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Common Council

English Law: Common Council in the Past

In many cities the charter gives for their government (see more about this popular legal topic in the U.K. encyclopedia), in imitation of the national and state governments. There are two branches of the legislative assembly; the less many, called the select, the other, the common council.

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In English law, the common council of the whole realm means the parliament. Fleta, lib. 2, cap. 13. [1]

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  1. Partialy, this information about common council is based on the Bouvier´s Law Dictionary, 1848 edition. There is a list of terms of the Bouvier´s Law Dictionary, including common council.

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