An Agreement Between Citizens And The Government

[14] Like no party, it can do well on its own in our time without a philosophical or speculative system of principles annexed to its political or practical system; So we find that each of the factions between which this nation is divided has put in place a fabric of first nature to protect and cover the pattern of action it pursues. . One of the parties [defenders of the absolute and divine right of kings or Tories], by withdrawing the government from the deity, strives to make it so sacred and inviolable that it must be little less than sacrilege, however tyrannical it may be, to touch it or invade it in the smallest article. The other party [the Whigs or believers in constitutional monarchy], in founding the government with the agreement of the people as a whole, assumes that there is some kind of initial treaty by which subjects have tacitly reserved the power to oppose their ruler whenever they consider themselves violated by the authority they have voluntarily entrusted to him for certain purposes. 1. The purpose of this Agreement is to promote cooperation and coordination between the competition authorities of the Parties, to avoid conflicts arising from the application of the Competition Law of the Parties and thereby to minimise the impact of differences on their respective important interests. Hume argued that the approval of the governed was the ideal basis on which a government should rest, but that in general it did not happen in this way. The problem with the Magna Carta is significant. If a king can grant rights, a king can withdraw rights. If rights are inalienable (not granted by an individual or government), people can never be separated from those rights to life, liberty, and property.

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