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Return to an Order of the House of the 2nd March, 1914, for a return giving the following information, as far as may be available, respecting the constitution of Upper Chambers or Senates within the...
Return to an Order of the House of the 2nd March, 1914, for a return giving the following information, as far as may be available, respecting the constitution of Upper Chambers or Senates within the British Empire and in foreign countries, and especially such information in respect of the self-governing Dominions and of foreign countries possessing a federal system of Government: - 1. As to the method of appointment, whether by executive authority or by election by the people, or otherwise. 2. As to the term of appointment, whether for life or for a term of years, or otherwise. 3. As to a re-appointment or re-election, and generally as to the filling of vacancies occasioned by death or otherwise. 4. As to qualifications, whether by age, residence, possession of real or personal property or otherwise. 5. As to limitation of the membership, and as to the numerical relation of the membership to that of the Lower House. 6. As to provisions for dissolution, appeal to the electorate, conferences or additional appointments in case of disagreement between the Upper and Lower House. 7. As to the operation of the various systems in the several Dominions and countries mentioned, and in what respect defects or difficulties have made themselves manifest. 8. All other relevant information respecting the constitution and status of such Upper Chambers.
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Senate--Power and duties--Canada
Senate--Powers and duties--Commonwealth countries
Year: 1914, Volume: 48, Issue: 28
Sessional Paper Number: 246
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