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TRICAMERAL LEGISLATURES
TEN PROVINCIAL LEGISLATURES
UNICAMERAL
RULES
FORCE
ADDITION
EFFECT
PRIME MINISTER
CHAMBERS
CHAMBER
BUDGET
VOIVODESHIPS
POWERS
POWER
STATE LEGISLATURES
WOMEN
ISSUE
NORTHERN IRELAND
HOUSE
HOUSES
FREE STATE
PLEASURE
JURISDICTIONS
WORLD
STATE
COMMUNIST STATES
MEMBERS
END
ZEALAND PARLIAMENT
GOVERNMENT
PARLIAMENTARY SYSTEM
NATIONAL PARLIAMENT
PRESIDENT
STATE GOVERNORS
COMMONS
ROYAL ASSENT
CANADA
PROVINCES
GOVERNORS
CRIME
SENATE
REPRESENTATIVES
LEGISLATORS
CONGRESS
STATES
COURT
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Definitions

  1. Legislatures are known by many names, the most common being parliament and congress, although these terms also have more specific meanings. (Web site)
  2. Legislatures are known by many names, including: parliament, congress, diet and national assembly. (Web site)
  3. Some legislatures are unicameral (having one chamber), and some bicameral (with two).
  4. Many legislatures are said to include not just one or more houses but also the head of state. (Web site)
  5. Outside legislatures, the political privacy of ordinary citizens has always been an issue.

Tricameral Legislatures

  1. Historically, as well as bicameral and unicameral bodies, there have also been rare instances of tricameral legislatures. (Web site)

Ten Provincial Legislatures

  1. The accord required approval from all ten provincial legislatures to become law. (Web site)

Unicameral

  1. Those states with unicameral legislatures include Finland and Israel. (Web site)
  2. Provincial and territorial legislatures are unicameral, having no second chamber equivalent to the Canadian Senate.

Rules

  1. While rules of law have always been a concern for society, the use of legislatures for their establishment is a relatively modern phenomenon. (Web site)

Force

  1. The legislatures of all signatories except Costa Rica ratified CAFTA in 2005, and the agreement entered into force in the first half of 2006. (Web site)

Addition

  1. In addition, legislative councils serve as the institutional memories of state legislatures. (Web site)

Effect

  1. The Meech Lake Accord required ratification by all ten provincial legislatures and parliament to come into effect. (Web site)

Prime Minister

  1. The states' chief ministers are responsible to the legislatures in the same way the prime minister is responsible to parliament. (Web site)

Chambers

  1. Unlike many other former (or current) Commonwealth legislatures, the Hong Kong Legislative Council does not have a ceremonial mace placed in its chambers. (Web site)

Chamber

  1. Unlike many other former (or current) Commonwealth legislatures, the Hong Kong Legislative Council does not have a ceremonial mace placed in its chamber. (Web site)

Budget

  1. In addition to enacting laws, legislatures usually have exclusive authority to raise taxes and adopt the budget and other money bills. (Web site)
  2. For a budget to pass, a majority of legislatures must vote in support of it. (Web site)

Voivodeships

  1. Voivodeships are governed by voivod governments, and their legislatures are called voivodeship sejmiks. (Web site)

Powers

  1. In France, Voltaire poured much of his energy into supporting the powers of the crown against the legislatures and the nobility (see Voltaire).

Power

  1. It did not limit the power of legislatures to suppress printers. (Web site)
  2. State legislatures had the power to impeach officials of the Confederate government in some cases. (Web site)
  3. However there are some differences from national legislatures; for example, neither the Parliament nor Council have the power of legislative initiative. (Web site)

State Legislatures

  1. The most recent Libertarian candidate elected to a state legislatures was Steve Vaillancourt to the New Hampshire House of Representatives in 2000. (Web site)
  2. Rules dictating the allowable methods of discovery have been set up by Congress (for federal courts) and by state legislatures (for state courts).
  3. Legislative power is divided between federal and state legislatures. (Web site)

Women

  1. New Jersey ranks 35th among state legislatures in terms of women elected, according to Rutgers University's Center for American Women in Politics. (Web site)
  2. In their search for cheap labor they hired women and urged legislatures to provide them with adequate training. (Web site)

Issue

  1. The Meech Lake Accord failed when the provincial legislatures of Newfoundland and Manitoba adjourned without bringing the issue to a vote.

Northern Ireland

  1. Legislatures in Northern Ireland Parliament of Northern Ireland - a home rule parliament of 1920 - 1972.

House

  1. Provinces traditionally sent two senators, elected by provincial legislatures, to the upper house of Congress.
  2. Many countries with unicameral legislatures are often small and homogeneous unitary states and consider an upper house or second chamber unnecessary.
  3. Today in most Commonwealth legislatures, a mace will be found in the House. (Web site)

Houses

  1. Carr, in which the Supreme Court of the United States ruled that state legislatures must apportion seats in both houses according to population. (Web site)

Free State

  1. The ANC was set to win two-thirds majorities in the legislatures of the Eastern Cape, Free State, Limpopo, Mpumalanga, the North West and KwaZulu-Natal. (Web site)

Pleasure

  1. Parliament has the power to abolish or overrule any of the devolved legislatures at its pleasure, although it would be unlikely to do so.

