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(1) The parliament of the Aland Islands. The Landsting is elected by the population for three years. It has 30 deputies. Its executive organ is the provincial administration, headed by a provincial councillor chosen by the Landsting. Its authority is restricted to local administration.

(2) Since 1862, the representative bodies of local self-government in each county (Iä n) of Sweden. The deputies, numbering at least 20, are elected by the population for four years.

(3) Until 1953, the name of the upper chamber of the parliament of Denmark.

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