National Basic Intelligence Factbook, Issue 21

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Page xi - IAEA International Atomic Energy Agency IBRD International Bank for Reconstruction and Development (World Bank) ICAO International Civil Aviation...
Page 209 - US constitutions adopted 1959; some judicial review of legislative acts in the Supreme Court in joint session...
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 141 - 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 5 - 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 229 - Ethnic divisions: over 200 African ethnic groups, the majority are Bantu; four largest tribes — Mongo, Luba, Kongo (all Bantu), and the Mangbetu-Azande (Hamitic) make up about 45% of the population Religion...
Page 112 - 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 ix - Economic and Social Council. ECSC European Coal and Steel Community. EEC European Economic Community (Common Market). EFTA European Free Trade Association.

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