Law Library of Congress - Global Legal Monitor: Global Legal Monitor: Officials and employees 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: Ukraine: Lustration of Government Officials Started http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205404176_text Civil rights and liberties; Government ethics and transparency; Officials and employees - On October 9, 2014, the President of Ukraine signed the "Law on Cleansing of the Authorities," widely known as the Law on Lustration. (Law No. 1682-VII (Sept. 16, 2014) [in Ukrainian], Verkhovna Rada [the Ukrainian... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Wed, 29 Oct 2014 12:00:00 EDT http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205404176_text Global Legal Monitor: Brazil: Blacks Will Have 20% of Available Executive Branch Positions http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205404035_text Minority employment; Officials and employees - On October 9, 2014, the President of Ukraine signed the "Law on Cleansing of the Authorities," widely known as the Law on Lustration. (Law No. 1682-VII (Sept. 16, 2014) [in Ukrainian], Verkhovna Rada [the Ukrainian According to article 1 of Law No. 12,990, sanctioned by Brazilian President Dilma Roussef on June 9, 2014, blacks are to be guaranteed 20% of the positions available in the Executive Branch of the government.... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Wed, 18 Jun 2014 12:00:00 EDT http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205404035_text Global Legal Monitor: Kenya: Parliament to Criminalize Use of Wrong Title to Address Top Government Officials http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205403974_text Civil rights and liberties; Crime and law enforcement; Officials and employees - On October 9, 2014, the President of Ukraine signed the "Law on Cleansing of the Authorities," widely known as the Law on Lustration. (Law No. 1682-VII (Sept. 16, 2014) [in Ukrainian], Verkhovna Rada [the Ukrainian According to article 1 of Law No. 12,990, sanctioned by Brazilian President Dilma Roussef on June 9, 2014, blacks are to be guaranteed 20% of the positions available in the Executive Branch of the government. Kenya's Parliament is considering a bill, the Order of Precedence Bill, 2014, which, among other goals, is aimed at "providing a yardstick for determining the proper position of all officer[s], their seniority and hierarchy for the... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Fri, 09 May 2014 12:00:00 EDT http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205403974_text Global Legal Monitor: France: New Law Places Limits on Holding Multiple Political Offices http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205403872_text Elections and politics; Legislators; Officials and employees - On October 9, 2014, the President of Ukraine signed the "Law on Cleansing of the Authorities," widely known as the Law on Lustration. (Law No. 1682-VII (Sept. 16, 2014) [in Ukrainian], Verkhovna Rada [the Ukrainian According to article 1 of Law No. 12,990, sanctioned by Brazilian President Dilma Roussef on June 9, 2014, blacks are to be guaranteed 20% of the positions available in the Executive Branch of the government. Kenya's Parliament is considering a bill, the Order of Precedence Bill, 2014, which, among other goals, is aimed at "providing a yardstick for determining the proper position of all officer[s], their seniority and hierarchy for the On January 22, 2014, the French Parliament adopted two laws placing limits on the ability of politicians to hold multiple concurrent political offices. (Projet de loi interdisant le cumul de fonctions executives locales avec le... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Tue, 18 Feb 2014 12:00:00 EST http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205403872_text Global Legal Monitor: Romania: Court Finds Immunity Law Unconstitutional http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205403832_text Constitution; Corruption; Crime and law enforcement; Officials and employees - On October 9, 2014, the President of Ukraine signed the "Law on Cleansing of the Authorities," widely known as the Law on Lustration. (Law No. 1682-VII (Sept. 16, 2014) [in Ukrainian], Verkhovna Rada [the Ukrainian According to article 1 of Law No. 12,990, sanctioned by Brazilian President Dilma Roussef on June 9, 2014, blacks are to be guaranteed 20% of the positions available in the Executive Branch of the government. Kenya's Parliament is considering a bill, the Order of Precedence Bill, 2014, which, among other goals, is aimed at "providing a yardstick for determining the proper position of all officer[s], their seniority and hierarchy for the On January 22, 2014, the French Parliament adopted two laws placing limits on the ability of politicians to hold multiple concurrent political offices. (Projet de loi interdisant le cumul de fonctions executives locales avec le On January 15, 2014, the Constitutional Court of Romania issued a ruling finding unconstitutional draft legislation that would grant public officials immunity from prosecution. The amendments to the Criminal Law, adopted by the Romanian legislature on... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Thu, 23 Jan 2014 12:00:00 EST http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205403832_text Global Legal Monitor: Japan: Government Employees Permitted Leave to Accompany Spouses Abroad http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205403805_text Administrative law and regulatory procedures; Officials and employees - On October 9, 2014, the President of Ukraine signed the "Law on Cleansing of the Authorities," widely known as the Law on Lustration. (Law No. 1682-VII (Sept. 16, 2014) [in Ukrainian], Verkhovna Rada [the Ukrainian According to article 1 of Law No. 12,990, sanctioned by Brazilian President Dilma Roussef on June 9, 2014, blacks are to be guaranteed 20% of the positions available in the Executive Branch of the government. Kenya's Parliament is considering a bill, the Order of Precedence Bill, 2014, which, among other goals, is aimed at "providing a yardstick for determining the proper position of all officer[s], their seniority and hierarchy for the On January 22, 2014, the French Parliament adopted two laws placing limits on the ability of politicians to hold multiple concurrent political offices. (Projet de loi interdisant le cumul de fonctions executives locales avec le On January 15, 2014, the Constitutional Court of Romania issued a ruling finding unconstitutional draft legislation that would grant public officials immunity from prosecution. The amendments to the Criminal Law, adopted by the Romanian legislature on At the end of November 2013, the Diet (Japan's parliament) adopted acts that enable public servants to take leave without pay for up to three years when they reside abroad in order to live with their... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Tue, 24 Dec 2013 12:00:00 EST http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205403805_text Global Legal Monitor: India; United States: Arrest of Diplomat Affecting Bilateral Ties http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205403798_text International affairs; Officials and employees - On October 9, 2014, the President of Ukraine signed the "Law on Cleansing of the Authorities," widely known as the Law on Lustration. (Law No. 1682-VII (Sept. 16, 2014) [in Ukrainian], Verkhovna Rada [the Ukrainian According to article 1 of Law No. 12,990, sanctioned by Brazilian President Dilma Roussef on June 9, 2014, blacks are to be guaranteed 20% of the positions available in the Executive Branch of the government. Kenya's Parliament is considering a bill, the Order of Precedence Bill, 2014, which, among other goals, is aimed at "providing a yardstick for determining the proper position of all officer[s], their seniority and hierarchy for the On January 22, 2014, the French Parliament adopted two laws placing limits on the ability of politicians to hold multiple concurrent political offices. (Projet de loi interdisant le cumul de fonctions executives locales avec le On January 15, 2014, the Constitutional Court of Romania issued a ruling finding unconstitutional draft legislation that would grant public officials immunity from prosecution. The amendments to the Criminal Law, adopted by the Romanian legislature on At the end of November 2013, the Diet (Japan's parliament) adopted acts that enable public servants to take leave without pay for up to three years when they reside abroad in order to live with their On December 17, 2013, it was reported that the Indian government had lodged a formal complaint with Nancy Powell, the U.S. ambassador to India, following the arrest in New York of an Indian diplomat, Devyani Khobragade,... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Thu, 19 Dec 2013 12:00:00 EST http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205403798_text Global Legal Monitor: Ukraine: Tax Service Will Use "Lie Detectors" http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205403757_text Criminal procedure; Executive agencies; Officials and employees - On October 9, 2014, the President of Ukraine signed the "Law on Cleansing of the Authorities," widely known as the Law on Lustration. (Law No. 1682-VII (Sept. 16, 2014) [in Ukrainian], Verkhovna Rada [the Ukrainian According to article 1 of Law No. 12,990, sanctioned by Brazilian President Dilma Roussef on June 9, 2014, blacks are to be guaranteed 20% of the positions available in the Executive Branch of the government. Kenya's Parliament is considering a bill, the Order of Precedence Bill, 2014, which, among other goals, is aimed at "providing a yardstick for determining the proper position of all officer[s], their seniority and hierarchy for the On January 22, 2014, the French Parliament adopted two laws placing limits on the ability of politicians to hold multiple concurrent political offices. (Projet de loi interdisant le cumul de fonctions executives locales avec le On January 15, 2014, the Constitutional Court of Romania issued a ruling finding unconstitutional draft legislation that would grant public officials immunity from prosecution. The amendments to the Criminal Law, adopted by the Romanian legislature on At the end of November 2013, the Diet (Japan's parliament) adopted acts that enable public servants to take leave without pay for up to three years when they reside abroad in order to live with their On December 17, 2013, it was reported that the Indian government had lodged a formal complaint with Nancy Powell, the U.S. ambassador to India, following the arrest in New York of an Indian diplomat, Devyani Khobragade, The Ukrainian Ministry of Revenue and Duties recently passed guidelines that provide the Ministry with the legitimate grounds to use computer polygraphs in its work. (Ministry of Revenue and Duties, Decree No. 329... