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  • Dual system of government — The Fifth Dalai Lama implemented the traditional Cho sid nyi (dual system) in Tibet. The Dual System of Government or Cho sid nyi (Tibetan: ཆོས་སྲིད་གཉིས་; Wylie: chos srid gnyis; alternate spellings include Chhos srid gnyis, Chhoe sid nyi,… …   Wikipedia

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  • Staff of Government Division — The Staff of Government Division of the High Court of Justice (usually shorted to Staff of Government Division) is the Court of Appeal in the Isle of Man. It hears all appeals, both criminal and civil, from the High Court. It is the second… …   Wikipedia

  • Instrument of Government (1809) — The Instrument of Government, or Regeringsformen , adopted on June 6, 1809 by the Riksdag of the Estates was the constitution of Sweden from 1809 to 1974. It came about following the disastrous outcome in the Finnish War, when King Gustav IV… …   Wikipedia

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