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Congo

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National Assembly

This is a bicameral parliament. Switch to theSenate

Start and end of mandate

Start of the parliamentary mandate for newly elected members
Notes
Au moment de leur nomination par le Forum national
Start of the parliamentary mandate for appointed members
Not applicable
End of the parliamentary mandate
When the new chamber meets for the first time
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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 terms
Not available
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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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There is a Code of conduct for members

Salaries and allowances

Basic salary
Not available
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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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Number of members of the parliament/chamber who are also members of the government
Not available
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