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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...
|Country of origin:
Carnegie Institution of Washington
||246 x 189 x 4mm (L x W x T)
||Paperback - Trade
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