lawmaking, enacting, decreeing, ordaining, lawgiving, legislational, legislatorial, congressional, juridical, jurisdictive, parliamentarian, nomothetic, senatorial, synodical, parliamentary, aldermanic, statute-making, from the legislature, by the legislature; see also authoritative 2.
Besides its legislative functions, the senate is the highest court of justice in the case of political offences or the impeachment of ministers.
Famous for his speeches at the Jacobin club, he was elected a member of the municipality of Paris, then of the Legislative Assembly, and later of the National Convention.
By the law of the 20th of February 1906 the Council of the Empire was associated with the Duma as a legislative Upper House; and from this time the legislative power has been exercised normally by the emperor only in concert with the two chambers.
It shares with the emperor the legislative power, including the discussion and sanctioning of the budget.
The legislative powers of the parliament have a wide range, many matters being transferred to it from the colonial parliaments.