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Carnegie Institution of Washington Publication Volume 258 (Paperback) Loot Price: R291
Discovery Miles 2 910
Carnegie Institution of Washington Publication Volume 258 (Paperback): Carnegie Institution of Washington

Carnegie Institution of Washington Publication Volume 258 (Paperback)

Carnegie Institution of Washington

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1921 Excerpt: ...intervene in the province of Salta on the following grounds: (1) the absence of an election law and the failure to prepare a registry of voters; (2) the failure of the province to put into practice the provision of the provincial constitution providing for proportional representation; (3) the violation of the principle of the separation of powers through the usurpation of judicial powers by the executive, in declaring unconstitutional certain laws relating to local government. During the progress of this investigation an agreement was reached between the governor and the president with reference to the candidate for the governorship at the approaching election. The result was that the report was sent to congress without any recommendation from the executive, and no further attempt was made to carry out the recommendation of the commissioner. The federal intervention in the province of San Luis in 1907 was due to an insurrectionary movement which occurred on the eve of the inauguration of a newly elected governor. In fact, this was the main purpose of the insurrection. It was thought that federal intervention thus secured would lead to new elections and enable the opposition party to place its candidate in power. A federal commissioner was immediately appointed to intervene in the affairs of the province "for the purpose of establishing public order, undermined by sedition, and to assure the free operation of local political institutions at present made impossible by acts of violence." After an examination of the local situation, the commissioner issued a decree ordering the installation of the governor-elect. It is interesting to note the wording of the closing paragraph of this decree, which reads as follows: "In pursuance of the instruct...


Imprint: Rarebooksclub.com
Country of origin: United States
Release date: May 2012
First published: 2010
Authors: Carnegie Institution of Washington
Dimensions: 246 x 189 x 4mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 76
ISBN-13: 978-1-152-87965-2
Categories: Books
LSN: 1-152-87965-0
Barcode: 9781152879652

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