Search within this web site:

 
you are here ::

Government, Executive and Legislature

executive power, National Assembly, House of Representatives, legislature, constitution

Under the 1991 constitution, executive power in Burkina Faso is vested in a president. The president is directly elected to a seven-year term.

The country has a bicameral (two-chamber) legislature, composed of a National Assembly and a House of Representatives. The 111 members of the National Assembly are directly elected to 5-year terms, and the 178 members of the House of Representatives (a purely consultative body) are appointed by the president to 3-year terms.



Article key phrases:

executive power, National Assembly, House of Representatives, legislature, constitution, Burkina Faso, year term, chamber, president, country, members

 
 

Search within this web site: