National Assembly (São Tomé and Príncipe)

The National Assembly (Portuguese: Assembleia Nacional) is the unicameral legislative body of the Democratic Republic of São Tomé and Príncipe.

National Assembly of São Tomé and Príncipe
Assembleia Nacional de São Tomé e Príncipe
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Type
Type
Leadership
President
Delfim Neves[1], PCD
Since 22 November 2018
Deputy Speakers
Lívio Palhares
Justino Correia
Mário Coimbra
Leopoldina Menezes
Rui Porto, MLSTP/PSD
Since 22 November 2018
Leader of the Opposition
Juvenal Andrade, ADI
Since 22 November 2018
Structure
Seats55 members
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Political groups
Government (28)[2]
  •   MLSTP/PSD (23)
  •   PCDMDFMUDD (5)

Opposition (27)

Elections
Party-list proportional representation
Last election
7 October 2018
Meeting place
São Tomé
Website
www.parlamento.st

The Assembly is elected for a four-year term. The Assembly can be dissolved by the President of the Republic in case of a serious institutional crisis,[3] only with the approval of the Council of State.[4]

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