Law Library of Congress - Global Legal Monitor: Global Legal Monitor: Government 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: Philippines; United States: Agreement to Launch Trade Transparency Unit http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205403633_text Government; International affairs; Money laundering - On June 20, 2013, the Philippine Bureau of Customs (BOC) and the Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) directorate of U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement signed a letter of intent to set up a trade transparency unit in... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Tue, 09 Jul 2013 12:00:00 EDT http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205403633_text Global Legal Monitor: Croatia; European Union: Enlargement http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205403628_text Government - On June 20, 2013, the Philippine Bureau of Customs (BOC) and the Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) directorate of U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement signed a letter of intent to set up a trade transparency unit in On July 1, 2013, Croatia, a state belonging to the former Socialist Republic of Yugoslavia until 1992 and with a population of under five million, officially joined the... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Mon, 08 Jul 2013 12:00:00 EDT http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205403628_text Global Legal Monitor: China: Ministry of Railways Dismantled http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205403536_text Government - On June 20, 2013, the Philippine Bureau of Customs (BOC) and the Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) directorate of U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement signed a letter of intent to set up a trade transparency unit in On July 1, 2013, Croatia, a state belonging to the former Socialist Republic of Yugoslavia until 1992 and with a population of under five million, officially joined the On March 10, 2013, the Chinese government announced a new government restructuring plan at the plenary meeting of the First Session of the 12th National People's Congress (NPC). (Full text of the restructuring plan [in... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Thu, 04 Apr 2013 12:00:00 EDT http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205403536_text Global Legal Monitor: Georgia: Public Service Halls http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205403392_text Government - On June 20, 2013, the Philippine Bureau of Customs (BOC) and the Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) directorate of U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement signed a letter of intent to set up a trade transparency unit in On July 1, 2013, Croatia, a state belonging to the former Socialist Republic of Yugoslavia until 1992 and with a population of under five million, officially joined the On March 10, 2013, the Chinese government announced a new government restructuring plan at the plenary meeting of the First Session of the 12th National People's Congress (NPC). (Full text of the restructuring plan [in On September 21, 2012, the Public Service Hall, also called the House of Justice, opened in the Georgian capital city of Tbilisi. This office, with about 400... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Tue, 06 Nov 2012 12:00:00 EST http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205403392_text Global Legal Monitor: Pakistan: New Law on Local Governance for Sindh Province Promulgated http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205403327_text Government - On June 20, 2013, the Philippine Bureau of Customs (BOC) and the Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) directorate of U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement signed a letter of intent to set up a trade transparency unit in On July 1, 2013, Croatia, a state belonging to the former Socialist Republic of Yugoslavia until 1992 and with a population of under five million, officially joined the On March 10, 2013, the Chinese government announced a new government restructuring plan at the plenary meeting of the First Session of the 12th National People's Congress (NPC). (Full text of the restructuring plan [in On September 21, 2012, the Public Service Hall, also called the House of Justice, opened in the Georgian capital city of Tbilisi. This office, with about 400 On September 6, 2012, the Governor of Pakistan's Sindh Province, Dr. Ishrat ul Ebad, promulgated the Sindh People's Local Government Ordinance (SPLGO) 2012, introducing a new... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Fri, 14 Sep 2012 12:00:00 EDT http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205403327_text Global Legal Monitor: Denmark: Plan to Rewrite Law on Visa Procedures http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205402945_text Government - On June 20, 2013, the Philippine Bureau of Customs (BOC) and the Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) directorate of U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement signed a letter of intent to set up a trade transparency unit in On July 1, 2013, Croatia, a state belonging to the former Socialist Republic of Yugoslavia until 1992 and with a population of under five million, officially joined the On March 10, 2013, the Chinese government announced a new government restructuring plan at the plenary meeting of the First Session of the 12th National People's Congress (NPC). (Full text of the restructuring plan [in On September 21, 2012, the Public Service Hall, also called the House of Justice, opened in the Georgian capital city of Tbilisi. This office, with about 400 On September 6, 2012, the Governor of Pakistan's Sindh Province, Dr. Ishrat ul Ebad, promulgated the Sindh People's Local Government Ordinance (SPLGO) 2012, introducing a new Denmark's Justice Minister Morten Bandoslash;dskov recently made it known to a Danish newspaper that the government is planning to revise a 2011 law that changed procedures for requesting visas. While no visa is required for citizens... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Tue, 17 Jan 2012 12:00:00 EST http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205402945_text Global Legal Monitor: Russia: Ministry of Finance Will Distribute Aid for Foreign Development http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205402814_text Government - On June 20, 2013, the Philippine Bureau of Customs (BOC) and the Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) directorate of U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement signed a letter of intent to set up a trade transparency unit in On July 1, 2013, Croatia, a state belonging to the former Socialist Republic of Yugoslavia until 1992 and with a population of under five million, officially joined the On March 10, 2013, the Chinese government announced a new government restructuring plan at the plenary meeting of the First Session of the 12th National People's Congress (NPC). (Full text of the restructuring plan [in On September 21, 2012, the Public Service Hall, also called the House of Justice, opened in the Georgian capital city of Tbilisi. This office, with about 400 On September 6, 2012, the Governor of Pakistan's Sindh Province, Dr. Ishrat ul Ebad, promulgated the Sindh People's Local Government Ordinance (SPLGO) 2012, introducing a new Denmark's Justice Minister Morten Bandoslash;dskov recently made it known to a Danish newspaper that the government is planning to revise a 2011 law that changed procedures for requesting visas. While no visa is required for citizens On August 26, 2011, the Government of the Russian Federation adopted a proposal of the Ministry of Finance to amend the Federal Law on Government of the Russian Federation by establishing the Federal International Development Agency.... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Wed, 21 Sep 2011 12:00:00 EDT http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205402814_text Global Legal Monitor: European Union: Establishment of the European External Action Service http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205402164_text Government - On June 20, 2013, the Philippine Bureau of Customs (BOC) and the Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) directorate of U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement signed a letter of intent to set up a trade transparency unit in On July 1, 2013, Croatia, a state belonging to the former Socialist Republic of Yugoslavia until 1992 and with a population of under five million, officially joined the On March 10, 2013, the Chinese government announced a new government restructuring plan at the plenary meeting of the First Session of the 12th National People's Congress (NPC). (Full text of the restructuring plan [in On September 21, 2012, the Public Service Hall, also called the House of Justice, opened in the Georgian capital city of Tbilisi. This office, with about 400 On September 6, 2012, the Governor of Pakistan's Sindh Province, Dr. Ishrat ul Ebad, promulgated the Sindh People's Local Government Ordinance (SPLGO) 2012, introducing a new Denmark's Justice Minister Morten Bandoslash;dskov recently made it known to a Danish newspaper that the government is planning to revise a 2011 law that changed procedures for requesting visas. While no visa is required for citizens On August 26, 2011, the Government of the Russian Federation adopted a proposal of the Ministry of Finance to amend the Federal Law on Government of the Russian Federation by establishing the Federal International Development Agency. On July 26, 2010, the Council of the European Union issued a decision authorizing the establishment of the European External Action Service (EEAS) and defining its organization and functions. (Council Decision of July 26, 2010 Establishing... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Mon, 16 Aug 2010 12:00:00 EDT http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205402164_text Global Legal Monitor: European Union; Iceland: Opening of Accession Negotiations http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205402059_text Government - On June 20, 2013, the Philippine Bureau of Customs (BOC) and the Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) directorate of U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement signed a letter of intent to set up a trade transparency unit in On July 1, 2013, Croatia, a state belonging to the former Socialist Republic of Yugoslavia until 1992 and with a population of under five million, officially joined the On March 10, 2013, the Chinese government announced a new government restructuring plan at the plenary meeting of the First Session of the 12th National People's Congress (NPC). (Full text of the restructuring plan [in On September 21, 2012, the Public Service Hall, also called the House of Justice, opened in the Georgian capital city of Tbilisi. This office, with about 400 On September 6, 2012, the Governor of Pakistan's Sindh Province, Dr. Ishrat ul Ebad, promulgated the Sindh People's Local Government Ordinance (SPLGO) 2012, introducing a new Denmark's Justice Minister Morten Bandoslash;dskov recently made it known to a Danish newspaper that the government is planning to revise a 2011 law that changed procedures for requesting visas. While no visa is required for citizens On August 26, 2011, the Government of the Russian Federation adopted a proposal of the Ministry of Finance to amend the Federal Law on Government of the Russian Federation by establishing the Federal International Development Agency. On July 26, 2010, the Council of the European Union issued a decision authorizing the establishment of the European External Action Service (EEAS) and defining its organization and functions. (Council Decision of July 26, 2010 Establishing Iceland's application to join the European Union, formally submitted on July 27, 2009, is moving the country a step closer to eventually joining the European Union as a full member. The European Council concluded on June... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Fri, 18 Jun 2010 12:00:00 EDT http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205402059_text Global Legal Monitor: Nigeria: NIGERIAN MONTHLY LAW REPORTS Back in Print http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205401994_text Government - On June 20, 2013, the Philippine Bureau of Customs (BOC) and the Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) directorate of U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement signed a letter of intent to set up a trade transparency unit in On July 1, 2013, Croatia, a state belonging to the former Socialist Republic of Yugoslavia until 1992 and with a population of under five million, officially joined the On March 10, 2013, the Chinese government announced a new government restructuring plan at the plenary meeting of the First Session of the 12th National People's Congress (NPC). (Full text of the restructuring plan [in On September 21, 2012, the Public Service Hall, also called the House of Justice, opened in the Georgian capital city of Tbilisi. This office, with about 400 On September 6, 2012, the Governor of Pakistan's Sindh Province, Dr. Ishrat ul Ebad, promulgated the Sindh People's Local Government Ordinance (SPLGO) 2012, introducing a new Denmark's Justice Minister Morten Bandoslash;dskov recently made it known to a Danish newspaper that the government is planning to revise a 2011 law that changed procedures for requesting visas. While no visa is required for citizens On August 26, 2011, the Government of the Russian Federation adopted a proposal of the Ministry of Finance to amend the Federal Law on Government of the Russian Federation by establishing the Federal International Development Agency. On July 26, 2010, the Council of the European Union issued a decision authorizing the establishment of the European External Action Service (EEAS) and defining its organization and functions. (Council Decision of July 26, 2010 Establishing Iceland's application to join the European Union, formally submitted on July 27, 2009, is moving the country a step closer to eventually joining the European Union as a full member. The European Council concluded on June It was reported on May 17, 2010, that the NIGERIAN MONTHLY LAW REPORTS (NMLR), first published in 1964 and discontinued in 1976, is back in print. (Innocent Anaba, Monthly Law Reports Repackaged, VANGUARD, May 17, 2010,... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Thu, 20 May 2010 12:00:00 EDT http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205401994_text Global Legal Monitor: Uganda: The National Youth Council Act Amended http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205401974_text Government - On June 20, 2013, the Philippine Bureau of Customs (BOC) and the Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) directorate of U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement signed a letter of intent to set up a trade transparency unit in On July 1, 2013, Croatia, a state belonging to the former Socialist Republic of Yugoslavia until 1992 and with a population of under five million, officially joined the On March 10, 2013, the Chinese government announced a new government restructuring plan at the plenary meeting of the First Session of the 12th National People's Congress (NPC). (Full text of the restructuring plan [in On September 21, 2012, the Public Service Hall, also called the House of Justice, opened in the Georgian capital city of Tbilisi. This office, with about 400 On September 6, 2012, the Governor of Pakistan's Sindh Province, Dr. Ishrat ul Ebad, promulgated the Sindh People's Local Government Ordinance (SPLGO) 2012, introducing a new Denmark's Justice Minister Morten Bandoslash;dskov recently made it known to a Danish newspaper that the government is planning to revise a 2011 law that changed procedures for requesting visas. While no visa is required for citizens On August 26, 2011, the Government of the Russian Federation adopted a proposal of the Ministry of Finance to amend the Federal Law on Government of the Russian Federation by establishing the Federal International Development Agency. On July 26, 2010, the Council of the European Union issued a decision authorizing the establishment of the European External Action Service (EEAS) and defining its organization and functions. (Council Decision of July 26, 2010 Establishing Iceland's application to join the European Union, formally submitted on July 27, 2009, is moving the country a step closer to eventually joining the European Union as a full member. The European Council concluded on June It was reported on May 17, 2010, that the NIGERIAN MONTHLY LAW REPORTS (NMLR), first published in 1964 and discontinued in 1976, is back in print. (Innocent Anaba, Monthly Law Reports Repackaged, VANGUARD, May 17, 2010, On May 6, 2010, the Ugandan Parliament passed The National Youth Council (Amendment) Bill No. 17 of 2008 and abolished compulsory membership of youths in the village councils of the area of their residence. (Parliament Outlaws... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Tue, 11 May 2010 12:00:00 EDT http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205401974_text Global Legal Monitor: European Union: Reorganization of Intelligence Service http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205401845_text Government - On June 20, 2013, the Philippine Bureau of Customs (BOC) and the Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) directorate of U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement signed a letter of intent to set up a trade transparency unit in On July 1, 2013, Croatia, a state belonging to the former Socialist Republic of Yugoslavia until 1992 and with a population of under five million, officially joined the On March 10, 2013, the Chinese government announced a new government restructuring plan at the plenary meeting of the First Session of the 12th National People's Congress (NPC). (Full text of the restructuring plan [in On September 21, 2012, the Public Service Hall, also called the House of Justice, opened in the Georgian capital city of Tbilisi. This office, with about 400 On September 6, 2012, the Governor of Pakistan's Sindh Province, Dr. Ishrat ul Ebad, promulgated the Sindh People's Local Government Ordinance (SPLGO) 2012, introducing a new Denmark's Justice Minister Morten Bandoslash;dskov recently made it known to a Danish newspaper that the government is planning to revise a 2011 law that changed procedures for requesting visas. While no visa is required for citizens On August 26, 2011, the Government of the Russian Federation adopted a proposal of the Ministry of Finance to amend the Federal Law on Government of the Russian Federation by establishing the Federal International Development Agency. On July 26, 2010, the Council of the European Union issued a decision authorizing the establishment of the European External Action Service (EEAS) and defining its organization and functions. (Council Decision of July 26, 2010 Establishing Iceland's application to join the European Union, formally submitted on July 27, 2009, is moving the country a step closer to eventually joining the European Union as a full member. The European Council concluded on June It was reported on May 17, 2010, that the NIGERIAN MONTHLY LAW REPORTS (NMLR), first published in 1964 and discontinued in 1976, is back in print. (Innocent Anaba, Monthly Law Reports Repackaged, VANGUARD, May 17, 2010, On May 6, 2010, the Ugandan Parliament passed The National Youth Council (Amendment) Bill No. 17 of 2008 and abolished compulsory membership of youths in the village councils of the area of their residence. (Parliament Outlaws Catharine Ashton, who is the newly appointed European Union High Representative for Foreign Security and Policy, is reportedly working on restructuring the EU's External Action Service (EAS). EAS is a diplomatic corps with 130 delegations in... 