Yemen

House of Representatives

Political system
Transitional 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
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Outcome when the two chambers cannot agree on a piece of draft legislation
Not applicable

Executive-legislative relations

Legislation adopted by parliament requires the assent of the Head of State
No

Sources: Constitution, art. 102

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

Notes: The President of the Republic has the right to request a review of any bill which is approved by the House. Based on a reasoned decision, he must then return the bill to the House of Representatives within thirty days of its submission. If he does not return the bill to the House within this period, or if the requested review is not heeded the bill is then approved once again by the majority of the House, it shall be considered a law, and the President shall issue it within two weeks. If the President does not issue the law, it comes into effect under the power of the Constitution, and is, at once, published in the Official Gazette and come into operation two weeks later.

Final decision when parliament and the Head of State do not agree
Parliament

Existence of a procedure to introduce emergency legislation

No information available

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