Mongolia

State Great Hural

Political system
Parliamentary system
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 new chamber meets for the first time
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

Speaker terms

The term of the Speaker is different from the term of the house
Yes
Speaker's term
4 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

Notes: the law on state great khural ( article 6, para 6.9) states that the term of a member of parliament shall be suspended in the following case: if a member has been arrested committing a crime, arrested on the crime scene with relevant evidences and the state general prosecutor formally submits the proposal to suspend the mandate of a member to the state great khural.

There is a Code of conduct for members
Yes

Salaries and allowances

Members are paid salaries by parliament
Yes
(2023)
Basic salary, per year
19,776,132 MNT
(2023)
Basic salary, per year in PPP
18,090
(2023)
Basic allowances
8,040,000 MNT
Basic allowance in PPP
12,748
Names of the basic allowances

Transportation, telephone (fixed amount)

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
Yes
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
Yes
Office at parliament
Yes
Constituency office
No
Housing
No
Other cash or in-kind allowances for constituency work
Yes

Notes: Per diem, Accommodation, Transportation

Additional salaries and allowances for leadership positions
List of salaries and allowances for leadership positions
Salary Allowances
Speaker Yes Yes
Committee Chair No Yes
Salary of the Speaker
26,810,592 MNT
Salary of the Speaker in PPP
42,511
Parliament determines the amount of salaries
Yes
Name of the body (or bodies) in parliament which determines the amount

Government submits budget to the parliament, Standing Committee on Budget revises the budget and the budget is approved at the parliament plenary session

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

Standing committee on state structure, standing committee on budget, plenary session approves

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:

Voting age for men 21 with no restriction.

Representation of the People Act (UK legislation)

Year data was last reported

2012

Participation in the government

Members of the government must also be members of parliament
Can be a member of parliament
Number of members of the parliament/chamber who are also members of the government
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Members for whom data is available
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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