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* 1789 – In France members of the National Constituent Assembly take an oath to end feudalism and abandon their privileges.
The assembly renamed itself the National Constituent Assembly on 9 July, and began to function as a legislature and to draft a constitution.
The Declaration of the Rights of Man and of the Citizen was approved by the National Constituent Assembly of France, 26 August 1789.
The last article of the Declaration of the Rights of Man and the Citizen was adopted on 26 August 1789, by the National Constituent Assembly ( Assemblée nationale constituante ), during the period of the French Revolution, as the first step toward writing a constitution for France.
They were also afraid that arriving soldiers – mostly foreign mercenaries – had been summoned to shut down the National Constituent Assembly.
On 4 August 1789, the National Constituent Assembly abolished feudalism ( although at that point there had been sufficient peasant revolts to almost end feudalism already ), in what is known as the August Decrees, sweeping away both the seigneurial rights of the Second Estate and the tithes gathered by the First Estate.
With this capstone, the National Constituent Assembly adjourned in a final session on 30 September 1791.
The emerging currents of secular humanist thought which had inspired Bentham also informed the French Revolution, and when the newly-formed National Constituent Assembly began drafting the policies and laws of the new republic in 1792, groups of militant ' sodomite-citizens ' in Paris petitioned the Assemblée nationale, the governing body of the French Revolution, for freedom and recognition.
Come June, the third estate, joined by members of the other two, declared itself to be a National Assembly and swore an oath not to dissolve until France had a constitution and created, in July, the National Constituent Assembly.
The new National Constituent Assembly was heavily composed of royalist symphathizers of both the Legitimist ( Bourbon ) wing and the Orleanist ( Citizen King Louis Phiippe ) wing.
* 1789 – In Versailles, the National Assembly reconstitutes itself as the National Constituent Assembly and begins preparations for a French constitution.
* 1790 – The Civil Constitution of the Clergy is passed in France by the National Constituent Assembly.
Lekhanya announced the establishment of the National Constituent Assembly to formulate a new constitution for Lesotho with the aim of returning the country to democratic, civilian rule by June 1992.
The Constituent Assembly converted itself into the National Assembly on February 16, 1990, retaining all the members elected on a straight party ticket.
A Constituent Assembly, extension of the presidential term from four years to six years, and clauses empowering the president to decree laws relating to the National Guard without consulting Congress, ensured Somoza's absolute control over the state and military.
Constituent parties of the CDR joined the Democratic Party ( PD ), the National Liberal Party ( PNL ) and the Hungarian Democratic Union of Romania ( UDMR ) to form a centrist coalition government, holding 60 % of the seats in Parliament.
After extensive deliberations attended by regional actors and international observers, the conference ended in a signed agreement between TFG President Sharif Sheikh Ahmed, Prime Minister Abdiweli Mohamed Ali, Speaker of Parliament Sharif Adan Sharif Hassan, Puntland President Abdirahman Mohamed Farole, Galmudug President Mohamed Ahmed Alim and Ahlu Sunnah Wal Jama ' a representative Khalif Abdulkadir Noor stipulating that: a ) a new 225 member bicameral parliament would be formed, consisting of an upper house seating 54 Senators as well as a lower house ; b ) 30 % of the National Constituent Assembly ( NCA ) is earmarked for women ; c ) the President is to be appointed via a constitutional election ; and d ) the Prime Minister is selected by the President and he / she then names his / her Cabinet.
The National Constituent Assembly overwhelmingly passed the new constitution on August 1, with 96 % of the 645 delegates present voting for it, 2 % against it, and 2 % abstaining.
