Excepting Administrative Law Judges From the Competitive Service in USA-10/07/2018

Previously, appointments to the position of ALJ have been made through competitive examination and competitive service selection procedures. The role of ALJs, however, has increased over time and ALJ decisions have, with increasing frequency, become the final word of the agencies they serve. Given this expanding responsibility for important agency adjudications, and as recognized by the Supreme Court in Lucia, at least some—and perhaps all—ALJs are “Officers of the United States” and thus subject to the Constitution's Appointments Clause, which governs who may appoint such officials.

Control and prohibition of Cannabis and Cannabis-Related Substances

Cannabidiol can be chemically synthesized or it can be prepared from the cannabis plant. The approved medication (Epidiolex) is a preparation of the cannabis plant. The Committee noted that medicines without psychoactive effects that are produced as preparations of the cannabis plant will contain trace amounts of delta- 9-tetrahydrocannabinol (Δ9-THC; dronabinol).

Riyadh Agreement-2013 and 2014: Saudi Arabia, Bahrain, Kuwait, Oman, Qatar and UAE

No. 55378 Saudi Arabia, Bahrain, Kuwait, Oman, Qatar and United Arab Emirates Riyadh Agreement (with Endorsement Agreement, Riyadh, 24 November 2013). Riyadh, 23 November 2013 and 24 November 2013 Entry into force: 24 November 2013 by signature Authentic text: Arabic…

Pakistan People’s party and the context of Pakistani politics 1992

The PPP defined itself then as an "Islamic socialist" party, whose objective was to serve the needs of simple workers and peasants. The party's founder, Zulfiqar Ali Bhutto, upon his election in 1970 tried to introduce a series of social and economic reforms, but he quickly abandoned the party's socialist program to serve the interests of large landowners.


Any foreign national who claims to be a Nepalese citizen and acquires Nepalese citizenship by giving false representation shall be sentenced to imprisonment from one year to five years or fined from fifty thousand rupees to one hundred thousand rupees or awarded both penalties. The citizenship acquired by false representation and having penalized pursuant to this clause, the citizenship thus acquired shall be automatically cancelled.

Overview of China’s major foreign treaties concluded in 2018

The Chinese government has re-developed friendly relations with countries around the world, actively participated in the activities of regional and global international organizations, and has concluded a large number of bilateral and multilateral treaties in the fields of politics, economy, trade, culture, and judicial assistance, in order to maintain a stable and rapid national economy Development, building a well-off society in an all-round way, and deepening the all-round cooperation between China and countries around the world and international organizations provide good legal protection.

Guidelines on implementation of WHO certification scheme on quality of pharmaceutical products for international commerce

A comprehensive system of quality assurance must be founded on a reliable system of licensing and independent analysis of the finished product, as well as upon assurance obtained through independent inspection that all manufacturing operations are carried out in conformity with accepted norms, referred to as "good manufacturing practices" (GMP)

Anglo-China-Tibetan Agreement on Border[Simla Agreement-1914]

We, the Plenipotentiaries of Great Britain and Tibet, hereby record the following declaration to the effect that we acknowledge the annexed convention as initialled to be binding on the Governments of Great Britain and Tibet, and we agree that so long as the Government of China withholds signature to the aforesaid convention she will be debarred from the enjoyment of all privileges accruing therefrom.

Agreement on Trade and Intercourse with Tibet Region 1954 (Panchaseel Agreement)

The Government of the Republic of India and The Central People's Government of the People's Republic of China, Being desirous of promoting trade and cultural intercourse between Tibet Region of China and India and of facilitating pilgrimage and travel by the peoples of China and India, Have resolved to enter into the present Agreement based on the following principles :

mutual respect for each other's territorial integrity and sovereignty,
mutual non-aggression,
mutual non-interference in each other's internal affairs, (4) equality and mutual benefit, and (5) peaceful co-existence.

League of Nations Covenant-Treaty of Versailles-1919

The Council shall consist of Representatives of the Principal Allied and Associated Powers, together with Representatives of four other Members of the League. These four Members of the League shall be selected by the Assembly from time to time in its discretion. Until the appointment of the Representatives of the four Members of the League first selected by the Assembly, Representatives of Belgium, Brazil, Spain and Greece shall be members of the Council.