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Part Two The California Constitution and Commentary, Art.VIII »

Joseph R. Grodin, Darien Shanske, Michael B. Salerno
From: The California State Constitution (2nd Edition)
Joseph R. Grodin, Michael B. Salerno, Darien Shanske
This article was repealed November 8, 1966.

Part Two The California Constitution and Commentary, Art.XVII »

Joseph R. Grodin, Darien Shanske, Michael B. Salerno
From: The California State Constitution (2nd Edition)
Joseph R. Grodin, Michael B. Salerno, Darien Shanske
Article XVII was repealed June 8, 1976.

The 1992 Amendment of the Spanish Constitution: A Tale of Two Words »

Carlos Flores Juberias
Edited By: Gisbert H. Flanz
Since its entry into force on 29 December 1978, the Spanish Constitution has only been amended once. The formal simplicity of this amendment—the addition of two words to the original constitutional text—its widely acknowledged lack of serious political implications, the fact that it was passed with the highest degree of consensus among parliamentary political forces, and the fact that it was debated in the middle of the summer on the eve of the Barcelona 1992 Olympic Games, made it pass virtually unnoticed for most Spanish citizens. Notwithstanding these facts,...

28 U.S.C. § 91, January 22, 2002 (United States [us]) »

Edited By: Oceana Editorial Board
Hawaii constitutes one judicial district which includes the Midway Islands, Wake Island, Johnston Island, Sand Island, Kingman Reef, Palmyra Island, Baker Island, Howland Island, Jarvis Island, Canton Island, and Enderbury Island: Provided, That the inclusion of Canton and Enderbury Islands in such judicial district shall in no way be construed to be prejudicial to the claims of the United Kingdom to said Islands in accordance with the agreement of April 6, 1939, between the Governments of the United States and of the United Kingdom to set up a regime for their...

32 CFR § 935-National Defense (United States [us]) »

Edited By: Oceana Editorial Board
Subtitle A - [ Department of Defense (Continued)] CHAPTER VII DEPARTMENT OF THE AIR FORCE SUBCHAPTER N—TERRITORIAL AND INSULAR REGULATIONS PART 935—WAKE ISLAND CODE Authority: Sec. 48, Pub. L. 86-624, 74 Stat. 424; E.O. 11048, Sept. 1, 1962, 27 FR 8851, 3 CFR, 1959-1963 Comp., p. 632; agreement between the Department of Interior and Department of the Air Force, dated 19 June 1972, 37 FR 12255; and Secretary of the Air Force Order 111.1, dated 26 April 1999. Source: 67 FR 16999, Apr. 9, 2002, unless otherwise noted. (a) The local civil and criminal laws of Wake...

41st Amendment Act of August 30, 1994 and the 42nd Amendment Act of October 27, 1994 (Germany [de]) »

Edited By: Gisbert H. Flanz
In Article 3 a second sentence was inserted into paragraph 2 and a second sentence was inserted into the paragraph 3 . The new second sentence provides: The State fosters the actual achievement of equal entitlement ( Gleichberechtigung ) between women and men and strives to eliminate existing disadvantages. The second sentence in paragraph 3 of Article 3 reads: No one may be disadvantaged because of one's impairment ( Behinderung ). A new Article 20a reads: Article 20a [Protection of the natural foundations of life] The State protects also with responsibility to...

43rd Amendment Act of November 3, 1995; the 44th Amendment Act of October 20, 1997; the 45th Amendment Act of March 26, 1998 and the 46th Amendment Act of July 16, 1998 (Germany [de]) »

Edited By: Gisbert H. Flanz
In June 1995, we published our English translations of the 41st Amendment of August 30, 1994, and the 42nd Amendment of October 27, 1994. Since that time, there have been four more Amendments: the 43rd of November 3, 1995, the 44th of October 20, 1997, the 45th of March 26, 1998, and the 46th of July 16, 1998. At this time, we are publishing English translations to bring our English translations of the Basic Law up to date. The 43rd Amending Act of November 3, 1995, concerned Article 106 paragraphs 3 and 4 . It may be noted that Article 106 , which concerns the...

47th (November 11, 2000), 48th (December 19, 2000), 49th (November 26, 2001), 50th (July 26, 2002) and 51st (July 26, 2002) Amendment Acts to the Basic Law of the Federal Republic of Germany (Germany [de]) »

Edited By: Gisbert H. Flanz
Our most recent supplement was published in June 1999. We provided our English translations of the four most recent amendments (43, 44, 45 and 46) to the Basic Law of the Federal Republic of Germany. Since that time, there have been five more amendments: The 47th Amendment modified Article 16 , which concerns citizenship. The first sentence remains the same to the effect that, "no German may be deprived of citizenship. The loss of citizenship may only be implemented on the basis of a law and against the will of the affected (person), if such person does not...

48 U.S.C. Chapter 13: Eastern Samoa »

Edited By: Oceana Editorial Board
(a) Ceded to and accepted by United States The cessions by certain chiefs of the islands of Tutuila and Manua and certain other islands of the Samoan group lying between the thirteenth and fifteenth degrees of latitude south of the Equator and between the one hundred and sixty-seventh and one hundred and seventy-first degrees of longitude west of Greenwich, herein referred to as the islands of eastern Samoa, are accepted, ratified, and confirmed, as of April 10, 1900, and July 16, 1904, respectively. (b) Public land laws; revenue The existing laws of the United...

48 U.S.C. Chapter 14: Trust Territory of the Pacific Islands »

Edited By: Oceana Editorial Board
Termination Of Trust Territory Of The Pacific Islands The Trust Territory of the Pacific Islands, which included the Northern Mariana Islands, the Federated States of Micronesia, the Marshall Islands, and Palau, terminated. The Trusteeship Agreement terminated with respect to the Republic of the Marshall Islands on Oct. 21, 1986, with respect to the Federated States of Micronesia and the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands on Nov. 3, 1986, and with respect to the Republic of Palau on Oct. 1, 1994. See Proc. No. 5564, Nov. 3, 1986, 51 F.R. 40399, set out...