New Parline: the IPU’s Open Data Platform (beta)
Your one-stop-shop for information about national parliaments

Honduras

-

National Congress

Start and end of mandate

Start of the parliamentary mandate for newly elected members
At the first sitting of the chamber
Compare data of this field.
Start of the parliamentary mandate for appointed members
Not applicable
End of the parliamentary mandate
On the last day of the chamber’s term (including in the case of early dissolution)
Compare data of this field.

Speaker

Mode of designation of the Speaker
The Speaker is elected from among the members of parliament/chamber
Compare data of this field.
Authority that designates the Speaker When the Speaker is designated from outside parliament.
Not applicable
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.
4 Years
Fixed election date for the Speaker, if any Speakers in several parliaments are elected on a fixed date in accordance with the Constitution.
Around 20 January after the general elections

Immunity and code of conduct

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
Compare data of this field.