The Privatization Challenge: A Strategic, Legal, and Institutional Analysis of International Experience

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World Bank Publications, 1997 - Business & Economics - 399 pages
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This book discusses the essential strategic, legal, economic, and institutional issues relating to privatization of state-owned enterprises, with an emphasis on the policy dimensions of privatization. Special attention is given to issues arising in the context of liberalization and privatization of the telecommunications and other infrastructure sectors. The author draws on experiences of countries in all regions to illustrate the dynamic character of privatization. He demonstrates the complexity of the problems that can arise during this process, examines the relevance of available solutions, and provides useful reference points for policymakers, executives, and advisors. Annexes list legislation from more than 100 countries and 500 bibliographic references, as well as specialized journals and Internet resources on privatization.
  

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Page 41 - This Treaty shall in no way prejudice the rules in Member States governing the system of property ownership.
Page 339 - The right by virtue of which a thing belongs to one, or is one's own ; ownership ; dominion ; the unrestricted and exclusive right to a thing ; the right to dispose of the substance of a thing in every legal way, to possess it, to use it and to exclude every one else from interfering with it.
Page 36 - Branches of production which are important for the State and which affect the life of most people shall be controlled by the State.
Page 38 - To the same end, laws may be submitted to the Constitutional Council, before their promulgation, by the President of the Republic, the Prime Minister, the President of the National Assembly, the President of the Senate, or any 60 deputies or 60 senators.
Page 53 - Yarrow made the point a decade ago already that "in general, competition and regulation are likely to be more important determinants of economic performance than ownership.
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