member of the Assembly

See: lawmaker
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But now in this government of Plato's there are no traces of a monarchy, only of an oligarchy and democracy; though he seems to choose that it should rather incline to an oligarchy, as is evident from the appointment of the magistrates; for to choose them by lot is common to both; but that a man of fortune must necessarily be a member of the assembly, or to elect the magistrates, or take part in the management of public affairs, while others are passed over, makes the state incline to an oligarchy; as does the endeavouring that the greater part of the rich may be in office, and that the rank of their appointments may correspond with their fortunes.
Only one member of the assembly in the smoking-room took the part of this much-abused woman, and declared that her character had been most cruelly and most unjustly assailed.
Cornelius de Witt, Ruart de Pulten, that is to say, warden of the dikes, ex-burgomaster of Dort, his native town, and member of the Assembly of the States of Holland, was forty-nine years of age, when the Dutch people, tired of the Republic such as John de Witt, the Grand Pensionary of Holland, understood it, at once conceived a most violent affection for the Stadtholderate, which had been abolished for ever in Holland by the "Perpetual Edict" forced by John de Witt upon the United Provinces.
Yazdi, a member of the Assembly, received 47 out of 73 votes during an election session, against one of his most notable rivals; former President Ayatollah Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani, according to Islamic Republic News Agency (IRNA).
The move, however, did not succeed after by a member of the assembly wondered why the speaker's mother, also a lawmaker, was not dismissed by the assembly for a similar offense three years.
As the rest of the population have to suffer longer waiting times for treatment there is not one member of the Assembly who has to do so as one of the perks of the job, for even the lowliest Assembly clerk, is the availability of private medicine.
Virtually every non-Islamist member of the assembly withdrew in protest.
Jaffar stressed that every member of the assembly should have right to speak at the floor of the house as per its rules.
Berhane Kahsai, member of the Assembly, explaining the significance of participation of citizens in development programs, expressed the importance of stepping up the ongoing reforestation activities.
QUETTA, January 04, 2010 (Frontier Star): The newly elected Member of the Balochistan Assembly Tahir Mehmood Khan on Monday took oath as member of the assembly in a simple but dignified ceremony at the Balochistan Assembly.
I dare any member of the Assembly to debate that issue with me.
Not long ago, a member of the Assembly introduced legislation to require that state buildings be designed consistent with feng shui, an Asian practice relating to the placement and arrangement of space to achieve harmony with the environment.

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