Chamber of Deputies of Portugal (1910-1926)

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Chamber of Deputies of the Portuguese Republic

Câmara dos Deputados da República Portuguesa
Type
Type
History
Founded1910
Disbanded1926
Preceded byChamber of Deputies of Portugal (1822-1910)
Succeeded byNational Assembly (Portugal)
Leadership
Last President (Speaker) of the Chamber
António Xavier Correia Barreto
Seats163 (at abolishment)
Meeting place
Aspecto da Câmara dos Deputados antes da implantação da República - Emílio Biel e Companhia.png
São Bento Palace
Lisbon, Portugal

The Chamber of Deputies of the Portuguese Republic, alternatively translatable as the House of Representatives, (Portuguese: Câmara dos Deputados da República Portuguesa) was the lower house of the Congress of the Republic, the legislature of the First Portuguese Republic. The Chamber of Deputies was elected for a three-year term and had the power to lay taxes, Initiate Constitutional Amendments and Legislation regarding the Armed Forces, debate on bills proposed by the Executive, and decide on the extension of the legislative term.[1]

History[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Assembly of the Republic, Debates Parlamentares - Câmara dos Deputados (in Portuguese), Lisbon