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  • 141Committee for Compounding with Delinquents — In 1643, near the start of the English Civil War, Parliament set up two committees the Sequestration Committee which confiscated the estates of the Royalists who fought against Parliament, and the Committee for Compounding with Delinquents which… …

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  • 142Committee for Privileges and Conduct — The Committee for Privileges and Conduct is a select committee of the House of Lords in the Parliament of the United Kingdom. The committee s remit is to make recommendations to the House on complaints of breach of parliamentary privilege. The… …

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  • 143Committee for the Preservation of the Socialist Party — The Committee for the Preservation of the Socialist Party was a short lived organized factional grouping in the Socialist Party of America established in 1934 by its New York based Old Guard faction. The Committee was initially organized to fight …

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  • 144Committee of the Whole (United States House of Representatives) — In the United States House of Representatives, the Committee of the Whole, short for Committee of the Whole House on the State of the Union, is a parliamentary device in which the House of Representatives is considered one large congressional… …

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  • 145Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States — The Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States (CFIUS, commonly pronounced sifius ) is an inter agency committee of the United States Government that reviews the national security implications of foreign investments in U.S. companies or …

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  • 146Committee of Imperial Defence — The Committee of Imperial Defence was an important ad hoc part of the government of the United Kingdom and the British Empire from just after the Second Boer War until the start of World War II. It was responsible for research, and some co… …

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  • 147Committee on the Rights of the Child — The Committee on the Rights of the Child (CRC) is a body of independent experts that monitors and reports on implementation of the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child by governments that ratify the Convention.[1] The Committee… …

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  • 148Committee for the Prevention of Torture — The European Committee for the Prevention of Torture and Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment or shortly Committee for the Prevention of Torture (CPT) is the anti torture committee of the Council of Europe. It has been described as a… …

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  • 149Committee on the Exercise of the Inalienable Rights of the Palestinian People — The Committee on the Exercise of the Inalienable Rights of the Palestinian People was founded in 1975 by resolution 3376 of the United Nations General Assembly. The committee oversees a programme of implementation to enable the Palestinian people …

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  • 150Committee on Standards in Public Life — The Committee on Standards in Public Life is an advisory non departmental public body of the United Kingdom Government. The Committee on Standards in Public Life is constituted as a standing body with its members appointed for up to three years.… …

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  • 151Committee of Selection (House of Lords) — The Committee of Selection is a committee of the House of Lords in the Parliament of the United Kingdom. The committee is appointed to propose members of select committees and the panel of Deputy Chairmen of Committees. Membership As of 5… …

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  • 152Committee on the Constitution (Parliament of Sweden) — The Committee on the Constitution (Swedish: Konstitutionsutskottet, KU) is a committee in the Parliament of Sweden. The committee prepares matters concerning the constitution and the Parliament Act and other matters concerning legislation of a… …

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  • 153Committee on Scientists and Engineers — The National Committee for the Development of Scientists and Engineers was established by the President on April 3, 1956.[1] The name of the Committee was changed to the President’s Committee on Scientists and Engineers on May 7, 1957. The… …

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  • 154Committee for Skeptical Inquiry — The Committee for Skeptical Inquiry (CSI), formerly known as the Committee for the Scientific Investigation of Claims of the Paranormal (CSICOP), is a program within the U.S. non profit organization CFI, whose stated purpose is to encourage the… …

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  • 155Committee for Independence of Georgia — For a World War I era organization with a similar name, see Committee of Independent Georgia. Prince Kote Andronikashvili, chairman of the Committee for Independence of Georgia from 1923 to 1924 The Committee for the Independence of Georgia… …

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  • 156Committee for the Preservation of the White House — The White House Red Room before refurbishment during the administration of Bill Clinton. The Committee for the Preservation of the White House is an advisory committee charged with the preservation of the White House, the official home and… …

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  • 157Committee for Cultural Freedom — This article is about the independent organization founded by John Dewey. For the Cold War organization controlled by the CIA, see Congress for Cultural Freedom. For the American affiliate of the Congress of Cultural Freedom, see American… …

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  • 158Committee on Culture and Education — CULT redirects here. For other uses, see Cult (disambiguation). The Committee on Culture and Education (CULT) is a committee of the European Parliament. Contents 1 Responsibilities of the Committee 2 Parliament s activities 3 Members …

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  • 159Committee on Civil Affairs (Parliament of Sweden) — The Committee on Civil Affairs (Swedish: Civilutskottet, CU) is a committee of the Parliament of Sweden. The committee prepares matters concerning the Marriage, Parental, Inheritance, Commercial, Land and Enforcement Codes and acts of law which… …

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  • 160Committee for the Relief of the Black Poor — The Committee for the Relief of the Black Poor was a charitable organization founded in London in 1786 to provide sustenance for distressed people of African and Asian origin. It became a crucial organization in the subsequent proposal to form a… …

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