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Montenegro

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Parliament

About parliament

Basic information such as the official name of parliament and details of its structure and leadership. Also includes the current breakdown of MPs by sex and age, and provisions for quotas and reserved seats.

Parliament name
Skupstina (Parliament)
Chamber name
Skupstina (Parliament)
Parliamentary term (years)
4

IPU membership

Affiliation periods
from 2006-01
IPU Geopolitical Group/s IPU Geopolitical Groups: African Group, Arab Group, Asia-Pacific Group, Eurasia Group, Group of Latin America and the Caribbean (GRULAC), Twelve Plus Group.
Twelve Plus Group

Speaker

Official title The Speaker may for example be known as the Presiding Officer, President, Chairman/Chairperson, etc.
President of the Parliament
Speaker
Ivan Brajović (Male)
Year of birth
1962
Term
24.11.2016
See historical data for this field.

Secretary General

Official title This post is most commonly called Secretary General or Clerk. It may also be called Secretary, Head/Chief of the Secretariat, Director General, etc.
Secretary General
Secretary general
Aleksandar Jovicevic (Male)
Notes Additional information about the Secretary General, in particular regarding their term.
Elected on 23 March 2017.

Members

Statutory number of members Statutory number of members, as defined in the constitution or other fundamental law.
Principal mode of designation of members
Directly elected members Directly elected by citizens.
81
Current number of members Number of members who currently hold seats in parliament. May be lower or higher than the statutory number of members.
Women The number of female parliamentarians who currently hold seats in parliament.
19
See historical data for this field.
Percentage of women Calculated by dividing the current number of women by the current number of members.
23.46% See historical data for this field.
Statutory number of members per country As defined in the constitution or other fundamental laws. Combines the number of parliamentarians in both chambers in bicameral parliaments.
Population (in thousands) Source: United Nations, World Population Prospects.
628
See historical data for this field.
Inhabitants per parliamentarian Calculated by dividing the population by the statutory number of parliamentarians.
7,753 See historical data for this field.

Age

Average age of all members
Not available
See historical data for this field. Compare data of this field.
Youngest member (years) Age at the time of the last election or renewal.
Youngest member
Dritan Abazović (Male)
Oldest member (years) Age at the time of the last election or renewal.
67
Oldest member
Jelisava Kalezić (Female)
Number of members, by age
Breakdown of members by age and gender
18 - 20 21 - 30 31 - 40 41 - 45 46 - 50 51 - 60 61 - 70 71 - 80 81 - 90 91 and over Totals per gender
Totals per age interval 0 1 11 9 14 35 10 0 0 0
Total <= 45: 21 Total >= 46: 59
Male 0 1 9 6 12 32 8 0 0 0 68
Female 0 0 2 3 2 3 2 0 0 0 12
Percentage of members, by age
Age as last election or renewalOverallMaleFemale
Percentage of MPs 30 years of age or younger1.25%1.25%0%
Percentage of MPs 40 years of age or younger15%12.5%2.5%
Percentage of MPs 45 years of age or younger26.25%20%6.25%
Members for whom data is available
80

Reserved seats and quotas

There are reserved seats in parliament for certain groups Reserved seats are a means to ensure the parliamentary representation of certain groups in society.
Electoral quota for women Quotas to promote the representation of women in parliament.
Notes
Article 39a (1) and (2) of the Law on the Election of Councillors and Representatives (last amended on 21 March 2014) reads as follows: “For the purpose of exercising the gender equality principle, candidates of the less represented gender shall account for no less than 30% of the candidates listed. For every four candidates listed in sequential order (first four candidates, next four candidates etc. to the end of the list) there shall be at least one candidate of the less represented gender.” Article 104 (3) of the same law states the following: “If the term of office for an incumbent councillor or representative of the less represented gender terminates, the next candidate on the list of the less represented gender shall be elected to replace the outgoing incumbent.”
Electoral quota for youth Quotas to promote the representation of youth in parliament.