deliberative assembly

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an assembly of people for the purpose of unhurried consideration and discussion

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"Alam naman ng mga Kongresista na (Our lawmakers know that) in addition to being a deliberative body, consensual po iyang Kongreso.
A Con-con would allow for a more diverse, deliberative body that will have a better chance to take a longer-term, more inclusive perspective to produce a constitution to which unborn generations of Filipinos will be subject.
The circuit court stated that in the absence of a formal rule, a deliberative body must follow generally accepted rules of parliamentary procedure.
It worth mentioning that the Standing Commission of the Red Cross and Red Crescent is the permanent statutory body of the International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement and the highest deliberative body of the Movement between the meetings of the Council of Delegates and the International Conference of the Red Cross and Red Crescent.
"The Senate is supposed to be our great deliberative body. Instead, Senate leaders created a plan in secret with no hearings, no debate and no public input.
Once the bill is put before the Senate for debate, McConnell will allow--in the place its members take pride in calling "the world's greatest deliberative body"--only between 10 and 20 hours for debate.
As Davis put it: "Let the subject be suitable in nature and in form for presentation to a deliberative body; a society, let us say, whose resolutions would command attention" (1915, 110).
It's no longer a deliberative body if the definition of that term is a place where big issues are argued and debated and the chips are allowed to fall where they may.
THE SENATE prides itself as being the greatest deliberative body in the world.
The Assembly of Experts is a deliberative body of Mujtahids (Islamic theologians) that is tasked with appointing and removing Iran's supreme leader and supervising his activities.
Because it is this group that supervises the Iranian supreme leader's activities, and given the fact that the 88-member deliberative body -- who are directly elected by public vote for eight-year terms -- yield so much power, it was mind-boggling to note that nearly 80 per cent of candidates who applied for the Assembly were disqualified.
"single most representative, deliberative body in the world."
Lykketoft recalled that today, with 193 members representing 99.5 per cent of the world's population, the General Assembly has become the single most representative, deliberative body in the world.
More important, however, is the fact that election to the Senate elevates a candidate to what was once considered the "greatest deliberative body in the English speaking world." Whether that is still true is debatable, given the amount of money in politics and the hard positions politicians of both parties seem to take at a time when they should be meeting, conferring and compromising to get the people's business done.
Minutes from the earliest meetings are closed to researchers but contemporary accounts speak of a deliberative body preparing for Christ's imminent reign.