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Chamber of Deputies

Law-making

Data on parliament’s law-making role and activities

Legislative activity

Number of laws adopted by parliament, per year
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Total number of laws adopted by Parliament in the previous legislature
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Number of laws adopted in the previous legislature that were initiated by parliament
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Number of laws adopted in the previous legislature that were initiated by the government
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Dates of the previous legislature
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Executive-legislative relations

Legislation adopted by parliament requires the assent of the Head of State In some countries, the Constitution foresees that legislation adopted by parliament must be signed into law by the Head of State. If so, the Head of State may, for example, have the power to veto the legislation, return it to parliament, or submit it to another body such as a constitutional court.
Yes
Source Legal documents that stipulate parliament's role.
Constitution, Article 34. Since the constitutional amendment of 12 March 2009, Article 34 of the Constitution no longer refers to the approval of an act (where ‘approval’ denotes the assent of the Grand Duke); instead, reference is only made to the promulgation of an act (the procedure by which the Grand Duke attests to the content of an act and orders its publication and implementation).
Number of times the Head of State declined to give assent to legislation, per year
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Consequences when the Head of State declines to give assent to legislation Consequences when the Head of State declines to give assent to legislation: Not applicable; No further action is taken. The legislation is rejected; The legislation is returned to Parliament for re-examination; The legislation is referred to the Constitutional/Supreme Court;The legislation is put to a referendum; Other (please specify)
Other (please specify):
Not applicable. The Head of State cannot decline to give assent to legislation adopted by parliament
Yes
Notes
Since the amendments to the Constitution of 12 March 2009, article 34 no longer mentions legal assent (i.e., the consent of the Grand Duke), but simply the promulgation of the law (i.e., the act by which the Grand Duke notes the content of the law and orders its publication and implementation).
Final decision when parliament and the Head of State do not agree Final decision when parliament and the Head of State do not agree: Not applicable; Parliament; Head of State; Constitutional/Supreme Court; Other (please specify)
Existence of a procedure to introduce emergency legislation
Not applicable. There is no procedure to introduce emergency legislation.
No