Law Library of Congress - Global Legal Monitor: Global Legal Monitor: Legislative power http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?home The Global Legal Monitor is an online publication from the Law Library of Congress covering legal news and developments worldwide. It is updated frequently and draws on information from the Global Legal Information Network, official national legal publications, and reliable press sources. You can search previous news by searching the archive. en-us Global Legal Monitor: United Kingdom: Government Considering Role of Monarchy in Consent to Legislation http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205403705_text Legislative power - The United Kingdom's government has recently announced an inquiry into the impact of the Queen's and the Prince's consent on the legislative process. (New Inquiry - The Impact of Queen's and Prince's Consent on... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Tue, 17 Sep 2013 12:00:00 EDT http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205403705_text Global Legal Monitor: United Kingdom: Queen's Speech for 2013 http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205403599_text Legislative power - The United Kingdom's government has recently announced an inquiry into the impact of the Queen's and the Prince's consent on the legislative process. (New Inquiry - The Impact of Queen's and Prince's Consent on The Queen of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland recently laid her annual speech before Parliament for 2013. The speech sets out the government' legislative agenda for the upcoming year. There are many... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Mon, 20 May 2013 12:00:00 EDT http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205403599_text Global Legal Monitor: Russia: Expansion of Right of Legislative Initiation Considered http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205403489_text Legislative power - The United Kingdom's government has recently announced an inquiry into the impact of the Queen's and the Prince's consent on the legislative process. (New Inquiry - The Impact of Queen's and Prince's Consent on The Queen of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland recently laid her annual speech before Parliament for 2013. The speech sets out the government' legislative agenda for the upcoming year. There are many On January 14, 2013, the legislative assembly of the province of Astrakhan in southern Russia submitted a proposal to the State Duma (lower house of the legislature) on expansion of the legislators' right to initiate legislation.... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Wed, 13 Feb 2013 12:00:00 EST http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205403489_text Global Legal Monitor: Libya: Newly Elected Constituent Assembly Appoints a Chairman http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205403289_text Legislative power - The United Kingdom's government has recently announced an inquiry into the impact of the Queen's and the Prince's consent on the legislative process. (New Inquiry - The Impact of Queen's and Prince's Consent on The Queen of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland recently laid her annual speech before Parliament for 2013. The speech sets out the government' legislative agenda for the upcoming year. There are many On January 14, 2013, the legislative assembly of the province of Astrakhan in southern Russia submitted a proposal to the State Duma (lower house of the legislature) on expansion of the legislators' right to initiate legislation. On August 10, 2012, members of the elected Constituent Assembly voted to make Mohammed Al Moqrif its new Chairman. Al Moqrif announced that the Assembly will select cabinet members for the country's transitional government. After electing... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Mon, 20 Aug 2012 12:00:00 EDT http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205403289_text Global Legal Monitor: Libya: Parliamentary Elections Held; Assembly to Draft Laws During Transition http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205403238_text Legislative power - The United Kingdom's government has recently announced an inquiry into the impact of the Queen's and the Prince's consent on the legislative process. (New Inquiry - The Impact of Queen's and Prince's Consent on The Queen of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland recently laid her annual speech before Parliament for 2013. The speech sets out the government' legislative agenda for the upcoming year. There are many On January 14, 2013, the legislative assembly of the province of Astrakhan in southern Russia submitted a proposal to the State Duma (lower house of the legislature) on expansion of the legislators' right to initiate legislation. On August 10, 2012, members of the elected Constituent Assembly voted to make Mohammed Al Moqrif its new Chairman. Al Moqrif announced that the Assembly will select cabinet members for the country's transitional government. After electing On July 8, 2012, despite the violence plaguing cities in eastern Libya, the country's Supreme Electoral Commission announced that it will begin publishing the results of the parliamentary elections from the 13 main electoral districts.... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Fri, 13 Jul 2012 12:00:00 EDT http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205403238_text Global Legal Monitor: Kuwait: Supreme Constitutional Court Dissolves Parliament http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205403220_text Legislative power - The United Kingdom's government has recently announced an inquiry into the impact of the Queen's and the Prince's consent on the legislative process. (New Inquiry - The Impact of Queen's and Prince's Consent on The Queen of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland recently laid her annual speech before Parliament for 2013. The speech sets out the government' legislative agenda for the upcoming year. There are many On January 14, 2013, the legislative assembly of the province of Astrakhan in southern Russia submitted a proposal to the State Duma (lower house of the legislature) on expansion of the legislators' right to initiate legislation. On August 10, 2012, members of the elected Constituent Assembly voted to make Mohammed Al Moqrif its new Chairman. Al Moqrif announced that the Assembly will select cabinet members for the country's transitional government. After electing On July 8, 2012, despite the violence plaguing cities in eastern Libya, the country's Supreme Electoral Commission announced that it will begin publishing the results of the parliamentary elections from the 13 main electoral districts. On June 25, 2012, the Kuwaiti Cabinet resigned after the Supreme Constitutional Court dissolved the current parliament and reinstated the previous one. (The Kuwaiti Cabinet Resigns After the Decision of the Supreme Constitutional Court [in... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Thu, 28 Jun 2012 12:00:00 EDT http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205403220_text Global Legal Monitor: Moldova: Legislators to Be Fined for Being AWOL http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205403063_text Legislative power - The United Kingdom's government has recently announced an inquiry into the impact of the Queen's and the Prince's consent on the legislative process. (New Inquiry - The Impact of Queen's and Prince's Consent on The Queen of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland recently laid her annual speech before Parliament for 2013. The speech sets out the government' legislative agenda for the upcoming year. There are many On January 14, 2013, the legislative assembly of the province of Astrakhan in southern Russia submitted a proposal to the State Duma (lower house of the legislature) on expansion of the legislators' right to initiate legislation. On August 10, 2012, members of the elected Constituent Assembly voted to make Mohammed Al Moqrif its new Chairman. Al Moqrif announced that the Assembly will select cabinet members for the country's transitional government. After electing On July 8, 2012, despite the violence plaguing cities in eastern Libya, the country's Supreme Electoral Commission announced that it will begin publishing the results of the parliamentary elections from the 13 main electoral districts. On June 25, 2012, the Kuwaiti Cabinet resigned after the Supreme Constitutional Court dissolved the current parliament and reinstated the previous one. (The Kuwaiti Cabinet Resigns After the Decision of the Supreme Constitutional Court [in In October 2011, according to an initiative of the ruling coalition, the Parliament of Moldova amended its own Rules of Internal Procedure (Reglament) and established that legislators will be fined if they are absent from the... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Mon, 02 Apr 2012 12:00:00 EDT http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205403063_text Global Legal Monitor: Indonesia: Attendance of Legislators to Be Public Information http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205403020_text Legislative power - The United Kingdom's government has recently announced an inquiry into the impact of the Queen's and the Prince's consent on the legislative process. (New Inquiry - The Impact of Queen's and Prince's Consent on The Queen of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland recently laid her annual speech before Parliament for 2013. The speech sets out the government' legislative agenda for the upcoming year. There are many On January 14, 2013, the legislative assembly of the province of Astrakhan in southern Russia submitted a proposal to the State Duma (lower house of the legislature) on expansion of the legislators' right to initiate legislation. On August 10, 2012, members of the elected Constituent Assembly voted to make Mohammed Al Moqrif its new Chairman. Al Moqrif announced that the Assembly will select cabinet members for the country's transitional government. After electing On July 8, 2012, despite the violence plaguing cities in eastern Libya, the country's Supreme Electoral Commission announced that it will begin publishing the results of the parliamentary elections from the 13 main electoral districts. On June 25, 2012, the Kuwaiti Cabinet resigned after the Supreme Constitutional Court dissolved the current parliament and reinstated the previous one. (The Kuwaiti Cabinet Resigns After the Decision of the Supreme Constitutional Court [in In October 2011, according to an initiative of the ruling coalition, the Parliament of Moldova amended its own Rules of Internal Procedure (Reglament) and established that legislators will be fined if they are absent from the The Ethics Council of Indonesia's House of Representatives adopted a new rule on March 6, 2012. According to Muhammad Prakosa, the Chairman of the Council, any legislators who miss two plenary meetings in succession, without valid... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Thu, 08 Mar 2012 12:00:00 EST http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205403020_text Global Legal Monitor: Ukraine: Electronic Turnover of Laws in the Legislature http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205402917_text Legislative power - The United Kingdom's government has recently announced an inquiry into the impact of the Queen's and the Prince's consent on the legislative process. (New Inquiry - The Impact of Queen's and Prince's Consent on The Queen of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland recently laid her annual speech before Parliament for 2013. The speech sets out the government' legislative agenda for the upcoming year. There are many On January 14, 2013, the legislative assembly of the province of Astrakhan in southern Russia submitted a proposal to the State Duma (lower house of the legislature) on expansion of the legislators' right to initiate legislation. On August 10, 2012, members of the elected Constituent Assembly voted to make Mohammed Al Moqrif its new Chairman. Al Moqrif announced that the Assembly will select cabinet members for the country's transitional government. After electing On July 8, 2012, despite the violence plaguing cities in eastern Libya, the country's Supreme Electoral Commission announced that it will begin publishing the results of the parliamentary elections from the 13 main electoral districts. On June 25, 2012, the Kuwaiti Cabinet resigned after the Supreme Constitutional Court dissolved the current parliament and reinstated the previous one. (The Kuwaiti Cabinet Resigns After the Decision of the Supreme Constitutional Court [in In October 2011, according to an initiative of the ruling coalition, the Parliament of Moldova amended its own Rules of Internal Procedure (Reglament) and established that legislators will be fined if they are absent from the The Ethics Council of Indonesia's House of Representatives adopted a new rule on March 6, 2012. According to Muhammad Prakosa, the Chairman of the Council, any legislators who miss two plenary meetings in succession, without valid On December 9, 2011, the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine (the national legislature) passed a law amending its own rules of internal procedure. As soon as the law enters into force after being signed by the President... