House of Assembly

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The House of Assembly of Zimbabwe is the lower chamber of Zimbabwe's bicameral Parliament. It was the unicameral legislative body from 1989 until late November 2005, when the Senate was re-introduced.A lower house( house of assembly) is one of two chambers of a bicameral legislature, the other chamber being the upper house.< Bica=""> George Tsebelis , Bicameralism. </ref>


Under the 1980 Constitution, 20 of the 100 seats in the House of Assembly were reserved for the country's white minority, although whites and other ethnic minorities made up only five per cent of the population. These seats were abolished in 1987