After extensive deliberations attended by regional actors and international observers, the conference ended in a signed agreement between TFG President Sharif Sheikh Ahmed, Prime Minister Abdiweli Mohamed Ali, Speaker of Parliament Sharif Adan Sharif Hassan, Puntland President Abdirahman Mohamed Farole, Galmudug President Mohamed Ahmed Alim and Ahlu Sunnah Wal Jama ' a representative Khalif Abdulkadir Noor stipulating that: a ) a new 225 member bicameral parliament would be formed, consisting of an upper house seating 54 Senators as well as a lower house ; b ) 30 % of the National Constituent Assembly ( NCA ) is earmarked for women ; c ) the President is to be appointed via a constitutional election ; and d ) the Prime Minister is selected by the President and he / she then names his / her Cabinet.
The National Constituent Assembly overwhelmingly passed the new constitution on August 1, with 96 % of the 645 delegates present voting for it, 2 % against it, and 2 % abstaining.
* 1791 – The National Constituent Assembly in Paris is dissolved ; Parisians hail Maximilien Robespierre and Jérôme Pétion as " incorruptible patriots ".
The members of the Third Estate took the Tennis Court Oath on 20 June 1789, and the National Constituent Assembly abolished feudalism on 4 August 1789.

National and Assembly
For a time it appeared that a common European army might be created, but the project for a European Defense Community was rejected by the French National Assembly in 1954.
On the one hand, the new democratic institutions worked, notably the National Assembly, with the active participation of UNITA's and the FNLA's elected MPs-while José Eduardo dos Santos continued to exercise his functions without democratic legitimation.
The unicameral parliament ( also called the National Assembly ) is dominated by a coalition, called " Unity " ( Miasnutyun ), between the Republican and Peoples Parties and the Agro-Technical Peoples Union, aided by numerous independents.
* 1859 – The Tuscan National Assembly formally deposes the House of Habsburg-Lorraine.
* 2004 – The National Assembly of Serbia unanimously adopts new state symbols for Serbia: Bože pravde becomes the new anthem and the coat of arms is adopted for the whole country.
* 1998 – Pakistan's National Assembly passes a constitutional amendment to make the " Qur ' an and Sunnah " the " supreme law " but the bill is defeated in the Senate.
* 1920 – The Grand National Assembly of Turkey ( TBMM ) is founded in Ankara.
The National Assembly in Paris united Corsica to France and pardoned its exiles.
* Bethan Jenkins-member of the National Assembly for Wales for the South Wales ( West ) Region
The National Assembly has 57 elected and 4 appointed members ; it is expanded following each census ( every 10 years ).
A draft of any National Assembly bill of tribal concern must be referred to the House of Chiefs for advisory opinion.
Legislative power is vested in both the government and the National Assembly.
The government of the Fourth Republic includes a strong presidency, a prime minister, a Council of Ministers presided over by the president, a two-chamber National Assembly, and the judiciary.
In 1966 a military coup deposed the first president of Upper Volta, Maurice Yaméogo, suspended the constitution, dissolved the National Assembly, and placed Lieutenant Colonel Sangoulé Lamizana at the head of a government of senior army officers.
Legislative power is vested in both the government and the two chambers of parliament, the Senate and the National Assembly.
He declared himself president of a transitional republic, even as he suspended the National Assembly, banned opposition groups, and imposed a nationwide curfew.
In June 1998, Buyoya promulgated a transitional constitution and announced a partnership between the government and the opposition-led National Assembly.
The deputies of the Third Estate representing the common people ( the two others were the Catholic Church and nobility ) decided to break away and form a National Assembly.
Venizelos persuaded the king to revise the constitution and asked the League to disband in favor of a National Assembly.
The Khmer Republic's leadership was plagued by disunity among its three principal figures: Lon Nol, Sihanouk's cousin Sirik Matak, and National Assembly leader In Tam.
On October 4, 2004, the Cambodian National Assembly ratified an agreement with the United Nations on the establishment of a tribunal to try senior leaders responsible for the atrocities committed by the Khmer Rouge.
Legislative power is vested in the two chambers of parliament, the National Assembly and the Senate
Legislative power is vested in both the government and the National Assembly of Cameroon.

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