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The Chamber of Deputies (Burmese: ပြည်သူ့လွှတ်တော်) was the lower house of the bicameral Union Parliament of Burma (Myanmar) from 1948 to 1962. Under the 1947 Constitution, bills initiated and passed by the lower house, the Chamber of Deputies, were to be sent to the Chamber of Nationalities for review and revision.

Chamber of Deputies

ပြည်သူ့လွှတ်တော်

Pyithu Hluttaw
Type
Type
History
Founded1948 (1948)
Disbanded1962 (1962)
Preceded byLegislature of Burma
Succeeded byPeople's Assembly (1974-1988)
Seats250
Elections
Last election
1960
Meeting place
Pyithu Hluttaw in 1950s.jpg
Government Secretariat, Rangoon

The Chamber of Deputies had a number of seats constitutionally allocated at twice the number of the Chamber of Nationalities.

List of Speakers of the Chamber of DeputiesEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • "The Constitution of the Union of Burma". 1947. Archived from the original on 2015-06-30. Retrieved 2015-06-27.