Italian Parliament

legislature of Italy
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The Italian Parliament (Italian: Parlamento italiano) is the national parliament of the Italian Republic.

It is the representative body of Italian citizens. It is a bicameral legislature with 945 elected members and a small number of unelected members (parlamentari). The Italian Parliament is made up of the Chamber of Deputies (with 630 members or deputati elected on a national basis)[1] and Senate of the Republic (with 315 members or senatori.[2]

The two houses are independent from one another and never meet jointly.

References change

  1. Article 56 of the Italian Constitution.
  2. Articles 57, 58, and 59 of the Italian Constitution.