POLS 2300 Chapter Notes - Chapter 6: Pierre Trudeau, Public Bill, Bicameralism

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Pierre trudeau said that liberal backbenchers were trained seats , political power has shifted from parliament to the executive, does this mean that the house of. Canada"s parliament consists of three elements: the house of commons. Citizens of each electoral district elect the members: the senate. Senators are appointed on the recommendation of the pm, hold office until the age of retirement at 75: the queen. Parliament can be described as bicameral legislature: two chambers, each which meets separately, each chamber has the authority to initiate most legislation. The british parliament is called mother of parliaments because of its age, having started in the 13th century, some attribute this honour to proto-legislatures earlier in history. Three parts to parliament because over time 3 great estates (crown, the nobility, and the common people) In british history, effective power has passed from the crown, to the lords, to the. Commons, and from the commons to the executive.

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