What is the lower house of Parliament called?
Which parliament? Many different countries have a bicameral
parliament, and have different names for their lower house. For
- In England it is called The House of Commons. Other countries have different name for their houses.
- In Ireland it is called Dáil Éireann.
- In Australia, the lower House of Parliament is called the House of Representatives.
- In Canada, it is called the House of Commons (as for the UK).
- South Africans call their lower house of Parliament the National Assembly.
- The lower house in Germany is called the Bundestag.
- In Austria, it is the National Council.
- In India, the lower house is the Lok Sabha.
Another name for upper house in the US is the "SENATE". Read further if you want a little more understanding of upper and lower houses (a bicameral system). The legislative branch of the United States is called "Congress". In Britain, Australia and other Commonweatlh nations it is called "Parliament". They are bicameral meaning two chambers, the upper house and the lower house. In the United States of America, congress is composed of: - the upper…
In the UK, parliament constists of the House of Commons (where MP's sit) and the House of Lords (where Lords and CofE Bishops sit). In Canada the upper house is called the senate. In the Republic of Ireland the lower house is called the Dail (where TD's sit) and the Senate is the upper house. In Germany the Bundestag is the lower house and the Bundesrat is the upper house.
The Russian Parliament is called the Federalnoje Sobranije ( The Federal Assembly of Russia. In Russian: Федеральное Собрание). It is divided into two houses. The upper house which is called the Federation Council and the lower house called the State Duma. Ref: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Federal_Assembly_of_Russia The lower house of the Russian legislature is called the Duma(Дума).
municipal, provincial, federal ==================== Nice try, but those are the three levels of government. The three parts of parliament are the lower house, the upper chamber, and the Monarchy. The lower house is the House of Commons. In Canada, the upper chamber is called the Senate; in Britain it is the House of Lords.
The Houses of Parliament of the UK are in Westminster Palace, London. They consist of the House of Commons and the House of Lords. The two Houses of Parliament in Australia are the Senate (Upper House) and the House of Representatives (Lower House). The two Houses of Parliament in Canada are the Senate (Upper House) and the House of Commons (Lower House).