
Although Thomas Jefferson was in France serving as United States minister when the Federal Constitution was written in 1787, he was able to influence the development of the federal government through his correspondence.
Federal Hall in New York was the site of the meeting of the First Federal Congress in 1789.
These federal laws limited naturalization rights and free speech by declaring public criticism of government officials to be seditious libel, punishable by imprisonment and fines.
www.loc.gov /exhibits/jefferson/jefffed.html   (2474 words)

 Human Rights Watch World Report 2002: Europe & Central Asia: Federal Republic of Yugoslavia
According to a large-scale recount of refugees in the Federal Republic of Yugoslavia, 390,000 persons from Croatia and Bosnia were registered as refugees, a 30 percent drop from 1996 figures.
The Federal Republic of Yugoslavia signed the Statute of the International Criminal Court on December 19, 2000, and it ratified the statute on September 6, 2001.
On April 18, the head of the Federal Republic of Yugoslavia passport office in Prishtina, Aleksandar Petrovic, was killed in yet another deadly bomb attack.
www.hrw.org /wr2k2/europe23.html   (4362 words)

 Protecting the Republic from Federal Judges
A federal judge declared the measure null and void and forced policy over the legal wishes of the electorate.
A federal judge declared the monument unconstitutional, ignored the 10 Amendment and forced his will over the legal wishes of the electorate.
In order to hold Federal judges accountable for abusing their powers, the act also provides that a judge who violates the act's limitations on judicial power shall either be impeached by Congress or removed by the President, according to the rules established by the Congress.
www.canadafreepress.com /2006/deweese060706.htm   (826 words)

 The Birth of the Federal Republic of Germany: German History
The Birth of the Federal Republic of Germany
The powers of the lower house, the Bundestag, and the federal chancellor were enhanced considerably at the expense of the federal president, who was reduced to a figurehead.
The activities of a number of openly antidemocratic parties during the Weimar Republic had inspired the authors of the Basic Law to include this strong provision.
www.germanculture.com.ua /library/history/bl_frg.htm   (891 words)

 Modern History Sourcebook: Germany: Basic Law, 1949
If new functions arise for the Federation in matters on which it has the power to legislate, Federal authorities at intermediate and lower level may be established in case of urgent need, with the consent of the Bundesrat and of the majority of the members of the Bundestag.
The requirements of the Federation and of the Länder in respect of budget coverage shall be coordinated in such a way that a fair equalization is achieved, any overburdening of taxpayers precluded, and uniformity of living standards in the Federal territory ensured.
A term of office of the Federal President due to expire while a state of Defense exists, and the exercise of his functions by the President of the Bundesrat in case of the premature vacancy of the Federal President s office.
www.fordham.edu /halsall/mod/CONST-DE.html   (18010 words)

 USAID: Federal Republic of Yugoslavia
The Federal Republic of Yugoslavia is composed of two constituent republics: the Republic of Serbia and the Republic of Montenegro.
In response to policy guidance from the Department of State, USAID is presenting an integrated budget justification for the Federal Republic of Yugoslavia and has not segregated activities by the two constituent republics.
The FRY is working with the international financial community to restructure the external debt of the former Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia.
www.usaid.gov /pubs/cbj2002/ee/yu   (1743 words)

 Federal Republic of Germany (West Germany)
The Federal Republic of Germany (West Germany) was created in 1949 from the British, French and American zones of occupation in Germany.
The Federal Republic of Germany joined the European Economic Community (EEC) in 1958.
The Federal Republic is threatened by the aggressive imperialism of Soviet Russia as is proved by the systematic expansion of Soviet power in all parts of the world since 1945.
www.spartacus.schoolnet.co.uk /2WWwestGermany.htm   (727 words)

 Protecting the Republic from Federal Judges   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
The history of our Republic is a history of the greatest nation on earth.
But it is replete with acts of blatant violations of every human right known to exist by those same states who today feel that their constitutions outweigh the rights of the minority.
The Supreme Court concluded that the jurisdiction of the federal courts (inferior to the Supreme Court) was in the sole power of Congress.
www.freerepublic.com /focus/f-news/1646797/posts   (3561 words)

 Federal Republic. Government. Mexico for Kids.
There are some activities in which it is necessary for the Federal Government and the state governments to work together, for example, in the areas of education and ecology.
The Federal District is the capital of Mexico, and home to the Federal Government.
This means that the Congress of the Union, the President of the Republic and the Supreme Court of Justice are all located here.
www.elbalero.gob.mx /pages_kids/government/fed_rep_kids.html   (285 words)

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Thomas Jefferson's December 20, 1787, letter to James Madison contains objections to key parts of the new Federal Constitution.
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 Welcome to the Official Information Gateway of the Federal Republic of Nigeria   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
This mail service is only for staff of the Federal Ministry of Information and National Orientation.
Federal Executive Council Reverses Self On Police Civil Defence Corps Merger.
The corporate goals and objectives of the Federal Ministry of Information and National Orientation are derived from policy directives and guidelines on management of public information....
www.nigeria.gov.ng   (410 words)

 Federal Republic of Germany, Federal Republic of Germany government, Federal Republic of Germany economy
Federal Republic of Germany, Federal Republic of Germany government, Federal Republic of Germany economy
elections: Federal Assembly - last held 22 September 2002 (next to be held NA September 2006); note - there are no elections for the Bundesrat; composition is determined by the composition of the state-level governments; the composition of the Bundesrat has the potential to change any time one of the 16 states holds an election
Federal Constitutional Court or Bundesverfassungsgericht (half the judges are elected by the Bundestag and half by the Bundesrat)
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 Embassy of the Federal Republic of Nigeria (via CobWeb/3.1 planetlab2.netlab.uky.edu)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
Nigeria is situated in the West African region and has a land mass of 923,768 sq.km..
It is bordered to the north by the Republics of Niger and Tchad.
Copyright © 2004 Embassy of the Republic of Nigeria and GlobeScope Inc.
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