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Page 72 - The powers delegated by the proposed constitution to the federal government, are few and defined. Those which are to remain in the state governments, are numerous and indefinite. The former will be exercised principally on external objects, as war, peace, negotiation, and foreign commerce ; with which last the power of taxation will, for the most part, be connected.
Page 72 - The powers reserved to the several states will extend to all the objects, which, in the ordinary course of affairs, concern the lives, liberties, and properties of the people ; and the internal order, improvement, and prosperity of the state. The operations of the federal government will be most extensive and important in times of war and danger ; those of the state governments in times of peace and security.
Page 72 - The regulation of commerce, it is true, is a new power ; but that seems to be an addition which few oppose, and from which no apprehensions are entertained. The powers relating to war and peace, armies 'and fleets, treaties and finance, with the other more considerable powers, are all vested in the existing Congress by the Articles of Confederation. The proposed change does not enlarge these powers ; it only substitutes a more effectual mode of administering them.
Page 489 - Aos vinte e quatro de outubro de mil novecentos e trinta, nesta cidade do Rio de Janeiro, capital da República dos Estados Unidos do Brasil...
Page 73 - British subjects have such claims, that it is for the British Government entirely a question of discretion, and by no means a question of international right, whether they should or should not make this matter the subject of diplomatic negotiation. If the question is to...
Page 72 - If the new Constitution be examined with accuracy and candor, it will be found that the change which it proposes consists much less in the addition of NEW POWERS to the Union, than in the invigoration of its ORIGINAL POWERS.
Page 73 - Government to interfere authoritatively, if it should think fit to do so, in support of those claims, I have to inform you, as the Representative of Her Majesty in one of the States against which British subjects have such claims, that it is for the British Government entirely a question of discretion and by no means a question of international right, whether they should or should not make this matter the subject of diplomatic negotiation.
Page 310 - And as a court must act as an organized body of judges, [* 96] and, where differences of opinion arise, they can only decide by majorities, it has been held that it would not be in the power of the legislature to provide that, in certain contingencies, the opinion of the minority of a court, vested with power by the constitution, should prevail, so that the decision of the court in such cases should be rendered against the judgment of its...
Page 91 - Votaçâo do projecto n. 236, de 1904, autorizando o Poder Executivo a abrir ao Ministerio da Justiça e Negocios Interiores o crédito especial de...
Page 200 - Pica o Poder Executive autorizado a abrir ao Ministerio da Justiça e Negocios Interiores o crédito especial de 500:000,s para occorrer as despezas com a realizacaó do Congresso Scientiflco Latino-Americano, em 6 de agosto de 1905. Art. 2. »E' concedido o porto gratuito para a correspondencia, tanto postal, como telographica, do mesmo Congresso.