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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
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na′tional assem′bly

a legislative body in various countries.
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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.
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National Assembly Speaker delivers the letter to Qatari Amir
In open letter to Senate President, Ahmad Lawan made available to the media in Abuja on Thursday, Clark maintained that the Edo House of Assembly was functioning, saying the National Assembly's intervention did not, therefore, meet the constitutional threshold for such intervention.
Article 95 and 96 confer exclusive mandate on the National Assembly to represent the people of the constituencies and deliberate on and resolve issues of concern to the people.
Speaking here in National Assembly he demanded the Deputy Speaker National Assembly to issue production orders of two detained Members.
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Led by the speaker of the National Assembly Justin Muturi, the MPs told senators to keep off matters that are not within their jurisdiction.
Chheang Vun, the National Assembly's Foreign Affairs, International Cooperation, Information and Media Commission chairman, told reporters after a meeting of the Permanent Committee on Monday that National Assembly members plan to meet on Thursday to adopt the amendment.
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