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Article Five (other)
Article Five may refer to: * Article Five of the United States Constitution, Amending the Constitution * Article 5 of the European Convention on Human Rights * Article 5 of the North Atlantic Treaty The North Atlantic Treaty, also referred to as the Washington Treaty, is the treaty that forms the legal basis of, and is implemented by, the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO). The treaty was signed in Washington, D.C., on 4 April 1949 ..., which brought NATO into existence * ''Article 5'' (novel), a novel by Kristen Simmons {{disambiguation ...
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Article Five Of The United States Constitution
Article Five of the United States Constitution describes the process for altering the Constitution. Under Article Five, the process to alter the Constitution consists of proposing an Constitutional amendment, amendment or amendments, and subsequent ratification. Amendments may be proposed either by the United States Congress, Congress with a two-thirds supermajority, vote in both the United States House of Representatives, House of Representatives and the United States Senate, Senate; or by a Convention to propose amendments to the United States Constitution, convention to propose amendments called by Congress at the request of two-thirds of the State legislature (United States), state legislatures. To become part of the Constitution, an amendment must then be ratified by either—as determined by Congress—the legislatures of three-quarters of the U.S. state, states or by state ratifying conventions, ratifying conventions conducted in three-quarters of the states, a process utili ...
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Article 5 Of The European Convention On Human Rights
Article 5 of the European Convention on Human Rights (Art.5 ECHR for short) provides that everyone has the right to liberty and security of person. Liberty and security of the person are taken as a "compound" concept - security of the person has not been subject to separate interpretation by the Court. . History Article 5 provides the right to liberty and security, subject only to lawful arrest or detention under certain other circumstances, such as arrest on suspicion of a crime or imprisonment in fulfilment of a sentence. The article also provides the right to be informed in a language one understands of the reasons for the arrest and any charge against them, the right of prompt access to judicial proceedings to determine the legality of one's arrest or detention and to trial within a reasonable time or release pending trial, and the right to compensation in the case of arrest or detention in violation of this article. *Magna Carta *Habeas Corpus Act 1679 *'' Entick v. Carringt ...
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North Atlantic Treaty
The North Atlantic Treaty, also referred to as the Washington Treaty, is the treaty that forms the legal basis of, and is implemented by, the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO). The treaty was signed in Washington, D.C., on 4 April 1949. Background The treaty was signed in Washington, D.C., on 4 April 1949 by a committee which was chaired by US diplomat Theodore Achilles. Earlier secret talks had been held at the Pentagon between 22 March and 1 April 1948, of which Achilles said: The talks lasted about two weeks and by the time they finished, it had been secretly agreed that there would be a treaty, and I had a draft of one in the bottom drawer of my safe. It was never shown to anyone except Jack John_D._Hickerson">Hickerson.html" ;"title="John_D._Hickerson.html" ;"title="nowiki/>John D. Hickerson">Hickerson">John_D._Hickerson.html" ;"title="nowiki/>John D. Hickerson">Hickerson I wish I had kept it, but when I left the Department in 1950, I dutifully left it in the ...
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