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_l205401845_text Global Legal Monitor: Philippines: Executive Order Creates a Committee to Strengthen Church and State Relations http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205401800_text Government - On June 20, 2013, the Philippine Bureau of Customs (BOC) and the Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) directorate of U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement signed a letter of intent to set up a trade transparency unit in On July 1, 2013, Croatia, a state belonging to the former Socialist Republic of Yugoslavia until 1992 and with a population of under five million, officially joined the On March 10, 2013, the Chinese government announced a new government restructuring plan at the plenary meeting of the First Session of the 12th National People's Congress (NPC). (Full text of the restructuring plan [in On September 21, 2012, the Public Service Hall, also called the House of Justice, opened in the Georgian capital city of Tbilisi. This office, with about 400 On September 6, 2012, the Governor of Pakistan's Sindh Province, Dr. Ishrat ul Ebad, promulgated the Sindh People's Local Government Ordinance (SPLGO) 2012, introducing a new Denmark's Justice Minister Morten Bandoslash;dskov recently made it known to a Danish newspaper that the government is planning to revise a 2011 law that changed procedures for requesting visas. While no visa is required for citizens On August 26, 2011, the Government of the Russian Federation adopted a proposal of the Ministry of Finance to amend the Federal Law on Government of the Russian Federation by establishing the Federal International Development Agency. On July 26, 2010, the Council of the European Union issued a decision authorizing the establishment of the European External Action Service (EEAS) and defining its organization and functions. (Council Decision of July 26, 2010 Establishing Iceland's application to join the European Union, formally submitted on July 27, 2009, is moving the country a step closer to eventually joining the European Union as a full member. The European Council concluded on June It was reported on May 17, 2010, that the NIGERIAN MONTHLY LAW REPORTS (NMLR), first published in 1964 and discontinued in 1976, is back in print. (Innocent Anaba, Monthly Law Reports Repackaged, VANGUARD, May 17, 2010, On May 6, 2010, the Ugandan Parliament passed The National Youth Council (Amendment) Bill No. 17 of 2008 and abolished compulsory membership of youths in the village councils of the area of their residence. (Parliament Outlaws Catharine Ashton, who is the newly appointed European Union High Representative for Foreign Security and Policy, is reportedly working on restructuring the EU's External Action Service (EAS). EAS is a diplomatic corps with 130 delegations in On November 23, 2009, an Executive Order (EO) "Creating the Church-Police-Military-Liaison Committee [CPMLC] to Formulate and Implement a Comprehensive Program to Establish Strong Partnership Between the State and the Church on Matters Concerning Peace and Order... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Wed, 27 Jan 2010 12:00:00 EST http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205401800_text Global Legal Monitor: Uganda: Regional Government Bill Proposed http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205401743_text Government - On June 20, 2013, the Philippine Bureau of Customs (BOC) and the Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) directorate of U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement signed a letter of intent to set up a trade transparency unit in On July 1, 2013, Croatia, a state belonging to the former Socialist Republic of Yugoslavia until 1992 and with a population of under five million, officially joined the On March 10, 2013, the Chinese government announced a new government restructuring plan at the plenary meeting of the First Session of the 12th National People's Congress (NPC). (Full text of the restructuring plan [in On September 21, 2012, the Public Service Hall, also called the House of Justice, opened in the Georgian capital city of Tbilisi. This office, with about 400 On September 6, 2012, the Governor of Pakistan's Sindh Province, Dr. Ishrat ul Ebad, promulgated the Sindh People's Local Government Ordinance (SPLGO) 2012, introducing a new Denmark's Justice Minister Morten Bandoslash;dskov recently made it known to a Danish newspaper that the government is planning to revise a 2011 law that changed procedures for requesting visas. While no visa is required for citizens On August 26, 2011, the Government of the Russian Federation adopted a proposal of the Ministry of Finance to amend the Federal Law on Government of the Russian Federation by establishing the Federal International Development Agency. On July 26, 2010, the Council of the European Union issued a decision authorizing the establishment of the European External Action Service (EEAS) and defining its organization and functions. (Council Decision of July 26, 2010 Establishing Iceland's application to join the European Union, formally submitted on July 27, 2009, is moving the country a step closer to eventually joining the European Union as a full member. The European Council concluded on June It was reported on May 17, 2010, that the NIGERIAN MONTHLY LAW REPORTS (NMLR), first published in 1964 and discontinued in 1976, is back in print. (Innocent Anaba, Monthly Law Reports Repackaged, VANGUARD, May 17, 2010, On May 6, 2010, the Ugandan Parliament passed The National Youth Council (Amendment) Bill No. 17 of 2008 and abolished compulsory membership of youths in the village councils of the area of their residence. (Parliament Outlaws Catharine Ashton, who is the newly appointed European Union High Representative for Foreign Security and Policy, is reportedly working on restructuring the EU's External Action Service (EAS). EAS is a diplomatic corps with 130 delegations in On November 23, 2009, an Executive Order (EO) "Creating the Church-Police-Military-Liaison Committee [CPMLC] to Formulate and Implement a Comprehensive Program to Establish Strong Partnership Between the State and the Church on Matters Concerning Peace and Order On December 8, 2009, Ugandan local government minister Adolf Mwesige introduced in the parliament the Regional Governments Bill 2009. (Joyce Namutebi, Regional Governments Bill Tabled, THE NEW VISION ONLINE, Dec. 14, 2009, available at WORLD NEWS... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Tue, 22 Dec 2009 12:00:00 EST http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205401743_text Global Legal Monitor: Bosnia-Herzegovina: Social Security Contributions Law http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205401718_text Government - On June 20, 2013, the Philippine Bureau of Customs (BOC) and the Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) directorate of U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement signed a letter of intent to set up a trade transparency unit in On July 1, 2013, Croatia, a state belonging to the former Socialist Republic of Yugoslavia until 1992 and with a population of under five million, officially joined the On March 10, 2013, the Chinese government announced a new government restructuring plan at the plenary meeting of the First Session of the 12th National People's Congress (NPC). (Full text of the restructuring plan [in On September 21, 2012, the Public Service Hall, also called the House of Justice, opened in the Georgian capital city of Tbilisi. This office, with about 400 On September 6, 2012, the Governor of Pakistan's Sindh Province, Dr. Ishrat ul Ebad, promulgated the Sindh People's Local Government Ordinance (SPLGO) 2012, introducing a new Denmark's Justice Minister Morten Bandoslash;dskov recently made it known to a Danish newspaper that the government is planning to revise a 2011 law that changed procedures for requesting visas. While no visa is required for citizens On August 26, 2011, the Government of the Russian Federation adopted a proposal of the Ministry of Finance to amend the Federal Law on Government of the Russian Federation by establishing the Federal International Development Agency. On July 26, 2010, the Council of the European Union issued a decision authorizing the establishment of the European External Action Service (EEAS) and defining its organization and functions. (Council Decision of July 26, 2010 Establishing Iceland's application to join the European Union, formally submitted on July 27, 2009, is moving the country a step closer to eventually joining the European Union as a full member. The European Council concluded on June It was reported on May 17, 2010, that the NIGERIAN MONTHLY LAW REPORTS (NMLR), first published in 1964 and discontinued in 1976, is back in print. (Innocent Anaba, Monthly Law Reports Repackaged, VANGUARD, May 17, 2010, On May 6, 2010, the Ugandan Parliament passed The National Youth Council (Amendment) Bill No. 17 of 2008 and abolished compulsory membership of youths in the village councils of the area of their residence. (Parliament Outlaws Catharine Ashton, who is the newly appointed European Union High Representative for Foreign Security and Policy, is reportedly working on restructuring the EU's External Action Service (EAS). EAS is a diplomatic corps with 130 delegations in On November 23, 2009, an Executive Order (EO) "Creating the Church-Police-Military-Liaison Committee [CPMLC] to Formulate and Implement a Comprehensive Program to Establish Strong Partnership Between the State and the Church on Matters Concerning Peace and Order On December 8, 2009, Ugandan local government minister Adolf Mwesige introduced in the parliament the Regional Governments Bill 2009. (Joyce Namutebi, Regional Governments Bill Tabled, THE NEW VISION ONLINE, Dec. 14, 2009, available at WORLD NEWS On November 23, 2009, implementation regulations for the Law on a Single System of Registration, Control and Collection of Social Security Contributions (the Law) of the Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina (FBH) were published in the... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Mon, 07 Dec 2009 12:00:00 EST http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205401718_text Global Legal Monitor: European Union: Albania's Progress on Candidacy for Membership http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205401682_text Government - On June 20, 2013, the Philippine Bureau of Customs (BOC) and the Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) directorate of U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement signed a letter of intent to set up a trade transparency unit in On July 1, 2013, Croatia, a state belonging to the former Socialist Republic of Yugoslavia until 1992 and with a population of under five million, officially joined the On March 10, 2013, the Chinese government announced a new government restructuring plan at the plenary meeting of the First Session of the 12th National People's Congress (NPC). (Full text of the restructuring plan [in On September 21, 2012, the Public Service Hall, also called the House of Justice, opened in the Georgian capital city of Tbilisi. This office, with about 400 On September 6, 2012, the Governor of Pakistan's Sindh Province, Dr. Ishrat ul Ebad, promulgated the Sindh People's Local Government Ordinance (SPLGO) 2012, introducing a new Denmark's Justice Minister Morten Bandoslash;dskov recently made it known to a Danish newspaper that the government is planning to revise a 2011 law that changed procedures for requesting visas. While no visa is required for citizens On August 26, 2011, the Government of the Russian Federation adopted a proposal of the Ministry of Finance to amend the Federal Law on Government of the Russian Federation by establishing the Federal International Development Agency. On July 26, 2010, the Council of the European Union issued a decision authorizing the establishment of the European External Action Service (EEAS) and defining its organization and functions. (Council Decision of July 26, 2010 Establishing Iceland's application to join the European Union, formally submitted on July 27, 2009, is moving the country a step closer to eventually joining the European Union as a full member. The European Council concluded on June It was reported on May 17, 2010, that the NIGERIAN MONTHLY LAW REPORTS (NMLR), first published in 1964 and discontinued in 1976, is back in print. (Innocent Anaba, Monthly Law Reports Repackaged, VANGUARD, May 17, 2010, On May 6, 2010, the Ugandan Parliament passed The National Youth Council (Amendment) Bill No. 17 of 2008 and abolished compulsory membership of youths in the village councils of the area of their residence. (Parliament Outlaws Catharine Ashton, who is the newly appointed European Union High Representative for Foreign Security and Policy, is reportedly working on restructuring the EU's External Action Service (EAS). EAS is a diplomatic corps with 130 delegations in On November 23, 2009, an Executive Order (EO) "Creating the Church-Police-Military-Liaison Committee [CPMLC] to Formulate and Implement a Comprehensive Program to Establish Strong Partnership Between the State and the Church on Matters Concerning Peace and Order On December 8, 2009, Ugandan local government minister Adolf Mwesige introduced in the parliament the Regional Governments Bill 2009. (Joyce Namutebi, Regional Governments Bill Tabled, THE NEW VISION ONLINE, Dec. 14, 2009, available at WORLD NEWS On November 23, 2009, implementation regulations for the Law on a Single System of Registration, Control and Collection of Social Security Contributions (the Law) of the Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina (FBH) were published in the In April 2009, Albania, following its admission to NATO, immediately applied to join the EU. On November 16, 2009, the foreign ministers of the European Union Member States approved Albania's request to officially become a candidate... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Fri, 20 Nov 2009 12:00:00 EST http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205401682_text Global Legal Monitor: Pakistan: Bill to Reorganize Nuclear, Space Authorities http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205401671_text Government - On June 20, 2013, the Philippine Bureau of Customs (BOC) and the Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) directorate of U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement signed a letter of intent to set up a trade transparency unit in On July 1, 2013, Croatia, a state belonging to the former Socialist Republic of Yugoslavia until 1992 and with a population of under five million, officially joined the On March 10, 2013, the Chinese government announced a new government restructuring plan at the plenary meeting of the First Session of the 12th National People's Congress (NPC). (Full text of the restructuring plan [in On September 21, 2012, the Public Service Hall, also called the House of Justice, opened in the Georgian capital city of Tbilisi. This office, with about 400 On September 6, 2012, the Governor of Pakistan's Sindh Province, Dr. Ishrat ul Ebad, promulgated the Sindh People's Local Government Ordinance (SPLGO) 2012, introducing a new Denmark's Justice Minister Morten Bandoslash;dskov recently made it known to a Danish newspaper that the government is planning to revise a 2011 law that changed procedures for requesting visas. While no visa is required for citizens On August 26, 2011, the Government of the Russian Federation adopted a proposal of the Ministry of Finance to amend the Federal Law on Government of the Russian Federation by establishing the Federal International Development Agency. On July 26, 2010, the Council of the European Union issued a decision authorizing the establishment of the European External Action Service (EEAS) and defining its organization and functions. (Council Decision of July 26, 2010 Establishing Iceland's application to join the European Union, formally submitted on July 27, 2009, is moving the country a step closer to eventually joining the European Union as a full member. The European Council concluded on June It was reported on May 17, 2010, that the NIGERIAN MONTHLY LAW REPORTS (NMLR), first published in 1964 and discontinued in 1976, is back in print. (Innocent Anaba, Monthly Law Reports Repackaged, VANGUARD, May 17, 2010, On May 6, 2010, the Ugandan Parliament passed The National Youth Council (Amendment) Bill No. 17 of 2008 and abolished compulsory membership of youths in the village councils of the area of their residence. (Parliament Outlaws Catharine Ashton, who is the newly appointed European Union High Representative for Foreign Security and Policy, is reportedly working on restructuring the EU's External Action Service (EAS). EAS is a diplomatic corps with 130 delegations in On November 23, 2009, an Executive Order (EO) "Creating the Church-Police-Military-Liaison Committee [CPMLC] to Formulate and Implement a Comprehensive Program to Establish Strong Partnership Between the State and the Church on Matters Concerning Peace and Order On December 8, 2009, Ugandan local government minister Adolf Mwesige introduced in the parliament the Regional Governments Bill 2009. (Joyce Namutebi, Regional Governments Bill Tabled, THE NEW VISION ONLINE, Dec. 14, 2009, available at WORLD NEWS On November 23, 2009, implementation regulations for the Law on a Single System of Registration, Control and Collection of Social Security Contributions (the Law) of the Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina (FBH) were published in the In April 2009, Albania, following its admission to NATO, immediately applied to join the EU. On November 16, 2009, the foreign ministers of the European Union Member States approved Albania's request to officially become a candidate According to a report in the Lahore newspaper THE DAILY TIMES, on November 11, 2009, Azra Fazal Pechuho, chairperson of the Standing Committee on Defence of Pakistan's National Assembly, proposed a bill in the National Assembly... