Djibouti

National Assembly

Political system
Presidential-Parliamentary
Structure of parliament
Unicameral
IPU membership
Yes

Parliamentary mandate

Start and end of mandate

Start of the parliamentary mandate for newly elected members
When the member is sworn in
Date of start of mandate for newly elected members
No information available
Start of the parliamentary mandate for appointed members
Not applicable
Date of start of mandate for appointed members
No information available
End of the parliamentary mandate
When the mandates of the new members are validated
Date of end of mandate
No information available

Speaker

Mode of designation of the Speaker
The Speaker is elected from among the members of parliament/chamber
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
Second
Speaker becomes interim Head of State in the event of the latter’s death or incapacity
No
Speaker's mandate continues between legislatures
No

Speaker terms

The term of the Speaker is different from the term of the house
Yes
Speaker's term
5 Years
Fixed election date for the Speaker, if any
No information available

Immunity and code of conduct

Parliament’s authorization is required for the detention or prosecution of members
Yes, except for flagrant delicto
There is a Code of conduct for members
Yes

Salaries and allowances

Members are paid salaries by parliament
Yes
(2023)
Basic salary, per year
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Basic salary, per year in PPP
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Basic allowances
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Basic allowance in PPP
3,074
Names of the basic allowances
No information available
Members pay income tax on salaries
No
Members pay income tax on allowances
No
Members can have remunerated employment outside parliament
Yes
Members are required to declare income from other employment to parliament
No
Additional salaries and allowances provided for leadership positions
No information available

Facilities, services and allowances for constituency work

Personal staff to work directly for the parliamentarian
No
Office at parliament
No
Constituency office
No
Housing
Yes
Other cash or in-kind allowances for constituency work
Yes
Additional salaries and allowances for leadership positions
List of salaries and allowances for leadership positions
Salary Allowances
Speaker Yes Yes
Committee Chair Yes

Notes: Indemnité de responsabilité de 419 001 FDJ

Salary of the Speaker
4,609,011 DJF
Salary of the Speaker in PPP
46,021
Parliament determines the amount of salaries
Yes
Name of the body (or bodies) in parliament which determines the amount

Bureau permanent

Parliament determines the amount of allowances
Yes
Name of the body (or bodies) in parliament which determines the amount

Bureau permanent

Name of the institution outside parliament which determines the amount
No information available
The parliamentary salary is determined in reference to another salary scale
Yes
Reference scale used for parliamentary salaries
Civil service salary scale

Notes: Prior to independence, under French administration,women were granted the right to vote under the Loi-cadre Deferre, adopted on 23 June 1956.

Year data was last reported
No information available

Participation in the government

Members of the government must also be members of parliament
Other

Notes:

Constitution, Article 46: The following may not be elected members of the National Assembly during the exercise of their functions:

-the President of the Republic,

-the Prefects and Sub-Prefects,

-the Secretaries-General of the Government and the Ministers,

-the Magistrates,

-the controllers of the State, and the inspectors of labor and education,

-the members of the Armed Forces and of the National Force of Security

Number of members of the parliament/chamber who are also members of the government
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Members for whom data is available
65
(2023)
Percentage of members of parliament/chamber who are also members of the government
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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