unicameralism

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unicameralism

1. a representative form of government with a single legislative chamber.
2. an advocacy of unicameral structure. — unicameralist, n.unicameral, adj.
See also: Government
Translations
monocaméralismemonocamérisme
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For instance, the framers of the 1987 Constitution forgot to make the necessary changes - when they opted for a bicameral instead of a unicameral legislature - to clarify whether the House of Representatives and the Senate should vote separately or jointly when convened into a constituent assembly to propose Charter amendments, and had been a constant source of disagreement between the two chambers of Congress.
One proposal from congressmen is for a constitutional amendment to set up a unicameral legislature - without a Senate.
The lawmaker also said a unicameral legislature is preferable to speed up the process of enacting needed laws and avoid duplication of functions and save public resources.
The senators know that congressmen are contemplating corollary shifts from bicameral to unicameral legislature, and presidential to parliamentary form thus abolishing the senate.
The only other state where impeachments are handled by the judiciary is Nebraska, which has a unicameral legislature.
The Sandinistas also control a commanding two-thirds majority in the Asamblea Nacional (National Assembly, AN), Nicaragua's unicameral legislature.
Since then it remained under a unicameral legislature as per two early constitutions and has severely compromised the essentials of federalism.
particularly the one in force in the United States of America, with a unicameral legislature and the principle of a unitary State having the traces of Turkey's historical and political reservoir.
Her party will dominate Congress, holding 73 of the 130 seats in the unicameral legislature.
The first was to appoint representatives to the country's unicameral legislature, commonly known as the majles.
In the state's unicameral legislature, which has 49 state senators, it takes 30 votes to override a veto by the governor.
Nebraska, as you know from middle-school civics, has a unicameral Legislature.