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Majlis al-Mustacharin (House of Councillors)

GENERAL INFORMATION ABOUT THE PARLIAMENTARY CHAMBER

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Parliament name (generic / translated) Barlaman / Parliament Parliamentary building
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Structure of parliament Bicameral
Chamber name (generic / translated) Majlis al-Mustacharin / House of Councillors
Related chamber (for bicameral parliaments) Majliss-annouwab / House of Representatives
Affiliation to the IPU Yes
Affiliation date(s) 1964 - 1965
1971 - 1973
1978 -
LEADERSHIP
President

Hakim Benchemas (M) 

Notes Elected on 13 Oct. 2015.
Secretary General Abdelouahed Khouja (M) 
Notes 29.10.2009 -
COMPOSITION
Members (statutory / current number) 120 / 120
PERCENTAGE OF WOMEN

Percentage of women
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Women (current number) 14 (11.67%)
Mode of designation indirectly elected 120
Notes - 72 members elected at the Kingdom's regional level, who represent the subnational administrative areas (collectivitiés territoriales);
-20 members elected in each region by a single electoral college made up of all those in the relevant region that have been elected to the following professional associations: the agriculture associations, the commerce, industry and services associations, the arts and crafts associations and the marine fisheries associations;
- 8 members elected in each region by an electoral college made up of those elected from the most representative employers' professional organizations;
- 20 members elected nationally by an electoral college made up of of employees.
Term 6 years; one-third of the membership is renewed every two years.
Last renewal dates 2 October 2015
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CONTACT INFORMATION
Address Chambre des Conseillers
B.P. 432 - RABAT
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Phone (212 537) 21 83 04 (President)
21 83 05 (President)
21 83 38 (Secretary General)
Fax (212 537) 73 31 92 (President)
73 05 68 (Secretary General)
E-mail president@conseillers.ma
wahidkhouja@hotmail.com
info@conseillers.ma
Website http://www.conseillers.ma/

This page was last updated on 14 October 2015
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