General council may refer to:
- General Council (Scottish university), an advisory body to each of the ancient universities of Scotland
- General Council of the University of St Andrews, the corporate body of all graduates and senior academics of the University of St Andrews
- General Dental Council, a United Kingdom organisation which regulates all dental professionals in the country
- General Medical Council, the regulator of the medical profession in the United Kingdom
- General Optical Council, an organisation in the United Kingdom that regulates opticians and optometrists
In politics and government:
- Crow Tribal General Council, a tribal assembly comprising all enrolled members of the Crow Nation
- General Council of Bucharest, the legislative body of the Municipality of Bucharest
- General councils of France, the legislative bodies of the departments of France
- General Council of Mayotte, a legislature
- General Council of Saint-Pierre and Miquelon, a dependency legislature
- General Council of Scotland, late 14th century - early 16th century, a sister institution to the Scots Parliament
- General Council (Andorra), the unicameral parliament of Andorra
- Grand and General Council, the parliament of San Marino
- General Council (TUC), a decision body of the Trades Union Congress which meets every two months
- General Council (WTO), the highest decision-making body after the Ministerial Conference in the World Trade Organization
In other fields:
- General Council (Lutheran), a Lutheran church body, in existence from 1867-1918
- General council (Christianity), a meeting of the bishops of a whole church convened to discuss and settle matters of church doctrine
- General Council of the Judicial Power of Spain, the autonomous institution which governs all the judicial instances of Spain
- General Social Care Council, a public body which has responsibility for registering and regulating social workers and social care workers
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... The Samoan Assemblies of God in New Zealand have General Council (or National Business Conference) every year, it is held in the three main New Zealand centres of Auckland, Wellington and Christchurch ... Every two years, the fellowship have General Elections where the General Council are to vote for change in the Executive Council ... since 1968 (the first Samoan Assemblies General Council) right up until his retirement in 2011 ...
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