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Government, Legislature

Dewan Negara, Dewan Rakyat, Legislative power, House of Representatives, Senators

The parliament consists of a House of Representatives (Dewan Rakyat) with 193 members and a Senate (Dewan Negara) with up to 70 members. Representatives are popularly elected for five-year terms. Senators serve six-year terms. Two senators are elected by each of the 13 state legislatures, two are chosen from each of the two federal territories, and the head of state appoints the rest. Legislative power is divided between the federal and local state legislatures.



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