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LIBYA
Majlis Al-Nuwaab (House of Representatives)
ELECTORAL SYSTEM

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Parliament name (generic / translated) Majlis Al-Nuwaab / House of Representatives
Structure of parliament Unicameral
LEGAL FRAMEWORK
Electoral Law 31 March 2013
Law on the Election of the House of Representatives during the transitional period
Mode of designation directly elected 200
Constituencies 13 constituencies divided into 75 sub-constituencies.
Voting system Majority: Single Non-Transferable Vote (SNTV)
32 seats are reserved for women.
Voter requirements - age: 18 years
- Libyan nationality
- legal capacity
- registration on the electoral roll

Disqualifications:
- Persons convicted of a felony or misdemeanour involving moral turpitude unless rehabilitated.
- Affiliates of official Military institutions.
CANDIDATES
Eligibility - qualified voters
- age: 25 years by the time of submission of candidature
- Libyan nationality
- Persons who meet the criteria for holding public office.
- Holders of a university degree or an equivalent.
- Persons who are not member of the Higher National Election Commission: member of its Board, central administration, local committees or polling centers.
- Persons who have never been convicted of criminal or immoral offences
Incompatibilities (data unavailable)
Candidacy requirements - Candidatures must be submitted by individuals
- Supporting signatures from 100 registered voters in his/her constituency
- Deposit of a non-refundable amount of 500 Dinars
- Candidates may run either for general seats or the 32 seats reserved for women

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