Tunisia

Assembly of People's Representatives

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
Not applicable

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.
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).
Yes
Speaker's term The term may be shorter than one year.
5 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
selon l’article 69 de la constitution : « si un député fait prévaloir son immunité pénale par écrit, il ne peut être ni poursuivi, ni arrêté durant son mandat parlementaire, dans le cadre de la procédure pénale, tant que son immunité n’a pas été levée. toutefois, en cas de flagrant délit, il peut être procédé à son arrestation.
le président de l’assemblée des représentants du peuple est immédiatement informé et l’arrestation prend fin si le bureau de l’assemblée le requiert. »

Salaries and allowances

Basic salary
58,000 (2019)
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