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Thu, 15 Dec 2011 12:00:00 EST http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205402917_text Global Legal Monitor: Kyrgyz Republic (Kyrgyzstan): Animal Sacrifice for Improvement of Legislative Work http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205402654_text Legislative power - The United Kingdom's government has recently announced an inquiry into the impact of the Queen's and the Prince's consent on the legislative process. (New Inquiry - The Impact of Queen's and Prince's Consent on The Queen of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland recently laid her annual speech before Parliament for 2013. The speech sets out the government' legislative agenda for the upcoming year. There are many On January 14, 2013, the legislative assembly of the province of Astrakhan in southern Russia submitted a proposal to the State Duma (lower house of the legislature) on expansion of the legislators' right to initiate legislation. On August 10, 2012, members of the elected Constituent Assembly voted to make Mohammed Al Moqrif its new Chairman. Al Moqrif announced that the Assembly will select cabinet members for the country's transitional government. After electing On July 8, 2012, despite the violence plaguing cities in eastern Libya, the country's Supreme Electoral Commission announced that it will begin publishing the results of the parliamentary elections from the 13 main electoral districts. On June 25, 2012, the Kuwaiti Cabinet resigned after the Supreme Constitutional Court dissolved the current parliament and reinstated the previous one. (The Kuwaiti Cabinet Resigns After the Decision of the Supreme Constitutional Court [in In October 2011, according to an initiative of the ruling coalition, the Parliament of Moldova amended its own Rules of Internal Procedure (Reglament) and established that legislators will be fined if they are absent from the The Ethics Council of Indonesia's House of Representatives adopted a new rule on March 6, 2012. According to Muhammad Prakosa, the Chairman of the Council, any legislators who miss two plenary meetings in succession, without valid On December 9, 2011, the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine (the national legislature) passed a law amending its own rules of internal procedure. As soon as the law enters into force after being signed by the President On April 21, 2011, before the beginning of the plenary session, all 120 members of the Kyrgyz Parliament (Zhogorku Kinesh) conducted a sacrificial killing of seven lambs. This religious act conducted in the hall of the... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Tue, 03 May 2011 12:00:00 EDT http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205402654_text Global Legal Monitor: Uganda: Speaker Orders 77 Members of Parliament to Vacate Their Seats http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205402527_text Legislative power - The United Kingdom's government has recently announced an inquiry into the impact of the Queen's and the Prince's consent on the legislative process. (New Inquiry - The Impact of Queen's and Prince's Consent on The Queen of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland recently laid her annual speech before Parliament for 2013. The speech sets out the government' legislative agenda for the upcoming year. There are many On January 14, 2013, the legislative assembly of the province of Astrakhan in southern Russia submitted a proposal to the State Duma (lower house of the legislature) on expansion of the legislators' right to initiate legislation. On August 10, 2012, members of the elected Constituent Assembly voted to make Mohammed Al Moqrif its new Chairman. Al Moqrif announced that the Assembly will select cabinet members for the country's transitional government. After electing On July 8, 2012, despite the violence plaguing cities in eastern Libya, the country's Supreme Electoral Commission announced that it will begin publishing the results of the parliamentary elections from the 13 main electoral districts. On June 25, 2012, the Kuwaiti Cabinet resigned after the Supreme Constitutional Court dissolved the current parliament and reinstated the previous one. (The Kuwaiti Cabinet Resigns After the Decision of the Supreme Constitutional Court [in In October 2011, according to an initiative of the ruling coalition, the Parliament of Moldova amended its own Rules of Internal Procedure (Reglament) and established that legislators will be fined if they are absent from the The Ethics Council of Indonesia's House of Representatives adopted a new rule on March 6, 2012. According to Muhammad Prakosa, the Chairman of the Council, any legislators who miss two plenary meetings in succession, without valid On December 9, 2011, the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine (the national legislature) passed a law amending its own rules of internal procedure. As soon as the law enters into force after being signed by the President On April 21, 2011, before the beginning of the plenary session, all 120 members of the Kyrgyz Parliament (Zhogorku Kinesh) conducted a sacrificial killing of seven lambs. This religious act conducted in the hall of the On February 11, 2011, Edward Ssekandi, the Speaker of the 332-member unicameral Ugandan Parliament, ordered 77 MPs to vacate their seats in the eighth Parliament. The term for this Parliament ends in May of this year... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Thu, 17 Feb 2011 12:00:00 EST http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205402527_text Global Legal Monitor: Russia: Public Discussions on Bills Will Be Initiated http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205402521_text Legislative power - The United Kingdom's government has recently announced an inquiry into the impact of the Queen's and the Prince's consent on the legislative process. (New Inquiry - The Impact of Queen's and Prince's Consent on The Queen of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland recently laid her annual speech before Parliament for 2013. The speech sets out the government' legislative agenda for the upcoming year. There are many On January 14, 2013, the legislative assembly of the province of Astrakhan in southern Russia submitted a proposal to the State Duma (lower house of the legislature) on expansion of the legislators' right to initiate legislation. On August 10, 2012, members of the elected Constituent Assembly voted to make Mohammed Al Moqrif its new Chairman. Al Moqrif announced that the Assembly will select cabinet members for the country's transitional government. After electing On July 8, 2012, despite the violence plaguing cities in eastern Libya, the country's Supreme Electoral Commission announced that it will begin publishing the results of the parliamentary elections from the 13 main electoral districts. On June 25, 2012, the Kuwaiti Cabinet resigned after the Supreme Constitutional Court dissolved the current parliament and reinstated the previous one. (The Kuwaiti Cabinet Resigns After the Decision of the Supreme Constitutional Court [in In October 2011, according to an initiative of the ruling coalition, the Parliament of Moldova amended its own Rules of Internal Procedure (Reglament) and established that legislators will be fined if they are absent from the The Ethics Council of Indonesia's House of Representatives adopted a new rule on March 6, 2012. According to Muhammad Prakosa, the Chairman of the Council, any legislators who miss two plenary meetings in succession, without valid On December 9, 2011, the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine (the national legislature) passed a law amending its own rules of internal procedure. As soon as the law enters into force after being signed by the President On April 21, 2011, before the beginning of the plenary session, all 120 members of the Kyrgyz Parliament (Zhogorku Kinesh) conducted a sacrificial killing of seven lambs. This religious act conducted in the hall of the On February 11, 2011, Edward Ssekandi, the Speaker of the 332-member unicameral Ugandan Parliament, ordered 77 MPs to vacate their seats in the eighth Parliament. The term for this Parliament ends in May of this year On February 9, 2011, the President of the Russian Federation signed a decree under which federal constitutional laws and federal laws that address major issues of the country's social and economic development may be brought before... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Tue, 15 Feb 2011 12:00:00 EST http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205402521_text Global Legal Monitor: Uganda: Court Issues Ruling That May Force 70 MPs to Lose Their Seats http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205402506_text Legislative power - The United Kingdom's government has recently announced an inquiry into the impact of the Queen's and the Prince's consent on the legislative process. (New Inquiry - The Impact of Queen's and Prince's Consent on The Queen of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland recently laid her annual speech before Parliament for 2013. The speech sets out the government' legislative agenda for the upcoming year. There are many On January 14, 2013, the legislative assembly of the province of Astrakhan in southern Russia submitted a proposal to the State Duma (lower house of the legislature) on expansion of the legislators' right to initiate legislation. On August 10, 2012, members of the elected Constituent Assembly voted to make Mohammed Al Moqrif its new Chairman. Al Moqrif announced that the Assembly will select cabinet members for the country's transitional government. After electing On July 8, 2012, despite the violence plaguing cities in eastern Libya, the country's Supreme Electoral Commission announced that it will begin publishing the results of the parliamentary elections from the 13 main electoral districts. On June 25, 2012, the Kuwaiti Cabinet resigned after the Supreme Constitutional Court dissolved the current parliament and reinstated the previous one. (The Kuwaiti Cabinet Resigns After the Decision of the Supreme Constitutional Court [in In October 2011, according to an initiative of the ruling coalition, the Parliament of Moldova amended its own Rules of Internal Procedure (Reglament) and established that legislators will be fined if they are absent from the The Ethics Council of Indonesia's House of Representatives adopted a new rule on March 6, 2012. According to Muhammad Prakosa, the Chairman of the Council, any legislators who miss two plenary meetings in succession, without valid On December 9, 2011, the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine (the national legislature) passed a law amending its own rules of internal procedure. As soon as the law enters into force after being signed by the President On April 21, 2011, before the beginning of the plenary session, all 120 members of the Kyrgyz Parliament (Zhogorku Kinesh) conducted a sacrificial killing of seven lambs. This religious act conducted in the hall of the On February 11, 2011, Edward Ssekandi, the Speaker of the 332-member unicameral Ugandan Parliament, ordered 77 MPs to vacate their seats in the eighth Parliament. The term for this Parliament ends in May of this year On February 9, 2011, the President of the Russian Federation signed a decree under which federal constitutional laws and federal laws that address major issues of the country's social and economic development may be brought before On February 1, 2011, the Ugandan Constitutional Court issued a ruling that may force 70 of the 332-member unicameral Ugandan Parliament to vacate their seats. The ruling found it unconstitutional for an MP to switch party... