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Republic of Moldova

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Parliament

Start and end of mandate

Start of the parliamentary mandate for newly elected members
When the member is sworn in
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Start of the parliamentary mandate for appointed members
At the time of appointment
End of the parliamentary mandate
When the mandates of the new members are validated
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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.
Yes
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.
Yes
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).
Yes
Speaker's term The term may be shorter than one year.
5 Année
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Immunity and code of conduct

Parliament’s authorization is required for the detention or prosecution of members
Notes
according to the constitution, the mps cannot be detained, arrested or investigated without the consent of the parliament. at the request of the prosecutor general of lifting the parliamentary immunity of some mp in case of a criminal investigation in which this mp is implied, the parliament will proceed by adopting through a majority vote the decision on the consent of lifting this immunity for apprehending, arresting, searching and suing the respective mp. currently, on the parliamentary agenda is registered a draft law which provides the possibility of initiation of a prosecution against an mp without prior consent of the parliament.
There is a Code of conduct for members

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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