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BAHAMAS
Senate
ELECTORAL SYSTEM

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Parliament name Parliament
Structure of parliament Bicameral
Chamber name Senate
Related chamber (for bicameral parliaments) House of Assembly
LEGAL FRAMEWORK
Electoral Law 31 December 1969
last amendment : 01.01.1990
Mode of designation appointed 16
Constituencies (not applicable)
Voting system : (not applicable)
Voter requirements (not applicable)
CANDIDATES
Eligibility - age: 30 years
- 1 year minimum residence immediately prior to appointment
- ineligibility: undischarged bankruptcy, insanity, allegiance to a foreign State, electoral fraud, criminal conviction, death sentence
Incompatibilities - judges
- public officers (for more than three months)
- armed forces of the Crown
- employment or personal staff of the Governor-General or in the Ministry of Tourism
Candidacy requirements (not applicable)

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