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  • All matters affecting the community are discussed in the majlis or assembly, to which any tribesman has access; here, too, are brought the tribesmen's causes; both sides plead and judgment is given impartially, the loser is fined so many head of small cattle or camels, which he must pay or go into exile.
  • By a rescript dated the 5th of August Muzaffar-ud-DIn Shah gave his assent to the formation of a national council (Majlis I shora i mliii), to be composed of the representatives of the various classes:
  • On the 5th of August 1906, Muzaffar-ud-Din Shah issued a rescript in which he undertook to form a national council (Majlis) representing the whole people (see above, Constitution).
  • The Majlis was duly elected, and was opened by the shah in person on the 7th of October 1006.
  • The Revolution.On the 12th of November the shah visited the Majlis, and repeated his pledge, but during December a riot in Teheran developed into a political crisis, in which the shahs troops were employed against the civil population.

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