Organic Law


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Organic Law

The fundamental law or constitution of a particular state or nation, either written or unwritten, that defines and establishes the manner in which its government will be organized.

See: constitution
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The Council examined and adopted four draft organic laws, a draft decree and several international agreements, in addition to several nominations to senior positions, said a statement, read by Abdelhak Lamrini, the Royal Palace Spokesman.
The 2010 Organic Law on Drugs imposes penalties, ranging from eight to 18 years in prison, on military and security officials convicted of participating in or facilitating narcotics trafficking.
3) The mineral resources of public interest, the air, the waters with energy potential that can be used for national interests, the beaches, the territorial sea, the natural resources of the economic zone and the continental shelf, as well as other possessions established by the organic law, shall be public property exclusively.
In December 1996, Rwanda passed the Organic Law on the Organization of Prosecutions for Offenses Constituting the Crime of Genocide or Crimes against Humanity.
According to him, laws to be revised this year are: Budget Law, Law Concerning the Prevention and Control of Occupational Diseases, Criminal Procedure Law, Civil Procedure Law, Civil Procedure Law, Organic Law of Local Governments, and Military Service Law.
In his corrective explanation of California's constitutional inheritance, Jeff Lustig establishes the political, economic, and social contexts for the 1879 constitution that revised the state's original 1849 organic law.
For the first year-and-a half of its existence, it had no Parliamentary oversight, but that should not be too surprising in Bulgaria, where two key security agencies subordinated to the presidency have no oversight by the legislature, not even an organic law governing their activity, only regulations dating back to 1990.
Coke succeeded in identifying what is written on the hearts of man and translated that into natural law and American organic law, which are present in our first documents as a nation in 1776 through the 1791 Bill of Rights.
Section 327 of the Transitory Provisions of the Constitution of the Kingdom of Thailand (1997) stipulates that the organic law on the Election Commission of Thailand (ECT) should contain, among various matters of substance, "the provision of education to the people on the democratic regime of the government with the King as the Head of State" (Article 3).
MOPC's certified organic growers adhere to current organic law, but they take their commitment to sustainable farming practices one step further.
CONAMU urged the inclusion of sexual and reproductive rights in the bill for the Organic Law on Health as described below.

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