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    LOCAL GOVERNMENT The national government in the 1990s sought to upgrade local government by delegating some limited powers to local subdivisions and by encouraging people to participate in the community affairs. Local autonomy was balanced‚ however‚ against the need to ensure effective political and administrative control from Manila especially in those areas where communist insurgent were active. The 1987 Constitution retain the three-tiered structure of local government. The

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    to what effect did local government intervene to ameliorate the adverse effects of industrialisation on the populations of towns and cities? Towns and Cities in the nineteenth century grew extremely quickly as vast numbers of people congregated in urban environment’s which were created as a response to rapid industrialisation‚ this developed problems such as poor public health. The problems that became apparent had to be dealt with and this gave rise to local governments being set up to deal

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    GENSANTOS FOUNDATION COLLEGE‚ INC. Bulaong Extension‚ General Santos City A LOCAL GOVERNMENT RESEARCH MUNICIPALITY OF ALABEL SARANGANI PROVINCE IN PARTIAL FULFILLMENT OF THE REQUIREMENTS FOR THE SUBJECT PUBLIC FINANCE SUBMITTED TO: MRS. NAOMI BAITUS-BRAGA‚ MBA SUBMITTED BY: CABASA‚IVY CORNELIO‚ JIA JANE DELGADO‚GERALD MINAS‚ JIMA LANARIA‚ RUTHCHELLE CABAYLES‚ MA. FE JAYOMA‚ JESHEABETH MADERA‚ ANNA MAE SENILLO‚ REGINE GEMPESAW‚ SIRVANDO OCTOBER 2012

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    Maguindanao LOCAL GOVERNMENT ADMINISTRATION I – Introduction: The history of national-local relations in the Philippines is characterized by centralism. The central government from the Spanish regime up to now maintained a very strong control and influence over local governments. The evidence of such centralist tendency is Section 4‚ Article X of the 1987 Constitution which provides that‚ “The President of the Philippines shall exercise general supervision over local governments. Provinces

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    Background – Changes in the last 10 yrs Since 1997 central government has been pursuing an agenda of local government modernisation designed to tackle some of the fundamental public service‚ governance and accountability concerns facing local authorities and the public sector more widely. From CCT to Best Value‚ one of the biggest changes has been in performance management and the rating of authorities in relation to the CPA regime and the drive for continuous improvement and value for money.  This

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    1 Corruption in Local Government Abstract: Local government is the grass root level governance which is related to the development of a country. To improve governance of a state Govt. must remove corruption from all tiers of local government. In this assignment we try to our best to finding out corruption in local government with proper field investigation‚ and then we should give some recommendation to remove corruption from local government. Introduction: It is beyond doubt that

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    revenue expenditure for CCC in 2010 and in the future. I will also discuss areas of concern in terms of level of revenue expenditure and outline issues that were taken into account in the preparation of the budget for 2010. Section 102 of the Local Government Act 2001 states that each LA must prepare a draft budget for the next financial year setting out: 1. The expenditure necessary to carry out its functions and 2. The income estimated to accrue it. In 2010 the total budget income

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    Introduction…………………………………………………………………………p.g.2 2. What is local government?…………………………………………………………….p.2 3. Hierarchy Roles of local government…………………………………………………p.2-3 4. Functions of local government………………………………………………………..p.g.3 (4.1) Line functions………………………………………………………………………p.3 (4.2) Supporting functions……………………………………………………………….p.3 5. Values and principles for local government…………………………………………..p.4 6. Challenges that affect local government………………………………………………p.5 7. Strategies to overcome these

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    Brief Historical Background of Local government System in Nigeria Regardless of nomenclature‚ local government is a creation of British colonial rule in Nigeria. It has overtime experienced change in name‚ structure and composition. Between 1930s and 1940s‚ for instance‚ local government was known as chief-in-council and chief-and-council‚ where traditional rulers were given pride of place in the scheme of things. In the 1950s‚ election was introduced according to the British model in the western

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    INTRODUCTION Local government areas are suppose to be the engines of national development. A quite rural community grows into a busting city‚ and the local leaders makes this possible. In an ideal and well developed nations of the world‚ when people are tired of living in the cities they retire or relocate to rural communities where life is less strenuous. However‚ the opposite is the case in Nigeria; living in a rural community is difficult because nothing works as it should. People are subjected

