Senate (Jordan)

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The Senate of Jordan is the upper house of the Jordanian parliament which, along with the House of Representatives forms the legislature of Jordan.[1]

All the Senate members of the country are chosen by the king of Jordan, but must follow the terms from Constitution of Jordan. The Speaker of the Senate has a term of two years which can be renewed. A Member of the Senate though has a term of four years which can also be renewable as well.

The decisions they make are determined by the number of votes, not including the Speaker. But if there is a tie in the votes the Speaker may take a vote.[2]

References[change | change source]

  1. "World Factbook: Jordan" Archived 2016-05-21 at the Wayback Machine, U.S. Central Intelligence Agency
  2. "About the Senate". THE JORDANIAN SENATE THE HASEMITE KINGDOM OF JORDAN. Retrieved 21 March 2017.