National Assembly


National Assembly

National Assembly is either a legislature, or the lower house of a bicameral legislature in some countries. The best known National Assembly, and the first legislature to be known by this title, was that established during the French Revolution in 1789, known as the Assemblée nationale. Consequently, the name is particularly common in Francophone countries, but is also found in some Commonwealth countries. In Germany, a Nationalversammlung was elected following the revolutions of 1848–1849 and 1918–1919, to be replaced by a permanent parliament (Reichstag) later. The legislature of the Estado Novo regime in Portugal was dubbed National Assembly, while the Corporative Assembly was a purely advisory chamber.

It was also the name of the legislature during France's First Republic and the Consulate, and since 1946 has been the lower house of the French parliament, first under the Fourth Republic, and from 1958, the Fifth Republic.

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Unicameral national legislatures

Country Article Local Name
Angola National Assembly of Angola Assembleia Nacional
Armenia National Assembly of Armenia Ազգային Ժողով
Azerbaijan National Assembly of Azerbaijan Milli Məclis
Benin National Assembly of Benin Assemblée Nationale
Bhutan National Assembly of Bhutan
Bulgaria National Assembly of Bulgaria Народно събрание
Burkina Faso National Assembly of Burkina Faso Assemblée Nationale
Cameroon National Assembly of Cameroon
Cape Verde National Assembly of Cape Verde Assembleia Nacional
Central African Republic National Assembly of the Central African Republic Assemblée Nationale
Chad National Assembly of Chad Assemblée Nationale
Côte d'Ivoire National Assembly of Côte d'Ivoire
Cuba National Assembly of People's Power Asamblea Nacional del Poder Popular
Djibouti National Assembly of Djibouti Assemblée Nationale
Eritrea National Assembly of Eritrea
Gambia National Assembly of Gambia
Greece National Assembly of Greece
Guinea National Assembly of Guinea Assemblée Nationale
Guinea-Bissau National People's Assembly of Guinea-Bissau
Guyana National Assembly of Guyana
Hungary National Assembly of Hungary Országgyűlés
Kenya National Assembly of Kenya
Kuwait National Assembly of Kuwait مجلس الامة
Kurdistan Regional Government Kurdistan National Assembly المجلس الوطني لكوردستان‎
Democratic People's Republic of Korea (North) Supreme People’s Assembly 최고인민회의 (Choego Inmin Hoe-ui)
Republic of Korea (South) National Assembly of the Republic of Korea 국회 (Gukhoe)
Islamic Republic of Pakistan National Assembly of Pakistan قومی اسمبھلی
Laos National Assembly of Laos
Malawi National Assembly of Malawi
Mali National Assembly of Mali Assemblée Nationale
Mauritius National Assembly of Mauritius
Nicaragua National Assembly of Nicaragua Asamblea Nacional
Niger National Assembly of Niger Assemblée Nationale
Saint Kitts and Nevis National Assembly of Saint Kitts and Nevis
São Tomé and Príncipe National Assembly of São Tomé and Príncipe Assembleia Nacional
Senegal National Assembly of Senegal Assemblée Nationale
Serbia National Assembly of Serbia Narodna skupština Srbije/Народна скупштина Србије
Seychelles National Assembly of Seychelles
Sudan National Assembly of Sudan
Suriname National Assembly of Suriname
Tanzania National Assembly of Tanzania
Togo National Assembly of Togo Assemblée Nationale
Turkey Grand National Assembly of Turkey Türkiye Büyük Millet Meclisi
Uganda National Assembly of Uganda
Venezuela National Assembly of Venezuela Asamblea Nacional
Vietnam National Assembly of the Socialist Republic of Vietnam Quốc hội nước Cộng hòa xã hội chủ nghĩa Việt Nam
Zambia National Assembly of Zambia

Lower house of bicameral national legislature

Country Article Local Name
Algeria National People's Assembly
Bhutan National Assembly of Bhutan
Botswana National Assembly of Botswana
Burundi National Assembly of Burundi
Cambodia National Assembly of Cambodia Radhsaphea
Congo (DRC) National Assembly of the Democratic Republic of the Congo Assemblée nationale
Congo (Rep.) National Assembly of the Republic of the Congo Assemblée nationale
France National Assembly of France Assemblée nationale
Gabon National Assembly of Gabon
Madagascar National Assembly of Madagascar
Mauritania National Assembly of Mauritania
Namibia National Assembly of Namibia
Pakistan National Assembly of Pakistan مجلس شوری
Slovenia National Assembly of Slovenia Državni zbor
South Africa National Assembly of South Africa Nasionale Vergadering (afr)

Upper house of bicameral national legislature

Country Article Local Name
Tajikistan National Assembly of Tajikistan Majlisi Milliy

Entire bicameral legislature

Country Article Local Name
Afghanistan National Assembly of Afghanistan دملی شورا
Bahrain National Assembly of Bahrain
Belarus National Assembly of Belarus Нацыянальны сход/Национальное собрание
Belize National Assembly of Belize
Haiti National Assembly of Haiti Assemblée Nationale
Jordan National Assembly of Jordan Majlis al-Umma
Nigeria National Assembly of Nigeria
Poland National Assembly of Poland Zgromadzenie Narodowe
Thailand National Assembly of Thailand รัฐสภา
Tunisia National Assembly of Tunisia

Other

Country/Territory Name Notes
Quebec, Canada National Assembly of Quebec
Assemblée nationale du Québec
A unicameral provincial legislative assembly
Iraq National Assembly of Iraq A constitutional convention
Republic of China National Assembly of the Republic of China defunct constitutional convention
Republika Srpska National Assembly of the Republika Srpska Narodna Skupština Republike Srpske/Народна скупштина Републике Сpпcке in the Bosnian, Croatian and Serbian language. Republika Srpska is an autonomous entity Bosnia and Herzegovina.
Wales National Assembly for Wales
Cynulliad Cenedlaethol Cymru
Can Make Acts of the Assembly and Delegated legislation
Batavian Republic,
Netherlands
First National Assembly (1 March 1796 - 31 August 1797) and Second National Assembly (1 September 1797 - the coup of 22 January 1798)

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  • List of national legislatures

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