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Chamber of Deputies

Start and end of mandate

Start of the parliamentary mandate for newly elected members
At the first sitting of the chamber
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Start of the parliamentary mandate for appointed members
Not applicable
End of the parliamentary mandate
On the last day of the chamber’s term (including in the case of early dissolution)
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Speaker

Mode of designation of the Speaker
The Speaker is elected from among the members of parliament/chamber
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Authority that designates the Speaker When the Speaker is designated from outside parliament.
Not applicable
Rank of the Speaker in the hierarchy of the State The Speaker often has a very high rank in the protocollary hierarchy of the State.
Speaker becomes interim Head of State in the event of the latter’s death or incapacity In some countries, the Speaker acts as interim Head of State when required by the circumstances, such as death or incapacity.
No
Speaker's mandate continues between legislatures The mandate of the Speaker may continue until their successor is elected, even after the dissolution of parliament/chamber.
No
Speaker terms
The term of the Speaker is different from the term of the house The term of the Speaker may be different from the term of the House (legislature).
No
Speaker's term The term may be shorter than one year.
1 Année

Immunity and code of conduct

Parliament’s authorization is required for the detention or prosecution of members
Yes, except for flagrant delicto
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Notes
see arts 68 and 69 of the constitution. the arrest of a member during the session requires, except in flagrante delicto cases, the prior authorization of the chamber. such authorization is not required to enforce sentences, even custodial sentences, handed down against a member.
There is a Code of conduct for members

Salaries and allowances

Basic allowances
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Names of the basic allowances
Parliamentarians do not receive a salary, but they do receive a parliamentary allowance in the form of a fixed rate lump sum.
Attendance allowance Amount of the attendance allowance in national currency.
125
Periodicity of attendance allowance Attendance allowances may for example be paid by day, month, year or session.
Other (please specify)
Notes
Attendance fees are paid for participation in plenary sessions and committee meetings, with a maximum of one attendance fee per half-day.
Members pay income tax on allowances Salaries and/or allowances may be subject to income tax or equivalent.
Yes
Members can have remunerated employment outside parliament Certain parliaments allow MPs to exercise other remunerated employment outside parliament.
List of the other allowances provided for constituency work
Deputies may be compensated for hiring employees until the occurrence of 340 index points (€ 6,496.56 - Nl 834.76), to be increased by ''one-twelfth as an end-of-year allowance," (2003 Electoral Law, Art. 126(9)). Several deputies (“pool of deputies”) can also jointly and engage one or more collaborators. In this case, the compensation to be reimbursed by the Chamber of Deputies to the "pool of deputies" is capped at the cumulative total of the amounts due to each deputy.

The President is the only member with an office on the premises of the Parliament. Other deputies have an office on the premises of their respective group (at the expense of Parliament).
Facilities, services and allowances for constituency work
Personal staff to work directly for the parliamentarian The personal staff to work directly for the parliamentarian is different from parliamentary staff work for the secretariat of Parliament.
Office at parliament
Constituency office Certain countries provide for an office at constituency if it’s different from a seat of parliament, which is often in the capital. The office at constituency is applicable mainly to the countries using the Plurality/Majority system of elections.
Other cash or in-kind allowances for constituency work The common in-kind allowances for constituency work include those for travel, overnight stay, etc.
No
Additional salaries and allowances for leadership positions
List of salaries and allowances for leadership positions
Salary Allowances
Speaker yes
Committee Chair no
Other leadership positions that receive additional salaries or allowances Some parliaments provides for additional salaries or allowances to the Deputy Speaker/Vice President, heads of parliamentary groups, etc.
Annual allowance:
Speaker: 157,182 euro (additional 5,732.26 per month)
President of political group: 134,252 euro (additional 3,821.50 per month)
Parliament determines the amount of allowances Some parliaments determine the amount of allowances of MPs. The amount may be set by other institution than parliament.
Yes
Name of the body (or bodies) in parliament which determines the amount
The amount comes from the work of the competent parliamentary committee and then the bill containing the proposed amount submitted to a vote by the deputies in plenary session.
The data valid for the year
2020
Information on salaries and allowances on the parliamentary website Certain parliaments publish the information on MPs’ salaries and allowances on parliamentary website. The amount of information may vary from one parliament to the other.
Amount of allowances received by each member
No

Participation in the government

Members of the government must also be members of parliament Members of the government must also be members of parliament: Must be a member of parliament; Cannot be a member of parliament; Can be a member of parliament; Other
Cannot be a member of parliament
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Number of members of the parliament/chamber who are also members of the government
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