legislative body


  1. A political institution which holds the legislative power in a state, and often controls the executive power.
    ''Under unicameral constitutions the legislative bodies are single assemblies, in the bicameral Westminster model the legislative body is a parliament comprising two houses or chambers
  2. Its equivalent, exercing legislative power at a sub-state administrative level.

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