Transjordanian general election, 1929
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Following the preparation of electoral laws and a draft constitution by the Jordanian authorities in 1923, the British government declared an intention to recognise the independence of the country and prepare a treaty. However, the treaty was not signed until 20 February 1928.
The 1928 basic law provided for a unicameral Legislative Council. The 16 elected members were joined by the six-member cabinet, which included the Prime Minister. The term length was set at three years.
The sixteen elected members were:
After being appointed Director of Antiquities, Ala'a al-Dien Touqan resigned from the council. In a by-election held on 14 November 1929, Nadmi Abd Al-Hadi was elected to replace him.
Hassan Khalid Abu al-huda remained Prime Minister, and joined the Council along with the ministers Reda Tawfiq, Hussam al-Dien Jaar Allah, Aref al-Aref, Abd al-Rahman Ghareeb and Alin Karkbried. On 17 October 1929 al-Huda formed a new government, which included Ibrahim Hashem, Tawfik Abu al-Huda, Ala'a al-Dien Touqan, Odeh al-Qsous and Sa`id al-Mufti.
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