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judicial review

A petition to the High Court in the UK asking it to examine and consider the review of a decision made by a public body.
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The usual structure of these debates is that of defending the pros or advantages and the cons of federalism.
Obar said their struggle for federalism is 'a peaceful one' via the President's declaration.
Puno stressed that the country would need a 'cooperative' federalism, not competitive, as many regions in the present system, based on current fiscal data, would likely have a hard time transforming into a viable state.
This is the better time really to shift from unitary to federalism, especially with the crisis in Mindanao,' said Puno.
Foreign Policy magazine published a report on this issue, stating that some consider federalism as a solution to the Syrian crisis.
Key Words: Federalism, State Sovereignty, Equality, Federalism
It is noteworthy that in a long preamble, which constitutes almost half the document, there is no reference to federalism which had featured prominently in the resolutions of the previous four conferences of Equatoria Community.
The introduction is a thoughtful overview of some of the key issues that have shaped Simeon's scholarship and driven the field in recent years: the "chicken and egg" debate over societal values vis-a-vis founding institutions as a key determinant for a federation's causation; the question of the importance of democracy and trust within a polity as a basis for whether or not federalism can root itself successfully; and, of course, federalism's capacity to evolve over time.
Mukhtar Ahmed hoped that after doing their research on issues like 18th Amendment Fiscal federalism Decentralization and Local Government in Pakistan the scholars will be able to contribute to these subjects at the national level.
Taken together, these essays suggest that federalism is the new nationalism.
Ahmad Hajjar, a government official and economist, observed that the transformation to federalism is costly and the current budget will only be able to deliver less than 50 per cent of the operating expenses of the new system.
The course is part of UNDP's project 'Strengthening Participatory Federalism and Decentralization' aimed at providing support for the implementation of the 18th Amendment by informing, facilitating, and optimizing the process of transition management at federal, provincial and grassroots levels.