Council of State


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Council of State

in the Republic of Ireland, the body set up under the 1937 Constitution to advise the President on the exercise of his or her powers. Its ex-officio members are the TAOISEACH, the TANAISTE, the Chief Justice, the Chairman of DAIL EIREANN, the Chairman of SEANAD EIREANN and the Attorney General. In addition, the President may appoint up to seven members, and every former President, Taoiseach and Chief Justice willing and able to serve is a member.
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The final decision in this matter, which gave some property to the Commune, in the possession of which we were confirmed by the Council of State, made me a person of great importance in the canton.
Even among the zealous patrons of a council of state the most irreconcilable variance is discovered concerning the mode in which it ought to be constituted.
Two days afterward these same magistrates appeared before the cardinal and their spokesman addressed Mazarin with so much fearlessness and determination that the minister was astounded and sent the deputation away with the same answer as it had received from the Duke of Orleans -- that he would see what could be done; and in accordance with that intention a council of state was assembled and the superintendent of finance was summoned.
The nobles, whose power had become exorbitant during the reign of Stephen, and whom the prudence of Henry the Second had scarce reduced to some degree of subjection to the crown, had now resumed their ancient license in its utmost extent; despising the feeble interference of the English Council of State, fortifying their castles, increasing the number of their dependants, reducing all around them to a state of vassalage, and striving by every means in their power, to place themselves each at the head of such forces as might enable him to make a figure in the national convulsions which appeared to be impending.
The companies Enedis and Electricit de France (EDF), the minister in charge of energy and the federation CFE-CGC Energies have asked the Council of State the cancellation of these two deliberations.
QNA) Emir sends greetings to president of Cuba The Emir His Highness Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al Thani on Monday sent congratulatory messages to President of the Council of State and the Council of Ministers of Cuba Raul Castro on the anniversary of his country's Independence Day.
These statements were made on the sidelines of new round of negotiations between the Libyan Dialogue Committee of the Libyan House of Representatives and the High Council of State under the UN supervision, which will be held in Tunisia.
In his message, the Vice President of the Chinese Council of State said that the visit has enabled the two sides to hold fruitful talks and to exchange views on ways to consolidate the Sino-Sudanese relations and cooperation.
The ruling by the Council of State specifically concerns a ban on the Muslim garment in the Riviera town of Villeneuve-Loubet, but the binding decision is expected to impact on all the 30 or so French resort municipalities that have issued similar decrees.
Inauguration Venue: Council of State Room, Executive Bldg.
The Council of State, which included Bertie Ahern, Brian Cowen and Mary McAleese, met at Aras an Uachtarain to discuss the bill on speeding up the application process for asylum seekers.
ySTANBUL (CyHAN)- Former head of the General Directorate of Highways (KGM), Mehmet Cahit Turhan, has been appointed a member of Turkey's top administrative court, the Council of State, by President Recep Tayyip Erdoy-an.

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