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Mon, 07 Feb 2011 12:00:00 EST http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205402506_text Global Legal Monitor: India: Telecom Scandal Brings Parliament to Standstill http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205402439_text Legislative power - The United Kingdom's government has recently announced an inquiry into the impact of the Queen's and the Prince's consent on the legislative process. (New Inquiry - The Impact of Queen's and Prince's Consent on The Queen of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland recently laid her annual speech before Parliament for 2013. The speech sets out the government' legislative agenda for the upcoming year. There are many On January 14, 2013, the legislative assembly of the province of Astrakhan in southern Russia submitted a proposal to the State Duma (lower house of the legislature) on expansion of the legislators' right to initiate legislation. On August 10, 2012, members of the elected Constituent Assembly voted to make Mohammed Al Moqrif its new Chairman. Al Moqrif announced that the Assembly will select cabinet members for the country's transitional government. After electing On July 8, 2012, despite the violence plaguing cities in eastern Libya, the country's Supreme Electoral Commission announced that it will begin publishing the results of the parliamentary elections from the 13 main electoral districts. On June 25, 2012, the Kuwaiti Cabinet resigned after the Supreme Constitutional Court dissolved the current parliament and reinstated the previous one. (The Kuwaiti Cabinet Resigns After the Decision of the Supreme Constitutional Court [in In October 2011, according to an initiative of the ruling coalition, the Parliament of Moldova amended its own Rules of Internal Procedure (Reglament) and established that legislators will be fined if they are absent from the The Ethics Council of Indonesia's House of Representatives adopted a new rule on March 6, 2012. According to Muhammad Prakosa, the Chairman of the Council, any legislators who miss two plenary meetings in succession, without valid On December 9, 2011, the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine (the national legislature) passed a law amending its own rules of internal procedure. As soon as the law enters into force after being signed by the President On April 21, 2011, before the beginning of the plenary session, all 120 members of the Kyrgyz Parliament (Zhogorku Kinesh) conducted a sacrificial killing of seven lambs. This religious act conducted in the hall of the On February 11, 2011, Edward Ssekandi, the Speaker of the 332-member unicameral Ugandan Parliament, ordered 77 MPs to vacate their seats in the eighth Parliament. The term for this Parliament ends in May of this year On February 9, 2011, the President of the Russian Federation signed a decree under which federal constitutional laws and federal laws that address major issues of the country's social and economic development may be brought before On February 1, 2011, the Ugandan Constitutional Court issued a ruling that may force 70 of the 332-member unicameral Ugandan Parliament to vacate their seats. The ruling found it unconstitutional for an MP to switch party The most recent in a series of telecommunications scandals in India has brought the Parliament to a standstill. The scandal involves the licensing of the telecom spectrum for 2G (second generation) services in 2008. Former central... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Thu, 23 Dec 2010 12:00:00 EST http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205402439_text Global Legal Monitor: Africa: Pan-African Parliament to Become Continent-Wide Legislative Body http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205402393_text Legislative power - The United Kingdom's government has recently announced an inquiry into the impact of the Queen's and the Prince's consent on the legislative process. (New Inquiry - The Impact of Queen's and Prince's Consent on The Queen of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland recently laid her annual speech before Parliament for 2013. The speech sets out the government' legislative agenda for the upcoming year. There are many On January 14, 2013, the legislative assembly of the province of Astrakhan in southern Russia submitted a proposal to the State Duma (lower house of the legislature) on expansion of the legislators' right to initiate legislation. On August 10, 2012, members of the elected Constituent Assembly voted to make Mohammed Al Moqrif its new Chairman. Al Moqrif announced that the Assembly will select cabinet members for the country's transitional government. After electing On July 8, 2012, despite the violence plaguing cities in eastern Libya, the country's Supreme Electoral Commission announced that it will begin publishing the results of the parliamentary elections from the 13 main electoral districts. On June 25, 2012, the Kuwaiti Cabinet resigned after the Supreme Constitutional Court dissolved the current parliament and reinstated the previous one. (The Kuwaiti Cabinet Resigns After the Decision of the Supreme Constitutional Court [in In October 2011, according to an initiative of the ruling coalition, the Parliament of Moldova amended its own Rules of Internal Procedure (Reglament) and established that legislators will be fined if they are absent from the The Ethics Council of Indonesia's House of Representatives adopted a new rule on March 6, 2012. According to Muhammad Prakosa, the Chairman of the Council, any legislators who miss two plenary meetings in succession, without valid On December 9, 2011, the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine (the national legislature) passed a law amending its own rules of internal procedure. As soon as the law enters into force after being signed by the President On April 21, 2011, before the beginning of the plenary session, all 120 members of the Kyrgyz Parliament (Zhogorku Kinesh) conducted a sacrificial killing of seven lambs. This religious act conducted in the hall of the On February 11, 2011, Edward Ssekandi, the Speaker of the 332-member unicameral Ugandan Parliament, ordered 77 MPs to vacate their seats in the eighth Parliament. The term for this Parliament ends in May of this year On February 9, 2011, the President of the Russian Federation signed a decree under which federal constitutional laws and federal laws that address major issues of the country's social and economic development may be brought before On February 1, 2011, the Ugandan Constitutional Court issued a ruling that may force 70 of the 332-member unicameral Ugandan Parliament to vacate their seats. The ruling found it unconstitutional for an MP to switch party The most recent in a series of telecommunications scandals in India has brought the Parliament to a standstill. The scandal involves the licensing of the telecom spectrum for 2G (second generation) services in 2008. Former central It was reported on November 22, 2010, that the Pan-African Parliament is on the verge of becoming a continent-wide legislative body with the authority to make laws binding on all members of the African Union (AU).... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Tue, 23 Nov 2010 12:00:00 EST http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205402393_text Global Legal Monitor: Israel: Establishment of Museum for Knesset http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205402117_text Legislative power - The United Kingdom's government has recently announced an inquiry into the impact of the Queen's and the Prince's consent on the legislative process. (New Inquiry - The Impact of Queen's and Prince's Consent on The Queen of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland recently laid her annual speech before Parliament for 2013. The speech sets out the government' legislative agenda for the upcoming year. There are many On January 14, 2013, the legislative assembly of the province of Astrakhan in southern Russia submitted a proposal to the State Duma (lower house of the legislature) on expansion of the legislators' right to initiate legislation. On August 10, 2012, members of the elected Constituent Assembly voted to make Mohammed Al Moqrif its new Chairman. Al Moqrif announced that the Assembly will select cabinet members for the country's transitional government. After electing On July 8, 2012, despite the violence plaguing cities in eastern Libya, the country's Supreme Electoral Commission announced that it will begin publishing the results of the parliamentary elections from the 13 main electoral districts. On June 25, 2012, the Kuwaiti Cabinet resigned after the Supreme Constitutional Court dissolved the current parliament and reinstated the previous one. (The Kuwaiti Cabinet Resigns After the Decision of the Supreme Constitutional Court [in In October 2011, according to an initiative of the ruling coalition, the Parliament of Moldova amended its own Rules of Internal Procedure (Reglament) and established that legislators will be fined if they are absent from the The Ethics Council of Indonesia's House of Representatives adopted a new rule on March 6, 2012. According to Muhammad Prakosa, the Chairman of the Council, any legislators who miss two plenary meetings in succession, without valid On December 9, 2011, the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine (the national legislature) passed a law amending its own rules of internal procedure. As soon as the law enters into force after being signed by the President On April 21, 2011, before the beginning of the plenary session, all 120 members of the Kyrgyz Parliament (Zhogorku Kinesh) conducted a sacrificial killing of seven lambs. This religious act conducted in the hall of the On February 11, 2011, Edward Ssekandi, the Speaker of the 332-member unicameral Ugandan Parliament, ordered 77 MPs to vacate their seats in the eighth Parliament. The term for this Parliament ends in May of this year On February 9, 2011, the President of the Russian Federation signed a decree under which federal constitutional laws and federal laws that address major issues of the country's social and economic development may be brought before On February 1, 2011, the Ugandan Constitutional Court issued a ruling that may force 70 of the 332-member unicameral Ugandan Parliament to vacate their seats. The ruling found it unconstitutional for an MP to switch party The most recent in a series of telecommunications scandals in India has brought the Parliament to a standstill. The scandal involves the licensing of the telecom spectrum for 2G (second generation) services in 2008. Former central It was reported on November 22, 2010, that the Pan-African Parliament is on the verge of becoming a continent-wide legislative body with the authority to make laws binding on all members of the African Union (AU). On July 6, 2010, Israel's Knesset (Parliament) passed a law to establish a museum for the Knesset in Jerusalem, in the building that had housed the first five Knessets from 1950 to 1966, before the parliamentary... