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The House will remember that the Cabinet Mission, in their memorandum of 12th May, 1946, informed the States that His Majesty's Government could not, and will not in any circumstances, transfer paramountcy to an Indian Government. With the transfer of power to two Indian Dominions, it is necessary to terminate the paramountcy and suzerainty of the Crown over the Indian States, and, with them ...
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The UK and Saudi governments signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) between the UK's Department of Health and its Saudi counterpart in 2011, whereby the UK will support the Saudis' ambitious $100 billion investment into health programmes, drawing on NHS and private sector expertise. See Appendix 1 for a full list of extant Memorandums and treaties signed between the UK and Saudi Arabia.
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First of all, the Non-Proliferation Treaty separates states into nuclear weapon states and non-nuclear weapon states. I do not regard that as hypocritical. It was part of a real effort made in the late 1960s to stop the proliferation of nuclear weapons. President Kennedy made a speech in 1960/1 saying that if we go on as we are there will be 20 or 30 countries with nuclear weapon systems by ...
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6.7 The need for a separate assessment of subsidiarity compliance by the Government in an Explanatory Memoranda is set out in the Cabinet Office Guidance of August 2013, paragraph 3.2.10: "Care should be taken not to confuse subsidiarity with other legal and procedural issues, such as Treaty base, which should be covered elsewhere in the EM, or restrict consideration of subsidiarity to the ...
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Memorandum from Elahe ... . is an important point because some people have attempted to argue that the reference in Article IV.1 of the NPT which states, "Nothing in this Treaty shall be interpreted as affecting the inalienable right of all the Parties to the Treaty to develop research, production and use of nuclear energy for peaceful purposes," does not encompass the right to develop nuclear ...
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The accompanying memorandum to the Bill states: ... Fortunately, Kate Wilson’s early eco-activism helped make climate change an international treaty. We stopped the 1970 all-white South African cricket tour; we helped bring down apartheid; and Nelson Mandela went on to be elected President. The Anti-Nazi League, of which I was a founding national officer, succeeded in destroying the fascist ...
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Member States' representations in specific countries will often collaborate on human rights and other issues: for example, the cooperation between EU Heads of Mission in Kampala, and the initiative taken by the British High Commission there under the United Kingdom Presidency to produce a joint Heads of Mission report to the Commission on the human rights situation.
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We believe the non-proliferation treaty of 1968 remains the best available means of controlling the spread of nuclear weapons and of nuclear explosive technology. Meanwhile, in February we introduced a resolution in the International Atomic Energy Authority to allow States which are not parties to the NPT to accept IAEA safeguards on all their civil nuclear facilities.
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States parties will be required by the treaty to consult and, by mutual consent, to cooperate to pursue settlement of any dispute between them with regard to the interpretation or application of the treaty. 22 Apr 2013 : Column 630W. Bahrain. Mr Douglas Alexander: To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs what recent representations his Department has received from ...
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Memorandum submitted by the Department for ... however, in the case of the Army Estimates, we have the matter really effectively under the control of the Cabinet, and it was quite within the 1362 power of the Cabinet, as the right hon. Gentleman has said, to settle what our military policy should be, and then the Army Estimates could have been reduced to £100,000,000 or £110,000,000 if ...
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be potentially damaging to EU decision-making and Treaty amendment procedures. This Note looks at the Government’s policy on Europe: first, at the election manifestos of the two parties, the Coalition Programme for Government and the Government’s response since May 2010 to matters concerning the EU. This information is provided to Members of Parliament in support of their parliamentary ...
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Mr Lidington: The several thousand “live” treaties to which the UK is party play a crucial role in governing the UK's place in the world and its relations with other states, to the benefit of all its people.Such treaties include extradition, mutual legal assistance, military cooperation, double taxation, tax information exchange, and aviation treaties, to name but a few.
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3 Feb 2011 : Column 52WS Parliaments for all member states.Moreover, the UK is explicitly excluded from sanctions under the stability and growth pact, as the taskforce report states: (para 18.ii) "strengthened enforcement measures need to be implemented for all EU member states, except the UK as a consequence of protocol 15 of the treaty.
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The Washington Treaty had one very great safeguard. It provided that when the ten years came to an end the United States and Great Britain were each to lay down ten capital ships between the years 1931 and 1937. During that period Japan was to lay down six. By the London Treaty the whole of that was swept away by the signature of a. few pens ...
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The ABM Treaty is 23 years younger than the NATO Treaty. The NATO Treaty is also a Cold War treaty but it nevertheless continues to serve a useful purpose. Treaties are to be observed pacta sunt servanda, not to be torn up when one side believes that they no longer serve a useful purpose. Within the right wing of the United States there is a ...
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Search across all content on parliament.uk. The report goes on to say: American operators have pioneered in the quest for speed, and whereas in the winter of 1934 approximately 56 per cent. of all the air transport service in the United States is being rendered with machines cruising at a speed of 160 m.p.h. or better, the latest available report from European countries (a survey by the ...
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Historically, the adoption by the ILO of labour conventions in relation to anti-slavery and trafficking, working conditions, rights of worker organisations and rights on health and safety was often built into treaties and, post the Second World War, built into treaties on a multilateral basis under GATT and now the WTO. The Library briefing provided for us states with some surprise that human ...
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For example, Article 13 of the Constitution states: "Democracy in the Republic of Uzbekistan is based on universal principles according to which a human, his life, freedom, dignity, and other inalienable rights are the uppermost values".Uzbekistan has ratified without reservations the six main UN treaties on human rights and presents its reports to conventional bodies of the United Nations on ...
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"We have annulled the old treaties providing for the partition of Oriental States into spheres of influence." In other words, those old agreements, I presume, are no longer needed, because there is now no danger of propaganda. Yet, when I look into the question, I find published in Persia in the local Press, in Resht, and further up into Persia, the following news from Baku on the 29th April:
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The United States of America, our special friend, has 30,000 tonnes of those obscene weapons—yes, the same United States of America that carpet-bombed with chemical weapons the people of Vietnam for almost 20 years. Agent orange and defoliation bombs were used and, to this day, children are born hideously deformed because of the chemicals dropped by our special friends.
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