Eighteenth Amendment

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Noun1.Eighteenth Amendment - an amendment to the Constitution of the United States adopted in 1920; prohibited the manufacture and sale of alcoholic beverages; repealed in 1932
Constitution of the United States, U.S. Constitution, United States Constitution, US Constitution, Constitution - the constitution written at the Constitutional Convention in Philadelphia in 1787 and subsequently ratified by the original thirteen states
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PESHAWAR -- Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Assembly Members has assured the Pakistan Workers Federation to be soon present a bill regarding the Employees Age Old benefits Institution (EOBI) after the 18th amendment to protect the workers of KP working out side from the province.
He further said that the 18th amendment not only restored the Constitution of 1973 to its near original form but also gave provinces more powers.
He observed that the issue has been raised for the first time after the passage of the 18th amendment.
2 -- The Supreme Court will resume the hearing on a set of identical petitions against some parts of the 18th Amendment today (Monday).
The formation of judicial commission for appointment of judges to the higher judiciary in the 18th amendment was in line with the Constitution and all assertions to this affect being made at different fora contain no grounds, he remarked.
Things got so bad that 14 years later, on December 5, 1933, the 21st Amendment repealing the 18th Amendment was ratified.
Islamabad -- Chairman Senate Mian Raza Rabbani on Tuesday said that after five years, there is still a lot of resistance to the 18th Amendment mainly from the centralist mind set and more so at the federal level.
QUETTA -- Balochistan Chief Minister Dr Abdul Malik Baloch has said that after the 18th amendment the country has become a genuine federation and that any blame game over the problems faced by his province is baseless.
Islamabad -- Head of JUI(F) Maulana Fazal-ur-Rehman has said that the statement of Petroleum Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi in which he opposed to give rights to the provinces under the 18th Amendment is high deplorable.
They spoke on Fiscal Federalism in Impacts and Implications of 7th NFC Award and 18th Amendment.
ISLAMABAD, May 21 -- Chairman Implementation Commission for the Constitutional Reforms Senator Mian Raza Rabbani stated Thursday that the government has the political will to ensure the implementation of the 18th Amendment.
ISLAMABAD -- Chairman Senate Mian Raza Rabbani has said that five years on there is still a lot of resistance to the 18th Amendment mainly from the centralist mind set and more so at the federal level.