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  Secretary of State - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
In many states the state secretary of state is often third in line to assume the office of governor upon death or resignation of the incumbent, after the lieutenant governor.
During a sede vacante, the former Secretary of State (the appointment expires when the pope dies or resigns) assumes some of the functions of the head of state as a part of a temporary commission.
According to the constitution, secretaries of state may be instated and fired by Royal Order (which means by the minister), but in practice these positions are usually created and held for the duration of the cabinet and they can even be used as bargaining chips in coalition negotiations.
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 COLONIAL OFFICE - LoveToKnow Article on COLONIAL OFFICE
The actual executive work was performed by the secretary of state for the southern department, who was assisted, from 1768 to 1782, by a secretary of state for the colonies.
In 1794 a third secretary of state was reappointed, and in 1801 this secretary was designated as secretary of state for war and the colonies.
The secretary of state for the colonies is the official medium of communication with colonial governments; he has certain administrative duties respecting crown colonies, and has a right of advising the veto of an act of a colonial legislaturethis veto, however, is never exercised in the case of purely local statutes.
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 Secretary of State for the Colonies   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
The Secretary of State for the Colonies or Colonial Secretary was the British Cabinet official in charge of managing the various British colonies.
Previously those responsibilities had fallen to the Secretary of State for the Southern Department, who was responsible for Southern England, Wales, Ireland, the American colonies, and relations with the Catholic and Muslim states of Europe.
In 1966, with most of the colonies gone, the office was merged with that of the Secretary of State for Commonwealth Relations to create the new office of Secretary of State for Commonwealth Affairs.
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 KIMBERLEY - LoveToKnow Article on KIMBERLEY
He was by inheritance a Liberal in politics, and in 1852-1856 and 1859-1861 he was under secretary of state for foreign affairs in Lord Aberdeen's and Lord Palmerston's ministries.
The Colesberg Kopje mine was in July 1873 renamed Kimberley in honor of the then secretary of state for the colonies, the ist earl of Kimberley, by whose direction the mines werein 1871taken under the protection of Great Britain.
Doubt having arisen as to the rights of the crown to the minerals on Vooruitzight farm, litigation ensued, ending in the purchase of the farm by the state for 100,000 in 1875.
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 Secretary of State for Dominion Affairs - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
The position of Secretary of State for Dominion Affairs was a British cabinet level position created in 1925 to deal with British relations with the Dominions — Canada, Australia, New Zealand, South Africa, Newfoundland, and the Irish Free State.
In 1947, the name of the office was changed to the Secretary of State for Commonwealth Relations.
In the early years of the position, it was frequently held by the same person who held the office of Secretary of State for the Colonies.
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 Secretary Of State For The Colonies - Encyclopedia.WorldSearch   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
the Duke of Newcastle, Secretary of State for the Colonies
A letter to the right honourable Lord John Russell, Secretary of State for the Colonies: Upon the policy of permitting emigration from the continent of India to the Mauritius
Van Diemen's Land: Copies of all correspondence between Lieutenant-Governor Arthur and His Majesty's Secretary of State for the Colonies, on the subject...
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 Clement Attlee - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Attlee served in the first two Labour governments, as under-secretary of state for war in 1924 with Ramsay MacDonald, then as Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster and later Postmaster General in the 1929 to 1931 MacDonald government.
Attlee was Lord Privy Seal (1940-1942), Deputy Prime Minister (1942), Dominions Secretary (1942-1943), and Lord President of the Council (1943-1945).
Arthur Woodburn succeeds as Secretary of State for Scotland.
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 Secretary of State for Commonwealth Relations - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Secretary of State for Commonwealth Relations was a British Cabinet office existing between 1947 and 1966, responsible for dealing with British relationship with members of the Commonwealth of Nations (its former colonies).
The position was created out of the old position of Secretary of State for Dominion Affairs.
In 1966, the position was merged with that of the Secretary of State for the Colonies to form that of Secretary of State for Commonwealth Affairs, which was in turn merged with the Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs in 1968 to create the new position of Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs.
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 Secretary of State for the Colonies - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
In 1782, following the loss of the American colonies, the office was abolished, and its duties given to the Home Secretary.
In 1794 a new office was created for Henry Dundas — the Secretary of State for War, which now took responsibility for the Colonies, and was renamed the Secretary of State for War and the Colonies in 1801.
Until 1925, when the office of Secretary of State for Dominion Affairs was created, the Colonial Office had responsibility for all British colonies and dominions besides India, which had its own Secretary of State.
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 The Avalon Project : British White Paper of June 1922
The Secretary of State for the Colonies has given renewed consideration to the existing political situation in Palestine, with a very earnest desire to arrive at a settlement of the outstanding questions which have given rise to uncertainty and unrest among certain sections of the population.
It was stated at the time by the High Commissioner that this was the first step in the development of self governing institutions, and it is now proposed to take a second step by the establishment of a Legislative Council containing a large proportion of members elected on a wide franchise.
The Secretary of State is of the opinion that before a further measure of self government is extended to Palestine and the Assembly placed in control over the Executive, it would be wise to allow some time to elapse.
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 Encyclopedia [Definition]   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
The Chinese emperorThe king or wang (王 wang2) was the Chinese head of state from the Zhou to Qin dynasties.
Ibn Rustah states that, while for other lands he had to depend on second-hand reports, often acquired with great difficulty and with no means of checking their veracity, for Isfahan he could use his own exper...
Encyclopedia is the dominant spelling used in the United States; an alternate spelling, encyclopaedia (sometimes rendered encyclopædia, with the æ ligature) is commonly used in British and Commonwealth English.
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 SECRETARY OF STATE FOR THE COLONIES FACTS AND INFORMATION   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
In 1854, military reforms led to the War_Office and Colonial Office being split up, and the office of Secretary of State for the Colonies was recreated.
Until 1925, when the office of Secretary_of_State_for_Dominion_Affairs was created, the Colonial Office had responsibility for all British colonies and dominions besides India, which had its own Secretary of State.
In 1966, with most of the colonies gone, the office was merged with that of the Secretary_of_State_for_Commonwealth_Relations to create the new office of Secretary_of_State_for_Commonwealth_Affairs.
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 Secretary of State for the Colonies   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
The Secretary of State for the Colonies or Colonial Secretary was the British Cabinet official in charge of managingthe various British colonies.
Previously thoseresponsibilities had fallen to the Secretary of State for the Southern Department, who was responsible forSouthern England, Wales, Ireland, the American colonies, and relations with the Catholic and Muslim states of Europe.
In 1966, with most ofthe colonies gone, the office was merged with that of the Secretary of State for Commonwealth Relations to create the new office of Secretary ofState for Commonwealth Affairs.
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 Secretary of State for Trade and Industry - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
The Secretary of State for Trade and Industry is a cabinet position in the United Kingdom government.
In 1983 the offices of trade and industry were remerged and the title of Secretary of State for Trade and Industry was recreated.
Secretary of State for Trade and Industry, and President of the Board of Trade (since 1983)
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 Palestine statement of policy - UK Secretary of State for the Colonies "White Paper" - UK documentation Cmd. ...
Their Report, which has been published,* states that both the Arab and the British representatives endeavoured to understand the point of view of the other party but that they were unable to reach agreement upon an interpretation of the correspondence.
It should be a State in which the two in Palestine, Arabs and Jews, share authority in government in such a way that the essential interests of each are secured.
This proposal for the establishment of the independent State would involve consultation with the Council of the League of Nations with a view to the termination of the Mandate.
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 Asia Times: Chapter 11: On the threshold of freedom
Subsequently, the Secretary of State for Colonies announced the rejection of the Free Lanka Bill, which was received with disappointment by the Sinhalese leadership in the State Council.
Though Senanayake, the Leader of the State Council was invited to meet the Secretary of State for the Colonies, he was neither provided with any mandate by the Board of Ministers to negotiate on their behalf, nor had the State Council passed any special resolution authorizing him to negotiate on its behalf.
The State Council was dissolved, forever, on June 4, 1947 and the general elections for the House of Representatives (Parliament) was scheduled for August 23 and continued until September 20, 1947.
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 Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
The Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth is a member of the British Government responsible for relations with foreign countries.
This position came into existence in 1968 with the merger of the Foreign and Commonwealth Offices into a single of State.
See also Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs Secretary of State for Commonwealth Affairs Secretary of State for Commonwealth Relations Secretary of State for the Colonies Secretary of State for Dominion Affairs
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 Palestine policy statement - UK Secretary of State for the Colonies - UK documentation Cmd. 5893/Non-UN document (11 ...
This proposal was subsequently discussed in Parliament and at meetings of the Permanent Mandates Commission and the Council and Assembly of the League of Nations, when His Majesty's Government received authority to explore the practical application of the principle of partition.
A despatch of 23rd December, 1937, from the Secretary of State for the Colonies to the High Commissioner for Palestine*, announced the intention of His Majesty's Government to undertake the further investigations required for the drawing up of a more precise and detailed scheme.
They think that, on economic grounds, a customs union between the States and the Mandated Territories is essential and they examine the possibility of finding the solution for the financial and economic problems of partition by means of a scheme based upon such a union.
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 The Earl of Derby   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
In Lord Grey's Ministry he was appointed, with a seat in the Cabinet, to the then very important and trying post of Chief Secretary for Ireland, one which brought him into contact and collision with O'Connell and his followers.
In March, 1833, he became Secretary of State for the Colonies, and had in that capacity to propose and conduct through the House the celebrated Act for the emancipation of the slaves.
He gradually found himself in steady opposition to the Whigs, and on the formation of Sir Robert Peel's second administration in 1841 he became once more Secretary of State for the Colonies.
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 Secretary of State - Know Rhode Island
There shall continue to be one seal for the public use of the state; the form of an anchor shall be engraven thereon; the motto thereof shall be the word "Hope"; and in a circle around the outside shall be engraven the words, "Seal of the State of Rhode Island and Providence Plantations, 1636".
The total area of the state is 1,214 square miles, of which 1,045 are land and 169 are water.
Rhode Island was the first of the thirteen colonies to declare its independence from England (May 4, 1776) and the last of the thirteen to ratify the U.S. Constitution (May 29, 1790).
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 The secretary of state for the colonies - Mr. Joseph Chanberlain. picture by
The secretary of state for the colonies - Mr.
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 LAW, Andrew Bonar   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Secretary of State for the Colonies (25 May 1915 - 10 Dec 1916)
Appointed Parliamentary Secretary to Board of Trade in 1902, he first emerged as an important figure in the Conservative Party.
When Britain entered World War I, he supported the Government of H.H. Asquith in the national war effort but in May 1915 insisted that Asquith should establish a Coalition government, in which Law assumed the office of Secretary of State for the Colonies (1915-1916).
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 Secretary of State for War and the Colonies   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
The Secretary of State for War and the Colonies was a Cabinet of the United KingdomBritish cabinet level position responsible for the army and the British colonies (other than India).
Secretary of State for War and the Colonies Secretaries of State for War and the Colonies, 1801-1854
T HE killing of a Congress MLA, his son, two officials and six others by Naxalites in Mahbubnagar district s Narayanpet is the biggest such attack since the Andhra Pradesh government lifted the ban on the extremists.
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 ei: British White Paper (June 1922)
The tension which has prevailed from time to time in Palestine is mainly due to apprehensions, which are entertained both by sections of the Arab and by sections of the Jewish population.
For the fulfilment of this policy it is necessary that the Jewish community in Palestine should be able to increase its numbers by immigration.
The Secretary of State would point out that already the present administration has transferred to a Supreme Council elected by the Moslem community of Palestine the entire control of Moslem Religious endowments (Waqfs), and of the Moslem religious Courts.
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 Kentucky: Secretary of State - Frequently Asked Questions   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
This publication is a directory of state and federal government, state employees, state legislators, state judiciary, area development districts, educational institutions, city and county officials, news media and other professional listings and associations.
Kentucky Revised Statute 81.036 pertains to the recording of reclassification with the Secretary of State.
Legislation passed by both chambers of the Kentucky General Assembly, submitted to the Governor for signature consideration, then sent to the Secretary of State for filing are known as Enrolled Bills.
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 Secretary of State for the Colonies   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
The Secretary of State for the Colonies''' or '''Colonial Secretary was the Cabinet of the United KingdomBritish Cabinet official in charge of managing the various British colonies.
Previously those responsibilities had fallen to the Secretary of State for the Southern Department, who was responsible for Southern England, Wales, Ireland, the American colonies, and relations with the Roman Catholic ChurchCatholic and IslamMuslim states of Europe/.
Until 1925, when the office of Secretary of State for Dominion Affairs was created, the Colonial Office had responsibility for all British colonies and dominions besides India, which had its own Secretary of State for IndiaSecretary of State.
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