Jurisdictions

  1. Later, in the wake of Lawrence, legislatures in other jurisdictions such as Arizona and the District of Columbia repealed their unused fornication laws. (Web site)

World

  1. The Italian Parliament is one of the few legislatures in the world to reserve seats for citizens residing abroad.
  2. Of approximately 50 bicameral legislatures in the world, Canada's was designed to serve the distinct needs of this unique federation. (Web site)

State

  1. In order to preserve further the authority of the states, it was provided that state legislatures, rather than the people, would elect senators. (Web site)
  2. The primary source of law is in the enactments passed by the Parliament or the State Legislatures. (Web site)
  3. Many state legislatures have passed laws that allow, but do not officially force, universities to demand tuition up to a limit, usually €500. (Web site)

Communist States

  1. For example, the legislatures of many Communist states were often derided as mere 'rubber stamps' for decisions of the ruling party. (Web site)

Members

  1. These members, which are appointed by the provincial legislatures, also serve five-year terms. (Web site)
  2. At the time, state legislatures chose the members of the U.S. Electoral College, and New York was crucial to Jefferson. (Web site)
  3. Today, not only are the 301 Members of Parliament elected through FPTP, but so are all members of the ten provincial legislatures and two territories. (Web site)

End

  1. Arafat's deal, however, meant that some Palestinians could end up voting for two legislatures, one in Amman and one in Jericho. (Web site)

Zealand Parliament

  1. The New Zealand Parliament does not have an upper house — unlike many other legislatures, it is unicameral rather than bicameral.

Government

  1. Many contemporary federal systems of government have bicameral legislatures. (Web site)

Parliamentary System

  1. This category contains national legislatures using a parliamentary system.

National Parliament

  1. At the state level, some of the legislatures are bicameral, patterned after the two houses of the national parliament. (Web site)
  2. The elections for Ethiopia's first popularly chosen national parliament and regional legislatures were held in May and June 1995. (Web site)

President

  1. At the end of July, 2006, Congo held elections for president and the national and provincial legislatures. (Web site)

State Governors

  1. Appellate (especially supreme court) justices are often appointed by state governors or legislatures but may also be elected by voters. (Web site)

Commons

  1. Reducing the number of MPs allows us to bring our oversized House of Commons into line with legislatures across the world.

Royal Assent

  1. Royal Assent and proclamation are required for all acts of Parliament and of the provincial legislatures. (Web site)

Canada

  1. The act abolished the legislatures of Lower Canada and Upper Canada and united them in the political entity, the Province of Canada.
  2. Lower Canada, Upper Canada and their legislatures were abolished in 1841 with the coming into effect of the The Union Act, passed on July 23, 1840. (Web site)
  3. As of the end of 2002, there were no Greens in the elected houses of the national legislatures of the United States, United Kingdom or Canada. (Web site)

Provinces

  1. All provinces have unicameral, elected legislatures headed by a Premier selected in the same way as the Prime Minister of Canada. (Web site)
  2. In some provinces, the Liberals had been completely wiped from both federal and provincial representation in the legislatures. (Web site)
  3. Parliament in South Africa which consists of the National Assembly and the National Council of Provinces; all of the provincial legislatures are unicameral. (Web site)

Governors

  1. Long-term charter school success will require both growing consumer demand for individual schools and support in principle from governors and legislatures. (Web site)

Crime

  1. The crime of murder was often formally codified after democratic reform in various jurisdictions, legislatures began passing statutes. (Web site)

Senate

  1. As with other state legislatures, the Maine Legislature can by a two-thirds majority vote from both the House and Senate override a gubernatorial veto. (Web site)

Representatives

  1. In supranationalism power is held by independent appointed officials or by representatives elected by the legislatures or people of the member states.
  2. A House of Representatives is a part of some legislatures, which are law-making bodies.
  3. Discharge petitions are most often associated with the U.S. House of Representatives, though many state legislatures have similar procedures. (Web site)

Legislators

  1. Voivodeship sejmiks (Polish: sejmik wojewodzki) are legislatures composed of elected legislators in the Voivodeships (provinces) of Poland.

Congress

  1. Article Five gives Congress the option of requiring ratification by state legislatures or by special conventions assembled in the states. (Web site)
  2. Reports current events in Congress and State legislatures and offers communication between Citizens, legislators and interest groups.
  3. Statutory law - Laws promulgated by Congress and state legislatures. (Web site)

States

  1. The states also follow the three-part model of government, through state governors, state legislatures, and the state court systems.
  2. The Senate was elected by the legislatures of the states until 1913, when the Seventeenth Amendment instituted direct elections.
  3. The legislatures of the states and union territories elect 233 members to the Rajya Sabha, and the president appoints another 12. (Web site)

Court

  1. The Court went on to state — although the issue was not before the Court — that the territorial legislatures had no power to ban slavery.
  2. Colorado, 338 U.S. 25 (1949). And in 1962, the Court ordered reapportionment of state legislatures, Baker v. (Web site)

Categories

  1. Countries > Canada > Quebec > Lower Canada
  2. World > Countries > Canada > Parliament
  3. Lower House
  4. Laws
  5. Society > Politics > Government > Courts

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