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Maldives

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People's Majlis

Data on youth

Basic information > About parliament

Basic information > About parliament

Speaker

Year of birth
1950

Age

Youngest member (years) Age at the time of the last election or renewal.
27
Youngest member
Ali Waheed (Male)
Oldest member (years) Age at the time of the last election or renewal.
66
Oldest member
Zahir Adam (Male)

Reserved seats and quotas

Electoral quota for youth Quotas to promote the representation of youth in parliament.
No
Elections > Election system

Eligibility and voting

Minimum age of eligibility The minimum age to become a member of parliament may be different for each chamber of bicameral parliaments. The age of eligibility is often higher than the minimum age for voting.
18
Minimum age for voting in parliamentary elections What is the minimum age for voting in parliamentary elections?
18