Egypt

House of Representatives

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

Parliamentary mandate

Start and end of mandate

Start of the parliamentary mandate for newly elected members
At the first sitting of the chamber
Date of start of mandate for newly elected members
No information available
Start of the parliamentary mandate for appointed members
At the first sitting of the chamber
Date of start of mandate for appointed members
No information available
End of the parliamentary mandate
On the last day of the chamber’s term (including in the case of early dissolution)
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
Yes
Speaker's mandate continues between legislatures
No information available

Speaker terms

The term of the Speaker is different from the term of the house
No
Speaker's term
1 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

Notes: Detention or prosecution cannot be undertaken except if a member is caught in the act of a crime or after parliament's agreement

Sources: Constitution, art. 113

There is a Code of conduct for members
No information available

Salaries and allowances

Members are paid salaries by parliament
Yes
(2023)
Basic salary, per year
0 EGP
(2022)
Basic salary, per year in PPP
0
(2022)
Basic allowances
No information available
Names of the basic allowances
No information available
Members pay income tax on salaries
No information available
Members pay income tax on allowances
No information available
Members can have remunerated employment outside parliament
No information available
Members are required to declare income from other employment to parliament
No information available
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 information available
Office at parliament
No information available
Constituency office
No information available
Housing
No information available
Other cash or in-kind allowances for constituency work
No information available
Additional salaries and allowances for leadership positions
List of salaries and allowances for leadership positions
Salary Allowances
Speaker
Committee Chair
Salary of the Speaker
No information available
Parliament determines the amount of salaries
No information available
Name of the institution outside parliament which determines the amount
No information available
Parliament determines the amount of allowances
No information available
The parliamentary salary is determined in reference to another salary scale
No information available
Year data was last reported
No information available

Participation in the government

Members of the government must also be members of parliament
Cannot be a member of parliament

Sources: Constitution, art. 164

Members for whom data is available
592
(2021)

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