Provincial Governments

Some articles on provincial governments, government, governments:

Provincial Governments Of South Africa
... The nine provinces of South Africa are governed by provincial governments which form the second layer of government, between the national government and the ... The provincial governments are established, and their structure defined, by Chapter Six of the Constitution of South Africa ... The provincial governments are structured according to a parliamentary system in which the executive is dependent on and accountable to the legislature ...
Humanitarian Response To The 2004 Indian Ocean Earthquake - Contributing Countries and Supra-national Organizations - Americas
... Brazil The Brazilian government is awaiting a UN decision on joint humanitarian aid ... Canada Federal Government The Canadian government has pledged, as of 10 January 2005, CAD 425m (USD 344.96m), an increase to the original figure of CAD 4m ... The Canadian government will also match private donations received by 11 January 2005 according to CIDA, this represents an additional CAD 200M ...
Amendments To The Constitution Of Canada - Debate
... There seems to be general agreement among provincial governments that some parts of the Constitution need to be amended to deal with long-standing demands from many provinces ... in most cases requires approval from both the federal parliament and two-thirds of the provincial governments representing at least 50% of the population, and ... and demands from the Province of Quebec, failed in 1990 when it was not ratified by all ten provincial governments ...
Politics Of The Empire Of Brazil - State Structure - Federalism
... All provinces had a great autonomy in relation to the central Government ... Brazil a highly centralized country, aiming to facilitate control by the central government over the provinces and thereby prevent eventual territorial desmemberment ... Nonetheless, the local governments had a certain autonomy, because municipal assemblies elected by the population had their own prerogatives ...
Energy Policy Of Canada - Regulatory Framework - Constitutional Issues
... policy reflects the constitutional division of powers between the federal government and the provincial governments ... The provincial governments own most of the petroleum, natural gas and coal reserves, and control most of the electricity production ... This means that the national government must coordinate its energy policies with those of the provincial governments, and intergovernmental conflicts ...

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