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Fri, 23 Jul 2010 12:00:00 EDT http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205402117_text Global Legal Monitor: Canada: Government Proposes to Set Term-Limits for Senators http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205401914_text Legislative power - The United Kingdom's government has recently announced an inquiry into the impact of the Queen's and the Prince's consent on the legislative process. (New Inquiry - The Impact of Queen's and Prince's Consent on The Queen of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland recently laid her annual speech before Parliament for 2013. The speech sets out the government' legislative agenda for the upcoming year. There are many On January 14, 2013, the legislative assembly of the province of Astrakhan in southern Russia submitted a proposal to the State Duma (lower house of the legislature) on expansion of the legislators' right to initiate legislation. On August 10, 2012, members of the elected Constituent Assembly voted to make Mohammed Al Moqrif its new Chairman. Al Moqrif announced that the Assembly will select cabinet members for the country's transitional government. After electing On July 8, 2012, despite the violence plaguing cities in eastern Libya, the country's Supreme Electoral Commission announced that it will begin publishing the results of the parliamentary elections from the 13 main electoral districts. On June 25, 2012, the Kuwaiti Cabinet resigned after the Supreme Constitutional Court dissolved the current parliament and reinstated the previous one. (The Kuwaiti Cabinet Resigns After the Decision of the Supreme Constitutional Court [in In October 2011, according to an initiative of the ruling coalition, the Parliament of Moldova amended its own Rules of Internal Procedure (Reglament) and established that legislators will be fined if they are absent from the The Ethics Council of Indonesia's House of Representatives adopted a new rule on March 6, 2012. According to Muhammad Prakosa, the Chairman of the Council, any legislators who miss two plenary meetings in succession, without valid On December 9, 2011, the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine (the national legislature) passed a law amending its own rules of internal procedure. As soon as the law enters into force after being signed by the President On April 21, 2011, before the beginning of the plenary session, all 120 members of the Kyrgyz Parliament (Zhogorku Kinesh) conducted a sacrificial killing of seven lambs. This religious act conducted in the hall of the On February 11, 2011, Edward Ssekandi, the Speaker of the 332-member unicameral Ugandan Parliament, ordered 77 MPs to vacate their seats in the eighth Parliament. The term for this Parliament ends in May of this year On February 9, 2011, the President of the Russian Federation signed a decree under which federal constitutional laws and federal laws that address major issues of the country's social and economic development may be brought before On February 1, 2011, the Ugandan Constitutional Court issued a ruling that may force 70 of the 332-member unicameral Ugandan Parliament to vacate their seats. The ruling found it unconstitutional for an MP to switch party The most recent in a series of telecommunications scandals in India has brought the Parliament to a standstill. The scandal involves the licensing of the telecom spectrum for 2G (second generation) services in 2008. Former central It was reported on November 22, 2010, that the Pan-African Parliament is on the verge of becoming a continent-wide legislative body with the authority to make laws binding on all members of the African Union (AU). On July 6, 2010, Israel's Knesset (Parliament) passed a law to establish a museum for the Knesset in Jerusalem, in the building that had housed the first five Knessets from 1950 to 1966, before the parliamentary The Government of Canada has recently introduced a bill that would limit persons appointed to the Senate after its enforcement date to one term of eight years. (An Act to Amend the Constitution Act (Senate Term... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Thu, 08 Apr 2010 12:00:00 EDT http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205401914_text Global Legal Monitor: Vietnam: Revised Draft Capital Law Made Public http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205401840_text Legislative power - The United Kingdom's government has recently announced an inquiry into the impact of the Queen's and the Prince's consent on the legislative process. (New Inquiry - The Impact of Queen's and Prince's Consent on The Queen of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland recently laid her annual speech before Parliament for 2013. The speech sets out the government' legislative agenda for the upcoming year. There are many On January 14, 2013, the legislative assembly of the province of Astrakhan in southern Russia submitted a proposal to the State Duma (lower house of the legislature) on expansion of the legislators' right to initiate legislation. On August 10, 2012, members of the elected Constituent Assembly voted to make Mohammed Al Moqrif its new Chairman. Al Moqrif announced that the Assembly will select cabinet members for the country's transitional government. After electing On July 8, 2012, despite the violence plaguing cities in eastern Libya, the country's Supreme Electoral Commission announced that it will begin publishing the results of the parliamentary elections from the 13 main electoral districts. On June 25, 2012, the Kuwaiti Cabinet resigned after the Supreme Constitutional Court dissolved the current parliament and reinstated the previous one. (The Kuwaiti Cabinet Resigns After the Decision of the Supreme Constitutional Court [in In October 2011, according to an initiative of the ruling coalition, the Parliament of Moldova amended its own Rules of Internal Procedure (Reglament) and established that legislators will be fined if they are absent from the The Ethics Council of Indonesia's House of Representatives adopted a new rule on March 6, 2012. According to Muhammad Prakosa, the Chairman of the Council, any legislators who miss two plenary meetings in succession, without valid On December 9, 2011, the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine (the national legislature) passed a law amending its own rules of internal procedure. As soon as the law enters into force after being signed by the President On April 21, 2011, before the beginning of the plenary session, all 120 members of the Kyrgyz Parliament (Zhogorku Kinesh) conducted a sacrificial killing of seven lambs. This religious act conducted in the hall of the On February 11, 2011, Edward Ssekandi, the Speaker of the 332-member unicameral Ugandan Parliament, ordered 77 MPs to vacate their seats in the eighth Parliament. The term for this Parliament ends in May of this year On February 9, 2011, the President of the Russian Federation signed a decree under which federal constitutional laws and federal laws that address major issues of the country's social and economic development may be brought before On February 1, 2011, the Ugandan Constitutional Court issued a ruling that may force 70 of the 332-member unicameral Ugandan Parliament to vacate their seats. The ruling found it unconstitutional for an MP to switch party The most recent in a series of telecommunications scandals in India has brought the Parliament to a standstill. The scandal involves the licensing of the telecom spectrum for 2G (second generation) services in 2008. Former central It was reported on November 22, 2010, that the Pan-African Parliament is on the verge of becoming a continent-wide legislative body with the authority to make laws binding on all members of the African Union (AU). On July 6, 2010, Israel's Knesset (Parliament) passed a law to establish a museum for the Knesset in Jerusalem, in the building that had housed the first five Knessets from 1950 to 1966, before the parliamentary The Government of Canada has recently introduced a bill that would limit persons appointed to the Senate after its enforcement date to one term of eight years. (An Act to Amend the Constitution Act (Senate Term It was reported on February 22, 2010, that Vietnam's Ministry of Justice has placed on its website a revised draft of the Capital Law. Provisions that would have given Hanoi municipal officials the right to issue... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Tue, 02 Mar 2010 12:00:00 EST http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205401840_text Global Legal Monitor: Laos: Investment Law Modified, Other Legislation Passed http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205401467_text Legislative power - The United Kingdom's government has recently announced an inquiry into the impact of the Queen's and the Prince's consent on the legislative process. (New Inquiry - The Impact of Queen's and Prince's Consent on The Queen of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland recently laid her annual speech before Parliament for 2013. The speech sets out the government' legislative agenda for the upcoming year. There are many On January 14, 2013, the legislative assembly of the province of Astrakhan in southern Russia submitted a proposal to the State Duma (lower house of the legislature) on expansion of the legislators' right to initiate legislation. On August 10, 2012, members of the elected Constituent Assembly voted to make Mohammed Al Moqrif its new Chairman. Al Moqrif announced that the Assembly will select cabinet members for the country's transitional government. After electing On July 8, 2012, despite the violence plaguing cities in eastern Libya, the country's Supreme Electoral Commission announced that it will begin publishing the results of the parliamentary elections from the 13 main electoral districts. On June 25, 2012, the Kuwaiti Cabinet resigned after the Supreme Constitutional Court dissolved the current parliament and reinstated the previous one. (The Kuwaiti Cabinet Resigns After the Decision of the Supreme Constitutional Court [in In October 2011, according to an initiative of the ruling coalition, the Parliament of Moldova amended its own Rules of Internal Procedure (Reglament) and established that legislators will be fined if they are absent from the The Ethics Council of Indonesia's House of Representatives adopted a new rule on March 6, 2012. According to Muhammad Prakosa, the Chairman of the Council, any legislators who miss two plenary meetings in succession, without valid On December 9, 2011, the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine (the national legislature) passed a law amending its own rules of internal procedure. As soon as the law enters into force after being signed by the President On April 21, 2011, before the beginning of the plenary session, all 120 members of the Kyrgyz Parliament (Zhogorku Kinesh) conducted a sacrificial killing of seven lambs. This religious act conducted in the hall of the On February 11, 2011, Edward Ssekandi, the Speaker of the 332-member unicameral Ugandan Parliament, ordered 77 MPs to vacate their seats in the eighth Parliament. The term for this Parliament ends in May of this year On February 9, 2011, the President of the Russian Federation signed a decree under which federal constitutional laws and federal laws that address major issues of the country's social and economic development may be brought before On February 1, 2011, the Ugandan Constitutional Court issued a ruling that may force 70 of the 332-member unicameral Ugandan Parliament to vacate their seats. The ruling found it unconstitutional for an MP to switch party The most recent in a series of telecommunications scandals in India has brought the Parliament to a standstill. The scandal involves the licensing of the telecom spectrum for 2G (second generation) services in 2008. Former central It was reported on November 22, 2010, that the Pan-African Parliament is on the verge of becoming a continent-wide legislative body with the authority to make laws binding on all members of the African Union (AU). On July 6, 2010, Israel's Knesset (Parliament) passed a law to establish a museum for the Knesset in Jerusalem, in the building that had housed the first five Knessets from 1950 to 1966, before the parliamentary The Government of Canada has recently introduced a bill that would limit persons appointed to the Senate after its enforcement date to one term of eight years. (An Act to Amend the Constitution Act (Senate Term It was reported on February 22, 2010, that Vietnam's Ministry of Justice has placed on its website a revised draft of the Capital Law. Provisions that would have given Hanoi municipal officials the right to issue As was reported at a press conference held by Thongteun Sayasane, the spokesman for the legislature of the Southeast Asian nation of Laos, the country has taken action to permit foreign investors to buy and sell... