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WOLESI JIRGA
NAME
SUPPORT
KING
VOTES
CONSTITUTION
BILL
IRELAND
GOVERNOR GENERAL
OPPOSITION
DEPUTY LEADER
MAJORITY
SPEAKER
ASSEMBLY
LORDS
LEGISLATIVE ASSEMBLY
ELECTORAL SYSTEM
ELECTION
CORTES
SECOND CHAMBER
UNITED RUSSIA
GOVERNMENT
PRIME MINISTER
MAJORITY PARTY
NATIONAL LEGISLATURE
POLISH PARLIAMENT
RUSSIAN PARLIAMENT
INDIAN PARLIAMENT
FEDERAL ASSEMBLY
BICAMERAL PARLIAMENT
BICAMERAL LEGISLATURE
SINGLE-MEMBER CONSTITUENCIES
RUSSIAN FEDERATION
FRANCE
CLOSE TIES
CHAMBER
ELECTIONS
PROPORTIONAL REPRESENTATION
CONGRESS
REPRESENTATIVES
OIREACHTAS
DÁIL ÉIREANN
LEGISLATURES
LEGISLATURE
MEMBER
COMMONS
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Definitions

  1. A lower house is one of two chambers of a bicameral legislature, the other chamber being the upper house. (Web site)
  2. The lower house is the Council of Representatives, consisting of 275 members known as Members of Parliament. (Web site)
  3. The lower house is called the Legislative Assembly, except in South Australia and Tasmania, where it is called the House of Assembly.
  4. The lower house, the House of the People (Wolesi Jirga), consists of no more than 249 members, who are directly elected to five-year terms. (Web site)
  5. The lower house is called the National Assembly of Pakistan and has 342 seats including reserved seats for religio-ethnic minorities and women. (Web site)

Wolesi Jirga

  1. The Parliament consists of an upper and a lower house (Meshrano and Wolesi Jirga).

Name

  1. In theory, the Lower House cannot convene to name a new prime minister until all 500 seats are filled. (Web site)

Support

  1. The Prime Minister stays in office only as long as he or she retains the support of the Lower House.

King

  1. The King does not have veto power over bills passed by the National Assembly (the lower house) and, thus, cannot withhold Royal Assent. (Web site)

Votes

  1. Running for the Sejm (lower house of Parliament) from the Warsaw constituency, he won the largest number of votes, 148,533 to be exact. (Web site)
  2. Ratification was completed by votes in the lower house of parliament in April, and in the upper house in May. (Web site)

Constitution

  1. According to the constitution, presidential decrees must be approved by the lower house when it reconvenes.

Bill

  1. The bill is expected to be taken up the powerful lower house of parliament for voting next week.

Ireland

  1. The Irish House of Commons was the lower house of the Parliament of Ireland, that existed from mediæval times until 1800. (Web site)

Governor General

  1. When a new plurality exists in the lower House, the Governor General asks the party leader that can lead a stable government to form a cabinet.

Opposition

  1. Balkenende first entered the Tweede Kamer (lower house) of the Netherlands Parliament on 19 May, 1998, while the CDA was in opposition.

Deputy Leader

  1. The post of Deputy Leader in the lower house was vacated after Sushma Swaraj was elevated as Leader of Opposition. (Web site)
  2. It is public knowledge that the Deputy Leader of the Indian National Congress in the Lower House of Parliament owns asbestos factories. (Web site)

Majority

  1. The Chief Minister is normally the leader of the political party commanding a majority in the Lower House or the only House of the State Legislature. (Web site)

Speaker

  1. The Senate President is the head of the Upper House; while the Lower House is led by the Speaker. (Web site)

Assembly

  1. Its central purpose is to act as a house of review for legislation passed through the lower house, the House of Assembly.
  2. Assembly The lower house of the legislature in certain U.S. states.

Lords

  1. The upper house customarily has 20, 50, or 100 seats, almost always significantly fewer than the lower house (the British House of Lords is an exception).

