Summary of Delivery

The act whereby the owner of a vessel gives operational control over to the charterer.

(Main Author: William J. Miller)

In the United States For information about Delivery in the context of international trade, click here Delivery in International Trade Meaning […]

Delegation of Power

Hierarchical Display of Delegation of power Politics > Executive power and public service > Administrative law
Politics > Executive power and public service > Executive body > Executive competence > Delegated legislation Delegation of power Concept of Delegation of power See the dictionary […]


Introduction to Delinquency Delinquency, criminal or antisocial behavior of juveniles. Juvenile delinquents are usually considered to be in need of treatment, rehabilitation, or discipline. The term delinquency also applies to payments that are overdue." (1) Related Fields Related […]

Deliberative Democracy

Hierarchical Display of Deliberative democracy Politics > Political framework > Political philosophy > Democracy
Education And Communications > Communications > Communications policy > Public consultation Deliberative democracy Concept of Deliberative democracy See the dictionary definition […]

Decorative Item

Hierarchical Display of Decorative item Industry > Miscellaneous industries > Miscellaneous industries
Decorative item Concept of Decorative item See the dictionary definition of Decorative item. Characteristics of Decorative item [rtbs name="xxx-xxx"] Resources Translation of Decorative […]

Democratic Republic of the Congo

Democratic Republic of the Congo in 2011 United States views on international law (based on the document "Digest of U.S. Practice in International Law"): On October 5, 2011 OFAC designated one individual pursuant to Executive Order 13413, of October 27, 2006, "Blocking Property […]

Deputy Speaker of Parliament

Hierarchical Display of Deputy Speaker of Parliament Politics > Parliament > Composition of parliament > Bureau of parliament
European Union > EU institutions and European civil service > EU institution > European Parliament > Bureau of the EP > Vice-President of the EP Concept of Deputy […]

Decision Making

Literature Review on (Decision Making) Cost–Benefit Analysis In the Encyclopedia of Public Administration and Public Policy, [1] Jay P. Hamilton offers the following summary about the topic of (Decision Making) Cost–Benefit Analysis: Benefit–cost analysis (or cost–benefit […]

Delegated Legislation

Hierarchical Display of Delegated legislation Politics > Executive power and public service > Executive body > Executive competence
Politics > Executive power and public service > Administrative law > Delegation of power
Politics > Politics and public safety > Politics > […]


For an discussion of Danish legal materials, see Researching Law in Denmark by Rasmus H. Wandall and Steen Rosendahl and/or Suzanne Thorpe's Online Legal Information in Denmark, Norway and Sweden — particularly the tables at the end of the article. For more information about treatises and […]

Demography and Population

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Demography and population Concept of Demography and population See the dictionary definition of Demography and population. Characteristics of Demography and population [rtbs name="xxx-xxx"] Resources Translation of […]

Development Assistance Committee

Development Assistance Committee (DAC) The Development Assistance Committee, or DAC, is the principal body through which the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) deals with issues related to co-operation with developing countries. The DAC comprises 22 Member States and […]


Hierarchical Display of Defence International Relations
Concept of Defence See the dictionary definition of Defence. Characteristics of Defence [rtbs name="xxx-xxx"] Resources Translation of Defence Spanish: Defensa French: Défense German: Verteidigung Italian: Difesa Portuguese: Defesa […]


In relation to the devolution and constitutional law, John Hopkins[1] made the following observation: Although the term devolution has become increasingly commonplace in constitutional and political discourse, the concept itself defies easy definition. Its use in European languages dates […]


Summary of Devaluation

The official reduction of the value of a nation's money in relation to a standard (usually gold), special drawing rights, or the U.S. dollar. Inasmuch as all currencies are ultimately valued in terms of some standard, devaluation results in the conscious increase […]

Democratic Deficit

Democratic Deficit and Europe There is an entry on democratic deficit in the European legal encyclopedia. Resources See Also Further Reading Entry "Democratic Deficit" in the work "A Concise Encyclopedia of the European Union from Aachen to Zollverein", by Rodney Leach […]

Degree of Pollution

Hierarchical Display of Degree of pollution Environment > Environmental policy > Pollution control measures > Pollution control
Environment > Deterioration of the environment > Pollution
Environment > Deterioration of the environment > Nuisance > Noise > Noise level Degree of pollution […]