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  1. The Netherlands is a parliamentary democracy. This means that all Dutch nationals who have the right to vote can choose who represent them in Parliament. Parliament (also known as the States General) consists of the Senate and the House of Representatives. It scrutinizes the government and is responsible, with the government, for enacting legislation. Legislation only comes into force after it has been passed by parliament. The government and individual ministers are accountable to parliament.
    https://www.government.nl/topics/parliament

  2. European Parliament:
    The European Parliament (EP) is the directly elected parliamentary institution of the European Union (EU). Together with the Council of the European Union (the Council) and the European Commission, it exercises the legislative function of the EU. The Parliament is composed of 751 (previously 766) members, who represent the second largest democratic electorate in the world (after the Parliament of India) and the largest trans-national democratic electorate in the world (375 million eligible voters in 2009).[3][4][5]
    The President of the European Parliament (Parliament’s speaker) is Martin Schulz (S&D), elected in January 2012. He presides over a multi-party chamber, the two largest groups being the Group of the European People’s Party (EPP) and the Progressive Alliance of Socialists and Democrats (S&D). The last union-wide elections were the 2014 elections. The European Parliament has three places of work – Brussels (Belgium), the city of Luxembourg (Luxembourg) and Strasbourg (France). Luxembourg is home to the administrative offices (the ‘General Secretariat’). Meetings of the whole Parliament (‘plenary sessions’) take place in Strasbourg and in Brussels. Committee meetings are held in Brussels.[11][12]

    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/European_Parliament

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