Legislative-body definition

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.

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Its equivalent, exercing legislative power at a sub-state administrative level.
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Noun

Singular:
legislative-body
Plural:
legislative-bodies