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  Life peer - Encyclopedia.WorldSearch   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Life peers were to be chosen from senior judges, civil servants, senior officers of the British Army or Royal Navy, members of the House of Commons who had served for at least ten years, scientists, writers, artists, peers of Scotland and peers of Ireland.
A peer created under the Life Peerages Act has the right to sit in the House of Lords, provided he is twenty-one years of age, is not suffering punishment upon conviction for treason and is a citizen of the United Kingdom, of the Republic of Ireland or of a member of the Commonwealth of Nations.
The number of Conservative and Labour life peers has in recent years been approximately the same; in 1999, there were 172 Conservative and 160 Labour life peers in the House of Lords, and at the beginning of May, 2004, there were 158 Conservative and 178 Labour life peers in the House of Lords.
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 Peerage - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Life peers created under the Appellate Jurisdiction Act are known as "lords of Appeal in Ordinary." They perform the judicial functions of the House of Lords and serve on the Judicial Committee of the Privy Council.
Peers had the right to be tried by fellow peers in the Lord High Steward's Court and in the House of Lords; this privilege was abolished in 1948.
While life peerages were often created in the early days of the Peerage, their regular creation was not provided for under an Act of Parliament until 1876, with the passage of the Appellate Jurisdiction Act.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Peerage   (2387 words)

  
 [No title]   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Peers were, historically, title holders entitled to be summoned to the House of Lords.
Life peers (always barons or baronesses) are treated in every way like an ordinary peer, save that they cannot pass on their title to their heirs.
Since then, it has been composed of the life peers, the holders of particular hereditary offices of state (the Earl Marshal and the Lord Great Chamberlain), and about ninety hereditary peers elected by their colleagues to temporarily continue in office.
www.informationgenius.com /encyclopedia/p/pe/peerage.html   (1686 words)

  
 Life
A useful characteristic upon which to base a definition of life is that of descent with modification: the ability of a life form to produce offspring that are like its parent or parents, but with the possibility of some variation due to chance.
In all known life forms (assuming prion s are not counted as such), the genetic material is primarily DNA or the related molecule, RNA.
The question of whether life exists elsewhere in the universe remains open, but analyses such as the Drake equation have been used to estimate the probability of such life existing.
www.nebulasearch.com /encyclopedia/article/Life.html   (1450 words)

  
 Life peer   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Nowadays life peerages always of baronial rank are created under the Life Peerages Act 1958 and carry with them presuming the meets qualifications such as age and citizenship in the House of Lords.
A peer created under Life Peerages Act has the right to in the House of Lords provided he twenty-one years of age is not suffering upon conviction for treason and is a of the United Kingdom of the Republic of Ireland or of a member of the Commonwealth of Nations.
Life peerages were granted to former Leaders of the House Lords including John Julian Ganzoni 2nd Baron Peter Carington 6th Baron Carrington Robert Gascoyne-Cecil Viscount Cranborne (Lord Cecil of Essendon by virtue a writ of acceleration) George Jellicoe 2nd Earl Jellicoe Malcolm Shepherd 2nd Baron Shepherd and Hennessy 3rd Baron Windlesham.
www.freeglossary.com /Life_peer   (2215 words)

  
 Life Peer   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Life Peers are members of the Peerage whose titles may not be inherited.
Nowadays, life peerages, always of baronial rank, are created under the Life Peerages Act 1958 and carry with them, presuming the recipient meets qualifications such as age, a seat in the House of Lords.
Life peerages were also granted to former Leaders of the House of Lords, including the Lord Belstead, the Lord Carrington, Viscount Cranbonre (Lord Cecil of Essendon by virtue of a writ of acceleration), the Earl Jellicoe, the Lord Shepherd and the Lord Windlesham.
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 Life peer - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
"Working peers" do not form a formal class, but represent the various political parties and are expected to regularly attend the House of Lords.
Normally, the Prime Minister chooses only peers for his own party, but permits the leaders of opposition parties to recommend peers from those parties.
Unlike Lords of Appeal in Ordinary, life peers created under the Life Peerages Act do not, unless they also hold ministerial positions, receive salaries.
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 Life
Life is a multi-faceted concept with no simple definition, in part because the word is often used in an intentionally open-ended way, as exemplified by phrases such as "eternal life", "artificial life", and "extraterrestrial life".
Some assert that this must be the case for all possible forms of life throughout the universe; others describe this position as 'carbon chauvinism'.
In all known life forms (assuming prions are not counted as such), the genetic material is primarily DNA or the related molecule, RNA.
www.brainyencyclopedia.com /encyclopedia/l/li/life.html   (1172 words)

