Council of State
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A Council of State is a governmental body in a country, or a subdivision of a country, with a function that varies by jurisdiction. It may be the formal name for the cabinet or it may refer to a non-executive advisory body associated with a head of state. In some countries it functions as a supreme administrative court and is sometimes regarded as the equivalent of a privy council.
- Belgian Council of State is a judicial and advisory body that assists the executive with obligatory legal advice on each draft law and is the supreme court for administrative justice
- Chinese State Council is the country's highest administrative body
- Colombian Council of State
- Cuban Council of State
- Danish Council of State is similar to a privy council with a largely ceremonial role
- Dutch Council of State is an advisory body that consists of one or two members of the royal family and other members appointed by the Crown
- Egyptian Council of State
- Finnish Government is literally referred to as council of state in Finnish (valtioneuvosto) and Swedish (statsrådet)
- French Council of State is a judicial and advisory body. It assists the executive with legal advice and is the supreme court for administrative justice
- Ghanaian Council of State advises the President of Ghana in the exercise of most of his/her reserve powers
- Greek Council of State is the supreme administrative court of Greece and also examines all presidential decrees before they are issued
- Irish Council of State advises the President of Ireland in the exercise of most of his/her reserve powers
- Italian Council of State is a legal and administrative consultative body that ensures the legality of public administration.
- Luxembourg Council of State
- Nigerian Council of State
- North Carolina Council of State
- Norwegian Council of State
- Spanish Council of State
- Philippine Council of State
- Portuguese Council of State is an advisory body of the President of the Republic
- Thai Council of State advises the executive branch on legal matters and until the establishment of the administrative courts in 1999, it also served as the supreme administrative court
- Turkish Council of State is the supreme court for administrative justice
- Brazilian Empire's Council of State (1822–1889)
- Chilean Council of State (1976–1980)
- English Council of State (1649–1660)
- German Democratic Republic's State Council (1960–1990)
- Indian Council of State (1919–1947)
- Israeli Provisional State Council (1948–1949)
- Japanese Great Council of State (689–1885)
- Liberian Council of State was an interim governing body in the mid-1990s
- Manchukuon General Affairs State Council (1934–1945)
- Montenegrin Council of State (1879–1905)
- Ottoman Council of State (1868–1922)
- Polish Kingdom's Council of State (1815-1915) and Polish Council of State (1947–1989)
- Romanian State Council (1961–1989)
- Siamese Supreme Council of State (1925–1932)
- Swedish Council of State (1809–1974)
- Vietnamese Council of State (1980–1992)
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