Chamber of Deputies of Portugal (1910–1926)

Chamber of Deputies of the Portuguese Republic

Câmara dos Deputados da República Portuguesa
Type
Type
History
Founded1910
Disbanded1926
Preceded byChamber of Deputies of Portugal (1822-1910)
Succeeded byNational Assembly (Portugal)
Leadership
(Final) President of the Chamber of Deputies
António Xavier Correia Barreto
Seats163 (at abolishment)
Meeting place
São Bento Palace
Lisbon, Portugal

The Chamber of Deputies of the Portuguese Republic (Portuguese: Câmara dos Deputados da República Portuguesa), alternatively translatable as the House of Representatives, was the lower house of the Congress of the Republic, the legislature of the First Portuguese Republic. The Chamber of Deputies was elected for a three-year term and had the power to lay taxes, initiate constitutional amendments and legislation regarding the Armed Forces, debate on bills proposed by the Executive, and decide on the extension of the legislative term.

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