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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.

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The meeting also looked at a draft organic law on municipalities, particularly regarding general principles for the organisation of municipalities, the regulatory power of municipalities, the higher council of local communities, general principles related to the management of municipal services and the financial system of municipalities.
The draft bill defines the structure of the judiciary body, entrenches the principle of justice unity, organizes the duties and rights of magistrates as well as their statutory situations, establishes performance appraisal criteria and a disciplinary system applicable to magistrates and outlines the management of the transitional period pending the enforcement of the new organic law, the same source added.
among the organic laws, however, the Northwest Ordinance was not only
40) A final link between organic laws in general and constitutions in
With respect to the current schedule of upcoming polls, stakeholders representing various official bodies and civil society groups raised concerns about the limited amount of time available to reach voters: (1) during the relatively short public comment period following the planned release of the draft constitution on April 19, (2) once the draft constitution has been finalized and prior to the constitutional referendum, and (3) after a new constitution is approved and new organic laws prepared and prior to the conduct of the general election.
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).
The 1987 Organic Law of the Village Committee established, at least on paper, a system of village autonomy (cummin zizhi) and self-management in which village committees of about five leaders are directly elected by villagers every three years.
The minister suggested, in this regard, translating the provisions of the constitution in the chapter of local authority into organic laws that will serve as basis for municipal action.
BARDO, (TAP) - The National Constituent Assembly (NCA) adopted, Monday in a plenary session two draft organic laws ratifying two co-operation agreements with France and Germany.
TUNIS (TAP) - Several organic laws regarding co-operation conventions between Tunisia and a number of foreign countries were approved by the National Constituent Assembly (NCA) at its plenary session held on Tuesday.
Two draft organic laws relating to the agreement on financial cooperation between Tunisia and Germany for 2009-2010 have also been approved, he added.
The National Constituent Assembly passes organic laws on the re-organisation of justice and the restructuring of the higher council of the judicial, administrative and financial order and defines the foundations of reform of the judicial system, in accordance with international standards in force in matters of independence of the judiciary.

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