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Tue, 17 Nov 2009 12:00:00 EST http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205401671_text Global Legal Monitor: Ireland: Referendum on EU Operations Passes http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205401608_text Government - On June 20, 2013, the Philippine Bureau of Customs (BOC) and the Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) directorate of U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement signed a letter of intent to set up a trade transparency unit in On July 1, 2013, Croatia, a state belonging to the former Socialist Republic of Yugoslavia until 1992 and with a population of under five million, officially joined the On March 10, 2013, the Chinese government announced a new government restructuring plan at the plenary meeting of the First Session of the 12th National People's Congress (NPC). (Full text of the restructuring plan [in On September 21, 2012, the Public Service Hall, also called the House of Justice, opened in the Georgian capital city of Tbilisi. This office, with about 400 On September 6, 2012, the Governor of Pakistan's Sindh Province, Dr. Ishrat ul Ebad, promulgated the Sindh People's Local Government Ordinance (SPLGO) 2012, introducing a new Denmark's Justice Minister Morten Bandoslash;dskov recently made it known to a Danish newspaper that the government is planning to revise a 2011 law that changed procedures for requesting visas. While no visa is required for citizens On August 26, 2011, the Government of the Russian Federation adopted a proposal of the Ministry of Finance to amend the Federal Law on Government of the Russian Federation by establishing the Federal International Development Agency. On July 26, 2010, the Council of the European Union issued a decision authorizing the establishment of the European External Action Service (EEAS) and defining its organization and functions. (Council Decision of July 26, 2010 Establishing Iceland's application to join the European Union, formally submitted on July 27, 2009, is moving the country a step closer to eventually joining the European Union as a full member. The European Council concluded on June It was reported on May 17, 2010, that the NIGERIAN MONTHLY LAW REPORTS (NMLR), first published in 1964 and discontinued in 1976, is back in print. (Innocent Anaba, Monthly Law Reports Repackaged, VANGUARD, May 17, 2010, On May 6, 2010, the Ugandan Parliament passed The National Youth Council (Amendment) Bill No. 17 of 2008 and abolished compulsory membership of youths in the village councils of the area of their residence. (Parliament Outlaws Catharine Ashton, who is the newly appointed European Union High Representative for Foreign Security and Policy, is reportedly working on restructuring the EU's External Action Service (EAS). EAS is a diplomatic corps with 130 delegations in On November 23, 2009, an Executive Order (EO) "Creating the Church-Police-Military-Liaison Committee [CPMLC] to Formulate and Implement a Comprehensive Program to Establish Strong Partnership Between the State and the Church on Matters Concerning Peace and Order On December 8, 2009, Ugandan local government minister Adolf Mwesige introduced in the parliament the Regional Governments Bill 2009. (Joyce Namutebi, Regional Governments Bill Tabled, THE NEW VISION ONLINE, Dec. 14, 2009, available at WORLD NEWS On November 23, 2009, implementation regulations for the Law on a Single System of Registration, Control and Collection of Social Security Contributions (the Law) of the Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina (FBH) were published in the In April 2009, Albania, following its admission to NATO, immediately applied to join the EU. On November 16, 2009, the foreign ministers of the European Union Member States approved Albania's request to officially become a candidate According to a report in the Lahore newspaper THE DAILY TIMES, on November 11, 2009, Azra Fazal Pechuho, chairperson of the Standing Committee on Defence of Pakistan's National Assembly, proposed a bill in the National Assembly In a referendum held on October 2, 2009, the voters of Ireland ratified the Treaty of Lisbon a European Union (EU) agreement that would make a number of significant changes to the EU's operational and... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Wed, 07 Oct 2009 12:00:00 EDT http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205401608_text Global Legal Monitor: Mexico: New Law of the Office of the Attorney General of the Republic http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205401337_text Government - On June 20, 2013, the Philippine Bureau of Customs (BOC) and the Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) directorate of U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement signed a letter of intent to set up a trade transparency unit in On July 1, 2013, Croatia, a state belonging to the former Socialist Republic of Yugoslavia until 1992 and with a population of under five million, officially joined the On March 10, 2013, the Chinese government announced a new government restructuring plan at the plenary meeting of the First Session of the 12th National People's Congress (NPC). (Full text of the restructuring plan [in On September 21, 2012, the Public Service Hall, also called the House of Justice, opened in the Georgian capital city of Tbilisi. This office, with about 400 On September 6, 2012, the Governor of Pakistan's Sindh Province, Dr. Ishrat ul Ebad, promulgated the Sindh People's Local Government Ordinance (SPLGO) 2012, introducing a new Denmark's Justice Minister Morten Bandoslash;dskov recently made it known to a Danish newspaper that the government is planning to revise a 2011 law that changed procedures for requesting visas. While no visa is required for citizens On August 26, 2011, the Government of the Russian Federation adopted a proposal of the Ministry of Finance to amend the Federal Law on Government of the Russian Federation by establishing the Federal International Development Agency. On July 26, 2010, the Council of the European Union issued a decision authorizing the establishment of the European External Action Service (EEAS) and defining its organization and functions. (Council Decision of July 26, 2010 Establishing Iceland's application to join the European Union, formally submitted on July 27, 2009, is moving the country a step closer to eventually joining the European Union as a full member. The European Council concluded on June It was reported on May 17, 2010, that the NIGERIAN MONTHLY LAW REPORTS (NMLR), first published in 1964 and discontinued in 1976, is back in print. (Innocent Anaba, Monthly Law Reports Repackaged, VANGUARD, May 17, 2010, On May 6, 2010, the Ugandan Parliament passed The National Youth Council (Amendment) Bill No. 17 of 2008 and abolished compulsory membership of youths in the village councils of the area of their residence. (Parliament Outlaws Catharine Ashton, who is the newly appointed European Union High Representative for Foreign Security and Policy, is reportedly working on restructuring the EU's External Action Service (EAS). EAS is a diplomatic corps with 130 delegations in On November 23, 2009, an Executive Order (EO) "Creating the Church-Police-Military-Liaison Committee [CPMLC] to Formulate and Implement a Comprehensive Program to Establish Strong Partnership Between the State and the Church on Matters Concerning Peace and Order On December 8, 2009, Ugandan local government minister Adolf Mwesige introduced in the parliament the Regional Governments Bill 2009. (Joyce Namutebi, Regional Governments Bill Tabled, THE NEW VISION ONLINE, Dec. 14, 2009, available at WORLD NEWS On November 23, 2009, implementation regulations for the Law on a Single System of Registration, Control and Collection of Social Security Contributions (the Law) of the Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina (FBH) were published in the In April 2009, Albania, following its admission to NATO, immediately applied to join the EU. On November 16, 2009, the foreign ministers of the European Union Member States approved Albania's request to officially become a candidate According to a report in the Lahore newspaper THE DAILY TIMES, on November 11, 2009, Azra Fazal Pechuho, chairperson of the Standing Committee on Defence of Pakistan's National Assembly, proposed a bill in the National Assembly In a referendum held on October 2, 2009, the voters of Ireland ratified the Treaty of Lisbon a European Union (EU) agreement that would make a number of significant changes to the EU's operational and On May 29, 2009, the Mexican government officially published the New Organic Law of the Office of the Attorney General of the Republic (PGR), which entered into force the following day. Among other features, the statute... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Tue, 09 Jun 2009 12:00:00 EDT http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205401337_text Global Legal Monitor: Mozambique: Bill to Put Criminal Investigation under Autonomous Body http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205401289_text Government - On June 20, 2013, the Philippine Bureau of Customs (BOC) and the Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) directorate of U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement signed a letter of intent to set up a trade transparency unit in On July 1, 2013, Croatia, a state belonging to the former Socialist Republic of Yugoslavia until 1992 and with a population of under five million, officially joined the On March 10, 2013, the Chinese government announced a new government restructuring plan at the plenary meeting of the First Session of the 12th National People's Congress (NPC). (Full text of the restructuring plan [in On September 21, 2012, the Public Service Hall, also called the House of Justice, opened in the Georgian capital city of Tbilisi. This office, with about 400 On September 6, 2012, the Governor of Pakistan's Sindh Province, Dr. Ishrat ul Ebad, promulgated the Sindh People's Local Government Ordinance (SPLGO) 2012, introducing a new Denmark's Justice Minister Morten Bandoslash;dskov recently made it known to a Danish newspaper that the government is planning to revise a 2011 law that changed procedures for requesting visas. While no visa is required for citizens On August 26, 2011, the Government of the Russian Federation adopted a proposal of the Ministry of Finance to amend the Federal Law on Government of the Russian Federation by establishing the Federal International Development Agency. On July 26, 2010, the Council of the European Union issued a decision authorizing the establishment of the European External Action Service (EEAS) and defining its organization and functions. (Council Decision of July 26, 2010 Establishing Iceland's application to join the European Union, formally submitted on July 27, 2009, is moving the country a step closer to eventually joining the European Union as a full member. The European Council concluded on June It was reported on May 17, 2010, that the NIGERIAN MONTHLY LAW REPORTS (NMLR), first published in 1964 and discontinued in 1976, is back in print. (Innocent Anaba, Monthly Law Reports Repackaged, VANGUARD, May 17, 2010, On May 6, 2010, the Ugandan Parliament passed The National Youth Council (Amendment) Bill No. 17 of 2008 and abolished compulsory membership of youths in the village councils of the area of their residence. (Parliament Outlaws Catharine Ashton, who is the newly appointed European Union High Representative for Foreign Security and Policy, is reportedly working on restructuring the EU's External Action Service (EAS). EAS is a diplomatic corps with 130 delegations in On November 23, 2009, an Executive Order (EO) "Creating the Church-Police-Military-Liaison Committee [CPMLC] to Formulate and Implement a Comprehensive Program to Establish Strong Partnership Between the State and the Church on Matters Concerning Peace and Order On December 8, 2009, Ugandan local government minister Adolf Mwesige introduced in the parliament the Regional Governments Bill 2009. (Joyce Namutebi, Regional Governments Bill Tabled, THE NEW VISION ONLINE, Dec. 14, 2009, available at WORLD NEWS On November 23, 2009, implementation regulations for the Law on a Single System of Registration, Control and Collection of Social Security Contributions (the Law) of the Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina (FBH) were published in the In April 2009, Albania, following its admission to NATO, immediately applied to join the EU. On November 16, 2009, the foreign ministers of the European Union Member States approved Albania's request to officially become a candidate According to a report in the Lahore newspaper THE DAILY TIMES, on November 11, 2009, Azra Fazal Pechuho, chairperson of the Standing Committee on Defence of Pakistan's National Assembly, proposed a bill in the National Assembly In a referendum held on October 2, 2009, the voters of Ireland ratified the Treaty of Lisbon a European Union (EU) agreement that would make a number of significant changes to the EU's operational and On May 29, 2009, the Mexican government officially published the New Organic Law of the Office of the Attorney General of the Republic (PGR), which entered into force the following day. Among other features, the statute It was reported on May 13, 2009, that the Mozambican government approved a bill that puts criminal investigation, which until now has been a police function, under the jurisdiction the Criminal Investigation Service (SICRIM). Although SICRIM... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Fri, 15 May 2009 12:00:00 EDT http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205401289_text Global Legal Monitor: Nigeria: Bill Granting More Powers to Auditor-General Rejected http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205401284_text Government - On June 20, 2013, the Philippine Bureau of Customs (BOC) and the Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) directorate of U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement signed a letter of intent to set up a trade transparency unit in On July 1, 2013, Croatia, a state belonging to the former Socialist Republic of Yugoslavia until 1992 and with a population of under five million, officially joined the On March 10, 2013, the Chinese government announced a new government restructuring plan at the plenary meeting of the First Session of the 12th National People's Congress (NPC). (Full text of the restructuring plan [in On September 21, 2012, the Public Service Hall, also called the House of Justice, opened in the Georgian capital city of Tbilisi. This office, with about 400 On September 6, 2012, the Governor of Pakistan's Sindh Province, Dr. Ishrat ul Ebad, promulgated the Sindh People's Local Government Ordinance (SPLGO) 2012, introducing a new Denmark's Justice Minister Morten Bandoslash;dskov recently made it known to a Danish newspaper that the government is planning to revise a 2011 law that changed procedures for requesting visas. While no visa is required for citizens On August 26, 2011, the Government of the Russian Federation adopted a proposal of the Ministry of Finance to amend the Federal Law on Government of the Russian Federation by establishing the Federal International Development Agency. On July 26, 2010, the Council of the European Union issued a decision authorizing the establishment of the European External Action Service (EEAS) and defining its organization and functions. (Council Decision of July 26, 2010 Establishing Iceland's application to join the European Union, formally submitted on July 27, 2009, is moving the country a step closer to eventually joining the European Union as a full member. The European Council concluded on June It was reported on May 17, 2010, that the NIGERIAN MONTHLY LAW REPORTS (NMLR), first published in 1964 and discontinued in 1976, is back in print. (Innocent Anaba, Monthly Law Reports Repackaged, VANGUARD, May 17, 2010, On May 6, 2010, the Ugandan Parliament passed The National Youth Council (Amendment) Bill No. 17 of 2008 and abolished compulsory membership of youths in the village councils of the area of their residence. (Parliament Outlaws Catharine Ashton, who is the newly appointed European Union High Representative for Foreign Security and Policy, is reportedly working on restructuring the EU's External Action Service (EAS). EAS is a diplomatic corps with 130 delegations in On November 23, 2009, an Executive Order (EO) "Creating the Church-Police-Military-Liaison Committee [CPMLC] to Formulate and Implement a Comprehensive Program to Establish Strong Partnership Between the State and the Church on Matters Concerning Peace and Order On December 8, 2009, Ugandan local government minister Adolf Mwesige introduced in the parliament the Regional Governments Bill 2009. (Joyce Namutebi, Regional Governments Bill Tabled, THE NEW VISION ONLINE, Dec. 14, 2009, available at WORLD NEWS On November 23, 2009, implementation regulations for the Law on a Single System of Registration, Control and Collection of Social Security Contributions (the Law) of the Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina (FBH) were published in the In April 2009, Albania, following its admission to NATO, immediately applied to join the EU. On November 16, 2009, the foreign ministers of the European Union Member States approved Albania's request to officially become a candidate According to a report in the Lahore newspaper THE DAILY TIMES, on November 11, 2009, Azra Fazal Pechuho, chairperson of the Standing Committee on Defence of Pakistan's National Assembly, proposed a bill in the National Assembly In a referendum held on October 2, 2009, the voters of Ireland ratified the Treaty of Lisbon a European Union (EU) agreement that would make a number of significant changes to the EU's operational and On May 29, 2009, the Mexican government officially published the New Organic Law of the Office of the Attorney General of the Republic (PGR), which entered into force the following day. Among other features, the statute It was reported on May 13, 2009, that the Mozambican government approved a bill that puts criminal investigation, which until now has been a police function, under the jurisdiction the Criminal Investigation Service (SICRIM). Although SICRIM It was reported on May 8, 2009, that a bill seeking to make Nigeria's Auditor-General independent of the executive body and create an audit commission, entitled "Act to provide for additional powers and functions for the... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Thu, 14 May 2009 12:00:00 EDT http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205401284_text Global Legal Monitor: Russia: New Procedures for Appointment of Governors http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205401272_text Government - On June 20, 2013, the Philippine Bureau of Customs (BOC) and the Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) directorate of U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement signed a letter of intent to set up a trade transparency unit in On July 1, 2013, Croatia, a state belonging to the former Socialist Republic of Yugoslavia until 1992 and with a population of under five million, officially joined the On March 10, 2013, the Chinese government announced a new government restructuring plan at the plenary meeting of the First Session of the 12th National People's Congress (NPC). (Full text of the restructuring plan [in On September 21, 2012, the Public Service Hall, also called the House of Justice, opened in the Georgian capital city of Tbilisi. This office, with about 400 On September 6, 2012, the Governor of Pakistan's Sindh Province, Dr. Ishrat ul Ebad, promulgated the Sindh People's Local Government Ordinance (SPLGO) 2012, introducing a new Denmark's Justice Minister Morten Bandoslash;dskov recently made it known to a Danish newspaper that the government is planning to revise a 2011 law that changed procedures for requesting visas. While no visa is required for citizens On August 26, 2011, the Government of the Russian Federation adopted a proposal of the Ministry of Finance to amend the Federal Law on Government of the Russian Federation by establishing the Federal International Development Agency. On July 26, 2010, the Council of the European Union issued a decision authorizing the establishment of the European External Action Service (EEAS) and defining its organization and functions. (Council Decision of July 26, 2010 Establishing Iceland's application to join the European Union, formally submitted on July 27, 2009, is moving the country a step closer to eventually joining the European Union as a full member. The European Council concluded on June It was reported on May 17, 2010, that the NIGERIAN MONTHLY LAW REPORTS (NMLR), first published in 1964 and discontinued in 1976, is back in print. (Innocent Anaba, Monthly Law Reports Repackaged, VANGUARD, May 17, 2010, On May 6, 2010, the Ugandan Parliament passed The National Youth Council (Amendment) Bill No. 17 of 2008 and abolished compulsory membership of youths in the village councils of the area of their residence. (Parliament Outlaws Catharine Ashton, who is the newly appointed European Union High Representative for Foreign Security and Policy, is reportedly working on restructuring the EU's External Action Service (EAS). EAS is a diplomatic corps with 130 delegations in On November 23, 2009, an Executive Order (EO) "Creating the Church-Police-Military-Liaison Committee [CPMLC] to Formulate and Implement a Comprehensive Program to Establish Strong Partnership Between the State and the Church on Matters Concerning Peace and Order On December 8, 2009, Ugandan local government minister Adolf Mwesige introduced in the parliament the Regional Governments Bill 2009. (Joyce Namutebi, Regional Governments Bill Tabled, THE NEW VISION ONLINE, Dec. 14, 2009, available at WORLD NEWS On November 23, 2009, implementation regulations for the Law on a Single System of Registration, Control and Collection of Social Security Contributions (the Law) of the Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina (FBH) were published in the In April 2009, Albania, following its admission to NATO, immediately applied to join the EU. On November 16, 2009, the foreign ministers of the European Union Member States approved Albania's request to officially become a candidate According to a report in the Lahore newspaper THE DAILY TIMES, on November 11, 2009, Azra Fazal Pechuho, chairperson of the Standing Committee on Defence of Pakistan's National Assembly, proposed a bill in the National Assembly In a referendum held on October 2, 2009, the voters of Ireland ratified the Treaty of Lisbon a European Union (EU) agreement that would make a number of significant changes to the EU's operational and On May 29, 2009, the Mexican government officially published the New Organic Law of the Office of the Attorney General of the Republic (PGR), which entered into force the following day. Among other features, the statute It was reported on May 13, 2009, that the Mozambican government approved a bill that puts criminal investigation, which until now has been a police function, under the jurisdiction the Criminal Investigation Service (SICRIM). Although SICRIM It was reported on May 8, 2009, that a bill seeking to make Nigeria's Auditor-General independent of the executive body and create an audit commission, entitled "Act to provide for additional powers and functions for the On April 23, 2009, Russian President Dmitry Medvedev signed into law a series of amendments to federal laws that will affect the activities of political parties, the election of governors, and some issues of municipal self-government.... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Wed, 06 May 2009 12:00:00 EDT http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205401272_text Global Legal Monitor: Switzerland: Succession of Cabinet Members http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205401173_text Government - On June 20, 2013, the Philippine Bureau of Customs (BOC) and the Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) directorate of U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement signed a letter of intent to set up a trade transparency unit in On July 1, 2013, Croatia, a state belonging to the former Socialist Republic of Yugoslavia until 1992 and with a population of under five million, officially joined the On March 10, 2013, the Chinese government announced a new government restructuring plan at the plenary meeting of the First Session of the 12th National People's Congress (NPC). (Full text of the restructuring plan [in On September 21, 2012, the Public Service Hall, also called the House of Justice, opened in the Georgian capital city of Tbilisi. This office, with about 400 On September 6, 2012, the Governor of Pakistan's Sindh Province, Dr. Ishrat ul Ebad, promulgated the Sindh People's Local Government Ordinance (SPLGO) 2012, introducing a new Denmark's Justice Minister Morten Bandoslash;dskov recently made it known to a Danish newspaper that the government is planning to revise a 2011 law that changed procedures for requesting visas. While no visa is required for citizens On August 26, 2011, the Government of the Russian Federation adopted a proposal of the Ministry of Finance to amend the Federal Law on Government of the Russian Federation by establishing the Federal International Development Agency. On July 26, 2010, the Council of the European Union issued a decision authorizing the establishment of the European External Action Service (EEAS) and defining its organization and functions. (Council Decision of July 26, 2010 Establishing Iceland's application to join the European Union, formally submitted on July 27, 2009, is moving the country a step closer to eventually joining the European Union as a full member. The European Council concluded on June It was reported on May 17, 2010, that the NIGERIAN MONTHLY LAW REPORTS (NMLR), first published in 1964 and discontinued in 1976, is back in print. (Innocent Anaba, Monthly Law Reports Repackaged, VANGUARD, May 17, 2010, On May 6, 2010, the Ugandan Parliament passed The National Youth Council (Amendment) Bill No. 17 of 2008 and abolished compulsory membership of youths in the village councils of the area of their residence. (Parliament Outlaws Catharine Ashton, who is the newly appointed European Union High Representative for Foreign Security and Policy, is reportedly working on restructuring the EU's External Action Service (EAS). EAS is a diplomatic corps with 130 delegations in On November 23, 2009, an Executive Order (EO) "Creating the Church-Police-Military-Liaison Committee [CPMLC] to Formulate and Implement a Comprehensive Program to Establish Strong Partnership Between the State and the Church on Matters Concerning Peace and Order On December 8, 2009, Ugandan local government minister Adolf Mwesige introduced in the parliament the Regional Governments Bill 2009. (Joyce Namutebi, Regional Governments Bill Tabled, THE NEW VISION ONLINE, Dec. 14, 2009, available at WORLD NEWS On November 23, 2009, implementation regulations for the Law on a Single System of Registration, Control and Collection of Social Security Contributions (the Law) of the Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina (FBH) were published in the In April 2009, Albania, following its admission to NATO, immediately applied to join the EU. On November 16, 2009, the foreign ministers of the European Union Member States approved Albania's request to officially become a candidate According to a report in the Lahore newspaper THE DAILY TIMES, on November 11, 2009, Azra Fazal Pechuho, chairperson of the Standing Committee on Defence of Pakistan's National Assembly, proposed a bill in the National Assembly In a referendum held on October 2, 2009, the voters of Ireland ratified the Treaty of Lisbon a European Union (EU) agreement that would make a number of significant changes to the EU's operational and On May 29, 2009, the Mexican government officially published the New Organic Law of the Office of the Attorney General of the Republic (PGR), which entered into force the following day. Among other features, the statute It was reported on May 13, 2009, that the Mozambican government approved a bill that puts criminal investigation, which until now has been a police function, under the jurisdiction the Criminal Investigation Service (SICRIM). Although SICRIM It was reported on May 8, 2009, that a bill seeking to make Nigeria's Auditor-General independent of the executive body and create an audit commission, entitled "Act to provide for additional powers and functions for the On April 23, 2009, Russian President Dmitry Medvedev signed into law a series of amendments to federal laws that will affect the activities of political parties, the election of governors, and some issues of municipal self-government. On January 21, 2009, Switzerland promulgated a Reform Act to the Parliamentary Act (Bundesgesetz uber die Bundesversammlung (Parlamentsgesetz) Anderung, Oct. 3, 2008, Amtliche Sammlung des Bundesrechts 725 (2009), available at http://www.admin.ch/ch/d/as/2009/index0_5.html (click on page 725)).... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Tue, 31 Mar 2009 12:00:00 EDT http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205401173_text Global Legal Monitor: European Union: Czech Republic Assumes Presidency in January 2009 http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l20540820_text Government - On June 20, 2013, the Philippine Bureau of Customs (BOC) and the Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) directorate of U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement signed a letter of intent to set up a trade transparency unit in On July 1, 2013, Croatia, a state belonging to the former Socialist Republic of Yugoslavia until 1992 and with a population of under five million, officially joined the On March 10, 2013, the Chinese government announced a new government restructuring plan at the plenary meeting of the First Session of the 12th National People's Congress (NPC). (Full text of the restructuring plan [in On September 21, 2012, the Public Service Hall, also called the House of Justice, opened in the Georgian capital city of Tbilisi. This office, with about 400 On September 6, 2012, the Governor of Pakistan's Sindh Province, Dr. Ishrat ul Ebad, promulgated the Sindh People's Local Government Ordinance (SPLGO) 2012, introducing a new Denmark's Justice Minister Morten Bandoslash;dskov recently made it known to a Danish newspaper that the government is planning to revise a 2011 law that changed procedures for requesting visas. While no visa is required for citizens On August 26, 2011, the Government of the Russian Federation adopted a proposal of the Ministry of Finance to amend the Federal Law on Government of the Russian Federation by establishing the Federal International Development Agency. On July 26, 2010, the Council of the European Union issued a decision authorizing the establishment of the European External Action Service (EEAS) and defining its organization and functions. (Council Decision of July 26, 2010 Establishing Iceland's application to join the European Union, formally submitted on July 27, 2009, is moving the country a step closer to eventually joining the European Union as a full member. The European Council concluded on June It was reported on May 17, 2010, that the NIGERIAN MONTHLY LAW REPORTS (NMLR), first published in 1964 and discontinued in 1976, is back in print. (Innocent Anaba, Monthly Law Reports Repackaged, VANGUARD, May 17, 2010, On May 6, 2010, the Ugandan Parliament passed The National Youth Council (Amendment) Bill No. 17 of 2008 and abolished compulsory membership of youths in the village councils of the area of their residence. (Parliament Outlaws Catharine Ashton, who is the newly appointed European Union High Representative for Foreign Security and Policy, is reportedly working on restructuring the EU's External Action Service (EAS). EAS is a diplomatic corps with 130 delegations in On November 23, 2009, an Executive Order (EO) "Creating the Church-Police-Military-Liaison Committee [CPMLC] to Formulate and Implement a Comprehensive Program to Establish Strong Partnership Between the State and the Church on Matters Concerning Peace and Order On December 8, 2009, Ugandan local government minister Adolf Mwesige introduced in the parliament the Regional Governments Bill 2009. (Joyce Namutebi, Regional Governments Bill Tabled, THE NEW VISION ONLINE, Dec. 14, 2009, available at WORLD NEWS On November 23, 2009, implementation regulations for the Law on a Single System of Registration, Control and Collection of Social Security Contributions (the Law) of the Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina (FBH) were published in the In April 2009, Albania, following its admission to NATO, immediately applied to join the EU. On November 16, 2009, the foreign ministers of the European Union Member States approved Albania's request to officially become a candidate According to a report in the Lahore newspaper THE DAILY TIMES, on November 11, 2009, Azra Fazal Pechuho, chairperson of the Standing Committee on Defence of Pakistan's National Assembly, proposed a bill in the National Assembly In a referendum held on October 2, 2009, the voters of Ireland ratified the Treaty of Lisbon a European Union (EU) agreement that would make a number of significant changes to the EU's operational and On May 29, 2009, the Mexican government officially published the New Organic Law of the Office of the Attorney General of the Republic (PGR), which entered into force the following day. Among other features, the statute It was reported on May 13, 2009, that the Mozambican government approved a bill that puts criminal investigation, which until now has been a police function, under the jurisdiction the Criminal Investigation Service (SICRIM). Although SICRIM It was reported on May 8, 2009, that a bill seeking to make Nigeria's Auditor-General independent of the executive body and create an audit commission, entitled "Act to provide for additional powers and functions for the On April 23, 2009, Russian President Dmitry Medvedev signed into law a series of amendments to federal laws that will affect the activities of political parties, the election of governors, and some issues of municipal self-government. On January 21, 2009, Switzerland promulgated a Reform Act to the Parliamentary Act (Bundesgesetz uber die Bundesversammlung (Parlamentsgesetz) Anderung, Oct. 3, 2008, Amtliche Sammlung des Bundesrechts 725 (2009), available at http://www.admin.ch/ch/d/as/2009/index0_5.html (click on page 725)). With its ascent to the six-month rotating European Union presidency scheduled to commence on January 1, 2009, the Czech Republic is setting the agenda for its leadership role. The Czech government has chosen as its representative... