In fact, Erren does not tarry over the succession law
itself, which is not only or mainly about succession, but about the ruler's right to act as he wished: in other words, identifying his will as symbolically and legally supreme, placing his resolution above human judgment, and as such providing a founding document of Russian absolutism.
In last week's amendments, the 70-year-old leader, who has no children or named heir, added a clause to the succession laws
giving the elected assembly a role in choosing the country's next leader, but only if the ruling family does not manage to come up with a chosen successor within days of his death.
In fact, they bolstered one democratic abuse by agreeing that succession laws
in the UK and in other Commonwealth realms would be changed, so that sons of any future monarch would no longer be preferred over daughters.
BRITAIN'S sexist succession laws
were torn up yesterday.
Specific details of succession laws
are available in French, English and German.
436) Thus, as the landscape of succession laws
continues to change, solutions and lessons learned in one system or tradition can be borrowed by others facing the same or similar problems.
Specific topics include new and ancient implementations of legal reasoning in the framework of globalization, the injustice of globalization by intellectual propertization, rethinking South African customary succession laws
in a global society, reception of legal patterns in a globalizing age, problems of distributive economic justice in John Rawls's Law of Peoples, global distributive justice and cultural diversity, rules on nongovernmental organization (NGO) accreditation and the question of legitimization, cosmopolitan legitimization of humanitarian intervention and its practical consequences for NGOs, critical theory and deconstruction and international law and politics, and poor countries and moral critique of international economic institutions.
It is important, then, to understand the place of the presidency in the constitutional system if we are to evaluate the proper focus of presidential succession laws
Social security survivor benefits are awarded according to the intestacy succession laws
of the state in which the insured person resided at death, which in this case was Massachusetts.
The corpus passes to the beneficiary under the terms of the applicable trust instrument rather than by will or state intestate succession laws
The changes arise from the recommendations of the Victorian Law Reform Commission (VLRC) in its Succession Laws
They also say that the new succession laws
would still prevent a Catholic or other non-Anglican from becoming the monarch, in breach of Canada's Charter of Rights and Freedoms.