Armenia

National Assembly

Political system
Parliamentary system
Structure of parliament
Unicameral
IPU membership
Yes

Law-making

Data on parliament’s law-making role and activities

Legislative activity

Number of laws adopted by parliament, per year
438
(2023)
Total number of laws adopted by Parliament in the previous legislature
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Number of laws adopted in the previous legislature that were initiated by parliament
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Number of laws adopted in the previous legislature that were initiated by the government
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Percentage of laws initiated by parliament in the previous legislature
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Dates of the previous legislature
14 Jan 2019 to 02 Aug 2021
(2021-08 - 2021-11)

Executive-legislative relations

Legislation adopted by parliament requires the assent of the Head of State
Yes

Sources: Constitution, Art. 129

Number of times the Head of State declined to give assent to legislation, per year
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Consequences when the Head of State declines to give assent to legislation
The legislation is returned to Parliament for re-examination
Other

Notes:

Article 129 of the Constitution:

The President has twenty-one days to either sign and promulgate a law adopted by the National Assembly or apply to the Constitutional Court for the purpose of determining the compliance of the law with the Constitution. In case the Constitutional Court decides that the law complies with the Constitution, the President must give assent. If the President fails to do so within the given time period, the Chairperson of the National Assembly shall sign and promulgate the law within a period of five days.

Final decision when parliament and the Head of State do not agree
Other

Notes: The Constitutional Court or the Chairperson of the National Assembly.

Existence of a procedure to introduce emergency legislation

There is a procedure for introducing emergency legislation into parliament
Yes
Number of times the procedure for emergency legislation was used, per year
48

Sources:

Constitution, Article 109(4)

Rules of procedure, Articles 64 & 73

Historical data for IPU membership

Historical data for IPU membership
Year IPU membership
2020-09
List of values for 2020-09
No
2019-04
List of values for 2019-04
No
2018-06
List of values for 2018-06
No