Islamic Consultative Assembly

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National Consultative Assembly
31st Majles
Coat of arms or logo
Type Unicameral
Speaker Ali Larijani, (C)
since May 3, 2008
First Deputy Speaker Mohammad-Reza Bahonar, (C)
since May 26, 2011
Second Deputy Speaker Shahab od-Din Sadr, (C)
since May 26, 2010
Leader of Minority Mostafa Kavakebian, (R)
since May 4, 2011
Members 290
Political groups      Conservatives (195)
     Reformists (51)
     Independents (39)
     Religious minorities (5)
Last election March 2, 2012
Meeting place
Islamic Consultative Assembly

The National Consultative Assembly of Iran, also called The Iranian Parliament or People's House, is the national legislative body of Iran. The Parliament has 290 representatives. There were 272 seats since the 18 February 2000 election. The recent election took place on 2 March 2012. The new parliament will be opened on 27 May 2012. [1]

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Coordinates: 35°41′30.28″N 51°26′04″E / 35.6917444°N 51.43444°E / 35.6917444; 51.43444