legislative council

noun, often capitalized L&C

Definition of legislative council

  1. 1 :  a permanent committee chosen from both houses that meets between sessions of a state legislature to study state problems and plan a legislative program

  2. 2 :  a unicameral legislature (as in a British colony)

  3. 3 :  the upper house of a British bicameral legislature

First Known Use of legislative council

1787


Law Dictionary

legislative council

noun , often cap L&C

Legal Definition of legislative council

  1. :  a permanent committee chosen from both houses that meets between sessions of a state legislature to study problems and plan a legislative program


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