- the parliament of Sweden, consisting of an upper house and a lower house.
Origin of Riksdag
< Swedish; cf. Reichstag
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Nominally, the ministers are responsible to the Riksdag for all acts of the Government.The Governments of Europe
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Lagerbielke, the landtmarshal of the preceding Riksdag, was appointed speaker.
This union was arranged by the Riksdag, contrary to the wish of Gustavuss parents.
The ordinary Riksdag, which meets every year, lasts for a period of at least four months.
The influence of the Riksdag has been steadily increasing ever since 1867.
- the Swedish parliament
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