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Mon, 08 Dec 2008 12:00:00 EST http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l20540820_text Global Legal Monitor: China: "Super Ministries" Plan http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l20540369_text Government - On June 20, 2013, the Philippine Bureau of Customs (BOC) and the Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) directorate of U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement signed a letter of intent to set up a trade transparency unit in On July 1, 2013, Croatia, a state belonging to the former Socialist Republic of Yugoslavia until 1992 and with a population of under five million, officially joined the On March 10, 2013, the Chinese government announced a new government restructuring plan at the plenary meeting of the First Session of the 12th National People's Congress (NPC). (Full text of the restructuring plan [in On September 21, 2012, the Public Service Hall, also called the House of Justice, opened in the Georgian capital city of Tbilisi. This office, with about 400 On September 6, 2012, the Governor of Pakistan's Sindh Province, Dr. Ishrat ul Ebad, promulgated the Sindh People's Local Government Ordinance (SPLGO) 2012, introducing a new Denmark's Justice Minister Morten Bandoslash;dskov recently made it known to a Danish newspaper that the government is planning to revise a 2011 law that changed procedures for requesting visas. While no visa is required for citizens On August 26, 2011, the Government of the Russian Federation adopted a proposal of the Ministry of Finance to amend the Federal Law on Government of the Russian Federation by establishing the Federal International Development Agency. On July 26, 2010, the Council of the European Union issued a decision authorizing the establishment of the European External Action Service (EEAS) and defining its organization and functions. (Council Decision of July 26, 2010 Establishing Iceland's application to join the European Union, formally submitted on July 27, 2009, is moving the country a step closer to eventually joining the European Union as a full member. The European Council concluded on June It was reported on May 17, 2010, that the NIGERIAN MONTHLY LAW REPORTS (NMLR), first published in 1964 and discontinued in 1976, is back in print. (Innocent Anaba, Monthly Law Reports Repackaged, VANGUARD, May 17, 2010, On May 6, 2010, the Ugandan Parliament passed The National Youth Council (Amendment) Bill No. 17 of 2008 and abolished compulsory membership of youths in the village councils of the area of their residence. (Parliament Outlaws Catharine Ashton, who is the newly appointed European Union High Representative for Foreign Security and Policy, is reportedly working on restructuring the EU's External Action Service (EAS). EAS is a diplomatic corps with 130 delegations in On November 23, 2009, an Executive Order (EO) "Creating the Church-Police-Military-Liaison Committee [CPMLC] to Formulate and Implement a Comprehensive Program to Establish Strong Partnership Between the State and the Church on Matters Concerning Peace and Order On December 8, 2009, Ugandan local government minister Adolf Mwesige introduced in the parliament the Regional Governments Bill 2009. (Joyce Namutebi, Regional Governments Bill Tabled, THE NEW VISION ONLINE, Dec. 14, 2009, available at WORLD NEWS On November 23, 2009, implementation regulations for the Law on a Single System of Registration, Control and Collection of Social Security Contributions (the Law) of the Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina (FBH) were published in the In April 2009, Albania, following its admission to NATO, immediately applied to join the EU. On November 16, 2009, the foreign ministers of the European Union Member States approved Albania's request to officially become a candidate According to a report in the Lahore newspaper THE DAILY TIMES, on November 11, 2009, Azra Fazal Pechuho, chairperson of the Standing Committee on Defence of Pakistan's National Assembly, proposed a bill in the National Assembly In a referendum held on October 2, 2009, the voters of Ireland ratified the Treaty of Lisbon a European Union (EU) agreement that would make a number of significant changes to the EU's operational and On May 29, 2009, the Mexican government officially published the New Organic Law of the Office of the Attorney General of the Republic (PGR), which entered into force the following day. Among other features, the statute It was reported on May 13, 2009, that the Mozambican government approved a bill that puts criminal investigation, which until now has been a police function, under the jurisdiction the Criminal Investigation Service (SICRIM). Although SICRIM It was reported on May 8, 2009, that a bill seeking to make Nigeria's Auditor-General independent of the executive body and create an audit commission, entitled "Act to provide for additional powers and functions for the On April 23, 2009, Russian President Dmitry Medvedev signed into law a series of amendments to federal laws that will affect the activities of political parties, the election of governors, and some issues of municipal self-government. On January 21, 2009, Switzerland promulgated a Reform Act to the Parliamentary Act (Bundesgesetz uber die Bundesversammlung (Parlamentsgesetz) Anderung, Oct. 3, 2008, Amtliche Sammlung des Bundesrechts 725 (2009), available at http://www.admin.ch/ch/d/as/2009/index0_5.html (click on page 725)). With its ascent to the six-month rotating European Union presidency scheduled to commence on January 1, 2009, the Czech Republic is setting the agenda for its leadership role. The Czech government has chosen as its representative On March 15, 2008, the People's Republic of China (PRC) National People's Congress (NPC), China's top legislative body, passed the State Council's Institutional Reform Plan, under which five "super ministries" are created. (Shiyi jie Ren Da... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Wed, 02 Apr 2008 12:00:00 EDT http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l20540369_text Global Legal Monitor: Brazil: Government Decides to Charge for Official Gazettes http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l2054083_text Government - On June 20, 2013, the Philippine Bureau of Customs (BOC) and the Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) directorate of U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement signed a letter of intent to set up a trade transparency unit in On July 1, 2013, Croatia, a state belonging to the former Socialist Republic of Yugoslavia until 1992 and with a population of under five million, officially joined the On March 10, 2013, the Chinese government announced a new government restructuring plan at the plenary meeting of the First Session of the 12th National People's Congress (NPC). (Full text of the restructuring plan [in On September 21, 2012, the Public Service Hall, also called the House of Justice, opened in the Georgian capital city of Tbilisi. This office, with about 400 On September 6, 2012, the Governor of Pakistan's Sindh Province, Dr. Ishrat ul Ebad, promulgated the Sindh People's Local Government Ordinance (SPLGO) 2012, introducing a new Denmark's Justice Minister Morten Bandoslash;dskov recently made it known to a Danish newspaper that the government is planning to revise a 2011 law that changed procedures for requesting visas. While no visa is required for citizens On August 26, 2011, the Government of the Russian Federation adopted a proposal of the Ministry of Finance to amend the Federal Law on Government of the Russian Federation by establishing the Federal International Development Agency. On July 26, 2010, the Council of the European Union issued a decision authorizing the establishment of the European External Action Service (EEAS) and defining its organization and functions. (Council Decision of July 26, 2010 Establishing Iceland's application to join the European Union, formally submitted on July 27, 2009, is moving the country a step closer to eventually joining the European Union as a full member. The European Council concluded on June It was reported on May 17, 2010, that the NIGERIAN MONTHLY LAW REPORTS (NMLR), first published in 1964 and discontinued in 1976, is back in print. (Innocent Anaba, Monthly Law Reports Repackaged, VANGUARD, May 17, 2010, On May 6, 2010, the Ugandan Parliament passed The National Youth Council (Amendment) Bill No. 17 of 2008 and abolished compulsory membership of youths in the village councils of the area of their residence. (Parliament Outlaws Catharine Ashton, who is the newly appointed European Union High Representative for Foreign Security and Policy, is reportedly working on restructuring the EU's External Action Service (EAS). EAS is a diplomatic corps with 130 delegations in On November 23, 2009, an Executive Order (EO) "Creating the Church-Police-Military-Liaison Committee [CPMLC] to Formulate and Implement a Comprehensive Program to Establish Strong Partnership Between the State and the Church on Matters Concerning Peace and Order On December 8, 2009, Ugandan local government minister Adolf Mwesige introduced in the parliament the Regional Governments Bill 2009. (Joyce Namutebi, Regional Governments Bill Tabled, THE NEW VISION ONLINE, Dec. 14, 2009, available at WORLD NEWS On November 23, 2009, implementation regulations for the Law on a Single System of Registration, Control and Collection of Social Security Contributions (the Law) of the Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina (FBH) were published in the In April 2009, Albania, following its admission to NATO, immediately applied to join the EU. On November 16, 2009, the foreign ministers of the European Union Member States approved Albania's request to officially become a candidate According to a report in the Lahore newspaper THE DAILY TIMES, on November 11, 2009, Azra Fazal Pechuho, chairperson of the Standing Committee on Defence of Pakistan's National Assembly, proposed a bill in the National Assembly In a referendum held on October 2, 2009, the voters of Ireland ratified the Treaty of Lisbon a European Union (EU) agreement that would make a number of significant changes to the EU's operational and On May 29, 2009, the Mexican government officially published the New Organic Law of the Office of the Attorney General of the Republic (PGR), which entered into force the following day. Among other features, the statute It was reported on May 13, 2009, that the Mozambican government approved a bill that puts criminal investigation, which until now has been a police function, under the jurisdiction the Criminal Investigation Service (SICRIM). Although SICRIM It was reported on May 8, 2009, that a bill seeking to make Nigeria's Auditor-General independent of the executive body and create an audit commission, entitled "Act to provide for additional powers and functions for the On April 23, 2009, Russian President Dmitry Medvedev signed into law a series of amendments to federal laws that will affect the activities of political parties, the election of governors, and some issues of municipal self-government. On January 21, 2009, Switzerland promulgated a Reform Act to the Parliamentary Act (Bundesgesetz uber die Bundesversammlung (Parlamentsgesetz) Anderung, Oct. 3, 2008, Amtliche Sammlung des Bundesrechts 725 (2009), available at http://www.admin.ch/ch/d/as/2009/index0_5.html (click on page 725)). With its ascent to the six-month rotating European Union presidency scheduled to commence on January 1, 2009, the Czech Republic is setting the agenda for its leadership role. The Czech government has chosen as its representative On March 15, 2008, the People's Republic of China (PRC) National People's Congress (NPC), China's top legislative body, passed the State Council's Institutional Reform Plan, under which five "super ministries" are created. (Shiyi jie Ren Da On October 23, 2007, the Director-General of the Brazilian National Press, Fernando Tolentino de Sousa Vieira, issued Administrative Act (Portaria) No. 275 establishing the commercialization of official gazettes and their electronic versions. In response, the national... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Fri, 08 Feb 2008 12:00:00 EST http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l2054083_text Global Legal Monitor: Iraq: Collective Executive Council http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l20540231_text Government - On June 20, 2013, the Philippine Bureau of Customs (BOC) and the Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) directorate of U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement signed a letter of intent to set up a trade transparency unit in On July 1, 2013, Croatia, a state belonging to the former Socialist Republic of Yugoslavia until 1992 and with a population of under five million, officially joined the On March 10, 2013, the Chinese government announced a new government restructuring plan at the plenary meeting of the First Session of the 12th National People's Congress (NPC). (Full text of the restructuring plan [in On September 21, 2012, the Public Service Hall, also called the House of Justice, opened in the Georgian capital city of Tbilisi. This office, with about 400 On September 6, 2012, the Governor of Pakistan's Sindh Province, Dr. Ishrat ul Ebad, promulgated the Sindh People's Local Government Ordinance (SPLGO) 2012, introducing a new Denmark's Justice Minister Morten Bandoslash;dskov recently made it known to a Danish newspaper that the government is planning to revise a 2011 law that changed procedures for requesting visas. While no visa is required for citizens On August 26, 2011, the Government of the Russian Federation adopted a proposal of the Ministry of Finance to amend the Federal Law on Government of the Russian Federation by establishing the Federal International Development Agency. On July 26, 2010, the Council of the European Union issued a decision authorizing the establishment of the European External Action Service (EEAS) and defining its organization and functions. (Council Decision of July 26, 2010 Establishing Iceland's application to join the European Union, formally submitted on July 27, 2009, is moving the country a step closer to eventually joining the European Union as a full member. The European Council concluded on June It was reported on May 17, 2010, that the NIGERIAN MONTHLY LAW REPORTS (NMLR), first published in 1964 and discontinued in 1976, is back in print. (Innocent Anaba, Monthly Law Reports Repackaged, VANGUARD, May 17, 2010, On May 6, 2010, the Ugandan Parliament passed The National Youth Council (Amendment) Bill No. 17 of 2008 and abolished compulsory membership of youths in the village councils of the area of their residence. (Parliament Outlaws Catharine Ashton, who is the newly appointed European Union High Representative for Foreign Security and Policy, is reportedly working on restructuring the EU's External Action Service (EAS). EAS is a diplomatic corps with 130 delegations in On November 23, 2009, an Executive Order (EO) "Creating the Church-Police-Military-Liaison Committee [CPMLC] to Formulate and Implement a Comprehensive Program to Establish Strong Partnership Between the State and the Church on Matters Concerning Peace and Order On December 8, 2009, Ugandan local government minister Adolf Mwesige introduced in the parliament the Regional Governments Bill 2009. (Joyce Namutebi, Regional Governments Bill Tabled, THE NEW VISION ONLINE, Dec. 14, 2009, available at WORLD NEWS On November 23, 2009, implementation regulations for the Law on a Single System of Registration, Control and Collection of Social Security Contributions (the Law) of the Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina (FBH) were published in the In April 2009, Albania, following its admission to NATO, immediately applied to join the EU. On November 16, 2009, the foreign ministers of the European Union Member States approved Albania's request to officially become a candidate According to a report in the Lahore newspaper THE DAILY TIMES, on November 11, 2009, Azra Fazal Pechuho, chairperson of the Standing Committee on Defence of Pakistan's National Assembly, proposed a bill in the National Assembly In a referendum held on October 2, 2009, the voters of Ireland ratified the Treaty of Lisbon a European Union (EU) agreement that would make a number of significant changes to the EU's operational and On May 29, 2009, the Mexican government officially published the New Organic Law of the Office of the Attorney General of the Republic (PGR), which entered into force the following day. Among other features, the statute It was reported on May 13, 2009, that the Mozambican government approved a bill that puts criminal investigation, which until now has been a police function, under the jurisdiction the Criminal Investigation Service (SICRIM). Although SICRIM It was reported on May 8, 2009, that a bill seeking to make Nigeria's Auditor-General independent of the executive body and create an audit commission, entitled "Act to provide for additional powers and functions for the On April 23, 2009, Russian President Dmitry Medvedev signed into law a series of amendments to federal laws that will affect the activities of political parties, the election of governors, and some issues of municipal self-government. On January 21, 2009, Switzerland promulgated a Reform Act to the Parliamentary Act (Bundesgesetz uber die Bundesversammlung (Parlamentsgesetz) Anderung, Oct. 3, 2008, Amtliche Sammlung des Bundesrechts 725 (2009), available at http://www.admin.ch/ch/d/as/2009/index0_5.html (click on page 725)). With its ascent to the six-month rotating European Union presidency scheduled to commence on January 1, 2009, the Czech Republic is setting the agenda for its leadership role. The Czech government has chosen as its representative On March 15, 2008, the People's Republic of China (PRC) National People's Congress (NPC), China's top legislative body, passed the State Council's Institutional Reform Plan, under which five "super ministries" are created. (Shiyi jie Ren Da On October 23, 2007, the Director-General of the Brazilian National Press, Fernando Tolentino de Sousa Vieira, issued Administrative Act (Portaria) No. 275 establishing the commercialization of official gazettes and their electronic versions. In response, the national On January 18, 2008, Iraq announced the establishment of "the Executive Council for the Administration of the State" or, as described by Iraqi President Jalal al-Talibani, "the collective leadership." In an address to a delegation from... 