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Pakistan

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Senate

This is a bicameral parliament. Switch to theNational Assembly

Electoral system

Rules concerning the right to vote and to stand for election, and details of the electoral system for directly-elected chambers.

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.
Not applicable. Members of this parliament/chamber are not directly elected.
Yes
Compulsory voting Voting is compulsory in some countries. People who do not vote without reasonable justification may face sanctions.

Electoral system for directly elected chambers

Electoral system