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Brunei Darussalam

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Legislative Council

Start and end of mandate

Start of the parliamentary mandate for newly elected members
Notes
When the appointment of the member is declared
Start of the parliamentary mandate for appointed members
At the time of appointment
End of the parliamentary mandate
Notes
At the expiration of the term of appointment

Speaker

Authority that designates the Speaker When the Speaker is designated from outside parliament.
Head of State
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
There's no fixed term of the Speaker
No
The term of the Speaker is transitional
No
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Immunity and code of conduct

Parliament’s authorization is required for the detention or prosecution of members
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
Must be a member of parliament
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