Representative democracy

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REPRESENTATIVE DEMOCRACY. A form of government where the powers of the sovereignty are delegated to a body of men, elected from time to time, who exercise them for the benefit of the whole nation. 1 Bouv. Inst. n. 31.

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Additionally, Visterra's management team will join Altura's management team, and all seven members of Visterra's board will join Altura's board to ensure representative governance for all members, according to the joint statement.
Dr Qadri and Imran Khan are wrong in assuming that their tactics would not harm representative governance and the government is wrong in assuming that the people can be forced to fight for a non-functional democracy.
2 ( ANI ): General elections are the flavour in India at the moment, and not without reason, as the largest democracy in the world prepares to keep its tryst with its guiding principles of representative governance.
Following the directions of the Patron as noted in the Notification dated 10th Feb 2014, the MC approved the formation of a Constitution Committee to align PCB's Constitution towards representative governance," it said.
The Director of The US special envoy to Sudan and South Sudan , Lucy Tamlyn, provided the participants with a brief on the core objectives and guidance of the United States' policy on Sudan and South Sudan, including respect for human rights, urgent need for humanitarian access to conflict areas as well as the importance of inclusive and representative governance in Sudan and South Sudan.
Respect for human rights, the critical need for humanitarian access to conflict areas, and above all the importance of working for inclusive and representative governance will also be high on his agenda," it said.
more inclusive and representative governance arrangements in the management processes of international institutions.
The Foundation for Enterprise Development (FED) explores application of democratic representative governance models and structures for long-term interdisciplinary research, development and education to the concept of an organization that can sustain activity in support of interstellar travel in the 100-year timeframe, as outlined by the 100 Year Starship[sup.
The age of dictatorship in Iraq has passed and the only way forward is representative governance.
In a Middle East of static authoritarianism, it has dabbled at times in liberalisation and representative governance.
Its analysis of experiences and observations from online web communities tells how to build objectives and goals for such a web-based community, offering tools for construction and showing how to track the community's work and provide a representative governance strategy for the community.
Using the Israeli model, Ganor observes that democracies are uniquely vulnerable to terrorism where government must defend itself yet maintain principles of transparency, rule of law, and representative governance while remaining mindful of world opinion.

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