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1 But a general council was never convened to raise up chiefs below the grace of a sachem.
2 We instruct the Council for TRIPS to find an expeditious solution to this problem and to report to the General Council before the end of 2002.
3 DSB established a Selection Committee composed of the Director General, the 2007 Chairs of the General Council, Goods Council, Services Council, TRIPS Council and DSB.
4 The International became a significant political force, with Karl Marx being a leading figure and a member of its General Council.
5 After being ratified by Bishop Francesc Tovia and Count John I, the Consell de la Terra or Consell General de les Valls (General Council of the Valleys) was founded in 1419, the second oldest parliament in Europe.
6 The syndic Andreu d'Alàs and the General Council organized the creation of the Justice Courts (La Cort de Justicia) in 1433 with the co-Princes and the collection of taxes like foc i lloc (literally fire and site, a national tax active since then).
7 On 6 July 1934, adventurer and nobleman Boris Skossyreff, with his promise of freedoms and modernization of the country and wealth through the establishment of a tax haven and foreign investments, received the support of the members of the General Council to proclaim himself the sovereign of Andorra.
8 Many Andorrans criticized the passivity of the General Council for impeding both the entry and expulsion of foreigners and refugees, committing economic crimes, reducing the rights of citizens and being sympathetic to Francoism.
9 General Council members justified the Council's political and diplomatic actions as necessary for Andorra's survival and the protection of its sovereignty.
10 It is at the centre of the European System of Central Banks, which comprehends all EU national central banks and is controlled by its General Council, consisting of the President of the ECB, who is appointed by the European Council, the Vice-President of the ECB, and the governors of the national central banks of all 27 EU member states.
11 In 1864, Marx became involved in the International Workingmen's Association (also known as the First International), to whose General Council he was elected at its inception in 1864.
12 Although Marx won this contest, the transfer of the seat of the General Council from London to New York in 1872, which Marx supported, led to the decline of the International.
13 The territorial collectivity of Martinique replaces and exercises all the related power and duties of the department's General Council and the Regional Council.
14 Parliamentary business was also carried out by "sister" institutions, before c. 1500 by General Council and thereafter by the Convention of Estates.
15 The Pope had called a general council so he could depose the emperor with the support of Europe's spiritual leaders, but Frederick had seized two cardinals traveling to the council in hopes of intimidating the curia.
16 The First Council of Lyon of 1245 had the fewest participants of any General Council before it. However three patriarchs and the Latin emperor of Constantinople attended, along with about 150 bishops, most of them prelates from France and Spain.
17 The president of the General Council, who acts as head of the government, is Nassimah Dindar.
18 The unicameral General Council has 47 seats.
19 Legislative power is vested in both the government and the Grand and General Council.
20 In the 13th century, power was given to the Grand and General Council.
21 The legislature of the republic is the Grand and General Council (Consiglio grande e generale).
22 Besides general legislation, the Grand and General Council approves the budget and elects the captains regent, the State Congress (composed of ten secretaries with executive power), the Council of Twelve (which forms the judicial branch during the period of legislature of the Council), the Advising Commissions, and the Government Unions.
23 The 2008 general election was won by the Pact for San Marino with 35 seats in the Grand and General Council against Reforms and Freedom's 25. On 1 October 2007, Mirko Tomassoni was elected as among the heads of state, making him the first disabled person ever to have been elected as captain regent.
24 The Guard of the Grand and General Council commonly known as The Guard of the Council or locally as the "Guard of Nobles", formed in 1741, is a volunteer unit with ceremonial duties.
25 The functions of the Guard of the Council are to protect the captains regent, and to defend the Grand and General Council during its formal sessions.
26 Legislative power is vested in both the government and the Grand and General Council.
27 In the 13th century, power was given to the Great and General Council.
28 The legislature of the republic is the Grand and General Council (Consiglio grande e generale).
29 Besides general legislation, the Grand and General Council approves the budget and elects the Captains Regent, the State Congress, the Council of Twelve, the Advising Commissions, and the Government Unions.
30 It is composed by a variable number of Secretaries of State, which by law cannot exceed the number of 10, that are appointed by the Grand and General Council at the beginning of the legislature.