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Federation

A joining together of states or nations in a league or association; the league itself. An unincorporated association of persons for a common purpose.

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We must also discuss the division of powers," the German government source said.
The second part provides an interesting historical review of pre-Confederation constitutional developments, a brief summary of the legal framework of the executive and legislative branches of Canadian government, and a sketch of the division of powers between the federal and provincial governments.
That close relation, however, raised the issue of the System's independence from the Treasury, which soon became manifest in three conflicts involving the Board: (1) about the respective responsibilities of the Treasury officials who sat on the Board and of the members appointed by the President; (2) about the Board's financial accountability; and (3) about the division of powers between the Treasury and the Board.
Analysis of the division of powers in the field of forest relationswith regard totheir sufficiency and comprehensiveness on each of thelevels.
First, the answer given by the court was grounded in one of the most inflexible aspects of constitutional law and continues the formal divide between division of powers and the Charter.
The Constitutional Affairs Committee recommends that all Community institutions be involved in these co-ordination processes.Review clause.To avoid establishing a rigid system of division of powers, the Committee calls for a review clause and the preservation of a mechanism enabling powers to be returned to the Member States or transferred to the Union.
The division of powers that was adopted by those colonies that joined to form Canada created two distinct legal systems within the provinces.

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