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Collegium

 

a private secondary and sometimes higher educational institution found in Western Europe from the 16th to the 18th centuries. Collegia were founded primarily by the Jesuits and accepted only the children of the ruling classes. The pupils were taught the “seven liberal arts” and theology, Latin and Greek, and some literature, geography, and history. In Russia the Kharkov Collegium, founded in 1721 in Belgorod, was well known; G. S. Skovoroda taught at this institution.


Collegium

 

a group of individuals who have the right to decide questions jointly within the competency of the group. In socialist countries the collegium is a collective body that carries out the functions of executive authority, administration, or justice.

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Summary: New Delhi [India], June 25 (ANI): Opposition's presidential nominee Meira Kumar on Sunday wrote a letter to the electoral collegium or college seeking support in the presidential elections that is scheduled to take place on July 17.
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Dattu's controversial decision on April 28 not to participate in the National Judicial Appointments Commission ( NJAC) meetings resulted in stalling any immediate chance of constituting a new judges appointments body to replace the two- decade old collegium system capped a tumultuous one year of the government vis- a- vis the relation with the judiciary.
Under the collegium system, the government has no say in the appointment of judges, as the collegium is the final authority.
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