Legislative Assembly

  1. The Act created a bicameral Parliament of New South Wales, with a lower house, the Legislative Assembly, consisting of 54 members.
  2. The National Assembly was formerly the lower house of Quebec's legislature and was then called the Legislative Assembly of Quebec.

Electoral System

  1. The electoral system is very similar to the one for the lower house, but is in many ways transferred to regional basis.

Election

  1. The election won't directly affect the Democrats' grip on power because they control the more powerful lower house of parliament.

Cortes

  1. Spain's 35 million voters were electing 350 members of the Cortes, or lower house of parliament, and 208 members of the 264-member upper house, the Senate. (Web site)

Second Chamber

  1. The 150 members of the Second Chamber, the Lower House are elected in direct elections, which are held every four years or after a cabinet crisis.

United Russia

  1. But United Russia does hold a majority in the lower house of parliament, its representatives head all the committees in the State Duma.

Government

  1. The Lower House may indicate its lack of support for the Government by rejecting a Motion of Confidence, or by passing a Motion of No Confidence.
  2. The Government of India Act 1919 created a bicameral national legislature, with a lower house elected indirectly by provincial legislatures. (Web site)

Prime Minister

  1. The Taoiseach (prime minister) is appointed by the president on his election by the lower house of the parliament.
  2. In Japan, a snap election is called when a Prime Minister dissolves the lower house of the Diet of Japan. (Web site)
  3. Only the Lower House may force the Prime Minister to resign or call elections by passing a motion of no-confidence or by withdrawing supply.

Majority Party

  1. The prime minister, who leads the majority party in the lower house, must be a member. (Web site)

National Legislature

  1. The government, responsible to the lower house of the national legislature, is headed by the taoiseach, or prime minister. (Web site)

Polish Parliament

  1. The word sejmik is a diminutive of sejm, which was historically an assembly of nobles, and is now the name of the lower house of the Polish parliament.
  2. Sejm or Seym (pronounced: [ sεjm]) is the name of the lower house of the Polish parliament.
  3. The Sejm [sɛjm] (listen) is the lower house of the Polish parliament. (Web site)

Russian Parliament

  1. It backs the President, Vladimir Putin and can be seen as his vehicle in the State Duma (the lower house of Russian parliament). (Web site)

Indian Parliament

  1. Sonia Gandhi is the leader of the opposition in the Lok Sabha, the lower house of the Indian Parliament. (Web site)

Federal Assembly

  1. Under certain conditions, the president may dissolve the State Duma, the lower house of parliament (as a whole, now called the Federal Assembly).

Bicameral Parliament

  1. The Federal Assembly is a bicameral parliament, composed of State Duma (the lower house), and Federation Council. (Web site)
  2. Kazakhstan has a bicameral Parliament composed of the lower house (the Majilis) and upper house (the Senate). (Web site)
  3. The new Assembly was the lower house of a bicameral parliament, with a new Council of State as the upper house, reviewing legislation passed by the Assembly. (Web site)

Bicameral Legislature

  1. The bicameral legislature consists of the lower house (State Duma) and the upper house (the Federation Council).
  2. Japan thus became a constitutional monarchy, with a bicameral legislature (Diet) composed of a house of peers and an elected lower house.

Single-Member Constituencies

  1. Members of the lower house are elected from single-member constituencies, commonly known as "electorates" or "seats".
  2. The lower house, or Legislative Assembly, has 109 members elected from single-member constituencies by optional preferential voting.

Russian Federation

  1. The State Duma is the lower house of the Federal Assembly, the parliament of the Russian Federation.

France

  1. In France, under the constitutions of the Fourth and Fifth republics, the lower house of parliament has been called the national assembly. (Web site)
  2. The French National Assembly (French: Assemblée nationale) is the lower house of the bicameral Parliament of France under the Fifth Republic.

