executive agreement


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executive agreement

n.
An agreement made between the executive branch of the US government and a foreign government without ratification by the Senate.

exec′utive agree′ment



n.
an agreement between a U.S. president and a foreign chief of state without senatorial approval.
[1940–45]
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Nasr and the Minister of Health and Population, Dr Ahmed Emad Eldin and the French side signed the executive agreement for the grant related to the primary healthcare support project worth EUR 130.
The signing of the executive agreement of the French Development Agency's (AFD) loan to restore several health care centers in five Egyptian governorates.
A 2005 study by the UP Law Center showed that the NorthRail contract had been improperly packaged as an executive agreement to evade public bidding.
1) Unfortunately, the result has been a great deal of confusion, often needlessly contributing to turbulent confrontations about the contours of the executive agreement power, when clarity and precision instead are called for.
But because former President Barack Obama dealt with the Paris Agreement as an executive agreement that did not require confirmation form the Senate, Trump would likely be able to treat it in much the same way and withdraw without approval from the legislative branch.
Claire Sugden has secured Executive agreement to ask the Assembly to pass a Legislative Consent Motion to include "pardons for convictions relating to abolished homosexual offences" in the Policing and Crime Bill.
Egyptian Electricity Holding Company chairperson Gaber Desouky, representing Egypt, and Teruyuki Ito, the chief representative of the JICA Egypt office, signed the executive agreement for the project.
Sudan has allocated around one million acres for Saudi investment next to the Atbara Agricultural River, according to an executive agreement between the Saudi Ministry of Environment, Water and Agriculture and the Ministry of Water and Electric Resources in Sudan.
The French Ambassador affirmed his country keenness to implement the executive agreement, saying it will constitute onset of progress of relations between the two countries in field of higher education.
The administration of President Barack Obama plans to ratify the Paris accord with an executive agreement, bypassing the Senate and setting up a complex and difficult process for any future president wishing to pull out.
This problematic interpretation opens the floodgates to more executive agreement post-VFA mostly negotiated in secret, that will result in more foreign troops and more bases, without any Senate concurrence and oversight," he pointed out.
Instead of rallying two-thirds of the Senate to support the deal, he relied on a tiny, partisan minority to protect his executive agreement from the judgment of the American people.
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