emergency powers

emergency powers

powers conferred on government during a state of emergency usually for a restricted period whereupon they expire. In recent years the idea has expanded. See EMERGENCY.
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WE are not reluctant to giving 'emergency powers'-up to and including Harry Potter's magic wand-to anyone who might be able to solve the nation's problems.
President Rodrigo Duterte seems to be fed up with trying to solve the monstrous traffic congestion in Metro Manila, saying that without him having emergency powers: 'Let Edsa rot there.'
Despite President Duterte's non-mention in his State of Nation Address (SONA) last Monday, Senator Francis Tolentino has insisted on the urgency of the proposed emergency powers to solve the country's traffic crisis.
Senators Rand Paul (R-KY) and Ron Wyden (D-OR) introduced the Reforming Emergency Powers to Uphold the Balances and Limitations Inherent in the Constitution (REPUBLIC) Act, which will preserve the presidents ability to act immediately in cases of national emergencies but also uphold Congress constitutional responsibility to check the executive branch.
Duterte hits Poe for saying emergency powers prone to corruption !-- -- MANILA, Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte has criticized Sen.
Summary: New Delhi (India), Apr 16 (ANI): After the Pulwama attack, the Narendra Modi government has given emergency powers to the three services to buy whatever equipment is required by them for safeguarding the borders with Pakistan.
The emergency powers the Constitution does describe are actually assigned to Congress.
President Emmanuel Macron has urged the replacement of the State of Emergency powers with a permanent law as he said the emergency powers were "not adapted" to the changing form of the terrorist threat here.
Manila: The Congress as well as the Presidential Palace have categorically ruled out the possibility of giving President Gloria Arroyo emergency powers at this time, to address the rising cost of food and fuel.
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The proposed legislation goes much further than merely updating and extending the provisions of existing emergency powers legislation (principally the Emergency Powers Act 1920 and the Emergency Powers Act (Northern Ireland) 1926).
He wants it stopped and the only way to do that is to use his emergency powers,' Presidential spokesperson Salvador Panelo said in a Palace briefing on Thursday.
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