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Twenty-Fourth
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Term (yyyy.mm.dd): 1958.05.12 - 1962.04.19
Duration: 1438 days (3 years, 11 months, 7 days)
Government Type:Majority Government
Government Party: Progressive Conservative Party
Number of Sessions:5
Date of General Election: 1958.03.31
Prime Minister:
Leader of the Official Opposition:
Sessions
SessionTerm (yyyy.mm.dd)DurationSenate SittingsHouse of Commons Sittings
5th 1962.01.18 - 1962.04.19 91 days4065
4th 1960.11.17 - 1961.09.29 316 days91174
3rd 1960.01.14 - 1960.08.10 209 days87146
2nd 1959.01.15 - 1959.07.18 184 days75127
1st 1958.05.12 - 1958.09.06 117 days5993

^ Duration of Sittings and Recess of the House of Commons
5th Session

Sitting/RecessTerm (yyyy.mm.dd)Duration (days)
Dissolution 1962.04.19 - 1962.04.19
Start of Session 1962.01.18 - 1962.04.18 65

4th Session

Sitting/RecessTerm (yyyy.mm.dd)Duration (days)
Intersession 1961.09.30 - 1962.01.17 110
Prorogation 1961.09.28 - 1961.09.28
Sitting 1961.09.07 - 1961.09.28 17
Summer Recess 1961.07.14 - 1961.09.06 55
Sitting 1961.04.10 - 1961.07.13 79
Easter Recess 1961.03.30 - 1961.04.09 11
Sitting 1961.01.16 - 1961.03.29 53
Christmas Recess 1960.12.22 - 1961.01.15 25
Start of Session 1960.11.17 - 1960.12.21 25

3rd Session

Sitting/RecessTerm (yyyy.mm.dd)Duration (days)
Intersession 1960.08.11 - 1960.11.16 98
Prorogation 1960.08.10 - 1960.08.10
Sitting 1960.04.25 - 1960.08.10 81
Easter Recess 1960.04.14 - 1960.04.24 11
Start of Session 1960.01.14 - 1960.04.13 65

2nd Session

Sitting/RecessTerm (yyyy.mm.dd)Duration (days)
Intersession 1959.07.19 - 1960.01.14 180
Prorogation 1959.07.18 - 1959.07.18
Sitting 1959.04.06 - 1959.07.18 77
Easter Recess 1959.03.26 - 1959.04.05 11
Start of Session 1959.01.15 - 1959.03.25 50

1st Session

Sitting/RecessTerm (yyyy.mm.dd)Duration (days)
Intersession 1958.09.07 - 1959.01.14 130
Prorogation 1958.09.06 - 1958.09.06
Start of Session 1958.05.12 - 1958.09.06 93
Days between Parliaments 1958.02.02 - 1958.05.11 99
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