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National Assembly

(Historical Terms) French history the body constituted by the French Third Estate in June 1789 after the calling of the Estates General. It was dissolved in Sept 1791 to be replaced by the new Legislative Assembly

na′tional assem′bly

a legislative body in various countries.

National Assembly

The legislative body which succeeded the Estates-General, and which was dominated by the Third Estate, representing the people.
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After addressing, in the midsummer of the following year, an appeal to the commiseration of the National Assembly of France, which the English minister refused to sanction, he composed himself to undergo his full term of punishment; and suffering his beard to grow nearly to his waist, and conforming in all respects to the ceremonies of his new religion, he applied himself to the study of history, and occasionally to the art of painting, in which, in his younger days, he had shown some skill.
Comparison of the on-floor performances of women and men lawmakers in both Houses of the Parliament shows that women members actively participated in the proceedings through regular attendance and substantive contribution to parliamentary business, particularly in the National Assembly during the reporting periods - May 2017 to February 2018 for the National Assembly and March 2017 to March 2018 for the Senate.
Women legislators attended 67pc of National Assembly sittings and 64pc of Senate sittings.
The women form 20 percent of the parliament with 19 seats in the Senate and 70 in the National Assembly.
Similarly unfortunate residents of NA-56 have never seen their MNA visit the constituency, nor represent them in National Assembly regularly.
Attending the meeting were members of the Party Central Committee, Vice Chairman of the National Assembly Phung Quoc Hien; Member of the Party Central Committee, General Secretary of the National Assembly - Director of the Office of the National Assembly Nguyen Hanh Phuc; Member of the Central Committee of the Party, Chairman of the Economic Committee of the National Assembly Vu Hong Thanh; Member of the Central Party Committee, Chairman of the Finance-Budget Committee of the National Assembly Nguyen Duc Hai; Member of the Party Central Committee, General State Auditor Ho Duc Phuc.
In a letter circulated yesterday, National Assembly Secretary-General Leng Peng Long asked Interior Minister Sar Kheng to 'take action' against an unnamed former Cambodia National Rescue Party lawmaker 'who stole the National Assembly logo to use on other documents'.
Mr Aukot also wants senators given veto powers unlike in the current case where the House plays second fiddle to the National Assembly.
Speaking to a press conference on Tuesday, the Awami Muslim League (AML) leader told that he was determined to submit his resignation to the National Assembly Speaker Ayaz Sadiq, but the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Chairman Imran Khan stopped him from doing so.
Curse upon thee hundred thousand times,' said Sheryar Afridi to Speaker National Assembly.
99, which is the shares of seats for the tribal agencies and frontier regions combined in the National Assembly.
The Speaker, however, noted that work will still continue on other aspects of the petroleum industry by the National Assembly in accordance with the 8th Assembly's Legislative Agenda.

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