A Member of the Legislative Assembly
, is a representative elected by the voters of
an electoral district
or legislative assembly
of a subnational
the Legislative Assembly in New South Wales,
Victoria, Western Australia,
Northern Territory and Australian Capital Territory are known as MLAs.
However the suffix
is also commonly used.
Queensland also has a Legislative Assembly
since 2000, members are now known as MP
South Australia and Tasmania have a House of Assembly
denote its members MHA.
In federal parliament, members of the House of Representatives
are known as MHRs
, although the designation
is often used.
Canada, members of legislative assemblies are called MLAs
in all provinces and territories except:
the Legislative Assembly in British
Columbia, Alberta, Saskatchewan, Manitoba, New Brunswick,
Nova Scotia (despite
being a House of Assembly), Prince Edward
Island and in the three territories (Yukon, NWT and
Nunavut) are known as MLAs.
Kong Legislative Council are referred to as Legco Councillors.
Member of Legislative Assembly, or MLA, is a
representative elected by the voters of an electoral district to
the Legislature of a State in the Indian system of
the Northern Ireland
Assembly, the devolved legislature of Northern Ireland are known as MLAs (Members of the
The Assembly was suspended on October 14
but the persons elected to it at the
were called together on 15 May
under the Northern Ireland Act 2006 for
the purpose of electing a First Minister and Deputy First Minister
and choosing the members of an Executive (before 25 November
) as a
preliminary to the restoration of devolved government in Northern
Ireland. Another election
on 7 March 2007
powers were restored to the Assembly in May
of the National Assembly for
Wales, the devolved Assembly of Wales are usually
known as AMs or Aelod
y Cynulliad (ACs).
- Resolution of Commonwealth Parliamentary Association (Qld
branch), 19/10/2000. Source: Queensland Parliamentary Library,
- Northern Ireland Act 2006 (c. 17)
- The National Assembly for Wales, Civil rights -
In Wales, Advice guide, Citizens
Advice Bureau. Retrieved 13 July 2006.