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Parliament of Cambodia

 

Parliament of Cambodia

Parliament of Cambodia
សភាតំណាងរាស្ត្រ ព្រះរាជាណាចក្រកម្ពុជា
5th National Assembly
3rd Senate
Coat of arms or logo
Type
Type
Houses Senate
National Assembly
History
Founded 1946
Leadership
Norodom Sihamoni
since 14 October 2004
Chea Sim (CPP)
since 25 March 1999
Heng Samrin (CPP)
since 21 March 2006
Structure
Seats 184
61 Senators
123 Members of Parliament
Cambodian Senate composition 2012.svg
Senate political groups
     CPP (46)
     SRP (11)
     Independent (4)
5th Cambodian National Assembly composition, 2013.svg
National Assembly political groups
     CPP (68)
     CNRP (55)
Elections
Senate last election
29 January 2012
National Assembly last election
28 July 2013
Meeting place
Website
.kh.org.national-assemblywww
.kh.gov.senatewww

The Parliament of Cambodia (Khmer: សភាតំណាងរាស្ត្រ ព្រះរាជាណាចក្រកម្ពុជា; Saphea Damnang Reastr ney Preăh Réachéanachâk Kâmpŭchéa) is the bicameral legislature of the Government of Cambodia, consisting of the Senate and the National Assembly. The Parliament is composed of 184 members, 123 MPs and 61 Senators.

Parliament has two chambers.

Contents

  • Composition 1
  • Latest elections 2
  • See also 3
  • External links 4

Composition

The National Assembly holds legislative power. In addition to the general law-making power, the National Assembly has specific powers regarding the national budget, taxes, administrative accounts, laws on general amnesty, international treaties and conventions, declarations of war, and the formation of the Royal Government.

Latest elections

 Summary of the 28 July 2013 National Assembly election results
Party Votes % Seats
Cambodian People's Party 3,235,969 48.83%
 
68
Cambodia National Rescue Party 2,946,176 44.46%
 
55
FUNCINPEC 242,413 3.66%
 
League for Democracy Party 68,389 1.03%
 
Khmer Anti-Poverty Party 43,222 0.65%
 
Cambodian Nationality Party 38,123 0.58%
 
Khmer Economic Development Party 33,715 0.51%
 
Democratic Republican Party 19,152 0.29%
 
Total (turnout 68.0%) 6,627,159 123
Source: National Election Committee
 Summary of the 29 January 2012 Senate election results
Party Votes % Seats
Cambodian People's Party 8,880 77.81%
 
46
Sam Rainsy Party 2,503 22.19%
 
11
Total (turnout) 11,383 57
Source: MYsinchew.com, RFA

The King and National Assembly each nominate two Senators, bring the total to 61 members.

See also

External links

  • National Assembly website
  • Senate website
  • National Election Committee
  • List of Senators
  • Ruling party wins Cambodia poll


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