Close Ties

  1. The leader of the lower house and deputy Labour leader has close ties to Brown. (Web site)

Chamber

  1. An upper house is one of two chambers of a bicameral legislature, the other chamber being the lower house. (Web site)
  2. The Chamber of Deputies (Umutwe w'Abadepite or Chambre des Députés) is the lower house of the bicameral national legislature of Rwanda.
  3. In most parliamentary systems, the lower house is the more powerful house while the upper house is merely a chamber of advice or review. (Web site)

Elections

  1. In the July 18, 1993, lower house elections, the LDP fell so far short of a majority that it was unable to form a government. (Web site)
  2. In the 2005 lower house elections, the Liberal League's only sitting member of parliament declined to run for reelection.
  3. The 150 members of the Lower House (Tweede Kamer, or Second Chamber) are elected every four years in direct elections.

Proportional Representation

  1. Voters elect half the members of the lower house every two years through a system of proportional representation. (Web site)
  2. Tasmania is the only state to use proportional representation to elect its lower house.

Congress

  1. Parra, a Liberal Party member, was elected to the lower house of Congress, the Chamber of Representatives, in July 1998.
  2. Congress garnered 80 percent of the seats in the lower house and achieved its greatest victory since independence.
  3. A constituency with a representative in the lower house of Congress is a congressional district. (Web site)

Representatives

  1. It is a bicameral legislature that consists of a lower house, the Indiana House of Representatives, and an upper house, the Indiana Senate. (Web site)
  2. It is a bicameral legislature that consists of a lower house, the Arizona House of Representatives, and an upper house, the Arizona Senate. (Web site)
  3. The Constitution Act established a bicameral parliament, with the lower house (the House of Representatives) to be elected every five years. (Web site)

Oireachtas

  1. Dil ireann is the lower house of the Oireachtas (parliament) of the Republic of Ireland 1. (Web site)
  2. Dáil Éireann is the lower house of the Oireachtas (parliament) of the Republic of Ireland1. (Web site)

Dáil Éireann

  1. The general election took place in 41 parliamentary constituencies throughout Ireland for 166 seats in the lower house of parliament, Dáil Éireann.
  2. A proposed amendment must take the form of a bill to amend the constitution originating in Dáil Éireann (the lower house of parliament).

Legislatures

  1. In some states there is a bicameral organisation of legislatures, with both an upper and Lower House.
  2. The same name is also used for the lower house of the legislatures for two of the union territories, Delhi and Puducherry (Pondicherry).

Legislature

  1. The National Assembly is either a legislature, or the lower house of a bicameral legislature in some countries. (Web site)
  2. This is a list of members who were elected to the 16th Dáil Éireann, the lower house of the Oireachtas (legislature) of Ireland. (Web site)
  3. The existing Sejm, with 460 members, became the lower house of the new legislature, and the Senate, or the upper house, was assigned 100 members.

Member

  1. Each constituency is represented by an elected Member of Parliament who sits at the lower house of the Parliament of Malaysia called Dewan Rakyat. (Web site)
  2. When not a minister Colijn was a member of the Upper House (1926 – 9) or of the Lower House (1929 – 33). (Web site)
  3. MEPs are paid exactly the same salary as a member of the lower House of their own national parliament. (Web site)

Commons

  1. In the House of Commons – the lower house of the UK government – Wales is represented by 40 MPs (of 646) from Welsh constituencies.
  2. They are composed of the Canadian House of Commons (lower house), the Canadian Senate (upper house), and the Sovereign, represented by the Governor General. (Web site)
  3. The House of Commons of Northern Ireland was the lower house of the Parliament of Northern Ireland created under the Government of Ireland Act, 1920. (Web site)

Categories

  1. World > Countries > Russia > State Duma
  2. World > Countries > Canada > Parliament
  3. Culture > Architecture > Home > House
  4. Lok Sabha
  5. Politics > Government > Legislatures > Sejm

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    * Deputies * House * Lok Sabha * Members * National Assembly * Parliament * Seats * Sejm * Senate * State Duma
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