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Lower house

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A lower house is one of two chambers of a bicameral legislature, the other chamber being the upper house. [1]

52 relations: Administrative division, Age of candidacy, Bicameralism, Bundestag, Chamber of Deputies, Chamber of Deputies (Italy), Chamber of Representatives, Congress of Deputies, Dáil Éireann, Debate chamber, Dewan Rakyat, Diet (assembly), Election, Government of Austria, Government of Greece, Government of India, Government of Indonesia, Government of Ireland, Government of Kazakhstan, Government of Malaysia, Government of Russia, Government of Spain, Hellenic Parliament, House of Assembly, House of Commons, House of Delegates, House of Keys, House of Representatives, House of Representatives (Myanmar), House of Representatives (Netherlands), Impeachment, Legislative assembly, Legislature, Lok Sabha, Mazhilis, Motion of no confidence, National Assembly, National Council (Austria), Parliamentary system, People's Representative Council, Politics of Germany, Politics of Italy, Politics of Myanmar, Politics of Poland, Politics of the Isle of Man, Politics of the Netherlands, Presidential system, Representative democracy, Sejm, State Duma, ..., Unicameralism, Upper house. Expand index (2 more) »

Administrative division

An administrative division, unit, entity, area or region, also referred to as a subnational entity, statoid, constituent unit, or country subdivision, is a portion of a country or other region delineated for the purpose of administration.

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Age of candidacy

Age of candidacy is the minimum age at which a person can legally qualify to hold certain elected government offices.

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Bicameralism

A bicameral legislature divides the legislators into two separate assemblies, chambers, or houses.

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Bundestag

The Bundestag ("Federal Diet") is the German federal parliament.

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Chamber of Deputies

The chamber of deputies is the legislative body such as the lower house of a bicameral legislature, or also a unicameral legislature.

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Chamber of Deputies (Italy)

The Chamber of Deputies (Camera dei deputati) is a house of the bicameral Parliament of Italy (the other being the Senate of the Republic).

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Chamber of Representatives

There are at several political assemblies known as the Chamber of Representatives.

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Congress of Deputies

The Congress of Deputies (Congreso de los Diputados; Diputatuen Kongresua; Congrés dels Diputats; Congreso dos Deputados) is the lower house of the Cortes Generales, Spain's legislative branch.

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Dáil Éireann

Dáil Éireann (lit. Assembly of Ireland) is the lower house, and principal chamber, of the Oireachtas (Irish legislature), which also includes the President of Ireland and Seanad Éireann (the upper house).

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Debate chamber

A debate chamber is a room for people to discuss and debate.

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Dewan Rakyat

The Dewan Rakyat (Malay for House of Representatives, literally People's Hall) is the lower house of the Parliament of Malaysia, consisting of members elected during elections from federal constituencies drawn by the Election Commission.

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Diet (assembly)

In politics, a diet is a formal deliberative assembly.

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Election

An election is a formal group decision-making process by which a population chooses an individual to hold public office.

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Government of Austria

The Austrian Federal Government (Österreichische Bundesregierung) is a collective body that exercises supreme executive power in the Republic of Austria.

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Government of Greece

Government of Greece (officially: Government of the Hellenic Republic; also Greek Government or Hellenic Government) mfa.gr is the government of the Third Hellenic Republic, reformed to its present form in 1974.

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Government of India

The Government of India (IAST), often abbreviated as GoI, is the union government created by the constitution of India as the legislative, executive and judicial authority of the union of 29 states and seven union territories of a constitutionally democratic republic.

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Government of Indonesia

The term Government of Indonesia (Indonesian: Pemerintah Indonesia) can have a number of different meanings.

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Government of Ireland

The Government of Ireland (Rialtas na hÉireann) is the cabinet that exercises executive authority in the Republic of Ireland.

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Government of Kazakhstan

The Government of the Republic of Kazakhstan (Қазақстан Республикасының Үкіметі, Qazaqstan Respýblıkasynyń Úkimeti; Правительство Республики Казахстан, Pravitelstvo Respubliki Kazakhstan) oversees a presidential republic.

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Government of Malaysia

Government of Malaysia officially the Federal Government of Malaysia (Kerajaan Persekutuan Malaysia) based in the federal territories of Kuala Lumpur and the federal executive based in Putrajaya.

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Government of Russia

The Government of Russia exercises executive power in the Russian Federation.

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Government of Spain

The Government of Spain (Gobierno de España) is the central government which leads the executive branch and the General State Administration of Spain.

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Hellenic Parliament

The Hellenic Parliament (Βουλή των Ελλήνων, "Parliament of the Hellenes", transliterated Voulí ton Ellínon) is the parliament of Greece, located in the Old Royal Palace, overlooking Syntagma Square in Athens.

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House of Assembly

House of Assembly is a name given to the legislature or lower house of a bicameral parliament.

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House of Commons

The House of Commons is the elected lower house of the bicameral parliaments of the United Kingdom and Canada and historically was the name of the lower houses of the Kingdom of England, Kingdom of Great Britain, Kingdom of Ireland, Northern Ireland, Southern Ireland, North Carolina and South Korea.

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House of Delegates

House of Delegates may refer to.

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House of Keys

The House of Keys (Yn Kiare as Feed) is the directly elected lower branch of Tynwald, the parliament of the Isle of Man, the other branch being the Legislative Council.

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House of Representatives

House of Representatives is the name of legislative bodies in many countries and sub-national entitles.

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House of Representatives (Myanmar)

The House of Representatives (ပြည်သူ့ လွှတ်တော်, Pyithu Hluttaw) is the lower house of the Pyidaungsu Hluttaw, the bicameral legislature of Myanmar (Burma).

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House of Representatives (Netherlands)

The House of Representatives (pronounced; commonly referred to as the, literally Second Chamber) is the lower house of the bicameral parliament of the Netherlands, the States General, the other one being the Senate.

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Impeachment

Impeachment is the process by which a legislative body formally levels charges against a high official of government.

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Legislative assembly

Legislative assembly is the name given in some countries to either a legislature, or to one of its branch.

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Legislature

A legislature is a deliberative assembly with the authority to make laws for a political entity such as a country or city.

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Lok Sabha

The Lok Sabha (House of the People) is the lower house of India's bicameral Parliament, with the upper house being the Rajya Sabha.

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Mazhilis

The Mazhilis (Májilis, also transliterated as Majilis; "Assembly" in Kazakh) is the lower house of the bicameral Parliament of Kazakhstan, known as the Parlamenti, in the Government of Kazakhstan.

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Motion of no confidence

A motion of no confidence (alternatively vote of no confidence, no-confidence motion, or (unsuccessful) confidence motion) is a statement or vote which states that a person(s) in a position of responsibility (government, managerial, etc.) is no longer deemed fit to hold that position, perhaps because they are inadequate in some respect, are failing to carry out obligations, or are making decisions that other members feel are detrimental.

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National Assembly

National Assembly politically is either a legislature, or the lower house of a bicameral legislature in some countries.

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National Council (Austria)

The National Council (Nationalrat) is one of the two houses of the Austrian Parliament and is frequently referred to as the lower house.

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Parliamentary system

A parliamentary system is a system of democratic governance of a state where the executive branch derives its democratic legitimacy from its ability to command the confidence of the legislative branch, typically a parliament, and is also held accountable to that parliament.

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People's Representative Council

The People's Representative Council (Dewan Perwakilan Rakyat, DPR), alternatively translatable as the House of Representatives or as the House of People's Representatives, is one of two elected national legislative assemblies in Indonesia.

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Politics of Germany

Germany is a democratic, federal parliamentary republic, and federal legislative power is vested in the Bundestag (the parliament of Germany) and the Bundesrat (the representative body of the Länder, Germany's regional states).

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Politics of Italy

The politics of Italy are conducted through a parliamentary republic with a multi-party system.

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Politics of Myanmar

Myanmar (also known as Burma) is a unitary parliamentary republic under its constitution of 2008.

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Politics of Poland

Politics of Poland takes place in the framework of a unitary semi-presidential representative democratic republic, whereby the President is the head of state and the Prime Minister is the head of government.

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Politics of the Isle of Man

The government of the Isle of Man is a parliamentary representative democracy.

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Politics of the Netherlands

The politics of the Netherlands take place within the framework of a parliamentary representative democracy, a constitutional monarchy and a decentralised unitary state.

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Presidential system

A presidential system is a democratic and republican system of government where a head of government leads an executive branch that is separate from the legislative branch.

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Representative democracy

Representative democracy (also indirect democracy, representative republic or psephocracy) is a type of democracy founded on the principle of elected officials representing a group of people, as opposed to direct democracy.

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Sejm

The Sejm of the Republic of Poland (Sejm Rzeczypospolitej Polskiej) is the lower house of the Polish parliament.

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State Duma

The State Duma (r), commonly abbreviated in Russian as Госду́ма (Gosduma), is the lower house of the Federal Assembly of Russia, while the upper house is the Council of the Federation.

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Unicameralism

In government, unicameralism (Latin uni, one + camera, chamber) is the practice of having one legislative or parliamentary chamber.

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Upper house

An upper house is one of two chambers of a bicameral legislature (or one of three chambers of a tricameral legislature), the other chamber being the lower house.

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Redirects here:

Lower House, Lower chamber, Second chamber.

References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lower_house

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