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 Legislative Assembly   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Legislative Assembly is a name given to the legislature or lower house of a bicameral legislature, in some countries, often at subnational level.
In Australia the Legislative Assembly is the lower house of parliament in New South Wales, Victoria, and Western Australia, while in South Australia and Tasmania, the lower house is called the House of Assembly.
In Canada the Legislative Assembly is the name of the single house of the legislature in all provinces and territories except Quebec, where since 1968 it has been called the National Assembly, and Newfoundland and Labrador, where it is called the House of Assembly.
www.wikiverse.org /legislative-assembly   (391 words)

  
 Encyclopedia: Legislative Assembly of Ontario   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
The Legislative Assembly is unicameral, without an upper house (replacing to bicameral Legislative Assembly of Canada West (lower house) and Legislative Council of Canada West (upper house), with 103 seats representing ridings elected in a first-past-the-post system across the province.
Though the Legislative Council should in theory operate as a legislature of a governorate (not necessarily a colony) with elected members, the separate development of governments in the British Empire and Commonwealth has seen the Councils evolve.
In the context of the French Revolution the French Legislative Assembly (Assemblée Legislative) functioned as the legislature of France from 1 October 1791 to September 1792.
www.nationmaster.com /encyclopedia/Legislative-Assembly-of-Ontario   (668 words)

  
 Encyclopedia: Ontario New Democratic Party   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Ontario NDP Leader Howard Hampton Howard Hampton (born May 17, 1952) is the leader of the Ontario New Democratic Party (NDP) and a Member of Provincial Parliament from the northern riding of Kenora—Rainy River.
Ontario is bounded on the north by Hudson Bay and James Bay, on the east by Quebec, on the west by Manitoba, and on the south by the American states of Minnesota, Michigan, Ohio, Pennsylvania, and New York.
Southwestern Ontario is similar to the adjacent US Midwest, with the urban areas generally leaning left (especially Windsor which is a union bastion), and the rural areas are fairly conservative, although not as conservative as rural parts of surrounding regions of Ontario and neighboring states, due to the industrial nature of the region.
www.nationmaster.com /encyclopedia/Ontario-New-Democratic-Party   (641 words)

  
 Legislative Assembly - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
India: in 23 of India's 28 states, the Legislative Assembly serves as the unicameral legislature.
In five states (Uttar Pradesh, Bihar, Karnataka, Maharashtra and Jammu and Kashmir, the Legislative Assembly serves as the lower house of a bicameral legislature.
In those colonies, and in the United Colonies of 1866-1871, the Legislative Assemblies had limited powers relative to that of the Governor of British Columbia and the largely appointed Executive Council, which included local military and judicial officials.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Legislative_assembly   (487 words)

  
 Harvey v. New Brunswick (Attorney General)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
The primary goal of the impugned legislation, which is to maintain and enhance the integrity of the electoral process, is always of pressing and substantial concern in any society that purports to operate in accordance with the tenets of a free and democratic society.
As the respondents put it in their factum, "the individual elected to the legislative assembly holds a position of great trust and responsibility and it is important that such representatives and those seeking such high office be in no doubt that their participation in the proscribed conduct attracts precise and grave consequences".
Colonial assemblies were deemed to lack many of the privileges which full-fledged legislative bodies possess, such as the right to require testimony under oath and the right to punish transgressions committed outside the legislative assembly.
www.lexum.umontreal.ca /csc-scc/en/pub/1996/vol2/html/1996scr2_0876.html   (14792 words)

  
 Legislative Assembly   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Legislative Assembly is a name given to the legislature or lower house of a bicameral legislature in some countries often at level.
Historically the Legislative Assembly in British crown colonies superseded the (usually unelected) Legislative Council as the colonial legislature as the gained more internal self-government in some instances the lower house.
In Australia the Legislative Assembly is the lower of parliament in New South Wales Victoria and Western Australia while in South Australia and Tasmania the lower house is called the House of Assembly.
www.freeglossary.com /Legislative_assembly   (417 words)

  
 New Brunswick Broadcasting Co. v. Nova Scotia (Speaker of the House of Assembly), [1993] 1 S.C.R. 319   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
The privileges of the members of the legislative assembly are subject to legislation by the province as part of the constitution of the province.
Without deciding that the legislative assembly is a government actor for all purposes, suffice it to say that as a public body it might be capable of impinging on individual freedoms in areas not protected by privilege.
From the time that a legislative assembly was first established in Canada in 1758 in Nova Scotia, the law accorded to it and to those taking part in its deliberations all the power considered necessary for a legislature and its members to perform their legislative work.
www.lexum.umontreal.ca /csc-scc/en/pub/1993/vol1/html/1993scr1_0319.html   (18095 words)