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_l20540231_text Global Legal Monitor: Netherlands: Agreement Reached on Government Finances of Future Countries of Curacao and Sint Maarten http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l20540232_text Government - On June 20, 2013, the Philippine Bureau of Customs (BOC) and the Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) directorate of U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement signed a letter of intent to set up a trade transparency unit in On July 1, 2013, Croatia, a state belonging to the former Socialist Republic of Yugoslavia until 1992 and with a population of under five million, officially joined the On March 10, 2013, the Chinese government announced a new government restructuring plan at the plenary meeting of the First Session of the 12th National People's Congress (NPC). (Full text of the restructuring plan [in On September 21, 2012, the Public Service Hall, also called the House of Justice, opened in the Georgian capital city of Tbilisi. This office, with about 400 On September 6, 2012, the Governor of Pakistan's Sindh Province, Dr. Ishrat ul Ebad, promulgated the Sindh People's Local Government Ordinance (SPLGO) 2012, introducing a new Denmark's Justice Minister Morten Bandoslash;dskov recently made it known to a Danish newspaper that the government is planning to revise a 2011 law that changed procedures for requesting visas. While no visa is required for citizens On August 26, 2011, the Government of the Russian Federation adopted a proposal of the Ministry of Finance to amend the Federal Law on Government of the Russian Federation by establishing the Federal International Development Agency. On July 26, 2010, the Council of the European Union issued a decision authorizing the establishment of the European External Action Service (EEAS) and defining its organization and functions. (Council Decision of July 26, 2010 Establishing Iceland's application to join the European Union, formally submitted on July 27, 2009, is moving the country a step closer to eventually joining the European Union as a full member. The European Council concluded on June It was reported on May 17, 2010, that the NIGERIAN MONTHLY LAW REPORTS (NMLR), first published in 1964 and discontinued in 1976, is back in print. (Innocent Anaba, Monthly Law Reports Repackaged, VANGUARD, May 17, 2010, On May 6, 2010, the Ugandan Parliament passed The National Youth Council (Amendment) Bill No. 17 of 2008 and abolished compulsory membership of youths in the village councils of the area of their residence. (Parliament Outlaws Catharine Ashton, who is the newly appointed European Union High Representative for Foreign Security and Policy, is reportedly working on restructuring the EU's External Action Service (EAS). EAS is a diplomatic corps with 130 delegations in On November 23, 2009, an Executive Order (EO) "Creating the Church-Police-Military-Liaison Committee [CPMLC] to Formulate and Implement a Comprehensive Program to Establish Strong Partnership Between the State and the Church on Matters Concerning Peace and Order On December 8, 2009, Ugandan local government minister Adolf Mwesige introduced in the parliament the Regional Governments Bill 2009. (Joyce Namutebi, Regional Governments Bill Tabled, THE NEW VISION ONLINE, Dec. 14, 2009, available at WORLD NEWS On November 23, 2009, implementation regulations for the Law on a Single System of Registration, Control and Collection of Social Security Contributions (the Law) of the Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina (FBH) were published in the In April 2009, Albania, following its admission to NATO, immediately applied to join the EU. On November 16, 2009, the foreign ministers of the European Union Member States approved Albania's request to officially become a candidate According to a report in the Lahore newspaper THE DAILY TIMES, on November 11, 2009, Azra Fazal Pechuho, chairperson of the Standing Committee on Defence of Pakistan's National Assembly, proposed a bill in the National Assembly In a referendum held on October 2, 2009, the voters of Ireland ratified the Treaty of Lisbon a European Union (EU) agreement that would make a number of significant changes to the EU's operational and On May 29, 2009, the Mexican government officially published the New Organic Law of the Office of the Attorney General of the Republic (PGR), which entered into force the following day. Among other features, the statute It was reported on May 13, 2009, that the Mozambican government approved a bill that puts criminal investigation, which until now has been a police function, under the jurisdiction the Criminal Investigation Service (SICRIM). Although SICRIM It was reported on May 8, 2009, that a bill seeking to make Nigeria's Auditor-General independent of the executive body and create an audit commission, entitled "Act to provide for additional powers and functions for the On April 23, 2009, Russian President Dmitry Medvedev signed into law a series of amendments to federal laws that will affect the activities of political parties, the election of governors, and some issues of municipal self-government. On January 21, 2009, Switzerland promulgated a Reform Act to the Parliamentary Act (Bundesgesetz uber die Bundesversammlung (Parlamentsgesetz) Anderung, Oct. 3, 2008, Amtliche Sammlung des Bundesrechts 725 (2009), available at http://www.admin.ch/ch/d/as/2009/index0_5.html (click on page 725)). With its ascent to the six-month rotating European Union presidency scheduled to commence on January 1, 2009, the Czech Republic is setting the agenda for its leadership role. The Czech government has chosen as its representative On March 15, 2008, the People's Republic of China (PRC) National People's Congress (NPC), China's top legislative body, passed the State Council's Institutional Reform Plan, under which five "super ministries" are created. (Shiyi jie Ren Da On October 23, 2007, the Director-General of the Brazilian National Press, Fernando Tolentino de Sousa Vieira, issued Administrative Act (Portaria) No. 275 establishing the commercialization of official gazettes and their electronic versions. In response, the national On January 18, 2008, Iraq announced the establishment of "the Executive Council for the Administration of the State" or, as described by Iraqi President Jalal al-Talibani, "the collective leadership." In an address to a delegation from It was reported on January 23, 2008, that the Netherlands, the Netherlands Antilles, Curacao, and Sint Maarten had reached agreement on supervision of the government finances of the future countries of Curacao and Sint Maarten, both... 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_l20540232_text Global Legal Monitor: Ukraine: New Terms of Office for Governors http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l20540234_text Government - On June 20, 2013, the Philippine Bureau of Customs (BOC) and the Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) directorate of U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement signed a letter of intent to set up a trade transparency unit in On July 1, 2013, Croatia, a state belonging to the former Socialist Republic of Yugoslavia until 1992 and with a population of under five million, officially joined the On March 10, 2013, the Chinese government announced a new government restructuring plan at the plenary meeting of the First Session of the 12th National People's Congress (NPC). (Full text of the restructuring plan [in On September 21, 2012, the Public Service Hall, also called the House of Justice, opened in the Georgian capital city of Tbilisi. This office, with about 400 On September 6, 2012, the Governor of Pakistan's Sindh Province, Dr. Ishrat ul Ebad, promulgated the Sindh People's Local Government Ordinance (SPLGO) 2012, introducing a new Denmark's Justice Minister Morten Bandoslash;dskov recently made it known to a Danish newspaper that the government is planning to revise a 2011 law that changed procedures for requesting visas. While no visa is required for citizens On August 26, 2011, the Government of the Russian Federation adopted a proposal of the Ministry of Finance to amend the Federal Law on Government of the Russian Federation by establishing the Federal International Development Agency. On July 26, 2010, the Council of the European Union issued a decision authorizing the establishment of the European External Action Service (EEAS) and defining its organization and functions. (Council Decision of July 26, 2010 Establishing Iceland's application to join the European Union, formally submitted on July 27, 2009, is moving the country a step closer to eventually joining the European Union as a full member. The European Council concluded on June It was reported on May 17, 2010, that the NIGERIAN MONTHLY LAW REPORTS (NMLR), first published in 1964 and discontinued in 1976, is back in print. (Innocent Anaba, Monthly Law Reports Repackaged, VANGUARD, May 17, 2010, On May 6, 2010, the Ugandan Parliament passed The National Youth Council (Amendment) Bill No. 17 of 2008 and abolished compulsory membership of youths in the village councils of the area of their residence. (Parliament Outlaws Catharine Ashton, who is the newly appointed European Union High Representative for Foreign Security and Policy, is reportedly working on restructuring the EU's External Action Service (EAS). EAS is a diplomatic corps with 130 delegations in On November 23, 2009, an Executive Order (EO) "Creating the Church-Police-Military-Liaison Committee [CPMLC] to Formulate and Implement a Comprehensive Program to Establish Strong Partnership Between the State and the Church on Matters Concerning Peace and Order On December 8, 2009, Ugandan local government minister Adolf Mwesige introduced in the parliament the Regional Governments Bill 2009. (Joyce Namutebi, Regional Governments Bill Tabled, THE NEW VISION ONLINE, Dec. 14, 2009, available at WORLD NEWS On November 23, 2009, implementation regulations for the Law on a Single System of Registration, Control and Collection of Social Security Contributions (the Law) of the Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina (FBH) were published in the In April 2009, Albania, following its admission to NATO, immediately applied to join the EU. On November 16, 2009, the foreign ministers of the European Union Member States approved Albania's request to officially become a candidate According to a report in the Lahore newspaper THE DAILY TIMES, on November 11, 2009, Azra Fazal Pechuho, chairperson of the Standing Committee on Defence of Pakistan's National Assembly, proposed a bill in the National Assembly In a referendum held on October 2, 2009, the voters of Ireland ratified the Treaty of Lisbon a European Union (EU) agreement that would make a number of significant changes to the EU's operational and On May 29, 2009, the Mexican government officially published the New Organic Law of the Office of the Attorney General of the Republic (PGR), which entered into force the following day. Among other features, the statute It was reported on May 13, 2009, that the Mozambican government approved a bill that puts criminal investigation, which until now has been a police function, under the jurisdiction the Criminal Investigation Service (SICRIM). Although SICRIM It was reported on May 8, 2009, that a bill seeking to make Nigeria's Auditor-General independent of the executive body and create an audit commission, entitled "Act to provide for additional powers and functions for the On April 23, 2009, Russian President Dmitry Medvedev signed into law a series of amendments to federal laws that will affect the activities of political parties, the election of governors, and some issues of municipal self-government. On January 21, 2009, Switzerland promulgated a Reform Act to the Parliamentary Act (Bundesgesetz uber die Bundesversammlung (Parlamentsgesetz) Anderung, Oct. 3, 2008, Amtliche Sammlung des Bundesrechts 725 (2009), available at http://www.admin.ch/ch/d/as/2009/index0_5.html (click on page 725)). With its ascent to the six-month rotating European Union presidency scheduled to commence on January 1, 2009, the Czech Republic is setting the agenda for its leadership role. The Czech government has chosen as its representative On March 15, 2008, the People's Republic of China (PRC) National People's Congress (NPC), China's top legislative body, passed the State Council's Institutional Reform Plan, under which five "super ministries" are created. (Shiyi jie Ren Da On October 23, 2007, the Director-General of the Brazilian National Press, Fernando Tolentino de Sousa Vieira, issued Administrative Act (Portaria) No. 275 establishing the commercialization of official gazettes and their electronic versions. In response, the national On January 18, 2008, Iraq announced the establishment of "the Executive Council for the Administration of the State" or, as described by Iraqi President Jalal al-Talibani, "the collective leadership." In an address to a delegation from It was reported on January 23, 2008, that the Netherlands, the Netherlands Antilles, Curacao, and Sint Maarten had reached agreement on supervision of the government finances of the future countries of Curacao and Sint Maarten, both On January 10, 2007, the Verkhovna Rada (parliament) of Ukraine amended the Law on Provincial and Local State Administrations, following the recommendation of the President of Ukraine to establish a five-year term of service 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_l20540234_text Global Legal Monitor: Ukraine: New Law on Government http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l20540233_text Government - On June 20, 2013, the Philippine Bureau of Customs (BOC) and the Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) directorate of U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement signed a letter of intent to set up a trade transparency unit in On July 1, 2013, Croatia, a state belonging to the former Socialist Republic of Yugoslavia until 1992 and with a population of under five million, officially joined the On March 10, 2013, the Chinese government announced a new government restructuring plan at the plenary meeting of the First Session of the 12th National People's Congress (NPC). (Full text of the restructuring plan [in On September 21, 2012, the Public Service Hall, also called the House of Justice, opened in the Georgian capital city of Tbilisi. This office, with about 400 On September 6, 2012, the Governor of Pakistan's Sindh Province, Dr. Ishrat ul Ebad, promulgated the Sindh People's Local Government Ordinance (SPLGO) 2012, introducing a new Denmark's Justice Minister Morten Bandoslash;dskov recently made it known to a Danish newspaper that the government is planning to revise a 2011 law that changed procedures for requesting visas. While no visa is required for citizens On August 26, 2011, the Government of the Russian Federation adopted a proposal of the Ministry of Finance to amend the Federal Law on Government of the Russian Federation by establishing the Federal International Development Agency. On July 26, 2010, the Council of the European Union issued a decision authorizing the establishment of the European External Action Service (EEAS) and defining its organization and functions. (Council Decision of July 26, 2010 Establishing Iceland's application to join the European Union, formally submitted on July 27, 2009, is moving the country a step closer to eventually joining the European Union as a full member. The European Council concluded on June It was reported on May 17, 2010, that the NIGERIAN MONTHLY LAW REPORTS (NMLR), first published in 1964 and discontinued in 1976, is back in print. (Innocent Anaba, Monthly Law Reports Repackaged, VANGUARD, May 17, 2010, On May 6, 2010, the Ugandan Parliament passed The National Youth Council (Amendment) Bill No. 17 of 2008 and abolished compulsory membership of youths in the village councils of the area of their residence. (Parliament Outlaws Catharine Ashton, who is the newly appointed European Union High Representative for Foreign Security and Policy, is reportedly working on restructuring the EU's External Action Service (EAS). EAS is a diplomatic corps with 130 delegations in On November 23, 2009, an Executive Order (EO) "Creating the Church-Police-Military-Liaison Committee [CPMLC] to Formulate and Implement a Comprehensive Program to Establish Strong Partnership Between the State and the Church on Matters Concerning Peace and Order On December 8, 2009, Ugandan local government minister Adolf Mwesige introduced in the parliament the Regional Governments Bill 2009. (Joyce Namutebi, Regional Governments Bill Tabled, THE NEW VISION ONLINE, Dec. 14, 2009, available at WORLD NEWS On November 23, 2009, implementation regulations for the Law on a Single System of Registration, Control and Collection of Social Security Contributions (the Law) of the Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina (FBH) were published in the In April 2009, Albania, following its admission to NATO, immediately applied to join the EU. On November 16, 2009, the foreign ministers of the European Union Member States approved Albania's request to officially become a candidate According to a report in the Lahore newspaper THE DAILY TIMES, on November 11, 2009, Azra Fazal Pechuho, chairperson of the Standing Committee on Defence of Pakistan's National Assembly, proposed a bill in the National Assembly In a referendum held on October 2, 2009, the voters of Ireland ratified the Treaty of Lisbon a European Union (EU) agreement that would make a number of significant changes to the EU's operational and On May 29, 2009, the Mexican government officially published the New Organic Law of the Office of the Attorney General of the Republic (PGR), which entered into force the following day. Among other features, the statute It was reported on May 13, 2009, that the Mozambican government approved a bill that puts criminal investigation, which until now has been a police function, under the jurisdiction the Criminal Investigation Service (SICRIM). Although SICRIM It was reported on May 8, 2009, that a bill seeking to make Nigeria's Auditor-General independent of the executive body and create an audit commission, entitled "Act to provide for additional powers and functions for the On April 23, 2009, Russian President Dmitry Medvedev signed into law a series of amendments to federal laws that will affect the activities of political parties, the election of governors, and some issues of municipal self-government. On January 21, 2009, Switzerland promulgated a Reform Act to the Parliamentary Act (Bundesgesetz uber die Bundesversammlung (Parlamentsgesetz) Anderung, Oct. 3, 2008, Amtliche Sammlung des Bundesrechts 725 (2009), available at http://www.admin.ch/ch/d/as/2009/index0_5.html (click on page 725)). With its ascent to the six-month rotating European Union presidency scheduled to commence on January 1, 2009, the Czech Republic is setting the agenda for its leadership role. The Czech government has chosen as its representative On March 15, 2008, the People's Republic of China (PRC) National People's Congress (NPC), China's top legislative body, passed the State Council's Institutional Reform Plan, under which five "super ministries" are created. (Shiyi jie Ren Da On October 23, 2007, the Director-General of the Brazilian National Press, Fernando Tolentino de Sousa Vieira, issued Administrative Act (Portaria) No. 275 establishing the commercialization of official gazettes and their electronic versions. In response, the national On January 18, 2008, Iraq announced the establishment of "the Executive Council for the Administration of the State" or, as described by Iraqi President Jalal al-Talibani, "the collective leadership." In an address to a delegation from It was reported on January 23, 2008, that the Netherlands, the Netherlands Antilles, Curacao, and Sint Maarten had reached agreement on supervision of the government finances of the future countries of Curacao and Sint Maarten, both On January 10, 2007, the Verkhovna Rada (parliament) of Ukraine amended the Law on Provincial and Local State Administrations, following the recommendation of the President of Ukraine to establish a five-year term of service for the On January 10, 2007, the Verkhovna Rada (Ukrainian parliament) adopted a new version of the Law on Government, agreed upon by all the political parties that are members of the governing coalition. The new Law is... 