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can refer to several powers of a central authority:
- Reserved powers, or Reserved matters
In the United Kingdom reserved matters and excepted matters are the areas of government policy where Parliament had kept the power to make laws in Scotland, Northern Ireland and Wales....
, are those subjects still dealt with by the United Kingdom Parliament, and not devolved to the Scottish Parliament, National Assembly for Wales or the Northern Ireland Assembly
- Reserved powers, under the Tenth Amendment to the United States Constitution
The Tenth Amendment to the United States Constitution, which is part of the Bill of Rights, was ratified on December 15, 1791...
, powers that the United States Constitution does not give to the federal government, or forbid to the states, are reserved to the states or the people
- Reserved powers, powers that the British Governor of Bermuda has over External Affairs, Internal Security and the Police, see Politics of Bermuda
Bermuda is a parliamentary representative democratic dependency. The Premier is the head of government, and there is a multi-party system.Bermuda is the oldest self-governing British Overseas Territory and has a great degree of internal autonomy. Its parliament held its first session in 1620,...
- Reserved powers, also called Reserved State powers
The reserved country powers, also called reserved powers, is a doctrine reserved exclusively for the states, that is used in the interpretation of the Constitution of Australia. It adopted a restrictive approach to the interpretation of the specific powers of the Federal Parliament in order to...
, a historical doctrine used in the interpretation of the federal Constitution of Australia