  
 HRI/CORE/1/Add.91 - Core Document - Canada
In addition, legislation concerning the organization and functioning of public authorities such as the legislation relating to federal and provincial elections, the Parliament of Canada, the provincial legislative assemblies, the courts or the public service, are also part of the Constitution in broad terms.
The government may be defeated in the House of Commons or the legislative assembly by a vote of non-confidence, and, in that case, the Governor General or the Lieutenant-Governor is required to order that a new general election be held.
In reality, the Governor General's role in the legislative process is purely a formality (albeit an essential one), since he (or she) may not in practice refuse to give royal assent to a bill enacted by the two Houses.
www.hri.ca /fortherecord1998/documentation/coredocs/hri-core-1-add91.htm   (14213 words)

  
 Legislative Assembly Of Quebec   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Passed during the fall 2004 session of the Legislative Assembly, the Renewable...
The Legislative Assembly of Quebec was the name of the lower house of Quebec's legislature until 1968, when it was renamed the National Assembly.
The large chamber housing the assembly is also known as le salon bleu (the blue hall) because of the predominance of this color on the walls.
www.wikiverse.org /legislative-assembly-of-quebec   (325 words)

  
 Legislative Assembly - Term Explanation on IndexSuche.Com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Historically the Legislative Assembly in British crown_colonies superseded the (usually unelected) Legislative_Council as the colonial legislature, as the colony gained more internal self-government, in some instances becoming the lower house.
In Australia the Legislative Assembly is the lower house of parliament in New_South_Wales, Victoria, and Western_Australia, while in South_Australia and Tasmania, the lower house is called the House_of_Assembly.
In Canada the Legislative Assembly is the name of the single house of the legislature in all provinces and territories except Quebec, where since 1968 it has been called the National Assembly, and Newfoundland_and_Labrador, where it is called the House_of_Assembly.
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 DLCC - Subitted Petitions in Legislature   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
"We, the undersigned, petition the Legislative Assembly of Ontario to enact legislation banning ownership of pit bulls in the province of Ontario."
Mr Bob Delaney (Mississauga West): I have a petition to the Legislative Assembly of Ontario from a group of residents of Mississauga and Toronto.
"We, the undersigned, petition the Legislative Assembly of Ontario to...
www.doglegislationcouncilcanada.org /petitions.html   (1347 words)

  
 Hansard Issue: L048
Ontario Realty Corp never advertised the 25-foot strip as being available for purchase." This man goes on to say that he would have put in a formal bid had he known this additional strip of land would have been available because it increases the economic potential of the same piece of property 100-fold.
Mr Rick Bartolucci (Sudbury): I have a petition to the Legislative Assembly of Ontario with regard to the law banning the use of studded tires in Ontario.
Mrs Lyn McLeod (Thunder Bay-Atikokan): I have a petition to the Legislative Assembly of Ontario:
hansardindex.ontla.on.ca /hansardeissue/37-1/l048.htm   (17914 words)

  
 Financial Review Of The Independent Offices Of The Legislative Assembly | Reports | Finance | 3rd Session | 37th ...
In the case of Ontario, its legislation is narrower in scope, since it does not cover schools, universities, colleges and hospitals.
The BC legislation allows public bodies to which access requests are made to charge a fee of up to $30 an hour for search time, photocopying, and preparing records for disclosure, except for requests for personal information.
She noted, for example, that the investigations in Ontario are carried out by the Commissioner’s office, whereas the Manitoba office is an agency under the Ministry of Attorney General rather than an independent office of the Legislature.
www.legis.gov.bc.ca /cmt/37thparl/session-3/fgs/reports/Rpt-FGS-StatOfficers-Final.htm   (9802 words)

  
 Legislative Assembly   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
There are global lessons to be found in the legislative process.
Legislative Perspectives: A 150-Year History of the Oregon Legislatures from 1843 to 1993
Students of Pennsylvania politics and legislative systems will find the surveys and their analysis that were compiled in researching this book as extremely valuable.
www.freeglossary.com /Legislative_Assembly   (417 words)

  
 The Honourable Donald R. Getty, 1985-92
While attending the University of Western Ontario, he quarterbacked the University of Western Ontario Mustangs to the Eastern Collegiate Union football championship in 1954 and again in 1955.
At the 1967 provincial election, he was elected Member of the Legislative Assembly for the electoral district of Strathcona West.
A by-election on May 9, 1989, returned him to the Legislative Assembly representing the electoral district of Stettler.
www.assembly.ab.ca /lao/library/premiers/getty.htm   (833 words)

  
 Legislative Assembly   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Clerk of the Legislative Assembly - The chief procedural advisor to the Speaker and the Members of the Assembly.
Legislative Assembly of Ontario - Provides visitor information, news updates and links to members, house business, committees and the Legislature Library.
National Assembly of the Kingdom of Cambodia - The legislative branch of the government as empowered by the Constitution of 1993.
www.findly.com /legislative-assembly.htm   (317 words)

