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to the Constitution of the United States adopted in 1920; prohibited the manufacture and sale of alcoholic beverages; repealed in 1932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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KARACHI -- Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) Chairman Bilawal Bhutto on Tuesday in unequivocal terms said that the party will not compromise on the 18th amendment and 1973 constitution.
THE 18th Amendment to the Constitution is an important step towards provincial autonomy.
Islamabad -- Chairman Senate Mian Raza Rabbani has said that any attempt aimed at rolling back the 18th Amendment would prove disastrous for the federation.
PESHAWAR -- Senator Mir Kabeer Ahmed Mohammad Shahi, Chairman Senate Functional Committee on Devolution Process under 18th Amendment has said that education played key role in the progress and development of the country saying allocation of maximum budget for education was inevitable to meet the desired goals.
Babar said that the provinces should have their own regulatory authorities for concession management in accordance with the Constitution 18th amendment.
PESHAWAR -- The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Government has converted Tourists Services Wing into Directorate of Tourists Services KP after its devolution to the provinces in the wake of 18th amendment.
Ranil Wickremesinghe will cling on to the party leadership, even after the winnable battle over the 18th Amendment is resoundingly lost, shamelessly; and We, the People, are looking on, as Rajapakses transform us from citizens into subjects, shamelessly.
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.
According to the 18th amendment the President can now seek re-election for the third term.
18, 1917, the 18th Amendment to the Constitution had passed both houses of Congress.
Things got so bad that 14 years later, on December 5, 1933, the 21st Amendment repealing the 18th Amendment was ratified.