Parliament of Morocco

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Parliament of Morocco
البرلمان المغربي
ⴰⴱⵕⵍⴰⵎⴰⵏ ⴰⵎⵖⵔⵉⴱⵉ
Parlement du Maroc
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Type
Type
HousesHouse of Councillors
House of Representatives
History
FoundedAugust 2, 1956 (1956-08-02) (Non elected chambers in 1904, 1908, 1919, 1947, and 1951)[1]
Leadership
President of the House of Councillors
Hakim Benchemmach, PAM
Since 13 October 2015[2]
President of the House of Representatives
El Habib El Malki, USFP
Since 16 January 2017[3]
Structure
Seats595 members
120 councilors
395 representatives
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House of Councillors political groups
Government coalition[4] (40)
  •   PJD (12)
  •   MP (10)
  •   RNI (8)
  •   USFP (5)
  •   UC (3)
  •   PPS (2)

Opposition (80)

Current Structure of the House of Representatives
House of Representatives political groups
Government coalition[4] (240)

Opposition (155)

Elections
Indirect election
Mixed member majoritarian (Single non-transferable vote for 305 seats, 60 seats reserved for women and 30 seats reserved for young people under 40 by proportional representation)
House of Councillors last election
2 October 2015
7 October 2016
November 2021
Meeting place
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Rabat, Morocco
Website
www.parlement.ma


The Parliament of Morocco (Arabic: البرلمان المغربي; Berber languages: ⴰⴱⵕⵍⴰⵎⴰⵏ ⴰⵎⵖⵔⵉⴱⵉ; French: Parlement du Maroc) is the bicameral legislature located in Rabat, the capital of Morocco.

Since 1996, the national legislature has become bicameral and has two parliamentary chambers:

References[change | change source]

  1. (in French) L'assemblée Nationale Consultative Marocaine Archived 2020-07-21 at the Wayback Machine
  2. "14/10/2015: HM the King Congratulates Abdelhakim Benchamach On Election As Speaker of the Chamber of Advisors". allafrica.com. Retrieved 2017-03-07.
  3. "16/01/2017: Habib El Malki elected President of the House of Representatives, on Monday 16 January 2017". Chambredesrepresentants.ma. Retrieved 2017-03-07.
  4. 4.0 4.1 Igrouane, Youssef (27 March 2017). "Morocco's New Government Coalition Includes 30 Ministers". Morocco World News. Retrieved 1 April 2017.