  
 Ontario Legislative Documents   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Includes outstanding business before the House, such as, 3rd reading of bills, government business, private members business, private bills, members' notices for motions, business to be debated, bills reffed to committees, bills awaiting royal assent, committee meetings, status of estimates in committes and written questions.
The CD-ROM contains the consolidated Revised Statutes of Ontario, 1990, amendments, new Acts, plus the Ontario Statute Citator and the Revised Regulations of Ontario, 1990 with all subsequent amendments and new regulations.
The R.R.O. contain the Regulations of Ontario filed before Jan. 1, 1991, as arranged, consolidated and revised.
130.15.161.74 /webdoc/guides/ontdocs.html   (546 words)

  
 Northern Ontario Fathers Day Coffee House
Toronto Ontario - Legislature recognizes Northern Ontario Heritage Party as Ontario's...
House, I know that each and every one of us in the communities we represent across Ontario sees special-needs students every single day...
Mr Douglas B. of this House, the Legislative Assembly of Ontario should ensure that...
www.atikokanarts.com /northern%5Fontario%5Farts/66/Northern-Ontario-Fathers-Day-Coffee-House.asp   (138 words)

  
 The Honourable Arthur L. Sifton, 1910-17
His father was John Wright Sifton who eventually became Speaker of the Legislative Assembly of Manitoba and President of the Manitoba Free Press Publishing Company.
In 1889, after he had moved to Calgary, he was elected to the Legislative Assembly of the Northwest Territories as the Member for the electoral district of Banff.
In 1911, he represented Alberta at the coronation of King George V. Arthur L. Sifton died on January 21, 1921, at Ottawa, Ontario, and was buried in the Beechwood Cemetery at Vanier, Ontario.
www.assembly.ab.ca /lao/library/premiers/sifton.htm   (646 words)

  
 United Transportation Union   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Illinois is a major center of UTU legislative activity because it is the hub of the North American rail network and has one of the largest populations of railroad employees.
State Legislative Director Joseph C. abo and Assistant Legislative Director John Burner conduct an ongoing dialogue with members of the Illinois General Assembly and the U.S. Congress.
The Illinois Legislative Board is recognized as a major tool in the fight for a better workplace and a better life for UTU members and their families.
www.illini.utu.org   (524 words)

  
 Help Stop the Pit Bull Breed Ban Petition
Breed specific legislation and breed bans are not effective solutions to the problem of dog attacks; and
WE the undersigned petition the Legislative Assembly of Ontario to refrain from enacting provincial animal control legislation that is breed-specific, and instead implement a comprehensive bite prevention strategy that encourages responsible ownership of all breeds.
The Help Stop the Pit Bull Breed Ban Petition to Legislative Assembly of Ontario was created by The Toronto Humane Society and written by Tim Trow (webmaster@torontohumanesociety.com).
www.petitiononline.com /newban2/petition.html   (188 words)

  
 The Ontarians With Disabilities Act Committee: Ontario Legislature hansard dd May/28/98; The ODA Committee is a ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
The Ontarians With Disabilities Act Committee: Ontario Legislature hansard dd May/28/98; The ODA Committee is a voluntary coalition of individuals and community organizations who have united to secure the passage in Ontario of a new law which would achieve a barrier-free society for persons with disabilities.
Tony Ruprecht (Parkdale): I have a petition addressed to the Legislative Assembly of Ontario which reads as follows:
"Whereas the expiry of the government of Ontario's current term of office is approaching, thank goodness" - whoops.
www.odacommittee.net /hansard15a.html   (572 words)

  
 Member_of_Provincial_Parliament   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Ontario is the only Canadian provincial legislative assembly to employ this designation.
"Member of the Legislative Assembly" (MLA) in all other provinces and territories.
Journals of the Legislative Assembly of Ontario (April 7, 1938)
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 Halton Ontario Snowmobile Crashes
Ontario: Greater Toronto Area -- Durham, Halton, Hamilton-Wentworth, Niagara...
News Junkie believes that no subject should be outside the realm of debate in a democratic society.
Ontario Metis ruling, Bill Clinton's political pardon woes, Celine Dion website, Elvis Stojko, asteroid crashes...
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 Aug 20/97: Legislative discussion on Ipperwash inquiry   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Mr Bud Wildman (Algoma): I have a petition addressed to the Legislative Assembly of Ontario signed by 235 residents of Ontario.
"Whereas the Ontario Provincial Police met with a representative of the Premier's office before the massive police buildup that led to the death of Anthony O'Brien Dudley George; and
"We, the undersigned, petition the Legislative Assembly of Ontario to call a public inquiry into the Ontario Provincial Police shooting of Dudley George."
sisis.nativeweb.org /ipperwash/aug20pet.html   (140 words)

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