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Mon, 03 Aug 2009 12:00:00 EDT http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205401467_text Global Legal Monitor: China: The National People's Congress Abolishes Eight National Laws http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205401401_text Legislative power - The United Kingdom's government has recently announced an inquiry into the impact of the Queen's and the Prince's consent on the legislative process. (New Inquiry - The Impact of Queen's and Prince's Consent on The Queen of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland recently laid her annual speech before Parliament for 2013. The speech sets out the government' legislative agenda for the upcoming year. There are many On January 14, 2013, the legislative assembly of the province of Astrakhan in southern Russia submitted a proposal to the State Duma (lower house of the legislature) on expansion of the legislators' right to initiate legislation. On August 10, 2012, members of the elected Constituent Assembly voted to make Mohammed Al Moqrif its new Chairman. Al Moqrif announced that the Assembly will select cabinet members for the country's transitional government. After electing On July 8, 2012, despite the violence plaguing cities in eastern Libya, the country's Supreme Electoral Commission announced that it will begin publishing the results of the parliamentary elections from the 13 main electoral districts. On June 25, 2012, the Kuwaiti Cabinet resigned after the Supreme Constitutional Court dissolved the current parliament and reinstated the previous one. (The Kuwaiti Cabinet Resigns After the Decision of the Supreme Constitutional Court [in In October 2011, according to an initiative of the ruling coalition, the Parliament of Moldova amended its own Rules of Internal Procedure (Reglament) and established that legislators will be fined if they are absent from the The Ethics Council of Indonesia's House of Representatives adopted a new rule on March 6, 2012. According to Muhammad Prakosa, the Chairman of the Council, any legislators who miss two plenary meetings in succession, without valid On December 9, 2011, the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine (the national legislature) passed a law amending its own rules of internal procedure. As soon as the law enters into force after being signed by the President On April 21, 2011, before the beginning of the plenary session, all 120 members of the Kyrgyz Parliament (Zhogorku Kinesh) conducted a sacrificial killing of seven lambs. This religious act conducted in the hall of the On February 11, 2011, Edward Ssekandi, the Speaker of the 332-member unicameral Ugandan Parliament, ordered 77 MPs to vacate their seats in the eighth Parliament. The term for this Parliament ends in May of this year On February 9, 2011, the President of the Russian Federation signed a decree under which federal constitutional laws and federal laws that address major issues of the country's social and economic development may be brought before On February 1, 2011, the Ugandan Constitutional Court issued a ruling that may force 70 of the 332-member unicameral Ugandan Parliament to vacate their seats. The ruling found it unconstitutional for an MP to switch party The most recent in a series of telecommunications scandals in India has brought the Parliament to a standstill. The scandal involves the licensing of the telecom spectrum for 2G (second generation) services in 2008. Former central It was reported on November 22, 2010, that the Pan-African Parliament is on the verge of becoming a continent-wide legislative body with the authority to make laws binding on all members of the African Union (AU). On July 6, 2010, Israel's Knesset (Parliament) passed a law to establish a museum for the Knesset in Jerusalem, in the building that had housed the first five Knessets from 1950 to 1966, before the parliamentary The Government of Canada has recently introduced a bill that would limit persons appointed to the Senate after its enforcement date to one term of eight years. (An Act to Amend the Constitution Act (Senate Term It was reported on February 22, 2010, that Vietnam's Ministry of Justice has placed on its website a revised draft of the Capital Law. Provisions that would have given Hanoi municipal officials the right to issue As was reported at a press conference held by Thongteun Sayasane, the spokesman for the legislature of the Southeast Asian nation of Laos, the country has taken action to permit foreign investors to buy and sell On June 27, 2009, the Ninth Session of the Standing Committee of the 11th National People's Congress (NPC) abolished eight national laws that are "out-dated" or "redundant." Their abolition took effect immediately. This is the... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Thu, 02 Jul 2009 12:00:00 EDT http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205401401_text Global Legal Monitor: China: Legislative Agenda of NPC Standing Committee http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205401385_text Legislative power - The United Kingdom's government has recently announced an inquiry into the impact of the Queen's and the Prince's consent on the legislative process. (New Inquiry - The Impact of Queen's and Prince's Consent on The Queen of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland recently laid her annual speech before Parliament for 2013. The speech sets out the government' legislative agenda for the upcoming year. There are many On January 14, 2013, the legislative assembly of the province of Astrakhan in southern Russia submitted a proposal to the State Duma (lower house of the legislature) on expansion of the legislators' right to initiate legislation. On August 10, 2012, members of the elected Constituent Assembly voted to make Mohammed Al Moqrif its new Chairman. Al Moqrif announced that the Assembly will select cabinet members for the country's transitional government. After electing On July 8, 2012, despite the violence plaguing cities in eastern Libya, the country's Supreme Electoral Commission announced that it will begin publishing the results of the parliamentary elections from the 13 main electoral districts. On June 25, 2012, the Kuwaiti Cabinet resigned after the Supreme Constitutional Court dissolved the current parliament and reinstated the previous one. (The Kuwaiti Cabinet Resigns After the Decision of the Supreme Constitutional Court [in In October 2011, according to an initiative of the ruling coalition, the Parliament of Moldova amended its own Rules of Internal Procedure (Reglament) and established that legislators will be fined if they are absent from the The Ethics Council of Indonesia's House of Representatives adopted a new rule on March 6, 2012. According to Muhammad Prakosa, the Chairman of the Council, any legislators who miss two plenary meetings in succession, without valid On December 9, 2011, the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine (the national legislature) passed a law amending its own rules of internal procedure. As soon as the law enters into force after being signed by the President On April 21, 2011, before the beginning of the plenary session, all 120 members of the Kyrgyz Parliament (Zhogorku Kinesh) conducted a sacrificial killing of seven lambs. This religious act conducted in the hall of the On February 11, 2011, Edward Ssekandi, the Speaker of the 332-member unicameral Ugandan Parliament, ordered 77 MPs to vacate their seats in the eighth Parliament. The term for this Parliament ends in May of this year On February 9, 2011, the President of the Russian Federation signed a decree under which federal constitutional laws and federal laws that address major issues of the country's social and economic development may be brought before On February 1, 2011, the Ugandan Constitutional Court issued a ruling that may force 70 of the 332-member unicameral Ugandan Parliament to vacate their seats. The ruling found it unconstitutional for an MP to switch party The most recent in a series of telecommunications scandals in India has brought the Parliament to a standstill. The scandal involves the licensing of the telecom spectrum for 2G (second generation) services in 2008. Former central It was reported on November 22, 2010, that the Pan-African Parliament is on the verge of becoming a continent-wide legislative body with the authority to make laws binding on all members of the African Union (AU). On July 6, 2010, Israel's Knesset (Parliament) passed a law to establish a museum for the Knesset in Jerusalem, in the building that had housed the first five Knessets from 1950 to 1966, before the parliamentary The Government of Canada has recently introduced a bill that would limit persons appointed to the Senate after its enforcement date to one term of eight years. (An Act to Amend the Constitution Act (Senate Term It was reported on February 22, 2010, that Vietnam's Ministry of Justice has placed on its website a revised draft of the Capital Law. Provisions that would have given Hanoi municipal officials the right to issue As was reported at a press conference held by Thongteun Sayasane, the spokesman for the legislature of the Southeast Asian nation of Laos, the country has taken action to permit foreign investors to buy and sell On June 27, 2009, the Ninth Session of the Standing Committee of the 11th National People's Congress (NPC) abolished eight national laws that are "out-dated" or "redundant." Their abolition took effect immediately. This is the It was reported on June 15, 2009, that the Ninth Session of the Standing Committee of the 11th National People's Congress (NPC) is scheduled to be held from June 22-27, 2009. According to the legislative agenda,... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Fri, 26 Jun 2009 12:00:00 EDT http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205401385_text Global Legal Monitor: Ukraine: Simplified Impeachment Procedures http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l20540980_text Legislative power - The United Kingdom's government has recently announced an inquiry into the impact of the Queen's and the Prince's consent on the legislative process. (New Inquiry - The Impact of Queen's and Prince's Consent on The Queen of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland recently laid her annual speech before Parliament for 2013. The speech sets out the government' legislative agenda for the upcoming year. There are many On January 14, 2013, the legislative assembly of the province of Astrakhan in southern Russia submitted a proposal to the State Duma (lower house of the legislature) on expansion of the legislators' right to initiate legislation. On August 10, 2012, members of the elected Constituent Assembly voted to make Mohammed Al Moqrif its new Chairman. Al Moqrif announced that the Assembly will select cabinet members for the country's transitional government. After electing On July 8, 2012, despite the violence plaguing cities in eastern Libya, the country's Supreme Electoral Commission announced that it will begin publishing the results of the parliamentary elections from the 13 main electoral districts. On June 25, 2012, the Kuwaiti Cabinet resigned after the Supreme Constitutional Court dissolved the current parliament and reinstated the previous one. (The Kuwaiti Cabinet Resigns After the Decision of the Supreme Constitutional Court [in In October 2011, according to an initiative of the ruling coalition, the Parliament of Moldova amended its own Rules of Internal Procedure (Reglament) and established that legislators will be fined if they are absent from the The Ethics Council of Indonesia's House of Representatives adopted a new rule on March 6, 2012. According to Muhammad Prakosa, the Chairman of the Council, any legislators who miss two plenary meetings in succession, without valid On December 9, 2011, the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine (the national legislature) passed a law amending its own rules of internal procedure. As soon as the law enters into force after being signed by the President On April 21, 2011, before the beginning of the plenary session, all 120 members of the Kyrgyz Parliament (Zhogorku Kinesh) conducted a sacrificial killing of seven lambs. This religious act conducted in the hall of the On February 11, 2011, Edward Ssekandi, the Speaker of the 332-member unicameral Ugandan Parliament, ordered 77 MPs to vacate their seats in the eighth Parliament. The term for this Parliament ends in May of this year On February 9, 2011, the President of the Russian Federation signed a decree under which federal constitutional laws and federal laws that address major issues of the country's social and economic development may be brought before On February 1, 2011, the Ugandan Constitutional Court issued a ruling that may force 70 of the 332-member unicameral Ugandan Parliament to vacate their seats. The ruling found it unconstitutional for an MP to switch party The most recent in a series of telecommunications scandals in India has brought the Parliament to a standstill. The scandal involves the licensing of the telecom spectrum for 2G (second generation) services in 2008. Former central It was reported on November 22, 2010, that the Pan-African Parliament is on the verge of becoming a continent-wide legislative body with the authority to make laws binding on all members of the African Union (AU). On July 6, 2010, Israel's Knesset (Parliament) passed a law to establish a museum for the Knesset in Jerusalem, in the building that had housed the first five Knessets from 1950 to 1966, before the parliamentary The Government of Canada has recently introduced a bill that would limit persons appointed to the Senate after its enforcement date to one term of eight years. (An Act to Amend the Constitution Act (Senate Term It was reported on February 22, 2010, that Vietnam's Ministry of Justice has placed on its website a revised draft of the Capital Law. Provisions that would have given Hanoi municipal officials the right to issue As was reported at a press conference held by Thongteun Sayasane, the spokesman for the legislature of the Southeast Asian nation of Laos, the country has taken action to permit foreign investors to buy and sell On June 27, 2009, the Ninth Session of the Standing Committee of the 11th National People's Congress (NPC) abolished eight national laws that are "out-dated" or "redundant." Their abolition took effect immediately. This is the It was reported on June 15, 2009, that the Ninth Session of the Standing Committee of the 11th National People's Congress (NPC) is scheduled to be held from June 22-27, 2009. According to the legislative agenda, On January 15, 2009, the Ukrainian legislature, the Verkhovna Rada, adopted the Law on Special Temporary Investigative Commissions, which simplifies the procedure for the legislative body to impeach the President. Previously, the impeachment procedure could be... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Tue, 03 Feb 2009 12:00:00 EST http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l20540980_text Global Legal Monitor: Canada: Parliament Suspended Until End of January 2009 http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l20540836_text Legislative power - The United Kingdom's government has recently announced an inquiry into the impact of the Queen's and the Prince's consent on the legislative process. (New Inquiry - The Impact of Queen's and Prince's Consent on The Queen of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland recently laid her annual speech before Parliament for 2013. The speech sets out the government' legislative agenda for the upcoming year. There are many On January 14, 2013, the legislative assembly of the province of Astrakhan in southern Russia submitted a proposal to the State Duma (lower house of the legislature) on expansion of the legislators' right to initiate legislation. On August 10, 2012, members of the elected Constituent Assembly voted to make Mohammed Al Moqrif its new Chairman. Al Moqrif announced that the Assembly will select cabinet members for the country's transitional government. After electing On July 8, 2012, despite the violence plaguing cities in eastern Libya, the country's Supreme Electoral Commission announced that it will begin publishing the results of the parliamentary elections from the 13 main electoral districts. On June 25, 2012, the Kuwaiti Cabinet resigned after the Supreme Constitutional Court dissolved the current parliament and reinstated the previous one. (The Kuwaiti Cabinet Resigns After the Decision of the Supreme Constitutional Court [in In October 2011, according to an initiative of the ruling coalition, the Parliament of Moldova amended its own Rules of Internal Procedure (Reglament) and established that legislators will be fined if they are absent from the The Ethics Council of Indonesia's House of Representatives adopted a new rule on March 6, 2012. According to Muhammad Prakosa, the Chairman of the Council, any legislators who miss two plenary meetings in succession, without valid On December 9, 2011, the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine (the national legislature) passed a law amending its own rules of internal procedure. As soon as the law enters into force after being signed by the President On April 21, 2011, before the beginning of the plenary session, all 120 members of the Kyrgyz Parliament (Zhogorku Kinesh) conducted a sacrificial killing of seven lambs. This religious act conducted in the hall of the On February 11, 2011, Edward Ssekandi, the Speaker of the 332-member unicameral Ugandan Parliament, ordered 77 MPs to vacate their seats in the eighth Parliament. The term for this Parliament ends in May of this year On February 9, 2011, the President of the Russian Federation signed a decree under which federal constitutional laws and federal laws that address major issues of the country's social and economic development may be brought before On February 1, 2011, the Ugandan Constitutional Court issued a ruling that may force 70 of the 332-member unicameral Ugandan Parliament to vacate their seats. The ruling found it unconstitutional for an MP to switch party The most recent in a series of telecommunications scandals in India has brought the Parliament to a standstill. The scandal involves the licensing of the telecom spectrum for 2G (second generation) services in 2008. Former central It was reported on November 22, 2010, that the Pan-African Parliament is on the verge of becoming a continent-wide legislative body with the authority to make laws binding on all members of the African Union (AU). On July 6, 2010, Israel's Knesset (Parliament) passed a law to establish a museum for the Knesset in Jerusalem, in the building that had housed the first five Knessets from 1950 to 1966, before the parliamentary The Government of Canada has recently introduced a bill that would limit persons appointed to the Senate after its enforcement date to one term of eight years. (An Act to Amend the Constitution Act (Senate Term It was reported on February 22, 2010, that Vietnam's Ministry of Justice has placed on its website a revised draft of the Capital Law. Provisions that would have given Hanoi municipal officials the right to issue As was reported at a press conference held by Thongteun Sayasane, the spokesman for the legislature of the Southeast Asian nation of Laos, the country has taken action to permit foreign investors to buy and sell On June 27, 2009, the Ninth Session of the Standing Committee of the 11th National People's Congress (NPC) abolished eight national laws that are "out-dated" or "redundant." Their abolition took effect immediately. This is the It was reported on June 15, 2009, that the Ninth Session of the Standing Committee of the 11th National People's Congress (NPC) is scheduled to be held from June 22-27, 2009. According to the legislative agenda, On January 15, 2009, the Ukrainian legislature, the Verkhovna Rada, adopted the Law on Special Temporary Investigative Commissions, which simplifies the procedure for the legislative body to impeach the President. Previously, the impeachment procedure could be On October 14, 2008, Canada held a general election that gave the governing Conservative Party 143 out of the 308 seats in the House of Commons. (Parliament of Canada, House of Commons: Party Standings, http://parl.gc.ca/information/about/process/house/partystandings/standings-e.htm... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Mon, 15 Dec 2008 12:00:00 EST http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l20540836_text Global Legal Monitor: Kenya: Lawyers to Help Draft New Laws http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l20540586_text Legislative power - The United Kingdom's government has recently announced an inquiry into the impact of the Queen's and the Prince's consent on the legislative process. (New Inquiry - The Impact of Queen's and Prince's Consent on The Queen of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland recently laid her annual speech before Parliament for 2013. The speech sets out the government' legislative agenda for the upcoming year. There are many On January 14, 2013, the legislative assembly of the province of Astrakhan in southern Russia submitted a proposal to the State Duma (lower house of the legislature) on expansion of the legislators' right to initiate legislation. On August 10, 2012, members of the elected Constituent Assembly voted to make Mohammed Al Moqrif its new Chairman. Al Moqrif announced that the Assembly will select cabinet members for the country's transitional government. After electing On July 8, 2012, despite the violence plaguing cities in eastern Libya, the country's Supreme Electoral Commission announced that it will begin publishing the results of the parliamentary elections from the 13 main electoral districts. On June 25, 2012, the Kuwaiti Cabinet resigned after the Supreme Constitutional Court dissolved the current parliament and reinstated the previous one. (The Kuwaiti Cabinet Resigns After the Decision of the Supreme Constitutional Court [in In October 2011, according to an initiative of the ruling coalition, the Parliament of Moldova amended its own Rules of Internal Procedure (Reglament) and established that legislators will be fined if they are absent from the The Ethics Council of Indonesia's House of Representatives adopted a new rule on March 6, 2012. According to Muhammad Prakosa, the Chairman of the Council, any legislators who miss two plenary meetings in succession, without valid On December 9, 2011, the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine (the national legislature) passed a law amending its own rules of internal procedure. As soon as the law enters into force after being signed by the President On April 21, 2011, before the beginning of the plenary session, all 120 members of the Kyrgyz Parliament (Zhogorku Kinesh) conducted a sacrificial killing of seven lambs. This religious act conducted in the hall of the On February 11, 2011, Edward Ssekandi, the Speaker of the 332-member unicameral Ugandan Parliament, ordered 77 MPs to vacate their seats in the eighth Parliament. The term for this Parliament ends in May of this year On February 9, 2011, the President of the Russian Federation signed a decree under which federal constitutional laws and federal laws that address major issues of the country's social and economic development may be brought before On February 1, 2011, the Ugandan Constitutional Court issued a ruling that may force 70 of the 332-member unicameral Ugandan Parliament to vacate their seats. The ruling found it unconstitutional for an MP to switch party The most recent in a series of telecommunications scandals in India has brought the Parliament to a standstill. The scandal involves the licensing of the telecom spectrum for 2G (second generation) services in 2008. Former central It was reported on November 22, 2010, that the Pan-African Parliament is on the verge of becoming a continent-wide legislative body with the authority to make laws binding on all members of the African Union (AU). On July 6, 2010, Israel's Knesset (Parliament) passed a law to establish a museum for the Knesset in Jerusalem, in the building that had housed the first five Knessets from 1950 to 1966, before the parliamentary The Government of Canada has recently introduced a bill that would limit persons appointed to the Senate after its enforcement date to one term of eight years. (An Act to Amend the Constitution Act (Senate Term It was reported on February 22, 2010, that Vietnam's Ministry of Justice has placed on its website a revised draft of the Capital Law. Provisions that would have given Hanoi municipal officials the right to issue As was reported at a press conference held by Thongteun Sayasane, the spokesman for the legislature of the Southeast Asian nation of Laos, the country has taken action to permit foreign investors to buy and sell On June 27, 2009, the Ninth Session of the Standing Committee of the 11th National People's Congress (NPC) abolished eight national laws that are "out-dated" or "redundant." Their abolition took effect immediately. This is the It was reported on June 15, 2009, that the Ninth Session of the Standing Committee of the 11th National People's Congress (NPC) is scheduled to be held from June 22-27, 2009. According to the legislative agenda, On January 15, 2009, the Ukrainian legislature, the Verkhovna Rada, adopted the Law on Special Temporary Investigative Commissions, which simplifies the procedure for the legislative body to impeach the President. Previously, the impeachment procedure could be On October 14, 2008, Canada held a general election that gave the governing Conservative Party 143 out of the 308 seats in the House of Commons. (Parliament of Canada, House of Commons: Party Standings, http://parl.gc.ca/information/about/process/house/partystandings/standings-e.htm Members of the Kenyan Parliament and the Law Society of Kenya (LSK) have agreed to jointly take part in drafting legislation under a ";structured engagement"; between the two groups. In her May 8, 2008, letter to... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Mon, 02 Jun 2008 12:00:00 EDT http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l20540586_text Global Legal Monitor: Kyrgyz Republic (Kyrgyzstan): Weapons for Members of Parliament http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l20540311_text Legislative power - The United Kingdom's government has recently announced an inquiry into the impact of the Queen's and the Prince's consent on the legislative process. (New Inquiry - The Impact of Queen's and Prince's Consent on The Queen of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland recently laid her annual speech before Parliament for 2013. The speech sets out the government' legislative agenda for the upcoming year. There are many On January 14, 2013, the legislative assembly of the province of Astrakhan in southern Russia submitted a proposal to the State Duma (lower house of the legislature) on expansion of the legislators' right to initiate legislation. On August 10, 2012, members of the elected Constituent Assembly voted to make Mohammed Al Moqrif its new Chairman. Al Moqrif announced that the Assembly will select cabinet members for the country's transitional government. After electing On July 8, 2012, despite the violence plaguing cities in eastern Libya, the country's Supreme Electoral Commission announced that it will begin publishing the results of the parliamentary elections from the 13 main electoral districts. On June 25, 2012, the Kuwaiti Cabinet resigned after the Supreme Constitutional Court dissolved the current parliament and reinstated the previous one. (The Kuwaiti Cabinet Resigns After the Decision of the Supreme Constitutional Court [in In October 2011, according to an initiative of the ruling coalition, the Parliament of Moldova amended its own Rules of Internal Procedure (Reglament) and established that legislators will be fined if they are absent from the The Ethics Council of Indonesia's House of Representatives adopted a new rule on March 6, 2012. According to Muhammad Prakosa, the Chairman of the Council, any legislators who miss two plenary meetings in succession, without valid On December 9, 2011, the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine (the national legislature) passed a law amending its own rules of internal procedure. As soon as the law enters into force after being signed by the President On April 21, 2011, before the beginning of the plenary session, all 120 members of the Kyrgyz Parliament (Zhogorku Kinesh) conducted a sacrificial killing of seven lambs. This religious act conducted in the hall of the On February 11, 2011, Edward Ssekandi, the Speaker of the 332-member unicameral Ugandan Parliament, ordered 77 MPs to vacate their seats in the eighth Parliament. The term for this Parliament ends in May of this year On February 9, 2011, the President of the Russian Federation signed a decree under which federal constitutional laws and federal laws that address major issues of the country's social and economic development may be brought before On February 1, 2011, the Ugandan Constitutional Court issued a ruling that may force 70 of the 332-member unicameral Ugandan Parliament to vacate their seats. The ruling found it unconstitutional for an MP to switch party The most recent in a series of telecommunications scandals in India has brought the Parliament to a standstill. The scandal involves the licensing of the telecom spectrum for 2G (second generation) services in 2008. Former central It was reported on November 22, 2010, that the Pan-African Parliament is on the verge of becoming a continent-wide legislative body with the authority to make laws binding on all members of the African Union (AU). On July 6, 2010, Israel's Knesset (Parliament) passed a law to establish a museum for the Knesset in Jerusalem, in the building that had housed the first five Knessets from 1950 to 1966, before the parliamentary The Government of Canada has recently introduced a bill that would limit persons appointed to the Senate after its enforcement date to one term of eight years. (An Act to Amend the Constitution Act (Senate Term It was reported on February 22, 2010, that Vietnam's Ministry of Justice has placed on its website a revised draft of the Capital Law. Provisions that would have given Hanoi municipal officials the right to issue As was reported at a press conference held by Thongteun Sayasane, the spokesman for the legislature of the Southeast Asian nation of Laos, the country has taken action to permit foreign investors to buy and sell On June 27, 2009, the Ninth Session of the Standing Committee of the 11th National People's Congress (NPC) abolished eight national laws that are "out-dated" or "redundant." Their abolition took effect immediately. This is the It was reported on June 15, 2009, that the Ninth Session of the Standing Committee of the 11th National People's Congress (NPC) is scheduled to be held from June 22-27, 2009. According to the legislative agenda, On January 15, 2009, the Ukrainian legislature, the Verkhovna Rada, adopted the Law on Special Temporary Investigative Commissions, which simplifies the procedure for the legislative body to impeach the President. Previously, the impeachment procedure could be On October 14, 2008, Canada held a general election that gave the governing Conservative Party 143 out of the 308 seats in the House of Commons. (Parliament of Canada, House of Commons: Party Standings, http://parl.gc.ca/information/about/process/house/partystandings/standings-e.htm Members of the Kenyan Parliament and the Law Society of Kenya (LSK) have agreed to jointly take part in drafting legislation under a ";structured engagement"; between the two groups. In her May 8, 2008, letter to On January 23, 2008, the Parliament of Kyrgyzstan adopted amendments to the nation's Law on Weapons that provide for issuance of service weapons to the members of the Kyrgyz Parliament and that regulate the related procedures.... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Sun, 02 Mar 2008 12:00:00 EST http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l20540311_text Global Legal Monitor: Kyrgyz Republic (Kyrgyzstan): Cell Phone Ban in Parliament http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l20540246_text Legislative power - The United Kingdom's government has recently announced an inquiry into the impact of the Queen's and the Prince's consent on the legislative process. (New Inquiry - The Impact of Queen's and Prince's Consent on The Queen of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland recently laid her annual speech before Parliament for 2013. The speech sets out the government' legislative agenda for the upcoming year. There are many On January 14, 2013, the legislative assembly of the province of Astrakhan in southern Russia submitted a proposal to the State Duma (lower house of the legislature) on expansion of the legislators' right to initiate legislation. On August 10, 2012, members of the elected Constituent Assembly voted to make Mohammed Al Moqrif its new Chairman. Al Moqrif announced that the Assembly will select cabinet members for the country's transitional government. After electing On July 8, 2012, despite the violence plaguing cities in eastern Libya, the country's Supreme Electoral Commission announced that it will begin publishing the results of the parliamentary elections from the 13 main electoral districts. On June 25, 2012, the Kuwaiti Cabinet resigned after the Supreme Constitutional Court dissolved the current parliament and reinstated the previous one. (The Kuwaiti Cabinet Resigns After the Decision of the Supreme Constitutional Court [in In October 2011, according to an initiative of the ruling coalition, the Parliament of Moldova amended its own Rules of Internal Procedure (Reglament) and established that legislators will be fined if they are absent from the The Ethics Council of Indonesia's House of Representatives adopted a new rule on March 6, 2012. According to Muhammad Prakosa, the Chairman of the Council, any legislators who miss two plenary meetings in succession, without valid On December 9, 2011, the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine (the national legislature) passed a law amending its own rules of internal procedure. As soon as the law enters into force after being signed by the President On April 21, 2011, before the beginning of the plenary session, all 120 members of the Kyrgyz Parliament (Zhogorku Kinesh) conducted a sacrificial killing of seven lambs. This religious act conducted in the hall of the On February 11, 2011, Edward Ssekandi, the Speaker of the 332-member unicameral Ugandan Parliament, ordered 77 MPs to vacate their seats in the eighth Parliament. The term for this Parliament ends in May of this year On February 9, 2011, the President of the Russian Federation signed a decree under which federal constitutional laws and federal laws that address major issues of the country's social and economic development may be brought before On February 1, 2011, the Ugandan Constitutional Court issued a ruling that may force 70 of the 332-member unicameral Ugandan Parliament to vacate their seats. The ruling found it unconstitutional for an MP to switch party The most recent in a series of telecommunications scandals in India has brought the Parliament to a standstill. The scandal involves the licensing of the telecom spectrum for 2G (second generation) services in 2008. Former central It was reported on November 22, 2010, that the Pan-African Parliament is on the verge of becoming a continent-wide legislative body with the authority to make laws binding on all members of the African Union (AU). On July 6, 2010, Israel's Knesset (Parliament) passed a law to establish a museum for the Knesset in Jerusalem, in the building that had housed the first five Knessets from 1950 to 1966, before the parliamentary The Government of Canada has recently introduced a bill that would limit persons appointed to the Senate after its enforcement date to one term of eight years. (An Act to Amend the Constitution Act (Senate Term It was reported on February 22, 2010, that Vietnam's Ministry of Justice has placed on its website a revised draft of the Capital Law. Provisions that would have given Hanoi municipal officials the right to issue As was reported at a press conference held by Thongteun Sayasane, the spokesman for the legislature of the Southeast Asian nation of Laos, the country has taken action to permit foreign investors to buy and sell On June 27, 2009, the Ninth Session of the Standing Committee of the 11th National People's Congress (NPC) abolished eight national laws that are "out-dated" or "redundant." Their abolition took effect immediately. This is the It was reported on June 15, 2009, that the Ninth Session of the Standing Committee of the 11th National People's Congress (NPC) is scheduled to be held from June 22-27, 2009. According to the legislative agenda, On January 15, 2009, the Ukrainian legislature, the Verkhovna Rada, adopted the Law on Special Temporary Investigative Commissions, which simplifies the procedure for the legislative body to impeach the President. Previously, the impeachment procedure could be On October 14, 2008, Canada held a general election that gave the governing Conservative Party 143 out of the 308 seats in the House of Commons. (Parliament of Canada, House of Commons: Party Standings, http://parl.gc.ca/information/about/process/house/partystandings/standings-e.htm Members of the Kenyan Parliament and the Law Society of Kenya (LSK) have agreed to jointly take part in drafting legislation under a ";structured engagement"; between the two groups. In her May 8, 2008, letter to On January 23, 2008, the Parliament of Kyrgyzstan adopted amendments to the nation's Law on Weapons that provide for issuance of service weapons to the members of the Kyrgyz Parliament and that regulate the related procedures. The members of the Dzhogorku Kenesh, the Parliament of Kyrgyzstan, will be forbidden to use cell phones during legislative sessions under an amendment to the rules of procedure. A majority of the members voted for the... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Sat, 02 Feb 2008 12:00:00 EST http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l20540246_text Global Legal Monitor: Solomon Islands: Parliament Scheduled http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l2054098_text Legislative power - The United Kingdom's government has recently announced an inquiry into the impact of the Queen's and the Prince's consent on the legislative process. (New Inquiry - The Impact of Queen's and Prince's Consent on The Queen of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland recently laid her annual speech before Parliament for 2013. The speech sets out the government' legislative agenda for the upcoming year. There are many On January 14, 2013, the legislative assembly of the province of Astrakhan in southern Russia submitted a proposal to the State Duma (lower house of the legislature) on expansion of the legislators' right to initiate legislation. On August 10, 2012, members of the elected Constituent Assembly voted to make Mohammed Al Moqrif its new Chairman. Al Moqrif announced that the Assembly will select cabinet members for the country's transitional government. After electing On July 8, 2012, despite the violence plaguing cities in eastern Libya, the country's Supreme Electoral Commission announced that it will begin publishing the results of the parliamentary elections from the 13 main electoral districts. On June 25, 2012, the Kuwaiti Cabinet resigned after the Supreme Constitutional Court dissolved the current parliament and reinstated the previous one. (The Kuwaiti Cabinet Resigns After the Decision of the Supreme Constitutional Court [in In October 2011, according to an initiative of the ruling coalition, the Parliament of Moldova amended its own Rules of Internal Procedure (Reglament) and established that legislators will be fined if they are absent from the The Ethics Council of Indonesia's House of Representatives adopted a new rule on March 6, 2012. According to Muhammad Prakosa, the Chairman of the Council, any legislators who miss two plenary meetings in succession, without valid On December 9, 2011, the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine (the national legislature) passed a law amending its own rules of internal procedure. As soon as the law enters into force after being signed by the President On April 21, 2011, before the beginning of the plenary session, all 120 members of the Kyrgyz Parliament (Zhogorku Kinesh) conducted a sacrificial killing of seven lambs. This religious act conducted in the hall of the On February 11, 2011, Edward Ssekandi, the Speaker of the 332-member unicameral Ugandan Parliament, ordered 77 MPs to vacate their seats in the eighth Parliament. The term for this Parliament ends in May of this year On February 9, 2011, the President of the Russian Federation signed a decree under which federal constitutional laws and federal laws that address major issues of the country's social and economic development may be brought before On February 1, 2011, the Ugandan Constitutional Court issued a ruling that may force 70 of the 332-member unicameral Ugandan Parliament to vacate their seats. The ruling found it unconstitutional for an MP to switch party The most recent in a series of telecommunications scandals in India has brought the Parliament to a standstill. The scandal involves the licensing of the telecom spectrum for 2G (second generation) services in 2008. Former central It was reported on November 22, 2010, that the Pan-African Parliament is on the verge of becoming a continent-wide legislative body with the authority to make laws binding on all members of the African Union (AU). On July 6, 2010, Israel's Knesset (Parliament) passed a law to establish a museum for the Knesset in Jerusalem, in the building that had housed the first five Knessets from 1950 to 1966, before the parliamentary The Government of Canada has recently introduced a bill that would limit persons appointed to the Senate after its enforcement date to one term of eight years. (An Act to Amend the Constitution Act (Senate Term It was reported on February 22, 2010, that Vietnam's Ministry of Justice has placed on its website a revised draft of the Capital Law. Provisions that would have given Hanoi municipal officials the right to issue As was reported at a press conference held by Thongteun Sayasane, the spokesman for the legislature of the Southeast Asian nation of Laos, the country has taken action to permit foreign investors to buy and sell On June 27, 2009, the Ninth Session of the Standing Committee of the 11th National People's Congress (NPC) abolished eight national laws that are "out-dated" or "redundant." Their abolition took effect immediately. This is the It was reported on June 15, 2009, that the Ninth Session of the Standing Committee of the 11th National People's Congress (NPC) is scheduled to be held from June 22-27, 2009. According to the legislative agenda, On January 15, 2009, the Ukrainian legislature, the Verkhovna Rada, adopted the Law on Special Temporary Investigative Commissions, which simplifies the procedure for the legislative body to impeach the President. Previously, the impeachment procedure could be On October 14, 2008, Canada held a general election that gave the governing Conservative Party 143 out of the 308 seats in the House of Commons. (Parliament of Canada, House of Commons: Party Standings, http://parl.gc.ca/information/about/process/house/partystandings/standings-e.htm Members of the Kenyan Parliament and the Law Society of Kenya (LSK) have agreed to jointly take part in drafting legislation under a ";structured engagement"; between the two groups. In her May 8, 2008, letter to On January 23, 2008, the Parliament of Kyrgyzstan adopted amendments to the nation's Law on Weapons that provide for issuance of service weapons to the members of the Kyrgyz Parliament and that regulate the related procedures. The members of the Dzhogorku Kenesh, the Parliament of Kyrgyzstan, will be forbidden to use cell phones during legislative sessions under an amendment to the rules of procedure. A majority of the members voted for the The SOLOMON TIMES has reported that the Governor-General, Sir Nathanial Waena, issued a proclamation scheduling a parliamentary session. The Solomon Islands is currently at a political impasse, with the current Prime Minister, Manasseh Sogavare, refusing to... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Sun, 02 Dec 2007 12:00:00 EST http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l2054098_text Global Legal Monitor: Canada: Conservative Government Outlines Legislative Program http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l20540180_text Legislative power - The United Kingdom's government has recently announced an inquiry into the impact of the Queen's and the Prince's consent on the legislative process. (New Inquiry - The Impact of Queen's and Prince's Consent on The Queen of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland recently laid her annual speech before Parliament for 2013. The speech sets out the government' legislative agenda for the upcoming year. There are many On January 14, 2013, the legislative assembly of the province of Astrakhan in southern Russia submitted a proposal to the State Duma (lower house of the legislature) on expansion of the legislators' right to initiate legislation. On August 10, 2012, members of the elected Constituent Assembly voted to make Mohammed Al Moqrif its new Chairman. Al Moqrif announced that the Assembly will select cabinet members for the country's transitional government. After electing On July 8, 2012, despite the violence plaguing cities in eastern Libya, the country's Supreme Electoral Commission announced that it will begin publishing the results of the parliamentary elections from the 13 main electoral districts. On June 25, 2012, the Kuwaiti Cabinet resigned after the Supreme Constitutional Court dissolved the current parliament and reinstated the previous one. (The Kuwaiti Cabinet Resigns After the Decision of the Supreme Constitutional Court [in In October 2011, according to an initiative of the ruling coalition, the Parliament of Moldova amended its own Rules of Internal Procedure (Reglament) and established that legislators will be fined if they are absent from the The Ethics Council of Indonesia's House of Representatives adopted a new rule on March 6, 2012. According to Muhammad Prakosa, the Chairman of the Council, any legislators who miss two plenary meetings in succession, without valid On December 9, 2011, the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine (the national legislature) passed a law amending its own rules of internal procedure. As soon as the law enters into force after being signed by the President On April 21, 2011, before the beginning of the plenary session, all 120 members of the Kyrgyz Parliament (Zhogorku Kinesh) conducted a sacrificial killing of seven lambs. This religious act conducted in the hall of the On February 11, 2011, Edward Ssekandi, the Speaker of the 332-member unicameral Ugandan Parliament, ordered 77 MPs to vacate their seats in the eighth Parliament. The term for this Parliament ends in May of this year On February 9, 2011, the President of the Russian Federation signed a decree under which federal constitutional laws and federal laws that address major issues of the country's social and economic development may be brought before On February 1, 2011, the Ugandan Constitutional Court issued a ruling that may force 70 of the 332-member unicameral Ugandan Parliament to vacate their seats. The ruling found it unconstitutional for an MP to switch party The most recent in a series of telecommunications scandals in India has brought the Parliament to a standstill. The scandal involves the licensing of the telecom spectrum for 2G (second generation) services in 2008. Former central It was reported on November 22, 2010, that the Pan-African Parliament is on the verge of becoming a continent-wide legislative body with the authority to make laws binding on all members of the African Union (AU). On July 6, 2010, Israel's Knesset (Parliament) passed a law to establish a museum for the Knesset in Jerusalem, in the building that had housed the first five Knessets from 1950 to 1966, before the parliamentary The Government of Canada has recently introduced a bill that would limit persons appointed to the Senate after its enforcement date to one term of eight years. (An Act to Amend the Constitution Act (Senate Term It was reported on February 22, 2010, that Vietnam's Ministry of Justice has placed on its website a revised draft of the Capital Law. Provisions that would have given Hanoi municipal officials the right to issue As was reported at a press conference held by Thongteun Sayasane, the spokesman for the legislature of the Southeast Asian nation of Laos, the country has taken action to permit foreign investors to buy and sell On June 27, 2009, the Ninth Session of the Standing Committee of the 11th National People's Congress (NPC) abolished eight national laws that are "out-dated" or "redundant." Their abolition took effect immediately. This is the It was reported on June 15, 2009, that the Ninth Session of the Standing Committee of the 11th National People's Congress (NPC) is scheduled to be held from June 22-27, 2009. According to the legislative agenda, On January 15, 2009, the Ukrainian legislature, the Verkhovna Rada, adopted the Law on Special Temporary Investigative Commissions, which simplifies the procedure for the legislative body to impeach the President. Previously, the impeachment procedure could be On October 14, 2008, Canada held a general election that gave the governing Conservative Party 143 out of the 308 seats in the House of Commons. (Parliament of Canada, House of Commons: Party Standings, http://parl.gc.ca/information/about/process/house/partystandings/standings-e.htm Members of the Kenyan Parliament and the Law Society of Kenya (LSK) have agreed to jointly take part in drafting legislation under a ";structured engagement"; between the two groups. In her May 8, 2008, letter to On January 23, 2008, the Parliament of Kyrgyzstan adopted amendments to the nation's Law on Weapons that provide for issuance of service weapons to the members of the Kyrgyz Parliament and that regulate the related procedures. The members of the Dzhogorku Kenesh, the Parliament of Kyrgyzstan, will be forbidden to use cell phones during legislative sessions under an amendment to the rules of procedure. A majority of the members voted for the The SOLOMON TIMES has reported that the Governor-General, Sir Nathanial Waena, issued a proclamation scheduling a parliamentary session. The Solomon Islands is currently at a political impasse, with the current Prime Minister, Manasseh Sogavare, refusing to On October 16, 2007, the second session of Canada's 39th Parliament was opened with the customary Speech from the Throne. Delivered by the Governor General in a formal atmosphere, Speeches from the Throne are actually written... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Fri, 02 Nov 2007 12:00:00 EDT http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l20540180_text