  
 The Hill School - Student life / Peer Counseling and Peer Tutoring
Peer counselors are trained students dedicated to The Hill School community and fellow classmates.
Supported by the peer counseling program, peer tutors are peer counselors who have achieved an average grade of a B or higher in the subject matter they wish to tutor.
Peer tutors are available by appointment in the library every night of the week for students seeking additional assistance from his or her peers.
www.thehill.org /home/content.asp?id=831   (417 words)

  
 Peer Mediation Program - Life Trax - peer mediation, restorative justice, conflict resolution, bullying prevention, ...
Peer mediation has been proven to reduce office referrals, after-school fights and suspensions, and increase the time in which students are available for learning.
Life Trax ’s Peer Mediation Program empowers youth to mediate peer disputes such as rumors, name calling, minor harassment and relationship fights that can often get in the way of classroom learning and school safety.
Life Trax trainers are available to schools in other parts of Colorado and the United States on a daily contract basis.
www.csmp.org /programs/peer_med.htm   (376 words)

  
 Learn more about Life in the online encyclopedia.   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
The question of whether life exists elsewhere in the universe remains an open question, although the probability that Earth is the only location in the universe, or even the galaxy, that harbors life, is extremely low.
Currently, the closest that scientists have come to finding extraterrestrial life is fossil evidence of possible bacterial life on Mars.
Death is the termination of life in a living system, or in part thereof.
www.onlineencyclopedia.org /l/li/life.html   (1137 words)

  
 Life peer   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Nowadays, life peerages, always of Baronbaronial rank, are created under the Life Peerages Act 1958 and carry with them, presuming the recipient meets qualifications such as age and citizenship, seats in the House of Lords/.
Life baronies under the Life Peerages Act are theoretically created by the Sovereign, but in practice, none is granted except upon the proposition of the List of British Prime MinistersPrime Minister.
Life Peerages have been granted to Speaker of the British House of CommonsSpeakers of the House of Commons/ upon retirement (as well as, occasionally, hereditary peerages in the form of viscountcies).
www.infothis.com /find/Life_peer   (2346 words)

  
 Boston College
A Peer Minister is a Boston College graduate student who serves as a live-in lay minister in a first-year Residence Hall at Boston College.
The Peer Minister promotes the Catholic and Jesuit values of BC in the Hall by a ministry which promotes connections between students, Residential Life professional staff, Jesuits, faculty, and administrators within the University.
Peer Ministers must reapply if they seek to return for a second year with the understanding that there is a two year limit on the position.
www.bc.edu /bc_org/prs/campus-ministry/peer-min.htm   (1117 words)

  
 Life peer   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Life Peerages have been granted to Speakers of the House of Commons upon retirement; some, such as George Thomas, have become viscounts.
Most Prime Ministers, including Sir Alec Douglas-Home, Harold Wilson, James Callaghan and Margaret Thatcher, have been created life peers following their retirement from the House of Commons.
In 1999, for example, immediately before most hereditary peers were removed by the House of Lords Act, there were two hundred and ninety-nine Conservative hereditary peers, compared to nineteen Labour peers and twenty-three Liberal Democrat peers.
www.sciencedaily.com /encyclopedia/life_peer_1   (2095 words)

  
 MsLIFE-MPA-PeerSupport Project
LIFE was recently awarded a grant from the MS Paralysis Association to coordinate the provision of peer support to people with paralysis throughout Mississippi.
The LIFE Peer Support Coordinator is located in the State office of LIFE in Jackson.
Peer supporters utilized through this project are reimbursed travel expenses and a small stipend for their time, effort and expertise.
www.lifeofms.com /page3.html   (215 words)

  
 Peer Ministry :: Youth Training Quotes
Peer Ministry has helped me be a leader and a more welcoming person.
Peer Ministry has helped me become a better person in all areas of life.
I feel that I have been affected greatly by peer ministry; my faith helps me live my life as a friend and a lover of life.
www.peerministry.org /youth_training/hear_youth.php   (431 words)