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Wed, 13 Nov 2013 12:00:00 EST http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205403757_text Global Legal Monitor: Laos: New Law on Civil Servants Being Drafted http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205403685_text Officials and employees - On October 9, 2014, the President of Ukraine signed the "Law on Cleansing of the Authorities," widely known as the Law on Lustration. (Law No. 1682-VII (Sept. 16, 2014) [in Ukrainian], Verkhovna Rada [the Ukrainian According to article 1 of Law No. 12,990, sanctioned by Brazilian President Dilma Roussef on June 9, 2014, blacks are to be guaranteed 20% of the positions available in the Executive Branch of the government. Kenya's Parliament is considering a bill, the Order of Precedence Bill, 2014, which, among other goals, is aimed at "providing a yardstick for determining the proper position of all officer[s], their seniority and hierarchy for the On January 22, 2014, the French Parliament adopted two laws placing limits on the ability of politicians to hold multiple concurrent political offices. (Projet de loi interdisant le cumul de fonctions executives locales avec le On January 15, 2014, the Constitutional Court of Romania issued a ruling finding unconstitutional draft legislation that would grant public officials immunity from prosecution. The amendments to the Criminal Law, adopted by the Romanian legislature on At the end of November 2013, the Diet (Japan's parliament) adopted acts that enable public servants to take leave without pay for up to three years when they reside abroad in order to live with their On December 17, 2013, it was reported that the Indian government had lodged a formal complaint with Nancy Powell, the U.S. ambassador to India, following the arrest in New York of an Indian diplomat, Devyani Khobragade, The Ukrainian Ministry of Revenue and Duties recently passed guidelines that provide the Ministry with the legitimate grounds to use computer polygraphs in its work. (Ministry of Revenue and Duties, Decree No. 329 It was reported on August 13, 2013, that the Ministry of Home Affairs of Laos is drafting a new law on civil servants. The aim of the legislation is to improve public administration and the delivery... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Fri, 30 Aug 2013 12:00:00 EDT http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205403685_text Global Legal Monitor: Australia: Court Holds Public Servant Can Be Fired for Critical Tweets http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205403667_text Freedom of speech; Officials and employees - On October 9, 2014, the President of Ukraine signed the "Law on Cleansing of the Authorities," widely known as the Law on Lustration. (Law No. 1682-VII (Sept. 16, 2014) [in Ukrainian], Verkhovna Rada [the Ukrainian According to article 1 of Law No. 12,990, sanctioned by Brazilian President Dilma Roussef on June 9, 2014, blacks are to be guaranteed 20% of the positions available in the Executive Branch of the government. Kenya's Parliament is considering a bill, the Order of Precedence Bill, 2014, which, among other goals, is aimed at "providing a yardstick for determining the proper position of all officer[s], their seniority and hierarchy for the On January 22, 2014, the French Parliament adopted two laws placing limits on the ability of politicians to hold multiple concurrent political offices. (Projet de loi interdisant le cumul de fonctions executives locales avec le On January 15, 2014, the Constitutional Court of Romania issued a ruling finding unconstitutional draft legislation that would grant public officials immunity from prosecution. The amendments to the Criminal Law, adopted by the Romanian legislature on At the end of November 2013, the Diet (Japan's parliament) adopted acts that enable public servants to take leave without pay for up to three years when they reside abroad in order to live with their On December 17, 2013, it was reported that the Indian government had lodged a formal complaint with Nancy Powell, the U.S. ambassador to India, following the arrest in New York of an Indian diplomat, Devyani Khobragade, The Ukrainian Ministry of Revenue and Duties recently passed guidelines that provide the Ministry with the legitimate grounds to use computer polygraphs in its work. (Ministry of Revenue and Duties, Decree No. 329 It was reported on August 13, 2013, that the Ministry of Home Affairs of Laos is drafting a new law on civil servants. The aim of the legislation is to improve public administration and the delivery It was reported on August 13, 2013, that a judge of the Australian Federal Circuit Court had dismissed an application by a public servant for a stay in her dismissal from her public affairs role at... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Fri, 16 Aug 2013 12:00:00 EDT http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205403667_text Global Legal Monitor: Indonesia: Cities Require Wearing of Muslim Attire on Fridays http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205403579_text Officials and employees - On October 9, 2014, the President of Ukraine signed the "Law on Cleansing of the Authorities," widely known as the Law on Lustration. (Law No. 1682-VII (Sept. 16, 2014) [in Ukrainian], Verkhovna Rada [the Ukrainian According to article 1 of Law No. 12,990, sanctioned by Brazilian President Dilma Roussef on June 9, 2014, blacks are to be guaranteed 20% of the positions available in the Executive Branch of the government. Kenya's Parliament is considering a bill, the Order of Precedence Bill, 2014, which, among other goals, is aimed at "providing a yardstick for determining the proper position of all officer[s], their seniority and hierarchy for the On January 22, 2014, the French Parliament adopted two laws placing limits on the ability of politicians to hold multiple concurrent political offices. (Projet de loi interdisant le cumul de fonctions executives locales avec le On January 15, 2014, the Constitutional Court of Romania issued a ruling finding unconstitutional draft legislation that would grant public officials immunity from prosecution. The amendments to the Criminal Law, adopted by the Romanian legislature on At the end of November 2013, the Diet (Japan's parliament) adopted acts that enable public servants to take leave without pay for up to three years when they reside abroad in order to live with their On December 17, 2013, it was reported that the Indian government had lodged a formal complaint with Nancy Powell, the U.S. ambassador to India, following the arrest in New York of an Indian diplomat, Devyani Khobragade, The Ukrainian Ministry of Revenue and Duties recently passed guidelines that provide the Ministry with the legitimate grounds to use computer polygraphs in its work. (Ministry of Revenue and Duties, Decree No. 329 It was reported on August 13, 2013, that the Ministry of Home Affairs of Laos is drafting a new law on civil servants. The aim of the legislation is to improve public administration and the delivery It was reported on August 13, 2013, that a judge of the Australian Federal Circuit Court had dismissed an application by a public servant for a stay in her dismissal from her public affairs role at Two Javanese cities, located near Jakarta, have established apparel rules for municipal staff members. In South Tangerang city, Mayor Airin Rachni Diany declared on Apr. 24, 2013, that all Muslim staff members should wear... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Wed, 01 May 2013 12:00:00 EDT http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205403579_text Global Legal Monitor: Turkey: Politicians Banned from Public Service Messages http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205403470_text Officials and employees - On October 9, 2014, the President of Ukraine signed the "Law on Cleansing of the Authorities," widely known as the Law on Lustration. (Law No. 1682-VII (Sept. 16, 2014) [in Ukrainian], Verkhovna Rada [the Ukrainian According to article 1 of Law No. 12,990, sanctioned by Brazilian President Dilma Roussef on June 9, 2014, blacks are to be guaranteed 20% of the positions available in the Executive Branch of the government. Kenya's Parliament is considering a bill, the Order of Precedence Bill, 2014, which, among other goals, is aimed at "providing a yardstick for determining the proper position of all officer[s], their seniority and hierarchy for the On January 22, 2014, the French Parliament adopted two laws placing limits on the ability of politicians to hold multiple concurrent political offices. (Projet de loi interdisant le cumul de fonctions executives locales avec le On January 15, 2014, the Constitutional Court of Romania issued a ruling finding unconstitutional draft legislation that would grant public officials immunity from prosecution. The amendments to the Criminal Law, adopted by the Romanian legislature on At the end of November 2013, the Diet (Japan's parliament) adopted acts that enable public servants to take leave without pay for up to three years when they reside abroad in order to live with their On December 17, 2013, it was reported that the Indian government had lodged a formal complaint with Nancy Powell, the U.S. ambassador to India, following the arrest in New York of an Indian diplomat, Devyani Khobragade, The Ukrainian Ministry of Revenue and Duties recently passed guidelines that provide the Ministry with the legitimate grounds to use computer polygraphs in its work. (Ministry of Revenue and Duties, Decree No. 329 It was reported on August 13, 2013, that the Ministry of Home Affairs of Laos is drafting a new law on civil servants. The aim of the legislation is to improve public administration and the delivery It was reported on August 13, 2013, that a judge of the Australian Federal Circuit Court had dismissed an application by a public servant for a stay in her dismissal from her public affairs role at Two Javanese cities, located near Jakarta, have established apparel rules for municipal staff members. In South Tangerang city, Mayor Airin Rachni Diany declared on Apr. 24, 2013, that all Muslim staff members should wear It was reported on January 24, 2013, that Turkey's Radio and Television Supreme Council (Radyo ve Televizyonust Kurulu, or RTandUuml;K) has approved a new regulation that bans politicians from appearing in public service announcements (PSAs). The... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Fri, 01 Feb 2013 12:00:00 EST http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205403470_text Global Legal Monitor: Russia: Age Restrictions for Senior Government Officials Will Be Loosened http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205403358_text Officials and employees - On October 9, 2014, the President of Ukraine signed the "Law on Cleansing of the Authorities," widely known as the Law on Lustration. (Law No. 1682-VII (Sept. 16, 2014) [in Ukrainian], Verkhovna Rada [the Ukrainian According to article 1 of Law No. 12,990, sanctioned by Brazilian President Dilma Roussef on June 9, 2014, blacks are to be guaranteed 20% of the positions available in the Executive Branch of the government. Kenya's Parliament is considering a bill, the Order of Precedence Bill, 2014, which, among other goals, is aimed at "providing a yardstick for determining the proper position of all officer[s], their seniority and hierarchy for the On January 22, 2014, the French Parliament adopted two laws placing limits on the ability of politicians to hold multiple concurrent political offices. (Projet de loi interdisant le cumul de fonctions executives locales avec le On January 15, 2014, the Constitutional Court of Romania issued a ruling finding unconstitutional draft legislation that would grant public officials immunity from prosecution. The amendments to the Criminal Law, adopted by the Romanian legislature on At the end of November 2013, the Diet (Japan's parliament) adopted acts that enable public servants to take leave without pay for up to three years when they reside abroad in order to live with their On December 17, 2013, it was reported that the Indian government had lodged a formal complaint with Nancy Powell, the U.S. ambassador to India, following the arrest in New York of an Indian diplomat, Devyani Khobragade, The Ukrainian Ministry of Revenue and Duties recently passed guidelines that provide the Ministry with the legitimate grounds to use computer polygraphs in its work. (Ministry of Revenue and Duties, Decree No. 329 It was reported on August 13, 2013, that the Ministry of Home Affairs of Laos is drafting a new law on civil servants. The aim of the legislation is to improve public administration and the delivery It was reported on August 13, 2013, that a judge of the Australian Federal Circuit Court had dismissed an application by a public servant for a stay in her dismissal from her public affairs role at Two Javanese cities, located near Jakarta, have established apparel rules for municipal staff members. In South Tangerang city, Mayor Airin Rachni Diany declared on Apr. 24, 2013, that all Muslim staff members should wear It was reported on January 24, 2013, that Turkey's Radio and Television Supreme Council (Radyo ve Televizyonust Kurulu, or RTandUuml;K) has approved a new regulation that bans politicians from appearing in public service announcements (PSAs). The On September 4, 2012, President Vladimir Putin of the Russian Federation submitted to the State Duma (the country's legislature) a proposal to amend the Federal Law on Civil Service. The amendment is aimed at increasing the... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Thu, 04 Oct 2012 12:00:00 EDT http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205403358_text Global Legal Monitor: Iceland: Banking Collapse Trial of Former Prime Minister Begins http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205402798_text Officials and employees - On October 9, 2014, the President of Ukraine signed the "Law on Cleansing of the Authorities," widely known as the Law on Lustration. (Law No. 1682-VII (Sept. 16, 2014) [in Ukrainian], Verkhovna Rada [the Ukrainian According to article 1 of Law No. 12,990, sanctioned by Brazilian President Dilma Roussef on June 9, 2014, blacks are to be guaranteed 20% of the positions available in the Executive Branch of the government. Kenya's Parliament is considering a bill, the Order of Precedence Bill, 2014, which, among other goals, is aimed at "providing a yardstick for determining the proper position of all officer[s], their seniority and hierarchy for the On January 22, 2014, the French Parliament adopted two laws placing limits on the ability of politicians to hold multiple concurrent political offices. (Projet de loi interdisant le cumul de fonctions executives locales avec le On January 15, 2014, the Constitutional Court of Romania issued a ruling finding unconstitutional draft legislation that would grant public officials immunity from prosecution. The amendments to the Criminal Law, adopted by the Romanian legislature on At the end of November 2013, the Diet (Japan's parliament) adopted acts that enable public servants to take leave without pay for up to three years when they reside abroad in order to live with their On December 17, 2013, it was reported that the Indian government had lodged a formal complaint with Nancy Powell, the U.S. ambassador to India, following the arrest in New York of an Indian diplomat, Devyani Khobragade, The Ukrainian Ministry of Revenue and Duties recently passed guidelines that provide the Ministry with the legitimate grounds to use computer polygraphs in its work. (Ministry of Revenue and Duties, Decree No. 329 It was reported on August 13, 2013, that the Ministry of Home Affairs of Laos is drafting a new law on civil servants. The aim of the legislation is to improve public administration and the delivery It was reported on August 13, 2013, that a judge of the Australian Federal Circuit Court had dismissed an application by a public servant for a stay in her dismissal from her public affairs role at Two Javanese cities, located near Jakarta, have established apparel rules for municipal staff members. In South Tangerang city, Mayor Airin Rachni Diany declared on Apr. 24, 2013, that all Muslim staff members should wear It was reported on January 24, 2013, that Turkey's Radio and Television Supreme Council (Radyo ve Televizyonust Kurulu, or RTandUuml;K) has approved a new regulation that bans politicians from appearing in public service announcements (PSAs). The On September 4, 2012, President Vladimir Putin of the Russian Federation submitted to the State Duma (the country's legislature) a proposal to amend the Federal Law on Civil Service. The amendment is aimed at increasing the On September 5, 2011, the trial of Geir Haarde, former Prime Minister of Iceland, opened in the Landsdomur, a 15-member special court established to try criminal cases involving Cabinet ministers. Haarde faces charges of intentional or... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Tue, 06 Sep 2011 12:00:00 EDT http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205402798_text Global Legal Monitor: Russia: Reduction in Force for Civil Servants http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205402455_text Officials and employees - On October 9, 2014, the President of Ukraine signed the "Law on Cleansing of the Authorities," widely known as the Law on Lustration. (Law No. 1682-VII (Sept. 16, 2014) [in Ukrainian], Verkhovna Rada [the Ukrainian According to article 1 of Law No. 12,990, sanctioned by Brazilian President Dilma Roussef on June 9, 2014, blacks are to be guaranteed 20% of the positions available in the Executive Branch of the government. Kenya's Parliament is considering a bill, the Order of Precedence Bill, 2014, which, among other goals, is aimed at "providing a yardstick for determining the proper position of all officer[s], their seniority and hierarchy for the On January 22, 2014, the French Parliament adopted two laws placing limits on the ability of politicians to hold multiple concurrent political offices. (Projet de loi interdisant le cumul de fonctions executives locales avec le On January 15, 2014, the Constitutional Court of Romania issued a ruling finding unconstitutional draft legislation that would grant public officials immunity from prosecution. The amendments to the Criminal Law, adopted by the Romanian legislature on At the end of November 2013, the Diet (Japan's parliament) adopted acts that enable public servants to take leave without pay for up to three years when they reside abroad in order to live with their On December 17, 2013, it was reported that the Indian government had lodged a formal complaint with Nancy Powell, the U.S. ambassador to India, following the arrest in New York of an Indian diplomat, Devyani Khobragade, The Ukrainian Ministry of Revenue and Duties recently passed guidelines that provide the Ministry with the legitimate grounds to use computer polygraphs in its work. (Ministry of Revenue and Duties, Decree No. 329 It was reported on August 13, 2013, that the Ministry of Home Affairs of Laos is drafting a new law on civil servants. The aim of the legislation is to improve public administration and the delivery It was reported on August 13, 2013, that a judge of the Australian Federal Circuit Court had dismissed an application by a public servant for a stay in her dismissal from her public affairs role at Two Javanese cities, located near Jakarta, have established apparel rules for municipal staff members. In South Tangerang city, Mayor Airin Rachni Diany declared on Apr. 24, 2013, that all Muslim staff members should wear It was reported on January 24, 2013, that Turkey's Radio and Television Supreme Council (Radyo ve Televizyonust Kurulu, or RTandUuml;K) has approved a new regulation that bans politicians from appearing in public service announcements (PSAs). The On September 4, 2012, President Vladimir Putin of the Russian Federation submitted to the State Duma (the country's legislature) a proposal to amend the Federal Law on Civil Service. The amendment is aimed at increasing the On September 5, 2011, the trial of Geir Haarde, former Prime Minister of Iceland, opened in the Landsdomur, a 15-member special court established to try criminal cases involving Cabinet ministers. Haarde faces charges of intentional or On January 3, 2011, Russian President Dmitri Medvedev issued a Decree on Optimization of the Number of Federal Civil Employees and Employees of Federal Government Institutions. According to information published by the President's press service, the... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Tue, 04 Jan 2011 12:00:00 EST http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205402455_text Global Legal Monitor: Japan: Reduction of Older Public Servants' Salaries http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205402401_text Officials and employees - On October 9, 2014, the President of Ukraine signed the "Law on Cleansing of the Authorities," widely known as the Law on Lustration. (Law No. 1682-VII (Sept. 16, 2014) [in Ukrainian], Verkhovna Rada [the Ukrainian According to article 1 of Law No. 12,990, sanctioned by Brazilian President Dilma Roussef on June 9, 2014, blacks are to be guaranteed 20% of the positions available in the Executive Branch of the government. Kenya's Parliament is considering a bill, the Order of Precedence Bill, 2014, which, among other goals, is aimed at "providing a yardstick for determining the proper position of all officer[s], their seniority and hierarchy for the On January 22, 2014, the French Parliament adopted two laws placing limits on the ability of politicians to hold multiple concurrent political offices. (Projet de loi interdisant le cumul de fonctions executives locales avec le On January 15, 2014, the Constitutional Court of Romania issued a ruling finding unconstitutional draft legislation that would grant public officials immunity from prosecution. The amendments to the Criminal Law, adopted by the Romanian legislature on At the end of November 2013, the Diet (Japan's parliament) adopted acts that enable public servants to take leave without pay for up to three years when they reside abroad in order to live with their On December 17, 2013, it was reported that the Indian government had lodged a formal complaint with Nancy Powell, the U.S. ambassador to India, following the arrest in New York of an Indian diplomat, Devyani Khobragade, The Ukrainian Ministry of Revenue and Duties recently passed guidelines that provide the Ministry with the legitimate grounds to use computer polygraphs in its work. (Ministry of Revenue and Duties, Decree No. 329 It was reported on August 13, 2013, that the Ministry of Home Affairs of Laos is drafting a new law on civil servants. The aim of the legislation is to improve public administration and the delivery It was reported on August 13, 2013, that a judge of the Australian Federal Circuit Court had dismissed an application by a public servant for a stay in her dismissal from her public affairs role at Two Javanese cities, located near Jakarta, have established apparel rules for municipal staff members. In South Tangerang city, Mayor Airin Rachni Diany declared on Apr. 24, 2013, that all Muslim staff members should wear It was reported on January 24, 2013, that Turkey's Radio and Television Supreme Council (Radyo ve Televizyonust Kurulu, or RTandUuml;K) has approved a new regulation that bans politicians from appearing in public service announcements (PSAs). The On September 4, 2012, President Vladimir Putin of the Russian Federation submitted to the State Duma (the country's legislature) a proposal to amend the Federal Law on Civil Service. The amendment is aimed at increasing the On September 5, 2011, the trial of Geir Haarde, former Prime Minister of Iceland, opened in the Landsdomur, a 15-member special court established to try criminal cases involving Cabinet ministers. Haarde faces charges of intentional or On January 3, 2011, Russian President Dmitri Medvedev issued a Decree on Optimization of the Number of Federal Civil Employees and Employees of Federal Government Institutions. According to information published by the President's press service, the The Diet (Japan's Parliament) amended the laws on salaries of various categories of public servants on November 26, 2010. (For the status of bills, see House of Representatives website [in Japanese], http://www.shugiin.go.jp/itdb_gian.nsf/html/gian/kaiji176.htm (last visited Nov.... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Tue, 30 Nov 2010 12:00:00 EST http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205402401_text Global Legal Monitor: Indonesia: Attorney-General Told to Step Down Following Ruling of Constitutional Court http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205402272_text Officials and employees - On October 9, 2014, the President of Ukraine signed the "Law on Cleansing of the Authorities," widely known as the Law on Lustration. (Law No. 1682-VII (Sept. 16, 2014) [in Ukrainian], Verkhovna Rada [the Ukrainian According to article 1 of Law No. 12,990, sanctioned by Brazilian President Dilma Roussef on June 9, 2014, blacks are to be guaranteed 20% of the positions available in the Executive Branch of the government. Kenya's Parliament is considering a bill, the Order of Precedence Bill, 2014, which, among other goals, is aimed at "providing a yardstick for determining the proper position of all officer[s], their seniority and hierarchy for the On January 22, 2014, the French Parliament adopted two laws placing limits on the ability of politicians to hold multiple concurrent political offices. (Projet de loi interdisant le cumul de fonctions executives locales avec le On January 15, 2014, the Constitutional Court of Romania issued a ruling finding unconstitutional draft legislation that would grant public officials immunity from prosecution. The amendments to the Criminal Law, adopted by the Romanian legislature on At the end of November 2013, the Diet (Japan's parliament) adopted acts that enable public servants to take leave without pay for up to three years when they reside abroad in order to live with their On December 17, 2013, it was reported that the Indian government had lodged a formal complaint with Nancy Powell, the U.S. ambassador to India, following the arrest in New York of an Indian diplomat, Devyani Khobragade, The Ukrainian Ministry of Revenue and Duties recently passed guidelines that provide the Ministry with the legitimate grounds to use computer polygraphs in its work. (Ministry of Revenue and Duties, Decree No. 329 It was reported on August 13, 2013, that the Ministry of Home Affairs of Laos is drafting a new law on civil servants. The aim of the legislation is to improve public administration and the delivery It was reported on August 13, 2013, that a judge of the Australian Federal Circuit Court had dismissed an application by a public servant for a stay in her dismissal from her public affairs role at Two Javanese cities, located near Jakarta, have established apparel rules for municipal staff members. In South Tangerang city, Mayor Airin Rachni Diany declared on Apr. 24, 2013, that all Muslim staff members should wear It was reported on January 24, 2013, that Turkey's Radio and Television Supreme Council (Radyo ve Televizyonust Kurulu, or RTandUuml;K) has approved a new regulation that bans politicians from appearing in public service announcements (PSAs). The On September 4, 2012, President Vladimir Putin of the Russian Federation submitted to the State Duma (the country's legislature) a proposal to amend the Federal Law on Civil Service. The amendment is aimed at increasing the On September 5, 2011, the trial of Geir Haarde, former Prime Minister of Iceland, opened in the Landsdomur, a 15-member special court established to try criminal cases involving Cabinet ministers. Haarde faces charges of intentional or On January 3, 2011, Russian President Dmitri Medvedev issued a Decree on Optimization of the Number of Federal Civil Employees and Employees of Federal Government Institutions. According to information published by the President's press service, the The Diet (Japan's Parliament) amended the laws on salaries of various categories of public servants on November 26, 2010. (For the status of bills, see House of Representatives website [in Japanese], http://www.shugiin.go.jp/itdb_gian.nsf/html/gian/kaiji176.htm (last visited Nov. On September 22, 2010, the Constitutional Court of Indonesia ruled that, under the existing law, the Attorney-General's term expires with the end of the term of office of the President and other Cabinet members. Speaking after... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Fri, 24 Sep 2010 12:00:00 EDT http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205402272_text Global Legal Monitor: United Kingdom: Civil Servants Prohibited from Cooperating with U.S. Senate Foreign Relations Committee Investigation http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205402243_text Officials and employees - On October 9, 2014, the President of Ukraine signed the "Law on Cleansing of the Authorities," widely known as the Law on Lustration. (Law No. 1682-VII (Sept. 16, 2014) [in Ukrainian], Verkhovna Rada [the Ukrainian According to article 1 of Law No. 12,990, sanctioned by Brazilian President Dilma Roussef on June 9, 2014, blacks are to be guaranteed 20% of the positions available in the Executive Branch of the government. Kenya's Parliament is considering a bill, the Order of Precedence Bill, 2014, which, among other goals, is aimed at "providing a yardstick for determining the proper position of all officer[s], their seniority and hierarchy for the On January 22, 2014, the French Parliament adopted two laws placing limits on the ability of politicians to hold multiple concurrent political offices. (Projet de loi interdisant le cumul de fonctions executives locales avec le On January 15, 2014, the Constitutional Court of Romania issued a ruling finding unconstitutional draft legislation that would grant public officials immunity from prosecution. The amendments to the Criminal Law, adopted by the Romanian legislature on At the end of November 2013, the Diet (Japan's parliament) adopted acts that enable public servants to take leave without pay for up to three years when they reside abroad in order to live with their On December 17, 2013, it was reported that the Indian government had lodged a formal complaint with Nancy Powell, the U.S. ambassador to India, following the arrest in New York of an Indian diplomat, Devyani Khobragade, The Ukrainian Ministry of Revenue and Duties recently passed guidelines that provide the Ministry with the legitimate grounds to use computer polygraphs in its work. (Ministry of Revenue and Duties, Decree No. 329 It was reported on August 13, 2013, that the Ministry of Home Affairs of Laos is drafting a new law on civil servants. The aim of the legislation is to improve public administration and the delivery It was reported on August 13, 2013, that a judge of the Australian Federal Circuit Court had dismissed an application by a public servant for a stay in her dismissal from her public affairs role at Two Javanese cities, located near Jakarta, have established apparel rules for municipal staff members. In South Tangerang city, Mayor Airin Rachni Diany declared on Apr. 24, 2013, that all Muslim staff members should wear It was reported on January 24, 2013, that Turkey's Radio and Television Supreme Council (Radyo ve Televizyonust Kurulu, or RTandUuml;K) has approved a new regulation that bans politicians from appearing in public service announcements (PSAs). The On September 4, 2012, President Vladimir Putin of the Russian Federation submitted to the State Duma (the country's legislature) a proposal to amend the Federal Law on Civil Service. The amendment is aimed at increasing the On September 5, 2011, the trial of Geir Haarde, former Prime Minister of Iceland, opened in the Landsdomur, a 15-member special court established to try criminal cases involving Cabinet ministers. Haarde faces charges of intentional or On January 3, 2011, Russian President Dmitri Medvedev issued a Decree on Optimization of the Number of Federal Civil Employees and Employees of Federal Government Institutions. According to information published by the President's press service, the The Diet (Japan's Parliament) amended the laws on salaries of various categories of public servants on November 26, 2010. (For the status of bills, see House of Representatives website [in Japanese], http://www.shugiin.go.jp/itdb_gian.nsf/html/gian/kaiji176.htm (last visited Nov. On September 22, 2010, the Constitutional Court of Indonesia ruled that, under the existing law, the Attorney-General's term expires with the end of the term of office of the President and other Cabinet members. Speaking after The U.S. Senate Foreign Relations Committee is conducting an investigation into the circumstances surrounding the release of Abdel Basset al-Megrahi, the man convicted of the Lockerbie bombing, in light of information regarding the British petroleum company... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Thu, 16 Sep 2010 12:00:00 EDT http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205402243_text Global Legal Monitor: Netherlands: Dismissal of Muslim City Employee Upheld http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205402175_text Officials and employees - On October 9, 2014, the President of Ukraine signed the "Law on Cleansing of the Authorities," widely known as the Law on Lustration. (Law No. 1682-VII (Sept. 16, 2014) [in Ukrainian], Verkhovna Rada [the Ukrainian According to article 1 of Law No. 12,990, sanctioned by Brazilian President Dilma Roussef on June 9, 2014, blacks are to be guaranteed 20% of the positions available in the Executive Branch of the government. Kenya's Parliament is considering a bill, the Order of Precedence Bill, 2014, which, among other goals, is aimed at "providing a yardstick for determining the proper position of all officer[s], their seniority and hierarchy for the On January 22, 2014, the French Parliament adopted two laws placing limits on the ability of politicians to hold multiple concurrent political offices. (Projet de loi interdisant le cumul de fonctions executives locales avec le On January 15, 2014, the Constitutional Court of Romania issued a ruling finding unconstitutional draft legislation that would grant public officials immunity from prosecution. The amendments to the Criminal Law, adopted by the Romanian legislature on At the end of November 2013, the Diet (Japan's parliament) adopted acts that enable public servants to take leave without pay for up to three years when they reside abroad in order to live with their On December 17, 2013, it was reported that the Indian government had lodged a formal complaint with Nancy Powell, the U.S. ambassador to India, following the arrest in New York of an Indian diplomat, Devyani Khobragade, The Ukrainian Ministry of Revenue and Duties recently passed guidelines that provide the Ministry with the legitimate grounds to use computer polygraphs in its work. (Ministry of Revenue and Duties, Decree No. 329 It was reported on August 13, 2013, that the Ministry of Home Affairs of Laos is drafting a new law on civil servants. The aim of the legislation is to improve public administration and the delivery It was reported on August 13, 2013, that a judge of the Australian Federal Circuit Court had dismissed an application by a public servant for a stay in her dismissal from her public affairs role at Two Javanese cities, located near Jakarta, have established apparel rules for municipal staff members. In South Tangerang city, Mayor Airin Rachni Diany declared on Apr. 24, 2013, that all Muslim staff members should wear It was reported on January 24, 2013, that Turkey's Radio and Television Supreme Council (Radyo ve Televizyonust Kurulu, or RTandUuml;K) has approved a new regulation that bans politicians from appearing in public service announcements (PSAs). The On September 4, 2012, President Vladimir Putin of the Russian Federation submitted to the State Duma (the country's legislature) a proposal to amend the Federal Law on Civil Service. The amendment is aimed at increasing the On September 5, 2011, the trial of Geir Haarde, former Prime Minister of Iceland, opened in the Landsdomur, a 15-member special court established to try criminal cases involving Cabinet ministers. Haarde faces charges of intentional or On January 3, 2011, Russian President Dmitri Medvedev issued a Decree on Optimization of the Number of Federal Civil Employees and Employees of Federal Government Institutions. According to information published by the President's press service, the The Diet (Japan's Parliament) amended the laws on salaries of various categories of public servants on November 26, 2010. (For the status of bills, see House of Representatives website [in Japanese], http://www.shugiin.go.jp/itdb_gian.nsf/html/gian/kaiji176.htm (last visited Nov. On September 22, 2010, the Constitutional Court of Indonesia ruled that, under the existing law, the Attorney-General's term expires with the end of the term of office of the President and other Cabinet members. Speaking after The U.S. Senate Foreign Relations Committee is conducting an investigation into the circumstances surrounding the release of Abdel Basset al-Megrahi, the man convicted of the Lockerbie bombing, in light of information regarding the British petroleum company On August 11, 2010, a court in Rotterdam, the Netherlands, upheld an August 2009 city government decision to fire a Muslim philosopher it had employed as an integration advisor. Tariq Ramadan must pay court costs of... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Thu, 19 Aug 2010 12:00:00 EDT http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205402175_text Global Legal Monitor: Uganda: Parliament Passes Law on Retirement Benefits for Top Government Officials http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205402137_text Officials and employees - On October 9, 2014, the President of Ukraine signed the "Law on Cleansing of the Authorities," widely known as the Law on Lustration. (Law No. 1682-VII (Sept. 16, 2014) [in Ukrainian], Verkhovna Rada [the Ukrainian According to article 1 of Law No. 12,990, sanctioned by Brazilian President Dilma Roussef on June 9, 2014, blacks are to be guaranteed 20% of the positions available in the Executive Branch of the government. Kenya's Parliament is considering a bill, the Order of Precedence Bill, 2014, which, among other goals, is aimed at "providing a yardstick for determining the proper position of all officer[s], their seniority and hierarchy for the On January 22, 2014, the French Parliament adopted two laws placing limits on the ability of politicians to hold multiple concurrent political offices. (Projet de loi interdisant le cumul de fonctions executives locales avec le On January 15, 2014, the Constitutional Court of Romania issued a ruling finding unconstitutional draft legislation that would grant public officials immunity from prosecution. The amendments to the Criminal Law, adopted by the Romanian legislature on At the end of November 2013, the Diet (Japan's parliament) adopted acts that enable public servants to take leave without pay for up to three years when they reside abroad in order to live with their On December 17, 2013, it was reported that the Indian government had lodged a formal complaint with Nancy Powell, the U.S. ambassador to India, following the arrest in New York of an Indian diplomat, Devyani Khobragade, The Ukrainian Ministry of Revenue and Duties recently passed guidelines that provide the Ministry with the legitimate grounds to use computer polygraphs in its work. (Ministry of Revenue and Duties, Decree No. 329 It was reported on August 13, 2013, that the Ministry of Home Affairs of Laos is drafting a new law on civil servants. The aim of the legislation is to improve public administration and the delivery It was reported on August 13, 2013, that a judge of the Australian Federal Circuit Court had dismissed an application by a public servant for a stay in her dismissal from her public affairs role at Two Javanese cities, located near Jakarta, have established apparel rules for municipal staff members. In South Tangerang city, Mayor Airin Rachni Diany declared on Apr. 24, 2013, that all Muslim staff members should wear It was reported on January 24, 2013, that Turkey's Radio and Television Supreme Council (Radyo ve Televizyonust Kurulu, or RTandUuml;K) has approved a new regulation that bans politicians from appearing in public service announcements (PSAs). The On September 4, 2012, President Vladimir Putin of the Russian Federation submitted to the State Duma (the country's legislature) a proposal to amend the Federal Law on Civil Service. The amendment is aimed at increasing the On September 5, 2011, the trial of Geir Haarde, former Prime Minister of Iceland, opened in the Landsdomur, a 15-member special court established to try criminal cases involving Cabinet ministers. Haarde faces charges of intentional or On January 3, 2011, Russian President Dmitri Medvedev issued a Decree on Optimization of the Number of Federal Civil Employees and Employees of Federal Government Institutions. According to information published by the President's press service, the The Diet (Japan's Parliament) amended the laws on salaries of various categories of public servants on November 26, 2010. (For the status of bills, see House of Representatives website [in Japanese], http://www.shugiin.go.jp/itdb_gian.nsf/html/gian/kaiji176.htm (last visited Nov. On September 22, 2010, the Constitutional Court of Indonesia ruled that, under the existing law, the Attorney-General's term expires with the end of the term of office of the President and other Cabinet members. Speaking after The U.S. Senate Foreign Relations Committee is conducting an investigation into the circumstances surrounding the release of Abdel Basset al-Megrahi, the man convicted of the Lockerbie bombing, in light of information regarding the British petroleum company On August 11, 2010, a court in Rotterdam, the Netherlands, upheld an August 2009 city government decision to fire a Muslim philosopher it had employed as an integration advisor. Tariq Ramadan must pay court costs of On June 23, 2010, the Ugandan Parliament approved the Emoluments and Benefits of the President, Vice President and Prime Minister Bill 2009, governing the salaries, allowances, and retirement benefits of those officials as well as entitlements... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Mon, 02 Aug 2010 12:00:00 EDT http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205402137_text Global Legal Monitor: Iran: Council of Ministers Members to Be Fined If Late to Meetings http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205402061_text Officials and employees - On October 9, 2014, the President of Ukraine signed the "Law on Cleansing of the Authorities," widely known as the Law on Lustration. (Law No. 1682-VII (Sept. 16, 2014) [in Ukrainian], Verkhovna Rada [the Ukrainian According to article 1 of Law No. 12,990, sanctioned by Brazilian President Dilma Roussef on June 9, 2014, blacks are to be guaranteed 20% of the positions available in the Executive Branch of the government. Kenya's Parliament is considering a bill, the Order of Precedence Bill, 2014, which, among other goals, is aimed at "providing a yardstick for determining the proper position of all officer[s], their seniority and hierarchy for the On January 22, 2014, the French Parliament adopted two laws placing limits on the ability of politicians to hold multiple concurrent political offices. (Projet de loi interdisant le cumul de fonctions executives locales avec le On January 15, 2014, the Constitutional Court of Romania issued a ruling finding unconstitutional draft legislation that would grant public officials immunity from prosecution. The amendments to the Criminal Law, adopted by the Romanian legislature on At the end of November 2013, the Diet (Japan's parliament) adopted acts that enable public servants to take leave without pay for up to three years when they reside abroad in order to live with their On December 17, 2013, it was reported that the Indian government had lodged a formal complaint with Nancy Powell, the U.S. ambassador to India, following the arrest in New York of an Indian diplomat, Devyani Khobragade, The Ukrainian Ministry of Revenue and Duties recently passed guidelines that provide the Ministry with the legitimate grounds to use computer polygraphs in its work. (Ministry of Revenue and Duties, Decree No. 329 It was reported on August 13, 2013, that the Ministry of Home Affairs of Laos is drafting a new law on civil servants. The aim of the legislation is to improve public administration and the delivery It was reported on August 13, 2013, that a judge of the Australian Federal Circuit Court had dismissed an application by a public servant for a stay in her dismissal from her public affairs role at Two Javanese cities, located near Jakarta, have established apparel rules for municipal staff members. In South Tangerang city, Mayor Airin Rachni Diany declared on Apr. 24, 2013, that all Muslim staff members should wear It was reported on January 24, 2013, that Turkey's Radio and Television Supreme Council (Radyo ve Televizyonust Kurulu, or RTandUuml;K) has approved a new regulation that bans politicians from appearing in public service announcements (PSAs). The On September 4, 2012, President Vladimir Putin of the Russian Federation submitted to the State Duma (the country's legislature) a proposal to amend the Federal Law on Civil Service. The amendment is aimed at increasing the On September 5, 2011, the trial of Geir Haarde, former Prime Minister of Iceland, opened in the Landsdomur, a 15-member special court established to try criminal cases involving Cabinet ministers. Haarde faces charges of intentional or On January 3, 2011, Russian President Dmitri Medvedev issued a Decree on Optimization of the Number of Federal Civil Employees and Employees of Federal Government Institutions. According to information published by the President's press service, the The Diet (Japan's Parliament) amended the laws on salaries of various categories of public servants on November 26, 2010. (For the status of bills, see House of Representatives website [in Japanese], http://www.shugiin.go.jp/itdb_gian.nsf/html/gian/kaiji176.htm (last visited Nov. On September 22, 2010, the Constitutional Court of Indonesia ruled that, under the existing law, the Attorney-General's term expires with the end of the term of office of the President and other Cabinet members. Speaking after The U.S. Senate Foreign Relations Committee is conducting an investigation into the circumstances surrounding the release of Abdel Basset al-Megrahi, the man convicted of the Lockerbie bombing, in light of information regarding the British petroleum company On August 11, 2010, a court in Rotterdam, the Netherlands, upheld an August 2009 city government decision to fire a Muslim philosopher it had employed as an integration advisor. Tariq Ramadan must pay court costs of On June 23, 2010, the Ugandan Parliament approved the Emoluments and Benefits of the President, Vice President and Prime Minister Bill 2009, governing the salaries, allowances, and retirement benefits of those officials as well as entitlements President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad of Iran has issued an order that the members of his Council of Ministers must be fined 1,000 tomans (about US$1) for every minute they are late in attending the meetings of the... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Mon, 21 Jun 2010 12:00:00 EDT http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205402061_text Global Legal Monitor: Ethiopia: Law to Compensate Laid-Off Civil Servants http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205401322_text Officials and employees - On October 9, 2014, the President of Ukraine signed the "Law on Cleansing of the Authorities," widely known as the Law on Lustration. (Law No. 1682-VII (Sept. 16, 2014) [in Ukrainian], Verkhovna Rada [the Ukrainian According to article 1 of Law No. 12,990, sanctioned by Brazilian President Dilma Roussef on June 9, 2014, blacks are to be guaranteed 20% of the positions available in the Executive Branch of the government. Kenya's Parliament is considering a bill, the Order of Precedence Bill, 2014, which, among other goals, is aimed at "providing a yardstick for determining the proper position of all officer[s], their seniority and hierarchy for the On January 22, 2014, the French Parliament adopted two laws placing limits on the ability of politicians to hold multiple concurrent political offices. (Projet de loi interdisant le cumul de fonctions executives locales avec le On January 15, 2014, the Constitutional Court of Romania issued a ruling finding unconstitutional draft legislation that would grant public officials immunity from prosecution. The amendments to the Criminal Law, adopted by the Romanian legislature on At the end of November 2013, the Diet (Japan's parliament) adopted acts that enable public servants to take leave without pay for up to three years when they reside abroad in order to live with their On December 17, 2013, it was reported that the Indian government had lodged a formal complaint with Nancy Powell, the U.S. ambassador to India, following the arrest in New York of an Indian diplomat, Devyani Khobragade, The Ukrainian Ministry of Revenue and Duties recently passed guidelines that provide the Ministry with the legitimate grounds to use computer polygraphs in its work. (Ministry of Revenue and Duties, Decree No. 329 It was reported on August 13, 2013, that the Ministry of Home Affairs of Laos is drafting a new law on civil servants. The aim of the legislation is to improve public administration and the delivery It was reported on August 13, 2013, that a judge of the Australian Federal Circuit Court had dismissed an application by a public servant for a stay in her dismissal from her public affairs role at Two Javanese cities, located near Jakarta, have established apparel rules for municipal staff members. In South Tangerang city, Mayor Airin Rachni Diany declared on Apr. 24, 2013, that all Muslim staff members should wear It was reported on January 24, 2013, that Turkey's Radio and Television Supreme Council (Radyo ve Televizyonust Kurulu, or RTandUuml;K) has approved a new regulation that bans politicians from appearing in public service announcements (PSAs). The On September 4, 2012, President Vladimir Putin of the Russian Federation submitted to the State Duma (the country's legislature) a proposal to amend the Federal Law on Civil Service. The amendment is aimed at increasing the On September 5, 2011, the trial of Geir Haarde, former Prime Minister of Iceland, opened in the Landsdomur, a 15-member special court established to try criminal cases involving Cabinet ministers. Haarde faces charges of intentional or On January 3, 2011, Russian President Dmitri Medvedev issued a Decree on Optimization of the Number of Federal Civil Employees and Employees of Federal Government Institutions. According to information published by the President's press service, the The Diet (Japan's Parliament) amended the laws on salaries of various categories of public servants on November 26, 2010. (For the status of bills, see House of Representatives website [in Japanese], http://www.shugiin.go.jp/itdb_gian.nsf/html/gian/kaiji176.htm (last visited Nov. On September 22, 2010, the Constitutional Court of Indonesia ruled that, under the existing law, the Attorney-General's term expires with the end of the term of office of the President and other Cabinet members. Speaking after The U.S. Senate Foreign Relations Committee is conducting an investigation into the circumstances surrounding the release of Abdel Basset al-Megrahi, the man convicted of the Lockerbie bombing, in light of information regarding the British petroleum company On August 11, 2010, a court in Rotterdam, the Netherlands, upheld an August 2009 city government decision to fire a Muslim philosopher it had employed as an integration advisor. Tariq Ramadan must pay court costs of On June 23, 2010, the Ugandan Parliament approved the Emoluments and Benefits of the President, Vice President and Prime Minister Bill 2009, governing the salaries, allowances, and retirement benefits of those officials as well as entitlements President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad of Iran has issued an order that the members of his Council of Ministers must be fined 1,000 tomans (about US$1) for every minute they are late in attending the meetings of the It was reported on May 27, 2009, that the Ethiopian House of Representatives passed a bill that will allow for compensating government employees who lose their jobs due to restructuring intended to make government institutions more... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Wed, 03 Jun 2009 12:00:00 EDT http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205401322_text Global Legal Monitor: Mexico: Deputies Approve Bill Prohibiting Government Officials from Earning More Than the President http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205401191_text Officials and employees - On October 9, 2014, the President of Ukraine signed the "Law on Cleansing of the Authorities," widely known as the Law on Lustration. (Law No. 1682-VII (Sept. 16, 2014) [in Ukrainian], Verkhovna Rada [the Ukrainian According to article 1 of Law No. 12,990, sanctioned by Brazilian President Dilma Roussef on June 9, 2014, blacks are to be guaranteed 20% of the positions available in the Executive Branch of the government. Kenya's Parliament is considering a bill, the Order of Precedence Bill, 2014, which, among other goals, is aimed at "providing a yardstick for determining the proper position of all officer[s], their seniority and hierarchy for the On January 22, 2014, the French Parliament adopted two laws placing limits on the ability of politicians to hold multiple concurrent political offices. (Projet de loi interdisant le cumul de fonctions executives locales avec le On January 15, 2014, the Constitutional Court of Romania issued a ruling finding unconstitutional draft legislation that would grant public officials immunity from prosecution. The amendments to the Criminal Law, adopted by the Romanian legislature on At the end of November 2013, the Diet (Japan's parliament) adopted acts that enable public servants to take leave without pay for up to three years when they reside abroad in order to live with their On December 17, 2013, it was reported that the Indian government had lodged a formal complaint with Nancy Powell, the U.S. ambassador to India, following the arrest in New York of an Indian diplomat, Devyani Khobragade, The Ukrainian Ministry of Revenue and Duties recently passed guidelines that provide the Ministry with the legitimate grounds to use computer polygraphs in its work. (Ministry of Revenue and Duties, Decree No. 329 It was reported on August 13, 2013, that the Ministry of Home Affairs of Laos is drafting a new law on civil servants. The aim of the legislation is to improve public administration and the delivery It was reported on August 13, 2013, that a judge of the Australian Federal Circuit Court had dismissed an application by a public servant for a stay in her dismissal from her public affairs role at Two Javanese cities, located near Jakarta, have established apparel rules for municipal staff members. In South Tangerang city, Mayor Airin Rachni Diany declared on Apr. 24, 2013, that all Muslim staff members should wear It was reported on January 24, 2013, that Turkey's Radio and Television Supreme Council (Radyo ve Televizyonust Kurulu, or RTandUuml;K) has approved a new regulation that bans politicians from appearing in public service announcements (PSAs). The On September 4, 2012, President Vladimir Putin of the Russian Federation submitted to the State Duma (the country's legislature) a proposal to amend the Federal Law on Civil Service. The amendment is aimed at increasing the On September 5, 2011, the trial of Geir Haarde, former Prime Minister of Iceland, opened in the Landsdomur, a 15-member special court established to try criminal cases involving Cabinet ministers. Haarde faces charges of intentional or On January 3, 2011, Russian President Dmitri Medvedev issued a Decree on Optimization of the Number of Federal Civil Employees and Employees of Federal Government Institutions. According to information published by the President's press service, the The Diet (Japan's Parliament) amended the laws on salaries of various categories of public servants on November 26, 2010. (For the status of bills, see House of Representatives website [in Japanese], http://www.shugiin.go.jp/itdb_gian.nsf/html/gian/kaiji176.htm (last visited Nov. On September 22, 2010, the Constitutional Court of Indonesia ruled that, under the existing law, the Attorney-General's term expires with the end of the term of office of the President and other Cabinet members. Speaking after The U.S. Senate Foreign Relations Committee is conducting an investigation into the circumstances surrounding the release of Abdel Basset al-Megrahi, the man convicted of the Lockerbie bombing, in light of information regarding the British petroleum company On August 11, 2010, a court in Rotterdam, the Netherlands, upheld an August 2009 city government decision to fire a Muslim philosopher it had employed as an integration advisor. Tariq Ramadan must pay court costs of On June 23, 2010, the Ugandan Parliament approved the Emoluments and Benefits of the President, Vice President and Prime Minister Bill 2009, governing the salaries, allowances, and retirement benefits of those officials as well as entitlements President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad of Iran has issued an order that the members of his Council of Ministers must be fined 1,000 tomans (about US$1) for every minute they are late in attending the meetings of the It was reported on May 27, 2009, that the Ethiopian House of Representatives passed a bill that will allow for compensating government employees who lose their jobs due to restructuring intended to make government institutions more It was reported on March 31, 2009, that Mexico's Chamber of Deputies has approved a bill, entitled the Maximum Salaries Law, with 365 votes in favor, one opposed, and two abstentions. If enacted, the law will... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Tue, 07 Apr 2009 12:00:00 EDT http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205401191_text Global Legal Monitor: Sri Lanka: Fuel Prices Cut, Other Steps Taken to Aid Budget, Industry http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l20540901_text Officials and employees - On October 9, 2014, the President of Ukraine signed the "Law on Cleansing of the Authorities," widely known as the Law on Lustration. (Law No. 1682-VII (Sept. 16, 2014) [in Ukrainian], Verkhovna Rada [the Ukrainian According to article 1 of Law No. 12,990, sanctioned by Brazilian President Dilma Roussef on June 9, 2014, blacks are to be guaranteed 20% of the positions available in the Executive Branch of the government. Kenya's Parliament is considering a bill, the Order of Precedence Bill, 2014, which, among other goals, is aimed at "providing a yardstick for determining the proper position of all officer[s], their seniority and hierarchy for the On January 22, 2014, the French Parliament adopted two laws placing limits on the ability of politicians to hold multiple concurrent political offices. (Projet de loi interdisant le cumul de fonctions executives locales avec le On January 15, 2014, the Constitutional Court of Romania issued a ruling finding unconstitutional draft legislation that would grant public officials immunity from prosecution. The amendments to the Criminal Law, adopted by the Romanian legislature on At the end of November 2013, the Diet (Japan's parliament) adopted acts that enable public servants to take leave without pay for up to three years when they reside abroad in order to live with their On December 17, 2013, it was reported that the Indian government had lodged a formal complaint with Nancy Powell, the U.S. ambassador to India, following the arrest in New York of an Indian diplomat, Devyani Khobragade, The Ukrainian Ministry of Revenue and Duties recently passed guidelines that provide the Ministry with the legitimate grounds to use computer polygraphs in its work. (Ministry of Revenue and Duties, Decree No. 329 It was reported on August 13, 2013, that the Ministry of Home Affairs of Laos is drafting a new law on civil servants. The aim of the legislation is to improve public administration and the delivery It was reported on August 13, 2013, that a judge of the Australian Federal Circuit Court had dismissed an application by a public servant for a stay in her dismissal from her public affairs role at Two Javanese cities, located near Jakarta, have established apparel rules for municipal staff members. In South Tangerang city, Mayor Airin Rachni Diany declared on Apr. 24, 2013, that all Muslim staff members should wear It was reported on January 24, 2013, that Turkey's Radio and Television Supreme Council (Radyo ve Televizyonust Kurulu, or RTandUuml;K) has approved a new regulation that bans politicians from appearing in public service announcements (PSAs). The On September 4, 2012, President Vladimir Putin of the Russian Federation submitted to the State Duma (the country's legislature) a proposal to amend the Federal Law on Civil Service. The amendment is aimed at increasing the On September 5, 2011, the trial of Geir Haarde, former Prime Minister of Iceland, opened in the Landsdomur, a 15-member special court established to try criminal cases involving Cabinet ministers. Haarde faces charges of intentional or On January 3, 2011, Russian President Dmitri Medvedev issued a Decree on Optimization of the Number of Federal Civil Employees and Employees of Federal Government Institutions. According to information published by the President's press service, the The Diet (Japan's Parliament) amended the laws on salaries of various categories of public servants on November 26, 2010. (For the status of bills, see House of Representatives website [in Japanese], http://www.shugiin.go.jp/itdb_gian.nsf/html/gian/kaiji176.htm (last visited Nov. On September 22, 2010, the Constitutional Court of Indonesia ruled that, under the existing law, the Attorney-General's term expires with the end of the term of office of the President and other Cabinet members. Speaking after The U.S. Senate Foreign Relations Committee is conducting an investigation into the circumstances surrounding the release of Abdel Basset al-Megrahi, the man convicted of the Lockerbie bombing, in light of information regarding the British petroleum company On August 11, 2010, a court in Rotterdam, the Netherlands, upheld an August 2009 city government decision to fire a Muslim philosopher it had employed as an integration advisor. Tariq Ramadan must pay court costs of On June 23, 2010, the Ugandan Parliament approved the Emoluments and Benefits of the President, Vice President and Prime Minister Bill 2009, governing the salaries, allowances, and retirement benefits of those officials as well as entitlements President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad of Iran has issued an order that the members of his Council of Ministers must be fined 1,000 tomans (about US$1) for every minute they are late in attending the meetings of the It was reported on May 27, 2009, that the Ethiopian House of Representatives passed a bill that will allow for compensating government employees who lose their jobs due to restructuring intended to make government institutions more It was reported on March 31, 2009, that Mexico's Chamber of Deputies has approved a bill, entitled the Maximum Salaries Law, with 365 votes in favor, one opposed, and two abstentions. If enacted, the law will The Government of Sri Lanka has taken steps to cut the cost of living for its citizens and strengthen the economy. They were announced in a special Cabinet meeting called by President Mahinda Rajapaksa on December... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Mon, 05 Jan 2009 12:00:00 EST http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l20540901_text Global Legal Monitor: Iraq: HNDBC Allows More Former Members of the Baath Party to Rejoin Civil Service http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l20540654_text Officials and employees - On October 9, 2014, the President of Ukraine signed the "Law on Cleansing of the Authorities," widely known as the Law on Lustration. (Law No. 1682-VII (Sept. 16, 2014) [in Ukrainian], Verkhovna Rada [the Ukrainian According to article 1 of Law No. 12,990, sanctioned by Brazilian President Dilma Roussef on June 9, 2014, blacks are to be guaranteed 20% of the positions available in the Executive Branch of the government. Kenya's Parliament is considering a bill, the Order of Precedence Bill, 2014, which, among other goals, is aimed at "providing a yardstick for determining the proper position of all officer[s], their seniority and hierarchy for the On January 22, 2014, the French Parliament adopted two laws placing limits on the ability of politicians to hold multiple concurrent political offices. (Projet de loi interdisant le cumul de fonctions executives locales avec le On January 15, 2014, the Constitutional Court of Romania issued a ruling finding unconstitutional draft legislation that would grant public officials immunity from prosecution. The amendments to the Criminal Law, adopted by the Romanian legislature on At the end of November 2013, the Diet (Japan's parliament) adopted acts that enable public servants to take leave without pay for up to three years when they reside abroad in order to live with their On December 17, 2013, it was reported that the Indian government had lodged a formal complaint with Nancy Powell, the U.S. ambassador to India, following the arrest in New York of an Indian diplomat, Devyani Khobragade, The Ukrainian Ministry of Revenue and Duties recently passed guidelines that provide the Ministry with the legitimate grounds to use computer polygraphs in its work. (Ministry of Revenue and Duties, Decree No. 329 It was reported on August 13, 2013, that the Ministry of Home Affairs of Laos is drafting a new law on civil servants. The aim of the legislation is to improve public administration and the delivery It was reported on August 13, 2013, that a judge of the Australian Federal Circuit Court had dismissed an application by a public servant for a stay in her dismissal from her public affairs role at Two Javanese cities, located near Jakarta, have established apparel rules for municipal staff members. In South Tangerang city, Mayor Airin Rachni Diany declared on Apr. 24, 2013, that all Muslim staff members should wear It was reported on January 24, 2013, that Turkey's Radio and Television Supreme Council (Radyo ve Televizyonust Kurulu, or RTandUuml;K) has approved a new regulation that bans politicians from appearing in public service announcements (PSAs). The On September 4, 2012, President Vladimir Putin of the Russian Federation submitted to the State Duma (the country's legislature) a proposal to amend the Federal Law on Civil Service. The amendment is aimed at increasing the On September 5, 2011, the trial of Geir Haarde, former Prime Minister of Iceland, opened in the Landsdomur, a 15-member special court established to try criminal cases involving Cabinet ministers. Haarde faces charges of intentional or On January 3, 2011, Russian President Dmitri Medvedev issued a Decree on Optimization of the Number of Federal Civil Employees and Employees of Federal Government Institutions. According to information published by the President's press service, the The Diet (Japan's Parliament) amended the laws on salaries of various categories of public servants on November 26, 2010. (For the status of bills, see House of Representatives website [in Japanese], http://www.shugiin.go.jp/itdb_gian.nsf/html/gian/kaiji176.htm (last visited Nov. On September 22, 2010, the Constitutional Court of Indonesia ruled that, under the existing law, the Attorney-General's term expires with the end of the term of office of the President and other Cabinet members. Speaking after The U.S. Senate Foreign Relations Committee is conducting an investigation into the circumstances surrounding the release of Abdel Basset al-Megrahi, the man convicted of the Lockerbie bombing, in light of information regarding the British petroleum company On August 11, 2010, a court in Rotterdam, the Netherlands, upheld an August 2009 city government decision to fire a Muslim philosopher it had employed as an integration advisor. Tariq Ramadan must pay court costs of On June 23, 2010, the Ugandan Parliament approved the Emoluments and Benefits of the President, Vice President and Prime Minister Bill 2009, governing the salaries, allowances, and retirement benefits of those officials as well as entitlements President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad of Iran has issued an order that the members of his Council of Ministers must be fined 1,000 tomans (about US$1) for every minute they are late in attending the meetings of the It was reported on May 27, 2009, that the Ethiopian House of Representatives passed a bill that will allow for compensating government employees who lose their jobs due to restructuring intended to make government institutions more It was reported on March 31, 2009, that Mexico's Chamber of Deputies has approved a bill, entitled the Maximum Salaries Law, with 365 votes in favor, one opposed, and two abstentions. If enacted, the law will The Government of Sri Lanka has taken steps to cut the cost of living for its citizens and strengthen the economy. They were announced in a special Cabinet meeting called by President Mahinda Rajapaksa on December On August 20, 2008, as part of the implementation of the Accountability and Justice Law, originally enacted on February 14, 2008, the Higher National De-Baathification Commission (HNDBC) allowed 1,000 former members of the Baath Party to... