National Parliament (East Timor)

parliament of East Timor

The National Parliament (Tetum: Parlamentu Nasionál, Portuguese: Parlamento Nacional) is the unicameral national legislature in East Timor. It was created in 2001. National Parliament has 65 members, elected every 5 years through party-list proportional representation voting.

National Parliament
Tetum: Parlamentu Nasionál
Portuguese: Parlamento Nacional
5th National Parliament
Type
Type
History
Founded20 May 2002
Leadership
President
Aniceto Guterres Lopes (Fretilin)
Since 19 May 2020
Vice-Presidents
Structure
Seats65 MPs
Parliamento Nacional 2019.svg
Political groups
Government (41)
  •   FRETILIN (23)
  •   PLP (8)
  •   KHUNTO (5)
  •   PD (5)

Opposition (24)

Length of term
5 years
AuthorityTitle III, Part III, Constitution of East Timor
Elections
Party-list proportional representation
D'Hondt method
Closed list
Last election
12 May 2018
Next election
Around May 2023 or earlier
Website
www.parlamento.tl

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