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    LOCAL GOVERNMENT COUNCILS’ PERFOMANCE AND PUBLIC SERVICE DELIVERY IN UGANDA MUKONO DISTRICT COUNCIL SCORE-CARD REPORT 2009/2010 LOCAL GOVERNMENT COUNCILS’ PERFOMANCE AND PUBLIC SERVICE DELIVERY IN UGANDA MUKONO DISTRICT COUNCIL SCORE-CARD REPORT 2009/2010 Lillian Muyomba-Tamale Godber W. Tumushabe Ivan Amanigaruhanga Viola Bwanika-Semyalo Emma Jones ACODE Policy Research Series No. 45‚ 2011 1 LOCAL GOVERNMENT COUNCILS’ PERFOMANCE AND PUBLIC SERVICE DELIVERY IN UGANDA 2

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    Changes in local government recently have occurred in 2009 much of England has the two tier system of local government the changes that were proposed where to change multiple counties from the two tier system to a unitary status of the proposed areas the shortlist made was Cornwall‚ Durham‚ Northumberland‚ Shropshire‚ Wiltshire and later Cheshire. However after these changes where implemented the central government implemented the Local Government Act 2010 halted and stopped and current or future

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    Role of local government in housing i. Examination of the housing conditions of the area‚ estimation of demand including the requirement of special groups such as the aged‚ physically handicapped and the homeless ii. Assessment of the housing supply including the physical condition of the existing dwelling and the size and scope of the building and acquisition program of all the agencies involved iii. Research to assess housing need to ensure that all available resources are used to the

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    MAKERERE UNIVERSITY COLLEGE OF BUSINESS AND MANAGEMENT SCIENCE (COBAMS) (SCHOOL OF ECONOMICS) A REPORT ON FIELD ATTACHMNT/INTERNSHIP AT KABALE DISTRICT LOCAL GOVERNMENT 4th June -31st July BY NAMAYANJA SAIDAT 11/U/543 Field Attachment Report submitted to the College of Business and Management Sciences in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the award of a degree in bachelor of Development Economics of Makerere University Kampala MS. NAMAYANJA SAIDAT ……………………………………….. MR

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    State and Local Government Paper POL/215 University of Phoenix January 15‚ 2006 Introduction The city of Fountain‚ Colorado is a full service municipality. Within the city‚ several actively responsive city boards see to the needs of the community and plan for the city’s future growth. One such board is the City Council‚ which holds regularly scheduled meetings on the 2nd and 4th Tuesday of every month. Each meeting follows the same basic structure and allows for input from local citizens

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    COMMITTEE SYSTEMS IN LOCAL GOVERNMENT. Definition: Committee |System in Local Government is a mechanism of ensuring greater democratic participation of the citizenry in the law making process. Committee could be established due to the large volume of business to be transacted‚ Local Government may find it imperative to entrust some of their functions to committees. In running the affairs of the local government‚ the Local Government Executive Committee may set up standing and ad-hoc committees

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    all its affairs directed by a single government’ At the national level‚ government is organized on either federal or a unitary basis. Federal systems contain middle-level territorial units of government (states‚ provinces‚ regions) which have a guaranteed status in the constitution that gives them a degree of independence and autonomy from the central government. In contrast‚ Sub-central units of government in unitary states are the creatures of central government‚ which creates them and which can

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    Asia Research Centre Working Paper 19 Challenges for Urban Local Governments in India Written by Rumi Aijaz Rumi Aijaz was Visiting Research Fellow at Asia Research Centre in 2006. E-mail: rumi_pvg@rediffmail.com A section of this working paper has been accepted for publication in a forthcoming issue of the Journal of Asian and African Studies‚ by Sage Publications Ltd. Copyright © Rumi Aijaz‚ 2007 All rights reserved. Apart from any fair dealing for the purpose of research

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    Reflection Paper Section # 4 Omandam‚ Ruth B. Local Government Innovation Local government innovation was long been practiced in some progressive cities in the Philippines. San Fernando Pampanga‚ Bulacan‚ San Carlos Negros Occidental‚ Naga City to name some few. These cities local government leaders exhibits strong willed determinations on improving their constituents way of living to high quality of life. Innovation in local governance per se is different for every places‚ depending on the type

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    History In 1972‚ the local government system in Sierra Leone was abolished by the then Executive by a “Presidential declaration” which was achievable as there was no codified law or any constitutional provision to protect local government from such powerful actions by the Executive. This abolition effectively meant that Management Committees appointed by the President between 2002 and 2004 replaced local authorities. Binneh –Kamara in 2013 argues that the “Local Government act of 2004 was enacted

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