Parliament of Romania

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
Parliament of Romania
Parlamentul României
6th Legislature
Coat of arms or logo
Type
Type
Houses Senatul
Camera Deputaţilor
Leadership
Mircea Geoană, Social Democratic Party
Since 19 December 2008
Structure
Seats 137 Senators
334 Deputies
Senate political groups
      PD-L (51)
      PSD + PC (48 + 1)
      PNL (28)
      UDMR (9)
Chamber of Deputies political groups
      PD-L (115)
      PSD + PC (110 + 3)
      PNL (65)
      UDMR (22)
      National minorities (18)
      Independents (1)
Senate committees
Chamber of Deputies committees
Joint committees


Elections
1992 - 2008: Closed list, D'Hondt method
since 2008: Mixed member proportional representation
1992 - 2008: Closed list, D'Hondt method
since 2008: Mixed member proportional representation
Senate last election
30 November 2008
Chamber of Deputies last election
30 November 2008
Meeting place
Palace of the Parliament, Bucharest
Website
http://www.parlament.ro/


The Parliament of Romania is made up of two parts: the Chamber of Deputies and the Senate. Under 2003, they had identical powers, and after 2003, laws still have to be approved by both parts in order to be passed into law, but in some matters, one part of the Parliament is superior to the others.

Other websites[change | change source]