Political system
Presidential system
Structure of parliament
Bicameral
IPU membership
Yes

Law-making

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
No information available
Number of laws adopted in the previous legislature that were initiated by parliament
No information available
Number of laws adopted in the previous legislature that were initiated by the government
No information available
Percentage of laws initiated by parliament in the previous legislature
No information available
Dates of the previous legislature
No information available
Outcome when the two chambers cannot agree on a piece of draft legislation
The legislation cannot be adopted unless both chambers agree

Sources: Constitution

Executive-legislative relations

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

Sources: Amended 1987 Constitution

Number of times the Head of State declined to give assent to legislation, per year
No information available
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
Other

Notes: The Constitutional Court established under the amended 1987 Constitution is not yet operational.

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
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