National Assembly (Ecuador)

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National Assembly
Asamblea Nacional
Coat of arms or logo
Type
Type
History
Founded2009
Preceded byNational Congress
Leadership
Guadalupe Llori (MUPP)
Structure
Seats137
4ta Asamblea Nacional Ecuador escaños.svg
Political groups
  •   UNES (49)
  •   MUPP (26)
  •   ID (17)
  •   PSC (16)
  •   CREO (12)
  •   PSP (1)
  •   Regionalists (4)
  •   Independents (3)
Elections
Last election
19 February 2017
Meeting place
Fachada de la Asamblea Nacional, Quito, 20 de agosto de 2019 - 04.jpg
Palacio Legislativo
Avenida 6 de Diciembre y Piedrahita
Quito, Pinchincha,
Ecuador
Website
Official website

The National Assembly (Spanish: Asamblea Nacional) is the legislative branch of the government of Ecuador that replaced the National Congress in 2009, under the 2008 Constitution.[1]

The current President of the Assembly is César Litardo, as of 2019.

Within Ecuador, the National Assembly has the power to pass laws, while appointment of judges to the National Court of Justice is done by a separate Judicial Council.[2]

References[change | change source]

  1. CIA (2010). CIA World Factbook 2010. Skyhorse. p. 204. ISBN 1-60239-727-9.
  2. "Ecuador". U.S. Department of State. Retrieved Oct 9, 2019.