Legislative Assembly of Lower Canada

Legislative Assembly of Lower Canada

The Legislative Assembly of Lower Canada was the lower house of the bicameral structure of provincial government in Lower Canada until 1838. The legislative assembly was created by the Constitutional Act of 1791. The lower house consisted of elected legislative councillors who created bills to be passed up to the Legislative Council of Lower Canada, whose members were appointed.

The lower house was dissolved on March 27 1838 following the Lower Canada Rebellion and Lower Canada was administered by an appointed Special Council. With the Act of Union in 1840, a new lower chamber, the Legislative Assembly of Canada, was created for both Upper and Lower Canada which existed until 1867, when the Legislative Assembly of Quebec was created.

List of Parliaments

*1st Parliament of Lower Canada 1792-1796
*2nd Parliament of Lower Canada 1796-1800
*3rd Parliament of Lower Canada 1800-1804
*4th Parliament of Lower Canada 1804-1808
*5th Parliament of Lower Canada 1808-1809
*6th Parliament of Lower Canada 1809-1810
*7th Parliament of Lower Canada 1810-1814
*8th Parliament of Lower Canada 1814-1816
*9th Parliament of Lower Canada 1816-1820
*10th Parliament of Lower Canada April 1820
*11th Parliament of Lower Canada 1820-1824
*12th Parliament of Lower Canada 1824-1827
*13th Parliament of Lower Canada 1827-1830
*14th Parliament of Lower Canada 1830-1834
*15th Parliament of Lower Canada 1834-1838

Buildings

See Old Parliament Building (Quebec)

See also

*Executive Council of Lower Canada
*Constitutional history of Canada

External links

* [http://www.canadiana.org/ECO/ItemRecord/9_00938?id=c2fb81e3ddada64a Journal of the House of Assembly of Lower-Canada (1793-1837)] (Canadiana.org)
* [http://www.canadiana.org/ECO/ItemRecord/9_00939?id=1ac8e6710e5c9b92 Appendix to the Journals of the House of Assembly of the province of Lower-Canada (1810-1837)] (Canadiana.org)
* [http://www.quebec400.gc.ca/histoires-stories/parc-montmorency-park-eng.cfm Parliament of Canada (Montmorency Park)]


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