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TAJIKISTAN
Majlisi milli (National Assembly)

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GENERAL INFORMATION ABOUT THE PARLIAMENTARY CHAMBER

Parliament name (generic / translated) Majlisi Oli / Supreme Council
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Structure of parliament Bicameral
Chamber name (generic / translated) Majlisi milli / National Assembly
Related chamber (for bicameral parliaments) Majlisi namoyandogon / House of Representatives
Affiliation to the IPU Yes
Affiliation date(s) 1997 -
LEADERSHIP
President Mahmadsaid Ubaidulloev (M) 
Notes Re-elected on 23 April 2010 and on 17 April 2015.
Secretary General Mizrob Kabirov (M) 
COMPOSITION
Members (statutory / current number) 34 / 32
PERCENTAGE OF WOMEN


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Women (current number) 2 (6.25%)
Mode of designation indirectly elected 25
appointed 8
other 1
Notes Indirectly elected at the joint meetings of people's deputies.
Appointed members: appointed by the President.
Other: outgoing president.
Term 5 years
Last renewal dates 27 March 2015
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CONTACT INFORMATION
Address Majlisi milli Majlisi Oli
Republic of Tajikistan
Dushanbe Rudaki ave. 42
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Phone (992 372) 23 53 11
21 36 14
Fax (992 372) 21 67 53
E-mail majmilli@rs.tj
Website
http://www.tajik-gateway.org/index.phtml?lang=en&id=31
http://www.parlament.tj/

ELECTORAL SYSTEM

Parliament name (generic / translated) Majlisi Oli / Supreme Council
Structure of parliament Bicameral
Chamber name (generic / translated) Majlisi milli / National Assembly
Related chamber (for bicameral parliaments) Majlisi namoyandogon / House of Representatives
LEGAL FRAMEWORK
Electoral law 10 December 1999
Mode of designation indirectly elected 25
appointed 8
other 1
Constituencies N/A
Voting system : N/A
Voter requirements N/A
CANDIDATES
Eligibility - qualified electors
- age: 35 years
- Tajik citizenship
Incompatibilities - Head of State
- members of the other chamber
- ministers of State
- holders of public posts
- holders of judicial offices (judges)
- members of the armed forces
Candidacy requirements N/A

LAST ELECTIONS

Parliament name (generic / translated) Majlisi Oli / Supreme Council
Structure of parliament Bicameral
Chamber name (generic / translated) Majlisi milli / National Assembly
Related chamber (for bicameral parliaments) Majlisi namoyandogon / House of Representatives
BACKGROUND
Dates of election / renewal (from/to) 27 March 2015
Timing and scope of renewal Indirect elections were held for all seats in the National Assembly on the normal expiry of the members' term of office.
Not applicable - indirect elections.
STATISTICS
Voter turnout
Distribution of votes
Distribution of seats
Distribution of seats according to sex
Men

Women

Percent of women
30

2

6.25%
Distribution of seats according to age
Distribution of seats according to profession
Comments
Note:
At the time of the first session held on 17 April 2015, the National Assembly comprised a total of 32 members: 25 indirectly elected members, six appointed members (out of the statutory eight) and one ex-officio member (the former President). No women were elected in the March 2015 elections but two of the six appointed members were women.

Source: IPU Group (20.04.2015)

This page was last updated on 20 April 2015
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