Topics Joint meetings of legislative chambers

Constitute topics are built from the variables in the Comparative Constitutions Project’s dataset, which captures the content of world constitutions. The particular variables relevant to this topic are listed below, in the form of survey questions.

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Provides for the two chambers of a bicameral legislature to meet jointly. This may involve a body made up of both chambers, or a special joint session for specific purposes.



Survey Questions

  • Does the constitution specify that the chambers should meet jointly for any reason?