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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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Under the Protectorate, while commentators grappled with the nature and extent of the power of the Protector, they were otherwise guided by documents in the shape of the Instrument of Government (1653) and the Humble Petition and Advice (1657).
By the way, the thesis about Macedonia as protectorate was first publicized by Menduh Taci, who called the West to establish it before it becomes too late, which is the equivalent to the saying "hold me, brothers, do not let me kill him".
Keywords: Mamluk, Cyprus, Crusaders, Protectorate, Eastern Mediterranean
Notwithstanding the extraordinariness of Lisa's surroundings, she was not blinded to the inexorable duplicity and betrayal by Franco and Spain as a whole that led to the ultimate demise of the protectorates and the life-style associated with them.
The proposal for international protectorates either for Bosnia-Herzegovina as whole or for such particular cities as Sara jevo and Mostar aims to protect the victims of the war and to create spaces in which people can discuss their future in an atmosphere free of fear.
CompCare(R) provides care and care coordination on a contractual or at-risk (managed care) basis of chronic and catastrophic diseases to HMOs, hospitals, the government and corporations throughout the United States and its protectorates through its Disease State Management(SM) products.
CompCare provides care and care coordination of chronic and catastrophic diseases to HMO's, hospitals, the government, and corporations on a contractual or at-risk (managed care) basis throughout the United States and its protectorates through Disease State Management products.
CompCare provides care and care coordination on a contractual or at-risk ("managed care") basis of chronic and catastrophic diseases to HMOs, hospitals, the government and corporations throughout the United States and its protectorates through its Disease State Management(SM) products.
CompCare provides care and care coordination of chronic and catastrophic diseases to HMOs, hospitals, the government and corporations on a contractual or at-risk ("managed care") basis throughout the United States and its protectorates through its Disease State Management(SM) products.
CompCare provides care and care coordination of chronic and catastrophic diseases to HMO's, hospitals, the government, and corporation on a contractual or at-risk (managed care) basis throughout the United States and its protectorates through its Disease State Management products.
Comprehensive Care Corporation provides cost effective health care management services for specific "disease states" on a contractual or at-risk ("managed care") basis throughout the United States and its Protectorates.
Comprehensive Care Corporation provides cost effective health care management services for specific "disease states" on a contractual or at- risk ("managed care") basis throughout the United States and its Protectorates.