Protectorate


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Protectorate

A form of international guardianship that arises under International Law when a weaker state surrenders by treaty the management of some or all of its international affairs to a stronger state.

The extent of the reciprocal rights and duties between the protecting state and the protected state depends upon the terms of the treaty and the conditions under which other states have recognized the protectorate. Although it loses some of its independence, the protected state still exists as a state in international law and may avail itself of some of the rights of a state. Its diplomatic representatives may still enjoy normal immunities within the courts of other states, for instance, and a treaty concluded by the protecting state with a third state is not necessarily binding on the protected state.

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There was no need of a counter at Quetta as NBP's branch was near to the protectorate there, he added.
She argued that naming the former Royal Niger Company's possession 'Royal Niger Company Territories' is 'not only inconvenient to use but to some extent is also misleading.' So she suggested a shorter, cuter, more memorable 'title for the agglomeration of pagan and Mohammedan states which have been brought, by the exertions of the Royal Niger Company, within the confines of the British Protectorates, and thus need for the first time in their history to be described as an entity by some general name.'
The hours both the volunteers and the visually impaired women spent at the protectorate were enough to change both of their aspects toward life.
'Some 300 Pakistanis are getting registered through Protectorate of Emigrants Office every day,' Special Assistant to PM on Overseas Pakistanis and Human Resources Development Syed Zulfiqar Abbas Bukhari said following the inauguration of the facilitation counter at Karachi.
The former Ulster Unionist Party leader said in a foreword in a report for think tank Policy Exchange, said: "There is a genuine risk Northern Ireland will end up as part of an effective EU protectorate, without the say-so of the Northern Ireland Assembly.
The south was known as the Colony, and after running battles with the Asante Kingdom, winning some and losing some, the British suppressed an Asante uprising in 1900, and made Ashanti its protectorate on January 1, 1902.
For an emigrant, it is a legal binding to get Foreign Service agreement protected from the concerned Protectorate of Emigrants (PE) Office by depositing government fees.
National Bank of Pakistan (NBP), Bureau of Emigration and Overseas Employment (BE and OE), Overseas Pakistanis Foundation (OPF) and State Life Insurance Corporation (SLIC), signed an agreement for BE and OE Protectorate Fee Collection system.
The exhibition brings together 40 titles of satirical newspapers including "el bouq", "Echabab", "il inshirah", "el anis" and so many others which reveal their humour and satirical side concerning the critical look at the situation of Tunisians during the French protectorate.
British influence arrived in the 19th century when it was made a protectorate to combat pirates in the Gulf.
France granted independence to its protectorate on March 2, 1956.
Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko said that Russia will not be allowed to establish a protectorate in Donbas, eastern Ukraine, according to a UNIAN correspondent.