  
 Family Life - Peer listening   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Peer listening schemes are developed for schools aiming to get everyone involved in getting on better and improving relationships with one another.
Three members of staff make up a support team to assist the Peer Listeners and twelve pupils are trained to deal with issues that pupils may come to them to talk about.
Peer Listeners are not there to give advice, just to listen and refer people on, if necessary, to other sources of help and of course its confidential.
www.relate.org.uk /familylife/servicesforyoungpeople/peerlistening   (186 words)

  
 Guardian Unlimited | Life | Peer review
Charles Darwin proposed the metaphor of a tree of life, to replace the medieval ladder of creation.
Now for the first time, systematists and taxonomists believe that it might be possible to reconstruct the entire tree, to include all living and extinct species.
One lately emerged species out of hundreds of millions is attempting "to grasp the entire history of life on Earth." Best of luck.
www.guardian.co.uk /life/dispatch/story/0,12978,1438868,00.html   (320 words)

  
 PRO-Life Philippines - Peer Group Pressures
The peer is a small, informal and somewhat exclusive affiliation of individuals in a face-to-face group.
Basis of peer group formations are interests, special aptitudes, and the desire to get together with others or to do things with others.
The antidote to pressures exerted by peers and conformity is a sense of maturity.
www.prolife.org.ph /article/articleprint/92/-1/18   (304 words)

  
 Peerage : Life peer   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
This is a fundamental distinction from the Continental system of titles[?], where families rather than individuals are ennobled[?] (see nobleman), and where more than one person can hold the same title simultaneously.
While at one time it was true that a peer with an associated place name actually administered that place, this has largely not been true since the Middle Ages, and the associated place isn't necessarily even ruled by the United Kingdom.
It uses material from the wikipedia article Peerage : Life peer.
www.eurofreehost.com /li/Life_peer.html   (298 words)

  
 Life peer   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Harold Wilson was the first Prime Minister recieve a life barony.
Life peerages may be awarded to certain public functionaries upon retirement.
Neither Edward Heath nor John Major has been made a peer while Prime Ministers— Anthony Eden and Harold Macmillan —have been created earls.
www.freeglossary.com /Life_peerage   (2215 words)

  
 Peer Support - Student Life - Mount Royal College - Calgary, Alberta, Canada
The Students' Association Peer Support Centre (P.S.C.) Opened its doors in Wyckham House in 1993.
The mission statement of the Peer Support Centre is "Students Helping Students." The Centre provides much needed support and a variety of services to students at Mount Royal College through a team of trained student volunteers.
The P.S.C. is stocked with pamphlets and background information about the various services, social issues, and events relevant to student life.
www.mtroyal.ab.ca /studentlife/peersupport.shtml   (276 words)

  
 Guardian Unlimited | Life | Peer review
Many scenarios will be familiar - toxic timebombs, weapons of mass destruction, climate change - but Levy deals with them even-handedly, and adds his own last judgment: the likelihood of the catastrophe, the appropriate level of fear for each particular doom, and the levels of damage.
Life flourishes on Earth because the planet is dynamic - warm, with a tendency to resurface itself - so geophysical phenomena such as supervolcanos and megatsunamis are inevitable, although not necessarily in one's lifetime.
Sterilisation of the Earth by a gamma ray burster is plausible - Nasa and Leicester University have launched a space mission to monitor them - but unlikely because they seem to happen so far away.
www.guardian.co.uk /life/dispatch/story/0,12978,1564372,00.html   (326 words)

  
 Staff - Life Trax - peer mediation, restorative justice, conflict resolution, bullying prevention, diversity, social ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Achieving overall balance in life is done by finding what is working and helping you create a higher level of satisfaction in areas where there is room to grow.
Living Whole is achieved through practicing practical life strategies that teach simple but very effective approaches to realize your personal and professional aspirations.
Life Trax utilizes Neuro-Linguistics Programming (NLP) and Internal Dominate Eye Accessing as the powerful approach to create better futures (*below).
www.csmp.org /wholelife/fun_recreation.htm   (336 words)

  
 News: Chancellor to be made life peer   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
The Chancellor, the Rt Hon Chris Patten, CH, PC, MA, is to be made a life peer after stepping down from his role as a European Commissioner.
Mr Patten, who was elected as Chancellor of Oxford University in 2003, said he was ‘honoured’ to be made a life peer.
The Chancellor added: ‘It will give me the opportunity as a Conservative peer to contribute to the national debate on issues like higher education, research, Europe and foreign policy.’
www.admin.ox.ac.uk /po/news/2004-05/nov/01a.shtml   (86 words)

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