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The Union Parliament (Burmese: ပြည်ထောင်စုလွှတ်တော်) was the bicameral legislature of the Union of Burma from 1947 to 1962, when it was disbanded by the Union Revolutionary Council. It consisted of an upper house, the Chamber of Nationalities and a lower house, the Chamber of Deputies.

Union Parliament

ပြည်ထောင်စုလွှတ်တော်

Pyidaungzu Hluttaw
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Type
Type
HousesChamber of Nationalities
Chamber of Deputies
History
Founded1947 (1947)
Disbanded1962 (1962)
Preceded byLegislature of Burma
Succeeded byPeople's Assembly (1974-1988)
Elections
1960
Chamber of Deputies last election
1960

From 1957 to 1963, the Union Parliament was a member of the Inter-Parliamentary Union (IPU).[1]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Soe Than Lynn (26 March 2012). "Pyidaungsu Hluttaw to join International Parliamentary Union". Myanmar Times. Archived from the original on 27 June 2013. Retrieved 27 March 2012.