Political system
Transitional system
Structure of parliament
IPU membership


Data on parliament’s law-making role and activities

Legislative activity

Number of laws adopted by parliament, per year
No information available
Total number of laws adopted by Parliament in the previous legislature
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
Percentage of laws initiated by parliament in the previous legislature
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Dates of the previous legislature
01 Mar 2009 to 31 Dec 2014
Outcome when the two chambers cannot agree on a piece of draft legislation
The decision of the lower chamber will take effect after a certain deadline

Sources: Constitution

Executive-legislative relations

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

Sources: Constitution, article 17

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
Not applicable
Final decision when parliament and the Head of State do not agree
Constitutional/Supreme Court

Existence of a procedure to introduce emergency legislation

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Historical data for IPU membership

Historical data for IPU membership
Year IPU membership
List of values for 2020-09
List of values for 2019-04
List of values for 2018-06