Sentence Examples

  • Besides its legislative functions, the senate is the highest court of justice in the case of political offences or the impeachment of ministers.
  • Famous for his speeches at the Jacobin club, he was elected a member of the municipality of Paris, then of the Legislative Assembly, and later of the National Convention.
  • By the law of the 20th of February 1906 the Council of the Empire was associated with the Duma as a legislative Upper House; and from this time the legislative power has been exercised normally by the emperor only in concert with the two chambers.
  • It shares with the emperor the legislative power, including the discussion and sanctioning of the budget.
  • The legislative powers of the parliament have a wide range, many matters being transferred to it from the colonial parliaments.