National Basic Intelligence Factbook, Issue 21

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Page xi - FAO Food and Agriculture Organization GATT General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade...
Page 206 - US constitutions adopted 1959; some judicial review of legislative acts in the Supreme Court in joint session...
Page 140 - Legal system: based on Islamic law and French and Spanish civil law system; judicial review of legislative acts in Constitutional Chamber of Supreme Court...
Page 3 - Legal system: socialist, based on French and Islamic law; judicial review of legislative acts in ad hoc Constitutional Council composed of...
Page 95 - English enjoys associate status but is the most important language for national, political, and commercial communication; Hindi is the national language and primary tongue of 30% of the people: there are 14 other official languages: Bengali, Telugu Marathi, Tamil, Urdu, Gujarati, Malayalam, Kannada. Oriya, Punjabi, Assamese, Kashmiri, Sindhi, and Sanskrit; Hindustani is a popular variant of Hindi/Urdu spoken widely throughout northern India...
Page 223 - English common law and local customs; constitution came into effect upon independence in 1962; judicial review of legislative acts with respect to fundamental rights of the citizen; has not accepted compulsory...
Page 4 - Legal system: civil law system as modified by Communist legal theory; no judicial review of legislative acts: has not accepted compulsory ICJ jurisdiction National holiday: Great October Socialist Revolution, 7-8 November (1917...
Page 47 - Legal system: based on Spanish and American law, with large elements of Communist legal theory...
Page 111 - Legal system: based on German civil law system with Japanese influences and Communist legal theory; no judicial review of legislative acts; has not accepted compulsory ICJ jurisdiction National holiday...
Page 26 - Heads ol government: Sir Hassanal Bolkiah, sultan and prime minister (since Aug. 1968). Structure: chief of state is sultan (advised by appointed privy council) , who appoints executive council and legislative council. Economy Monetary unit: brunei dollar. Budget (1987) income: $1.2 bil.: expend.: $1.1 bil.

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