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Government, Legislature

Parliamentary elections, army personnel, disabilities, general public, persons

Legislative power rests in a unicameral (single-chamber) parliament, whose 282 members serve five-year terms. Of these members, 214 are directly elected by the general public, while 68 are specially elected to represent particular interest groups (45 women, one for each of the country’s districts, elected by district women’s groups; 10 army personnel to represent the army; 5 youth representatives; 3 workers’ representatives; and 5 representatives for persons with disabilities). Parliamentary elections were held in June 1996.



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