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DOMINICAN REPUBLIC
Cámara de Diputados (Chamber of Deputies)

GENERAL INFORMATION ABOUT THE PARLIAMENTARY CHAMBER

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Parliament name (generic / translated) Congreso Nacional de la República / National Congress of the Republic Parliamentary building
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Structure of parliament Bicameral
Chamber name (generic / translated) Cámara de Diputados / Chamber of Deputies
Related chamber (for bicameral parliaments) Senado / Senate
Affiliation to the IPU Yes
Affiliation date(s) 1979 - 1992
2005 -
LEADERSHIP
President

Abel Martínez Durán (M) 

Notes Elected on 16 Aug. 2010, re-elected on 16 Aug. 2012, 16 Aug. 2014 and 16 Aug. 2015.
Secretary General Ruth Helen Paniagua (F) 
COMPOSITION
Members (statutory / current number) 190 / 190
PERCENTAGE OF WOMEN

Percentage of women
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Women (current number) (%)
Mode of designation directly elected 190
Term 4 years
Last renewal dates 15 May 2016
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CONTACT INFORMATION
Address Chamber of Deputies (Cámara de Diputados)
Congreso Nacional de la República
Ave. Jiménez Moya esq. Paul Harris
Centro de los Héroes
SANTO DOMINGO
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Phone (1809) 535 2626 ext. 3361, 3591
Fax (1809) 535 0390
E-mail rrii@camaradediputados.gob.do (International Affairs Department)
pgalan@camaradediputados.gob.do (Mr. Pablo Valdez Galán, Coordinator, International Affairs Department)
Website http://www.camaradediputados.gob.do/

This page was last updated on 10 June 2016
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