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URUGUAY
Cámara de Representantes (House of Representatives)

GENERAL INFORMATION ABOUT THE PARLIAMENTARY CHAMBER

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Parliament name (generic / translated) Asamblea General / General Assembly Parliamentary building
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Structure of parliament Bicameral
Chamber name (generic / translated) Cámara de Representantes / House of Representatives
Related chamber (for bicameral parliaments) Cámara de Senadores / Senate
Affiliation to the IPU Yes
Affiliation date(s) 1930 - 1935
1985 -
LEADERSHIP
President

Aníbal Pereyra (M) 

Notes 1 March 2014 - 15 Feb. 2015
Secretary General José Pedro Montero (M) 
COMPOSITION
Members (statutory / current number) 99 / 99
PERCENTAGE OF WOMEN

Percentage of women
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Women (current number) 16 (16.16%)
Mode of designation directly elected 99
Notes The Speaker's term of office commences on 1 March of every year and ends at the end of February the following year.
Term 5 years
Last renewal dates 26 October 2014
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CONTACT INFORMATION
Address Cámara de Representantes
Asamblea General
Palacio Legislativo,
Avenida de las Leyes s/n
Montevideo
URUGUAY
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Phone (598) 2924 86 86
2924 81 19
Fax (598) 2924 87 74
E-mail ipuuru@parlamento.gub.uy
Website http://www.parlamento.gub.uy
http://www.diputados.gub.uy/

This page was last updated on 19 November 2014
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