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Wed, 10 Sep 2008 12:00:00 EDT http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l20540654_text Global Legal Monitor: Bangladesh: Ordinance on Marriage with Foreign Nationals http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l20540436_text Officials and employees - On October 9, 2014, the President of Ukraine signed the "Law on Cleansing of the Authorities," widely known as the Law on Lustration. (Law No. 1682-VII (Sept. 16, 2014) [in Ukrainian], Verkhovna Rada [the Ukrainian According to article 1 of Law No. 12,990, sanctioned by Brazilian President Dilma Roussef on June 9, 2014, blacks are to be guaranteed 20% of the positions available in the Executive Branch of the government. Kenya's Parliament is considering a bill, the Order of Precedence Bill, 2014, which, among other goals, is aimed at "providing a yardstick for determining the proper position of all officer[s], their seniority and hierarchy for the On January 22, 2014, the French Parliament adopted two laws placing limits on the ability of politicians to hold multiple concurrent political offices. (Projet de loi interdisant le cumul de fonctions executives locales avec le On January 15, 2014, the Constitutional Court of Romania issued a ruling finding unconstitutional draft legislation that would grant public officials immunity from prosecution. The amendments to the Criminal Law, adopted by the Romanian legislature on At the end of November 2013, the Diet (Japan's parliament) adopted acts that enable public servants to take leave without pay for up to three years when they reside abroad in order to live with their On December 17, 2013, it was reported that the Indian government had lodged a formal complaint with Nancy Powell, the U.S. ambassador to India, following the arrest in New York of an Indian diplomat, Devyani Khobragade, The Ukrainian Ministry of Revenue and Duties recently passed guidelines that provide the Ministry with the legitimate grounds to use computer polygraphs in its work. (Ministry of Revenue and Duties, Decree No. 329 It was reported on August 13, 2013, that the Ministry of Home Affairs of Laos is drafting a new law on civil servants. The aim of the legislation is to improve public administration and the delivery It was reported on August 13, 2013, that a judge of the Australian Federal Circuit Court had dismissed an application by a public servant for a stay in her dismissal from her public affairs role at Two Javanese cities, located near Jakarta, have established apparel rules for municipal staff members. In South Tangerang city, Mayor Airin Rachni Diany declared on Apr. 24, 2013, that all Muslim staff members should wear It was reported on January 24, 2013, that Turkey's Radio and Television Supreme Council (Radyo ve Televizyonust Kurulu, or RTandUuml;K) has approved a new regulation that bans politicians from appearing in public service announcements (PSAs). The On September 4, 2012, President Vladimir Putin of the Russian Federation submitted to the State Duma (the country's legislature) a proposal to amend the Federal Law on Civil Service. The amendment is aimed at increasing the On September 5, 2011, the trial of Geir Haarde, former Prime Minister of Iceland, opened in the Landsdomur, a 15-member special court established to try criminal cases involving Cabinet ministers. Haarde faces charges of intentional or On January 3, 2011, Russian President Dmitri Medvedev issued a Decree on Optimization of the Number of Federal Civil Employees and Employees of Federal Government Institutions. According to information published by the President's press service, the The Diet (Japan's Parliament) amended the laws on salaries of various categories of public servants on November 26, 2010. (For the status of bills, see House of Representatives website [in Japanese], http://www.shugiin.go.jp/itdb_gian.nsf/html/gian/kaiji176.htm (last visited Nov. On September 22, 2010, the Constitutional Court of Indonesia ruled that, under the existing law, the Attorney-General's term expires with the end of the term of office of the President and other Cabinet members. Speaking after The U.S. Senate Foreign Relations Committee is conducting an investigation into the circumstances surrounding the release of Abdel Basset al-Megrahi, the man convicted of the Lockerbie bombing, in light of information regarding the British petroleum company On August 11, 2010, a court in Rotterdam, the Netherlands, upheld an August 2009 city government decision to fire a Muslim philosopher it had employed as an integration advisor. Tariq Ramadan must pay court costs of On June 23, 2010, the Ugandan Parliament approved the Emoluments and Benefits of the President, Vice President and Prime Minister Bill 2009, governing the salaries, allowances, and retirement benefits of those officials as well as entitlements President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad of Iran has issued an order that the members of his Council of Ministers must be fined 1,000 tomans (about US$1) for every minute they are late in attending the meetings of the It was reported on May 27, 2009, that the Ethiopian House of Representatives passed a bill that will allow for compensating government employees who lose their jobs due to restructuring intended to make government institutions more It was reported on March 31, 2009, that Mexico's Chamber of Deputies has approved a bill, entitled the Maximum Salaries Law, with 365 votes in favor, one opposed, and two abstentions. If enacted, the law will The Government of Sri Lanka has taken steps to cut the cost of living for its citizens and strengthen the economy. They were announced in a special Cabinet meeting called by President Mahinda Rajapaksa on December On August 20, 2008, as part of the implementation of the Accountability and Justice Law, originally enacted on February 14, 2008, the Higher National De-Baathification Commission (HNDBC) allowed 1,000 former members of the Baath Party to The Bangladesh Council of Advisers approved the Public Servant (Marriage with Foreign Nationals) Amendment of 2008 on May 11, 2008. The new law amends the Public Servant (Marriage with Foreign Nationals) Ordinance of 1976 to allow... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Fri, 02 May 2008 12:00:00 EDT http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l20540436_text Global Legal Monitor: Brazil: Strike Rights Limited by the Federal Supreme Court http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l2054081_text Officials and employees - On October 9, 2014, the President of Ukraine signed the "Law on Cleansing of the Authorities," widely known as the Law on Lustration. (Law No. 1682-VII (Sept. 16, 2014) [in Ukrainian], Verkhovna Rada [the Ukrainian According to article 1 of Law No. 12,990, sanctioned by Brazilian President Dilma Roussef on June 9, 2014, blacks are to be guaranteed 20% of the positions available in the Executive Branch of the government. Kenya's Parliament is considering a bill, the Order of Precedence Bill, 2014, which, among other goals, is aimed at "providing a yardstick for determining the proper position of all officer[s], their seniority and hierarchy for the On January 22, 2014, the French Parliament adopted two laws placing limits on the ability of politicians to hold multiple concurrent political offices. (Projet de loi interdisant le cumul de fonctions executives locales avec le On January 15, 2014, the Constitutional Court of Romania issued a ruling finding unconstitutional draft legislation that would grant public officials immunity from prosecution. The amendments to the Criminal Law, adopted by the Romanian legislature on At the end of November 2013, the Diet (Japan's parliament) adopted acts that enable public servants to take leave without pay for up to three years when they reside abroad in order to live with their On December 17, 2013, it was reported that the Indian government had lodged a formal complaint with Nancy Powell, the U.S. ambassador to India, following the arrest in New York of an Indian diplomat, Devyani Khobragade, The Ukrainian Ministry of Revenue and Duties recently passed guidelines that provide the Ministry with the legitimate grounds to use computer polygraphs in its work. (Ministry of Revenue and Duties, Decree No. 329 It was reported on August 13, 2013, that the Ministry of Home Affairs of Laos is drafting a new law on civil servants. The aim of the legislation is to improve public administration and the delivery It was reported on August 13, 2013, that a judge of the Australian Federal Circuit Court had dismissed an application by a public servant for a stay in her dismissal from her public affairs role at Two Javanese cities, located near Jakarta, have established apparel rules for municipal staff members. In South Tangerang city, Mayor Airin Rachni Diany declared on Apr. 24, 2013, that all Muslim staff members should wear It was reported on January 24, 2013, that Turkey's Radio and Television Supreme Council (Radyo ve Televizyonust Kurulu, or RTandUuml;K) has approved a new regulation that bans politicians from appearing in public service announcements (PSAs). The On September 4, 2012, President Vladimir Putin of the Russian Federation submitted to the State Duma (the country's legislature) a proposal to amend the Federal Law on Civil Service. The amendment is aimed at increasing the On September 5, 2011, the trial of Geir Haarde, former Prime Minister of Iceland, opened in the Landsdomur, a 15-member special court established to try criminal cases involving Cabinet ministers. Haarde faces charges of intentional or On January 3, 2011, Russian President Dmitri Medvedev issued a Decree on Optimization of the Number of Federal Civil Employees and Employees of Federal Government Institutions. According to information published by the President's press service, the The Diet (Japan's Parliament) amended the laws on salaries of various categories of public servants on November 26, 2010. (For the status of bills, see House of Representatives website [in Japanese], http://www.shugiin.go.jp/itdb_gian.nsf/html/gian/kaiji176.htm (last visited Nov. On September 22, 2010, the Constitutional Court of Indonesia ruled that, under the existing law, the Attorney-General's term expires with the end of the term of office of the President and other Cabinet members. Speaking after The U.S. Senate Foreign Relations Committee is conducting an investigation into the circumstances surrounding the release of Abdel Basset al-Megrahi, the man convicted of the Lockerbie bombing, in light of information regarding the British petroleum company On August 11, 2010, a court in Rotterdam, the Netherlands, upheld an August 2009 city government decision to fire a Muslim philosopher it had employed as an integration advisor. Tariq Ramadan must pay court costs of On June 23, 2010, the Ugandan Parliament approved the Emoluments and Benefits of the President, Vice President and Prime Minister Bill 2009, governing the salaries, allowances, and retirement benefits of those officials as well as entitlements President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad of Iran has issued an order that the members of his Council of Ministers must be fined 1,000 tomans (about US$1) for every minute they are late in attending the meetings of the It was reported on May 27, 2009, that the Ethiopian House of Representatives passed a bill that will allow for compensating government employees who lose their jobs due to restructuring intended to make government institutions more It was reported on March 31, 2009, that Mexico's Chamber of Deputies has approved a bill, entitled the Maximum Salaries Law, with 365 votes in favor, one opposed, and two abstentions. If enacted, the law will The Government of Sri Lanka has taken steps to cut the cost of living for its citizens and strengthen the economy. They were announced in a special Cabinet meeting called by President Mahinda Rajapaksa on December On August 20, 2008, as part of the implementation of the Accountability and Justice Law, originally enacted on February 14, 2008, the Higher National De-Baathification Commission (HNDBC) allowed 1,000 former members of the Baath Party to The Bangladesh Council of Advisers approved the Public Servant (Marriage with Foreign Nationals) Amendment of 2008 on May 11, 2008. The new law amends the Public Servant (Marriage with Foreign Nationals) Ordinance of 1976 to allow On October 25, 2007, the Brazilian Federal Supreme Court (STF) ruled that public servants have the right to go on strike, but imposed limitations on this right. Although foreseen by the Constitution of 1988, the issue... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Sun, 02 Dec 2007 12:00:00 EST http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l2054081_text