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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

Mohamed Cheikh Biadillah (M) 

Notes Elected on 13 Oct. 2009.
Secretary General Abdelouahed Khouja (M) 
Notes 29.10.2009 -
COMPOSITION
Members (statutory / current number) 270 / 270
PERCENTAGE OF WOMEN

Percentage of women
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Women (current number) 6 (2.22%)
Mode of designation indirectly elected 270
Notes Indirectly elected: Three fifths of the House is made up of members elected from each region by an electoral college composed of local government representatives; and the remaining two fifths is made up of members elected in each region by electoral colleges composed of elected officials from the professional chambers (agriculture; commerce, industry and services; the craft industry; and marine fisheries) and of members elected at the national level by an electoral college composed of employees' representatives (trade unions).
Term 9 years; one-third of the membership is renewed every three years.
Last renewal dates 3 October 2009
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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 13 November 2012
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