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Ecuador

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National Assembly

Parliamentary budget

Responsibility for preparing the proposal for the parliamentary budget Responsibility for preparing the proposal for the parliamentary budget: Parliament; The Executive; Parliament and the Executive together; Other
Decision-making about the maximum amount of the parliamentary budget Decision-making about the maximum amount of the parliamentary budget: Parliament decides the maximum amount of the budget; The amount of the budget is agreed between Parliament and the Executive; The Executive decides the maximum amount of the budget; Other
The amount of the budget is agreed between Parliament and the Executive
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National currency
US Dollar (USD)
PPP (Purchasing Power Parity) conversion factor See: http://data.worldbank.org/indicator/PA.NUS.PPP
0.56
Not applicable. There is not a separate budget for each chamber in a bicameral parliament.
Yes
State budget, per year
Not available
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Parliamentary staff

The parliamentary administration is independent from the government Members of the parliamentary administration may be fully independent from the government For example, certain countries have a ‘parliamentary civil service’ that is different from the general civil service, which works for the Executive.
Parliament has control over the recruitment of parliamentary staff Certain parliaments control the recruitment of parliamentary staff. Parliament decides - independently from the government- when to recruit staff, what procedures to use, who to recruit, etc.
There is an official gender equality policy in the parliamentary administration Certain parliaments may have an official gender equality policy which may, for instance, address to the recruitment and promotion of women in the parliamentary administration.
Not applicable. The staff work for the entire parliament.
Yes

Secretary General

Authority that selects the Secretary General Authority that selects the Secretary General.
Notes
parliament
Length of term of the Secretary General
A fixed number of years
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Length of the fixed term for the Secretary General (years)
2
Previous occupation of the current Secretary General
Other