Some articles on councils, council:

Local Government (Scotland) Act 1929 - Abolition of Parish Councils
... The parish councils that had been introduced by the Local Government (Scotland) Act 1894 were dissolved ... regarding poor law passed to the county council, other powers passing to the new district councils ...
Romanian Local Election, 2008 - Notable Partial Election
... The members of the Local Councils and County Councils are replaced by the next person on the list elected ... For the Mayors and Presidents of the County Councils, elected on a two-round system, and first past the post respectively, no later than 90 days from the vacancy ... Mayors and Presidents of the County Councils serve the rest of the term ...
Ancient Diocese Of Arles - Councils
... The first Council of Arles was held in 314, for the purpose of putting an end to the Donatist controversy ... It confirmed the findings of the Council of Rome (313), i.e ... A council held in 353, and attended, among others, by two papal legates, was decidedly Arian in attitude ...
Government Of Baghdad - Political Entities - Neighborhood Council
... Neighborhood councils are the closest elected officials to the people ... The councils are similar to representatives of a city ward ... Like kati’ councils, neighborhood councils are often incorrectly called neighborhood advisory councils ...
Center For Media Freedom And Responsibility - Program of Activities - Press Councils
... in the press, academe, and non-governmental organizations to plan, build, and launch local press councils since 2001 ... helped establish the Cebu Citizens-Press Council and regional press councils in Baguio and Palawan ...

Famous quotes containing the word councils:

    How many councils and decrees
    Have perished in the simple prayer
    That gave obedience to the knee;
    Austin Clarke (1896–1974)

    Surrealism ... is the forbidden flame of the proletariat embracing the insurrectional dawn—enabling us to rediscover at last the revolutionary moment: the radiance of the workers’ councils as a life profoundly adored by those we love.
    —“Manifesto of the Arab Surrealist Movement” (1975)

    Don’t you see what my power does for me? I could sit in on the councils of kings and dictators. It makes me king. It makes me—Nemesis.
    Lester Cole (1904–1985)