Legislative Council

A legislative council is the name given to the legislatures, or one of the chambers of the legislature of many nations and colonies.

A member of a legislative council is commonly referred to as an MLC.

Read more about Legislative Council:  Unicameral Legislatures, Part of A Bicameral Legislature

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