The Council of State is an organ established by the Constitution of Portugal to advise the President of the Republic of Portugal in the exercise of many of his discretionary, reserve powers. The constitution states that it must be summoned by the President in case he decides to dissolve the Assembly of the Republic, declare war or peace, or in case a government steps down. Categories: Lists of office-holders | Portugal | Presidents of Portugal ... The Assembly of the Republic is the Portuguese parliament; its building in Lisbon is referred to as Pal cio de S o Bento. ...
Former elected Presidents of the Portuguese Republic
Five members designated by the President of the Republic (Usually prominent figures such as the President of the Bank of Portugal)
Five members elected by the Assembly of the Republic (Usually one from every party with parliamentary representation)
Secretary of the Council of State
Categories: Portuguese politics Categories: Lists of office-holders | Portugal | Presidents of Portugal ... The Assembly of the Republic is the Portuguese parliament; its building in Lisbon is referred to as Pal cio de S o Bento. ... Alternative meaning: Prime Minister (band) A prime minister is the leading member of the cabinet of the top level government in a parliamentary system of government of a country, alternatively A prime minister is an official in a presidential system or semi-presidential system whose duty is to execute the... Flag of Azores Shaded relief map of the Azores from 1975 The Azores ( Portuguese: Açores) are an archipelago of Portuguese islands in the middle of the Atlantic Ocean, about 1,500 km from Lisbon and about 3,900 km from the east coast of North America. ... For other uses of the word, see Madeira (disambiguation) Madeira Islands location. ...
The Council of State must be consulted by the Dutch cabinet on proposed legislation before a law is submitted to the parliament and also serves as a channel of appeal for citizens against decisions of the executive branch.
Finnish Council of State - this is the Finnish cabinet.
PortugueseCouncil of State - an advisory body to the President of the Republic in the exercise of most of his or her reserve powers.
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