The Corporative Chamber (in Portuguese Câmara Corporativa) was one of the two parliamentary chambers established under the Portuguese Constitution of 1933, the other being the National Assembly. Unlike the directly elected National Assembly, it had a purely consultative, rather than legislative role.
The creation of the Corporative Chamber was part of corporatist philosophy advocated by Salazar and adopted by the Estado Novo. Its function was to represent the various economic, cultural, social, and other corporations.
Provinces and Municipalities; Universities and Schools; Trade Unions; Economic Organizations and Employers; Social Welfare Organizations.