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a chief officer or chief magistrate

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She added that the prefectorial board members were democratically elected by votes.
In the altarpiece a prefectorial angel who has come to verify the stigmata half-turns from St Francis to peer at his open hand.
The villages are accessible only by pirogues or helicopter, and access is controlled by prefectorial authorization.
It is a contradiction, then, that Orthodox women, as members of this society, can be equal members of a municipal, prefectorial or governmental council, whereas in the various activities of their parish or diocese they must implement plans that were decided by male members.
On the one hand, many leaders in other countries always admired France's prefectorial structure and envied the power it gave the state to initiate projects in the regions, as well as the stability it provided in times of unrest and the safeguards it offered against local corruption.