legislative branch


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Noun1.legislative branch - the branch of the United States government that has the power of legislating
Congress, U.S. Congress, United States Congress, US Congress - the legislature of the United States government
U.S., U.S. government, United States government, US Government, United States - the executive and legislative and judicial branches of the federal government of the United States
Government Printing Office, GPO, United States Government Printing Office, US Government Printing Office - an agency of the legislative branch that provides printing and binding services for Congress and the departments and establishments of the federal government
branch, subdivision, arm - a division of some larger or more complex organization; "a branch of Congress"; "botany is a branch of biology"; "the Germanic branch of Indo-European languages"
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He reviewed with the members of the legislative branch the governmental-parliamentary cooperation and ways of boosting it to serve the democratic experience and parliamentary life in Bahrain.
The King praised the pivotal role of the legislative branch of government for its contribution to Bahrain's development.
Public trust in the executive branch, the legislative branch, and the federal government's ability to handle domestic problems are at or near record lows.
It is the responsibility of the Executive Branch and the Legislative Branch of the federal government to take purposeful and vigorous action against the Supreme Court in the subject case to render said decision null and void.
These statements make clear that courts are not to substitute their desires for constitutional laws, but that they must vigilantly maintain constitutional rights against executive or legislative branch overreaching of their enumerated powers.
HRH the Prime Minister lauded the stances of the legislative branch toward all local and international issues which reflects keenness on defending Bahrain and staving off plots targeting its security and stability.
Even without a fully approved Constitution, the EU already has an executive branch (EU Commission), legislative branch (Council of Ministers and EU Parliament), and a judicial branch (the EU Court of Justice).
In my high school civics class, I was taught that the legislative branch of the federal government (Congress) makes all the laws and that the executive branch (president) enforces the enacted statutes.
A US federal legislative branch with 600 offices recently elected to upgrade to XMediusFAX to produce cost savings and improved services.
Mirza, who, he said, spares no effort to cooperate with the legislative branch.
This provides for continuity of the legislative branch under dire circumstances--without subverting the mechanism of electoral accountability, as the COG elitists sought to do.
I ask when did the executive branch of the government usurp the responsibilities of the legislative branch of the government?

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