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_l20540233_text Global Legal Monitor: Bangladesh: Four Cabinet Members Resign http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l2054028_text Government - On June 20, 2013, the Philippine Bureau of Customs (BOC) and the Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) directorate of U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement signed a letter of intent to set up a trade transparency unit in On July 1, 2013, Croatia, a state belonging to the former Socialist Republic of Yugoslavia until 1992 and with a population of under five million, officially joined the On March 10, 2013, the Chinese government announced a new government restructuring plan at the plenary meeting of the First Session of the 12th National People's Congress (NPC). (Full text of the restructuring plan [in On September 21, 2012, the Public Service Hall, also called the House of Justice, opened in the Georgian capital city of Tbilisi. This office, with about 400 On September 6, 2012, the Governor of Pakistan's Sindh Province, Dr. Ishrat ul Ebad, promulgated the Sindh People's Local Government Ordinance (SPLGO) 2012, introducing a new Denmark's Justice Minister Morten Bandoslash;dskov recently made it known to a Danish newspaper that the government is planning to revise a 2011 law that changed procedures for requesting visas. While no visa is required for citizens On August 26, 2011, the Government of the Russian Federation adopted a proposal of the Ministry of Finance to amend the Federal Law on Government of the Russian Federation by establishing the Federal International Development Agency. On July 26, 2010, the Council of the European Union issued a decision authorizing the establishment of the European External Action Service (EEAS) and defining its organization and functions. (Council Decision of July 26, 2010 Establishing Iceland's application to join the European Union, formally submitted on July 27, 2009, is moving the country a step closer to eventually joining the European Union as a full member. The European Council concluded on June It was reported on May 17, 2010, that the NIGERIAN MONTHLY LAW REPORTS (NMLR), first published in 1964 and discontinued in 1976, is back in print. (Innocent Anaba, Monthly Law Reports Repackaged, VANGUARD, May 17, 2010, On May 6, 2010, the Ugandan Parliament passed The National Youth Council (Amendment) Bill No. 17 of 2008 and abolished compulsory membership of youths in the village councils of the area of their residence. (Parliament Outlaws Catharine Ashton, who is the newly appointed European Union High Representative for Foreign Security and Policy, is reportedly working on restructuring the EU's External Action Service (EAS). EAS is a diplomatic corps with 130 delegations in On November 23, 2009, an Executive Order (EO) "Creating the Church-Police-Military-Liaison Committee [CPMLC] to Formulate and Implement a Comprehensive Program to Establish Strong Partnership Between the State and the Church on Matters Concerning Peace and Order On December 8, 2009, Ugandan local government minister Adolf Mwesige introduced in the parliament the Regional Governments Bill 2009. (Joyce Namutebi, Regional Governments Bill Tabled, THE NEW VISION ONLINE, Dec. 14, 2009, available at WORLD NEWS On November 23, 2009, implementation regulations for the Law on a Single System of Registration, Control and Collection of Social Security Contributions (the Law) of the Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina (FBH) were published in the In April 2009, Albania, following its admission to NATO, immediately applied to join the EU. On November 16, 2009, the foreign ministers of the European Union Member States approved Albania's request to officially become a candidate According to a report in the Lahore newspaper THE DAILY TIMES, on November 11, 2009, Azra Fazal Pechuho, chairperson of the Standing Committee on Defence of Pakistan's National Assembly, proposed a bill in the National Assembly In a referendum held on October 2, 2009, the voters of Ireland ratified the Treaty of Lisbon a European Union (EU) agreement that would make a number of significant changes to the EU's operational and On May 29, 2009, the Mexican government officially published the New Organic Law of the Office of the Attorney General of the Republic (PGR), which entered into force the following day. Among other features, the statute It was reported on May 13, 2009, that the Mozambican government approved a bill that puts criminal investigation, which until now has been a police function, under the jurisdiction the Criminal Investigation Service (SICRIM). Although SICRIM It was reported on May 8, 2009, that a bill seeking to make Nigeria's Auditor-General independent of the executive body and create an audit commission, entitled "Act to provide for additional powers and functions for the On April 23, 2009, Russian President Dmitry Medvedev signed into law a series of amendments to federal laws that will affect the activities of political parties, the election of governors, and some issues of municipal self-government. On January 21, 2009, Switzerland promulgated a Reform Act to the Parliamentary Act (Bundesgesetz uber die Bundesversammlung (Parlamentsgesetz) Anderung, Oct. 3, 2008, Amtliche Sammlung des Bundesrechts 725 (2009), available at http://www.admin.ch/ch/d/as/2009/index0_5.html (click on page 725)). With its ascent to the six-month rotating European Union presidency scheduled to commence on January 1, 2009, the Czech Republic is setting the agenda for its leadership role. The Czech government has chosen as its representative On March 15, 2008, the People's Republic of China (PRC) National People's Congress (NPC), China's top legislative body, passed the State Council's Institutional Reform Plan, under which five "super ministries" are created. (Shiyi jie Ren Da On October 23, 2007, the Director-General of the Brazilian National Press, Fernando Tolentino de Sousa Vieira, issued Administrative Act (Portaria) No. 275 establishing the commercialization of official gazettes and their electronic versions. In response, the national On January 18, 2008, Iraq announced the establishment of "the Executive Council for the Administration of the State" or, as described by Iraqi President Jalal al-Talibani, "the collective leadership." In an address to a delegation from It was reported on January 23, 2008, that the Netherlands, the Netherlands Antilles, Curacao, and Sint Maarten had reached agreement on supervision of the government finances of the future countries of Curacao and Sint Maarten, both On January 10, 2007, the Verkhovna Rada (parliament) of Ukraine amended the Law on Provincial and Local State Administrations, following the recommendation of the President of Ukraine to establish a five-year term of service for the On January 10, 2007, the Verkhovna Rada (Ukrainian parliament) adopted a new version of the Law on Government, agreed upon by all the political parties that are members of the governing coalition. The new Law is The caretaker government of Bangladesh dropped four advisors from the Cabinet on January 8 following their submission of resignations. The four advisors are the Law Adviser, the Health Adviser, the Power and Food Adviser, and the... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Wed, 02 Jan 2008 12:00:00 EST http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l2054028_text Global Legal Monitor: Bangladesh: Judiciary Separated from Executive Control http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l20540162_text Government - On June 20, 2013, the Philippine Bureau of Customs (BOC) and the Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) directorate of U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement signed a letter of intent to set up a trade transparency unit in On July 1, 2013, Croatia, a state belonging to the former Socialist Republic of Yugoslavia until 1992 and with a population of under five million, officially joined the On March 10, 2013, the Chinese government announced a new government restructuring plan at the plenary meeting of the First Session of the 12th National People's Congress (NPC). (Full text of the restructuring plan [in On September 21, 2012, the Public Service Hall, also called the House of Justice, opened in the Georgian capital city of Tbilisi. This office, with about 400 On September 6, 2012, the Governor of Pakistan's Sindh Province, Dr. Ishrat ul Ebad, promulgated the Sindh People's Local Government Ordinance (SPLGO) 2012, introducing a new Denmark's Justice Minister Morten Bandoslash;dskov recently made it known to a Danish newspaper that the government is planning to revise a 2011 law that changed procedures for requesting visas. While no visa is required for citizens On August 26, 2011, the Government of the Russian Federation adopted a proposal of the Ministry of Finance to amend the Federal Law on Government of the Russian Federation by establishing the Federal International Development Agency. On July 26, 2010, the Council of the European Union issued a decision authorizing the establishment of the European External Action Service (EEAS) and defining its organization and functions. (Council Decision of July 26, 2010 Establishing Iceland's application to join the European Union, formally submitted on July 27, 2009, is moving the country a step closer to eventually joining the European Union as a full member. The European Council concluded on June It was reported on May 17, 2010, that the NIGERIAN MONTHLY LAW REPORTS (NMLR), first published in 1964 and discontinued in 1976, is back in print. (Innocent Anaba, Monthly Law Reports Repackaged, VANGUARD, May 17, 2010, On May 6, 2010, the Ugandan Parliament passed The National Youth Council (Amendment) Bill No. 17 of 2008 and abolished compulsory membership of youths in the village councils of the area of their residence. (Parliament Outlaws Catharine Ashton, who is the newly appointed European Union High Representative for Foreign Security and Policy, is reportedly working on restructuring the EU's External Action Service (EAS). EAS is a diplomatic corps with 130 delegations in On November 23, 2009, an Executive Order (EO) "Creating the Church-Police-Military-Liaison Committee [CPMLC] to Formulate and Implement a Comprehensive Program to Establish Strong Partnership Between the State and the Church on Matters Concerning Peace and Order On December 8, 2009, Ugandan local government minister Adolf Mwesige introduced in the parliament the Regional Governments Bill 2009. (Joyce Namutebi, Regional Governments Bill Tabled, THE NEW VISION ONLINE, Dec. 14, 2009, available at WORLD NEWS On November 23, 2009, implementation regulations for the Law on a Single System of Registration, Control and Collection of Social Security Contributions (the Law) of the Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina (FBH) were published in the In April 2009, Albania, following its admission to NATO, immediately applied to join the EU. On November 16, 2009, the foreign ministers of the European Union Member States approved Albania's request to officially become a candidate According to a report in the Lahore newspaper THE DAILY TIMES, on November 11, 2009, Azra Fazal Pechuho, chairperson of the Standing Committee on Defence of Pakistan's National Assembly, proposed a bill in the National Assembly In a referendum held on October 2, 2009, the voters of Ireland ratified the Treaty of Lisbon a European Union (EU) agreement that would make a number of significant changes to the EU's operational and On May 29, 2009, the Mexican government officially published the New Organic Law of the Office of the Attorney General of the Republic (PGR), which entered into force the following day. Among other features, the statute It was reported on May 13, 2009, that the Mozambican government approved a bill that puts criminal investigation, which until now has been a police function, under the jurisdiction the Criminal Investigation Service (SICRIM). Although SICRIM It was reported on May 8, 2009, that a bill seeking to make Nigeria's Auditor-General independent of the executive body and create an audit commission, entitled "Act to provide for additional powers and functions for the On April 23, 2009, Russian President Dmitry Medvedev signed into law a series of amendments to federal laws that will affect the activities of political parties, the election of governors, and some issues of municipal self-government. On January 21, 2009, Switzerland promulgated a Reform Act to the Parliamentary Act (Bundesgesetz uber die Bundesversammlung (Parlamentsgesetz) Anderung, Oct. 3, 2008, Amtliche Sammlung des Bundesrechts 725 (2009), available at http://www.admin.ch/ch/d/as/2009/index0_5.html (click on page 725)). With its ascent to the six-month rotating European Union presidency scheduled to commence on January 1, 2009, the Czech Republic is setting the agenda for its leadership role. The Czech government has chosen as its representative On March 15, 2008, the People's Republic of China (PRC) National People's Congress (NPC), China's top legislative body, passed the State Council's Institutional Reform Plan, under which five "super ministries" are created. (Shiyi jie Ren Da On October 23, 2007, the Director-General of the Brazilian National Press, Fernando Tolentino de Sousa Vieira, issued Administrative Act (Portaria) No. 275 establishing the commercialization of official gazettes and their electronic versions. In response, the national On January 18, 2008, Iraq announced the establishment of "the Executive Council for the Administration of the State" or, as described by Iraqi President Jalal al-Talibani, "the collective leadership." In an address to a delegation from It was reported on January 23, 2008, that the Netherlands, the Netherlands Antilles, Curacao, and Sint Maarten had reached agreement on supervision of the government finances of the future countries of Curacao and Sint Maarten, both On January 10, 2007, the Verkhovna Rada (parliament) of Ukraine amended the Law on Provincial and Local State Administrations, following the recommendation of the President of Ukraine to establish a five-year term of service for the On January 10, 2007, the Verkhovna Rada (Ukrainian parliament) adopted a new version of the Law on Government, agreed upon by all the political parties that are members of the governing coalition. The new Law is The caretaker government of Bangladesh dropped four advisors from the Cabinet on January 8 following their submission of resignations. The four advisors are the Law Adviser, the Health Adviser, the Power and Food Adviser, and the Bangladesh formally declared the final separation of the government's executive and judicial functions on November 1, 2007, at a ceremony at which two separate magistracies for judicial and executive functions were inaugurated. Article 22... 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_l20540162_text Global Legal Monitor: Bangladesh: Mobile Court Ordinance 2007 http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l20540163_text Government - On June 20, 2013, the Philippine Bureau of Customs (BOC) and the Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) directorate of U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement signed a letter of intent to set up a trade transparency unit in On July 1, 2013, Croatia, a state belonging to the former Socialist Republic of Yugoslavia until 1992 and with a population of under five million, officially joined the On March 10, 2013, the Chinese government announced a new government restructuring plan at the plenary meeting of the First Session of the 12th National People's Congress (NPC). (Full text of the restructuring plan [in On September 21, 2012, the Public Service Hall, also called the House of Justice, opened in the Georgian capital city of Tbilisi. This office, with about 400 On September 6, 2012, the Governor of Pakistan's Sindh Province, Dr. Ishrat ul Ebad, promulgated the Sindh People's Local Government Ordinance (SPLGO) 2012, introducing a new Denmark's Justice Minister Morten Bandoslash;dskov recently made it known to a Danish newspaper that the government is planning to revise a 2011 law that changed procedures for requesting visas. While no visa is required for citizens On August 26, 2011, the Government of the Russian Federation adopted a proposal of the Ministry of Finance to amend the Federal Law on Government of the Russian Federation by establishing the Federal International Development Agency. On July 26, 2010, the Council of the European Union issued a decision authorizing the establishment of the European External Action Service (EEAS) and defining its organization and functions. (Council Decision of July 26, 2010 Establishing Iceland's application to join the European Union, formally submitted on July 27, 2009, is moving the country a step closer to eventually joining the European Union as a full member. The European Council concluded on June It was reported on May 17, 2010, that the NIGERIAN MONTHLY LAW REPORTS (NMLR), first published in 1964 and discontinued in 1976, is back in print. (Innocent Anaba, Monthly Law Reports Repackaged, VANGUARD, May 17, 2010, On May 6, 2010, the Ugandan Parliament passed The National Youth Council (Amendment) Bill No. 17 of 2008 and abolished compulsory membership of youths in the village councils of the area of their residence. (Parliament Outlaws Catharine Ashton, who is the newly appointed European Union High Representative for Foreign Security and Policy, is reportedly working on restructuring the EU's External Action Service (EAS). EAS is a diplomatic corps with 130 delegations in On November 23, 2009, an Executive Order (EO) "Creating the Church-Police-Military-Liaison Committee [CPMLC] to Formulate and Implement a Comprehensive Program to Establish Strong Partnership Between the State and the Church on Matters Concerning Peace and Order On December 8, 2009, Ugandan local government minister Adolf Mwesige introduced in the parliament the Regional Governments Bill 2009. (Joyce Namutebi, Regional Governments Bill Tabled, THE NEW VISION ONLINE, Dec. 14, 2009, available at WORLD NEWS On November 23, 2009, implementation regulations for the Law on a Single System of Registration, Control and Collection of Social Security Contributions (the Law) of the Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina (FBH) were published in the In April 2009, Albania, following its admission to NATO, immediately applied to join the EU. On November 16, 2009, the foreign ministers of the European Union Member States approved Albania's request to officially become a candidate According to a report in the Lahore newspaper THE DAILY TIMES, on November 11, 2009, Azra Fazal Pechuho, chairperson of the Standing Committee on Defence of Pakistan's National Assembly, proposed a bill in the National Assembly In a referendum held on October 2, 2009, the voters of Ireland ratified the Treaty of Lisbon a European Union (EU) agreement that would make a number of significant changes to the EU's operational and On May 29, 2009, the Mexican government officially published the New Organic Law of the Office of the Attorney General of the Republic (PGR), which entered into force the following day. Among other features, the statute It was reported on May 13, 2009, that the Mozambican government approved a bill that puts criminal investigation, which until now has been a police function, under the jurisdiction the Criminal Investigation Service (SICRIM). Although SICRIM It was reported on May 8, 2009, that a bill seeking to make Nigeria's Auditor-General independent of the executive body and create an audit commission, entitled "Act to provide for additional powers and functions for the On April 23, 2009, Russian President Dmitry Medvedev signed into law a series of amendments to federal laws that will affect the activities of political parties, the election of governors, and some issues of municipal self-government. On January 21, 2009, Switzerland promulgated a Reform Act to the Parliamentary Act (Bundesgesetz uber die Bundesversammlung (Parlamentsgesetz) Anderung, Oct. 3, 2008, Amtliche Sammlung des Bundesrechts 725 (2009), available at http://www.admin.ch/ch/d/as/2009/index0_5.html (click on page 725)). With its ascent to the six-month rotating European Union presidency scheduled to commence on January 1, 2009, the Czech Republic is setting the agenda for its leadership role. The Czech government has chosen as its representative On March 15, 2008, the People's Republic of China (PRC) National People's Congress (NPC), China's top legislative body, passed the State Council's Institutional Reform Plan, under which five "super ministries" are created. (Shiyi jie Ren Da On October 23, 2007, the Director-General of the Brazilian National Press, Fernando Tolentino de Sousa Vieira, issued Administrative Act (Portaria) No. 275 establishing the commercialization of official gazettes and their electronic versions. In response, the national On January 18, 2008, Iraq announced the establishment of "the Executive Council for the Administration of the State" or, as described by Iraqi President Jalal al-Talibani, "the collective leadership." In an address to a delegation from It was reported on January 23, 2008, that the Netherlands, the Netherlands Antilles, Curacao, and Sint Maarten had reached agreement on supervision of the government finances of the future countries of Curacao and Sint Maarten, both On January 10, 2007, the Verkhovna Rada (parliament) of Ukraine amended the Law on Provincial and Local State Administrations, following the recommendation of the President of Ukraine to establish a five-year term of service for the On January 10, 2007, the Verkhovna Rada (Ukrainian parliament) adopted a new version of the Law on Government, agreed upon by all the political parties that are members of the governing coalition. The new Law is The caretaker government of Bangladesh dropped four advisors from the Cabinet on January 8 following their submission of resignations. The four advisors are the Law Adviser, the Health Adviser, the Power and Food Adviser, and the Bangladesh formally declared the final separation of the government's executive and judicial functions on November 1, 2007, at a ceremony at which two separate magistracies for judicial and executive functions were inaugurated. Article 22 "The Mobile Court Ordinance 2007, Ordinance No. 31, was published in the Bangladesh Gazette, October 29, 2007. The ordinance bars people from suing executive magistrates. It also empowers executive magistrates to perform certain judicial powers, including... 