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Democratic ContextPlay
Parliament usually refers to democratic systems where people can elect representatives. SlideIn a democracy, the parliament is often elected every few years.
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Debate and DecisionPlay
In parliament, elected officials debate laws and make decisions that affect the country. SlideThe new environmental bill is currently under debate in parliament.
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Composed of ChambersPlay
Some parliaments have two parts, called chambers, like the Senate and House of Representatives. SlideThe bill must pass through both chambers of parliament before becoming law.