Betekenis van:
states' rights

states' rights
Zelfstandig naamwoord
    • a doctrine that federal powers should be curtailed and returned to the individual states



    states' rights
    Zelfstandig naamwoord
      • the rights conceded to the states by the United States constitution



      1. The Constitution gives certain rights to the states.
      2. The fight for civil rights in the United States started in 1954, when the government said school had to be open to everyone.
      3. And since our founding, American Muslims have enriched the United States. They have fought in our wars, served in government, stood for civil rights, started businesses, taught at our Universities, excelled in our sports arenas, won Nobel Prizes, built our tallest building, and lit the Olympic Torch.
      4. The attacks of September 11th, 2001 and the continued efforts of these extremists to engage in violence against civilians has led some in my country to view Islam as inevitably hostile not only to the United States and Western countries, but also to human rights.
      6. Member States have voting rights.
      7. Member States may grant rights from a reserve:
      8. Member States which have granted special or exclusive rights to undertakings shall ensure that all exclusive rights are withdrawn, as well as those special rights which:
      9. Member States may adopt stricter national rules in respect of the award of new planting rights or replanting rights.
      10. Member States shall ensure that rights and obligations linked to vulnerable customers are applied.
      11. Member States shall adopt the necessary provisions to protect in particular acquired rights of third parties.
      12. This Directive shall be without prejudice to the provisions of the Member States regulating moral rights.
      13. Contracting States grant airlines the right to use corresponding traffic rights under bilateral air service agreements.
      14. The Member States shall each nominate one representative and one alternate authorised to exercise voting rights.
      15. Member States shall hold jointly the majority of the voting rights in the assembly of members.