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Tweede Kamer der Staten-Generaal (House of Representatives )

GENERAL INFORMATION ABOUT THE PARLIAMENTARY CHAMBER

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Parliament name (generic / translated) Staten-Generaal / States General Parliamentary building
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Structure of parliament Bicameral
Chamber name (generic / translated) Tweede Kamer der Staten-Generaal / House of Representatives
Related chamber (for bicameral parliaments) Eerste Kamer der Staten-Generaal / Senate
Affiliation to the IPU Yes
Affiliation date(s) 1890 -
LEADERSHIP
President

Khadija Arib (F) 

Notes Elected on 13 Jan. 2016.
Secretary General R.G.K. (Renata) Voss (F) 
Notes Sworn in on 1 Sep. 2015.
COMPOSITION
Members (statutory / current number) 150 / 150
PERCENTAGE OF WOMEN

Percentage of women
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Women (current number) 56 (37.33%)
Mode of designation directly elected 150
Term 4 years
Notes The duration of the term of our House is 4 years. However, in accordance with sections C1, C2 and C3 of the Electoral Act (Kieswet), members of the House of Representatives shall always retire in the period between 23 and 29 March. The current legislature, elected September 2012, will thus be dissolved on 23 March 2017 instead of September 2016. The next parliamentary elections are due to be held on 15 March.
Last renewal dates 12 September 2012
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CONTACT INFORMATION
Address Tweede Kamer der Staten-Generaal
Binnenhof 1a
P.O.Box 20018
2500 EA Den Haag
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Phone (3170) 318 20 32
Fax
E-mail griffier@tweedekamer.nl
Website http://www.houseofrepresentatives.nl

This page was last updated on 16 June 2016
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