Definition of Legislative council

1. Noun. A unicameral legislature.




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Literary usage of Legislative council

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1. The Federal and State Constitutions: Colonial Charters, and Other Organic by Francis N. Thorpe, United States (1909)
"And a member of the general assembly, or of the legislative council, being chosen of the privy council, shall not thereby lose his seat in the general ..."

2. United States Statutes at Large: Containing the Laws and Concurrent by United States (1860)
"The legislative council shall consist of two houses, to be called the Senate and House of Representatives. The House of Representatives shall be organized ..."

3. The Encyclopedia Americana: A Library of Universal Knowledge (1918)
"The legislative council, erected in New South Wales by the Act of 1842 was ... A new election of members of the legislative council of New South Wales on ..."

4. The Law and Custom of the Constitution by William Reynell Anson (1907)
"The majority of this group are administered by a Governor with an Executive, and also with a legislative council. The Executive Council is wanting in the ..."

5. Reports of State Trials: New Series... 1820 to [1858]...by Great Britain State Trials Committee, John Macdonell, John Edward Power Wallis by Great Britain State Trials Committee, John Macdonell, John Edward Power Wallis (1898)
"Pleas that the legislative council of Van Diemen's Land appointed я Select ... The legislative council constituted and raised the question whether the ..."

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