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House of Assembly

n
(Government, Politics & Diplomacy) a legislative assembly or the lower chamber of such an assembly, esp in various British colonies and countries of the Commonwealth
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house′ of assem′bly


n.
the legislature or the lower house of the legislature of certain governments in the Commonwealth of Nations.
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Her constitution declares, "that the legislative, executive, and judiciary departments shall be separate and distinct; so that neither exercise the powers properly belonging to the other; nor shall any person exercise the powers of more than one of them at the same time, except that the justices of county courts shall be eligible to either House of Assembly." Yet we find not only this express exception, with respect to the members of the irferior courts, but that the chief magistrate, with his executive council, are appointable by the legislature; that two members of the latter are triennially displaced at the pleasure of the legislature; and that all the principal offices, both executive and judiciary, are filled by the same department.
The military band outside the building struck up "God save the Queen" with great vigour before his Excellency had quite finished; the people shouted; the in's rubbed their hands; the out's shook their heads; the Government party said there never was such a good speech; the Opposition declared there never was such a bad one; the Speaker and members of the House of Assembly withdrew from the bar to say a great deal among themselves and do a little: and, in short, everything went on, and promised to go on, just as it does at home upon the like occasions.
The election petition tribunal in Osun, adjudicating over the petition filed against the outcome of February 23, 2019, National Assembly election and State House of Assembly poll on Monday sacked three lawmakers on the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).
He made this comment after the nominee from Bayelsa State, Timipreye Martin Sylva disclosed in his address to the parliament that he was a member of Bayelsa State House of Assembly in 1992.
On April 5, 2019, the Nova Scotia House of Assembly passed the House of Assembly Tartan Act.
New York: Moody's Investors Service ("Moody's") today placed Tobago House of Assembly's Baa2 issuer rating under review for downgrade.
Nevada (US), June 15 (ANI): A Hindu leader has been denied the request to read the opening prayer of Tasmania House of Assembly of Australia.
STRENGTHENING THE TOBAGO HOUSE OF ASSEMBLY. Trinidad & Tobago has received a technical assistance loan from the Caribbean Development Bank (CDB) to help finance consulting services for the Institutional Strengthening of the Tobago House of Assembly )Loan No.20/OR-TRI).
In April, 150 years later, some 800 Oregonians--Native Americans, Asian, African, Hispanic, Caucasian--crowded into the House of Assembly for a `Day of Acknowledgement'.
Francisca Aladejana, Chairman, Ekiti Universal Basic Education Board (SUBEB) has solicited the support of the state House of Assembly in revamping the education sector.