The Statesman's Year-book

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MacMillan Press Limited, 1884

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552. oldal - Statistical Abstract for the several Colonial and other Possessions of the United Kingdom in each year, from 1852 to 1865.
494. oldal - In return his Imperial Majesty the Sultan promises to England to introduce necessary reforms, to be agreed upon later between the two Powers, into the Government ; and, for the protection of the Christian and other subjects of the Porte in these territories...
426. oldal - Resolutions of former legislative bodies, not repealed in the Constitution of 1876, settled that the clergy of the established Church are to be maintained by the State. On the other hand, by two decrees of the Cortes, passed July 23, 1835, and March 9, 1836, all conventual establishments were suppressed, and their property confiscated for the benefit of the nation. These decrees gave rise to a long dispute with the head of the Roman Catholic Church, which ended in the sovereign pontiff conceding...
825. oldal - Revenue and Expenditure. The total annual revenue and the total annual expenditure of the colony of South Australia for each of the ten...
135. oldal - As regards ecclesiastical administration, the kingdom is divided into 2 Roman Catholic archbishoprics, those of Munich and Bamberg ; 6 bishoprics; 171 deaneries; and 2,756 parishes. The Protestant Church is under a General Consistory — ' Ober-Consistorium ' — and four provincial consistories.
382. oldal - Most of the above heads of departments have assistant ministers, who supply their place on certain occasions. They all communicate directly with the sovereign, or with the ' Private Cabinet of the Emperor,' in which body centres the whole executive authority of the empire. The Private Cabinet is divided into four sections, the first of which has the presidency and superintendence of the other two. and is in immediate communication with the emperor. The second...
308. oldal - Incapable of being elected are all salaried government officials below a certain rank, as well as all persons ordained for the priesthood and filling clerical charges, or receiving pay from the state. Officers in the army and navy, ministers, under-secretaries of state, and various other classes of functionaries high in office, may be elected, but their number must never be above one-fifth that of the total number of members of the chamber of deputies.
675. oldal - Sultan's civil list from 376,000/. to 720,000/., the succession to the throne of Egypt was made direct, from father to son, instead of descending, after the Turkish law, to the eldest heir. By a last firman, issued June 8, 1873, the Sultan granted to Ismai'l I. the hitherto withheld rights of concluding treaties with foreign powers, and of maintaining armies. The predecessors of the present ruler of Egypt were : — • Bom Died Reigned Mehemet Ali, founder of the dynasty 1769 1849 1811-48 Ibrahim,...

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