Chamber of Deputies


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one of the two branches of the French legislative assembly; - formerly called Corps Législatif. Its members, called deputies, are elected by the people voting in districts.

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The Report thus became, both as to the matter concerned and for the minister himself, the same as a report to the Chamber of Deputies on a question of laws,--namely, a disquisition in which the reasons for and against are stated with more or less partiality.
He went back to the hotel, where he and Dallas were to meet; and together they walked again across the Place de la Concorde and over the bridge that leads to the Chamber of Deputies.
22, 2010 (TAP) - Speaker of the Chamber of Deputies received, on Wednesday, Pakistan's ambassador in Tunis, Mr.
Summary: Rome, July 28, 2010, SPA -- Italy&'s lower house of parliament, the Chamber of Deputies, Wednesday gave final approval to the conservative government&'s 25-billion-euro (32.
Brasilia, (SANA)-President of the Brazilian Chamber of Deputies Michel Temer on Thursday said President Bashar al-Assad's visit to Brazil reflects the deep ties between the two countries and stresses the importance of activating the role of expatriates in pushing forward bilateral relations.
Summary: The Euro-Mediterranean Technical Group tasked with setting up a strategy to change the Euro-Mediterranean Investment and Partnership Facility into a Euro-Mediterranean Development Bank held a meeting on Friday at the Chamber of Deputies.
The 455-0 vote by the Chamber of Deputies followed last week's announcement that Mexico's major parties had reached a landmark accord aimed at leveling a long-skewed political playing field.
Prior to his election in May 2003, Vice President Scioli served as Secretary of Tourism and Sports from 2001-2003, was chosen to preside over the Sports Committee of the Honorable Chamber of Deputies from 1997-2001, and was elected a National Deputy representing the city of Buenos Aires for the "Partido Justicialista.
The presidents of the Senate and Chamber of Deputies, Gabriela Michetti and Emilio Monz respectively, today signed the joint resolution that creates the Agency for access to public information within the scope of the Legislative Branch.
KUWAIT, May 15 (KUNA) -- Head of the Kuwaiti parliamentary friendship committee MP Yousef Al-Zalzalah met Mexico's President of the Chamber of Deputies Julio Cesar Moreno on Friday.
The Chamber of Deputies in late October approved reforms to Mexico's electoral laws that allow independent candidacies and citizen referenda, but the measure fell far short of the comprehensive systemic transformation that President Felipe Calderon and his governing Partido Accion Nacional (PAN) and the center-left Partido de la Revolucion Democratica (PRD) had envisioned (SourceMex, Jan.
The Chamber of Deputies approved a US$30 million loan by the OPEC Fund for International Development (OFID) for rehabilitation and distribution of electricity, reports DR1 Daily News (Dec.

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