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_l20540163_text Global Legal Monitor: France: Reorganization of Intelligence Services http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l20540164_text Government - On June 20, 2013, the Philippine Bureau of Customs (BOC) and the Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) directorate of U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement signed a letter of intent to set up a trade transparency unit in On July 1, 2013, Croatia, a state belonging to the former Socialist Republic of Yugoslavia until 1992 and with a population of under five million, officially joined the On March 10, 2013, the Chinese government announced a new government restructuring plan at the plenary meeting of the First Session of the 12th National People's Congress (NPC). (Full text of the restructuring plan [in On September 21, 2012, the Public Service Hall, also called the House of Justice, opened in the Georgian capital city of Tbilisi. This office, with about 400 On September 6, 2012, the Governor of Pakistan's Sindh Province, Dr. Ishrat ul Ebad, promulgated the Sindh People's Local Government Ordinance (SPLGO) 2012, introducing a new Denmark's Justice Minister Morten Bandoslash;dskov recently made it known to a Danish newspaper that the government is planning to revise a 2011 law that changed procedures for requesting visas. While no visa is required for citizens On August 26, 2011, the Government of the Russian Federation adopted a proposal of the Ministry of Finance to amend the Federal Law on Government of the Russian Federation by establishing the Federal International Development Agency. On July 26, 2010, the Council of the European Union issued a decision authorizing the establishment of the European External Action Service (EEAS) and defining its organization and functions. (Council Decision of July 26, 2010 Establishing Iceland's application to join the European Union, formally submitted on July 27, 2009, is moving the country a step closer to eventually joining the European Union as a full member. The European Council concluded on June It was reported on May 17, 2010, that the NIGERIAN MONTHLY LAW REPORTS (NMLR), first published in 1964 and discontinued in 1976, is back in print. (Innocent Anaba, Monthly Law Reports Repackaged, VANGUARD, May 17, 2010, On May 6, 2010, the Ugandan Parliament passed The National Youth Council (Amendment) Bill No. 17 of 2008 and abolished compulsory membership of youths in the village councils of the area of their residence. (Parliament Outlaws Catharine Ashton, who is the newly appointed European Union High Representative for Foreign Security and Policy, is reportedly working on restructuring the EU's External Action Service (EAS). EAS is a diplomatic corps with 130 delegations in On November 23, 2009, an Executive Order (EO) "Creating the Church-Police-Military-Liaison Committee [CPMLC] to Formulate and Implement a Comprehensive Program to Establish Strong Partnership Between the State and the Church on Matters Concerning Peace and Order On December 8, 2009, Ugandan local government minister Adolf Mwesige introduced in the parliament the Regional Governments Bill 2009. (Joyce Namutebi, Regional Governments Bill Tabled, THE NEW VISION ONLINE, Dec. 14, 2009, available at WORLD NEWS On November 23, 2009, implementation regulations for the Law on a Single System of Registration, Control and Collection of Social Security Contributions (the Law) of the Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina (FBH) were published in the In April 2009, Albania, following its admission to NATO, immediately applied to join the EU. On November 16, 2009, the foreign ministers of the European Union Member States approved Albania's request to officially become a candidate According to a report in the Lahore newspaper THE DAILY TIMES, on November 11, 2009, Azra Fazal Pechuho, chairperson of the Standing Committee on Defence of Pakistan's National Assembly, proposed a bill in the National Assembly In a referendum held on October 2, 2009, the voters of Ireland ratified the Treaty of Lisbon a European Union (EU) agreement that would make a number of significant changes to the EU's operational and On May 29, 2009, the Mexican government officially published the New Organic Law of the Office of the Attorney General of the Republic (PGR), which entered into force the following day. Among other features, the statute It was reported on May 13, 2009, that the Mozambican government approved a bill that puts criminal investigation, which until now has been a police function, under the jurisdiction the Criminal Investigation Service (SICRIM). Although SICRIM It was reported on May 8, 2009, that a bill seeking to make Nigeria's Auditor-General independent of the executive body and create an audit commission, entitled "Act to provide for additional powers and functions for the On April 23, 2009, Russian President Dmitry Medvedev signed into law a series of amendments to federal laws that will affect the activities of political parties, the election of governors, and some issues of municipal self-government. On January 21, 2009, Switzerland promulgated a Reform Act to the Parliamentary Act (Bundesgesetz uber die Bundesversammlung (Parlamentsgesetz) Anderung, Oct. 3, 2008, Amtliche Sammlung des Bundesrechts 725 (2009), available at http://www.admin.ch/ch/d/as/2009/index0_5.html (click on page 725)). With its ascent to the six-month rotating European Union presidency scheduled to commence on January 1, 2009, the Czech Republic is setting the agenda for its leadership role. The Czech government has chosen as its representative On March 15, 2008, the People's Republic of China (PRC) National People's Congress (NPC), China's top legislative body, passed the State Council's Institutional Reform Plan, under which five "super ministries" are created. (Shiyi jie Ren Da On October 23, 2007, the Director-General of the Brazilian National Press, Fernando Tolentino de Sousa Vieira, issued Administrative Act (Portaria) No. 275 establishing the commercialization of official gazettes and their electronic versions. In response, the national On January 18, 2008, Iraq announced the establishment of "the Executive Council for the Administration of the State" or, as described by Iraqi President Jalal al-Talibani, "the collective leadership." In an address to a delegation from It was reported on January 23, 2008, that the Netherlands, the Netherlands Antilles, Curacao, and Sint Maarten had reached agreement on supervision of the government finances of the future countries of Curacao and Sint Maarten, both On January 10, 2007, the Verkhovna Rada (parliament) of Ukraine amended the Law on Provincial and Local State Administrations, following the recommendation of the President of Ukraine to establish a five-year term of service for the On January 10, 2007, the Verkhovna Rada (Ukrainian parliament) adopted a new version of the Law on Government, agreed upon by all the political parties that are members of the governing coalition. The new Law is The caretaker government of Bangladesh dropped four advisors from the Cabinet on January 8 following their submission of resignations. The four advisors are the Law Adviser, the Health Adviser, the Power and Food Adviser, and the Bangladesh formally declared the final separation of the government's executive and judicial functions on November 1, 2007, at a ceremony at which two separate magistracies for judicial and executive functions were inaugurated. Article 22 "The Mobile Court Ordinance 2007, Ordinance No. 31, was published in the Bangladesh Gazette, October 29, 2007. The ordinance bars people from suing executive magistrates. It also empowers executive magistrates to perform certain judicial powers, including Two of France's intelligence organizations, the Direction de la Surveillance du Territoire (DST, Directorate of Territorial Security) and the Renseignements G;n;raux (RG, Central Directorate of General Information), are merging into one agency, the Direction Centrale du... 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_l20540164_text Global Legal Monitor: Saudi Arabia: Succession Rules http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l20540165_text Government - On June 20, 2013, the Philippine Bureau of Customs (BOC) and the Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) directorate of U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement signed a letter of intent to set up a trade transparency unit in On July 1, 2013, Croatia, a state belonging to the former Socialist Republic of Yugoslavia until 1992 and with a population of under five million, officially joined the On March 10, 2013, the Chinese government announced a new government restructuring plan at the plenary meeting of the First Session of the 12th National People's Congress (NPC). (Full text of the restructuring plan [in On September 21, 2012, the Public Service Hall, also called the House of Justice, opened in the Georgian capital city of Tbilisi. This office, with about 400 On September 6, 2012, the Governor of Pakistan's Sindh Province, Dr. Ishrat ul Ebad, promulgated the Sindh People's Local Government Ordinance (SPLGO) 2012, introducing a new Denmark's Justice Minister Morten Bandoslash;dskov recently made it known to a Danish newspaper that the government is planning to revise a 2011 law that changed procedures for requesting visas. While no visa is required for citizens On August 26, 2011, the Government of the Russian Federation adopted a proposal of the Ministry of Finance to amend the Federal Law on Government of the Russian Federation by establishing the Federal International Development Agency. On July 26, 2010, the Council of the European Union issued a decision authorizing the establishment of the European External Action Service (EEAS) and defining its organization and functions. (Council Decision of July 26, 2010 Establishing Iceland's application to join the European Union, formally submitted on July 27, 2009, is moving the country a step closer to eventually joining the European Union as a full member. The European Council concluded on June It was reported on May 17, 2010, that the NIGERIAN MONTHLY LAW REPORTS (NMLR), first published in 1964 and discontinued in 1976, is back in print. (Innocent Anaba, Monthly Law Reports Repackaged, VANGUARD, May 17, 2010, On May 6, 2010, the Ugandan Parliament passed The National Youth Council (Amendment) Bill No. 17 of 2008 and abolished compulsory membership of youths in the village councils of the area of their residence. (Parliament Outlaws Catharine Ashton, who is the newly appointed European Union High Representative for Foreign Security and Policy, is reportedly working on restructuring the EU's External Action Service (EAS). EAS is a diplomatic corps with 130 delegations in On November 23, 2009, an Executive Order (EO) "Creating the Church-Police-Military-Liaison Committee [CPMLC] to Formulate and Implement a Comprehensive Program to Establish Strong Partnership Between the State and the Church on Matters Concerning Peace and Order On December 8, 2009, Ugandan local government minister Adolf Mwesige introduced in the parliament the Regional Governments Bill 2009. (Joyce Namutebi, Regional Governments Bill Tabled, THE NEW VISION ONLINE, Dec. 14, 2009, available at WORLD NEWS On November 23, 2009, implementation regulations for the Law on a Single System of Registration, Control and Collection of Social Security Contributions (the Law) of the Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina (FBH) were published in the In April 2009, Albania, following its admission to NATO, immediately applied to join the EU. On November 16, 2009, the foreign ministers of the European Union Member States approved Albania's request to officially become a candidate According to a report in the Lahore newspaper THE DAILY TIMES, on November 11, 2009, Azra Fazal Pechuho, chairperson of the Standing Committee on Defence of Pakistan's National Assembly, proposed a bill in the National Assembly In a referendum held on October 2, 2009, the voters of Ireland ratified the Treaty of Lisbon a European Union (EU) agreement that would make a number of significant changes to the EU's operational and On May 29, 2009, the Mexican government officially published the New Organic Law of the Office of the Attorney General of the Republic (PGR), which entered into force the following day. Among other features, the statute It was reported on May 13, 2009, that the Mozambican government approved a bill that puts criminal investigation, which until now has been a police function, under the jurisdiction the Criminal Investigation Service (SICRIM). Although SICRIM It was reported on May 8, 2009, that a bill seeking to make Nigeria's Auditor-General independent of the executive body and create an audit commission, entitled "Act to provide for additional powers and functions for the On April 23, 2009, Russian President Dmitry Medvedev signed into law a series of amendments to federal laws that will affect the activities of political parties, the election of governors, and some issues of municipal self-government. On January 21, 2009, Switzerland promulgated a Reform Act to the Parliamentary Act (Bundesgesetz uber die Bundesversammlung (Parlamentsgesetz) Anderung, Oct. 3, 2008, Amtliche Sammlung des Bundesrechts 725 (2009), available at http://www.admin.ch/ch/d/as/2009/index0_5.html (click on page 725)). With its ascent to the six-month rotating European Union presidency scheduled to commence on January 1, 2009, the Czech Republic is setting the agenda for its leadership role. The Czech government has chosen as its representative On March 15, 2008, the People's Republic of China (PRC) National People's Congress (NPC), China's top legislative body, passed the State Council's Institutional Reform Plan, under which five "super ministries" are created. (Shiyi jie Ren Da On October 23, 2007, the Director-General of the Brazilian National Press, Fernando Tolentino de Sousa Vieira, issued Administrative Act (Portaria) No. 275 establishing the commercialization of official gazettes and their electronic versions. In response, the national On January 18, 2008, Iraq announced the establishment of "the Executive Council for the Administration of the State" or, as described by Iraqi President Jalal al-Talibani, "the collective leadership." In an address to a delegation from It was reported on January 23, 2008, that the Netherlands, the Netherlands Antilles, Curacao, and Sint Maarten had reached agreement on supervision of the government finances of the future countries of Curacao and Sint Maarten, both On January 10, 2007, the Verkhovna Rada (parliament) of Ukraine amended the Law on Provincial and Local State Administrations, following the recommendation of the President of Ukraine to establish a five-year term of service for the On January 10, 2007, the Verkhovna Rada (Ukrainian parliament) adopted a new version of the Law on Government, agreed upon by all the political parties that are members of the governing coalition. The new Law is The caretaker government of Bangladesh dropped four advisors from the Cabinet on January 8 following their submission of resignations. The four advisors are the Law Adviser, the Health Adviser, the Power and Food Adviser, and the Bangladesh formally declared the final separation of the government's executive and judicial functions on November 1, 2007, at a ceremony at which two separate magistracies for judicial and executive functions were inaugurated. Article 22 "The Mobile Court Ordinance 2007, Ordinance No. 31, was published in the Bangladesh Gazette, October 29, 2007. The ordinance bars people from suing executive magistrates. It also empowers executive magistrates to perform certain judicial powers, including Two of France's intelligence organizations, the Direction de la Surveillance du Territoire (DST, Directorate of Territorial Security) and the Renseignements G;n;raux (RG, Central Directorate of General Information), are merging into one agency, the Direction Centrale du On October 8, 2007, King Abdullah of Saudi Arabia issued by-laws governing the work of the political body Haiat al-Baiat (Allegiance Commission), set up last year to help streamline the process of succession to the throne.... 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_l20540165_text