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federation

an association of organizations formed to represent and advance their joint interests. In INDUSTRIAL RELATIONS there are both TRADE UNION federations, for example the Confederation of Shipbuilding and Engineering Unions, and federations of EMPLOYERS' ASSOCIATIONS, for example ENGINEERING EMPLOYERS' FEDERATION.
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In line with the previous division of powers, the CEO was granted all powers for the management of the Company, except for those otherwise assigned by applicable laws and regulations as well as the by-laws or those retained by the Board of Directors within the scope of its responsibilities.
And lastly, on the reinvigorated division of powers front, Moin Yahya thoroughly examines the reasons for the Supreme Court of Canada's decision in the Reference Re Securities Act.
In his opinion, in the past decades and still today there has been and still is a case for transferring more powers at the European level but, in order to be legitimised, this has to be accompanied by a division of powers, which he believes is currently non-existent.
Politics takes place against the backdrop of that division of powers, even if there is also debate about the scope of regional or state powers.
Division of powers, as with executive, legislature, and judiciary, was a good first step.
This intergovernmental conference must deal with the topic of division of powers, which means a fundamental reform of all existing European treaties," Mr Gabriel said in his speech on Wednesday.

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