Jordan

Start and end of mandate

Start of the parliamentary mandate for newly elected members
Notes
Senators are appointed rather than elected.
Start of the parliamentary mandate for appointed members
When the member is sworn in
End of the parliamentary mandate
On the last day of the chamber’s term (including in the case of early dissolution)
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Speaker

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.
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
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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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Notes
in cases of flagrante delicto, senators can be arrested. however, the senator cannot be detained or prosecuted, unless there is a majority decision by the senate. in case of flagrante delicto, the senate shall be informed immediately about the detention. in period of recess, and in case of detention of a senator, the prime minister shall inform the senate about the detention with explanation.
There is a Code of conduct for members

Salaries and allowances

Basic salary
36,000 (2013)
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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
Can be a member of parliament
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