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Powers of Appointment

A grant of the ability to dispose of property, especially of an estate. The person who receives the powers of appointment may be the executor of an estate or the trustee of a trust. The person with the powers of appointment must dispose of the property according to the wishes of the grantor, unless the grantor gives unlimited powers of appointment, which transfers discretion to the executor or trustee.
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In this article, we examine public opinion across a range of presidential powers.
YEREVAN, Armenia, Dhu-AlHijjah 21, 1436, October 05, 2015, SPA -- Armenian lawmakers have approved a constitutional reform that would trim presidential powers and give more authority to parliament and the prime minister, AP reported.
The position is largely ceremonial and presidential powers have been significantly reduced in recent years.
The opposition objects to the proposed constitution, saying it makes few major changes to the structure of government and has consequently rejected calls for a strengthening of the federal system to limit presidential powers.
One might argue that Justice Frankfurter's approach leads to a constitutional conclusion about the scope of presidential powers, while Justice Jackson's analysis leads merely to a statutory conclusion.
Presidential powers are still symbolic in Turkey, where there is a parliamentary system in place.
The result is a powerful blend of research and insider information that offers keys to understanding presidential powers and their changes over the decades.
Chapters tell of Washington's political cunning, his dedication to protect individual liberties as guaranteed by the Bill of Rights, and his establishment of presidential powers not explicitly stated in the Constitution (such as the power to spend public moneys, make foreign policy agreements, or issue executive orders carrying the weight of the law).
The case for a military strike against the Syrian regime of Bashar al-Assad is compelling, but Obama has jeopardized the pursuit of American national interests by failing to vigorously assert presidential powers in this current crisis.
Zardari made the comment after overseeing the first-ever democratic transition of power in Pakistan and relinquishing presidential powers to parliament.
Presidential powers have been seriously limited as a result of a constitutional reform to transform Georgia from a presidential republic into a parliamentary one.
HARARE (TAP) - Zimbabweans began voting on Saturday in a referendum expected to adopt a new constitution that would clip presidential powers and lead to an election that will decide whether Robert Mugabe extends his three-decade rule.

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