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Vice-President

Palau, English

The President and Vice President shall be elected in a nationwide election for a term of four years. ... (Art. VIII, Sec. 4)

Head of State

Palau, English

The President shall be the chief executive of the national government. (Art. VIII, Sec. 1)

Legislature

Palau, English

The House of Delegates shall be composed of one delegate to be popularly elected from each of the states of Palau. The Senate shall be composed of the number of senators prescribed from time to time by the reapportionment commission as provided by law. (Art. IX, Sec. 3)

Government

Palau, English

The cabinet shall consist of the heads of the major executive departments created by law. The cabinet members shall be appointed by the President with the advice and consent of the Senate and shall serve at the will of the President. No person may serve in a legislature and the cabinet at the same time. (Art. VIII, Sec. 5)

Legislature

Palau, English

The legislative power of Palau shall be vested in the Olbiil Era Kelulau which shall consist of two houses, the House of Delegates and the Senate. (Art. IX, Sec. 1)

Vice-President

Palau, English

Any citizen of Palau who is not less than thirty-five (35) years of age and has been a resident of Palau for the five (5) years immediately preceding the election shall be eligible to hold the office of President or Vice President. (Art. VIII, Sec. 3)

Political Rights and Association

Palau, English

A citizen of Palau eighteen (18) years of age or older may vote in national and state elections. The Olbiil Era Kelulau shall prescribe a minimum period of residence and provide for voter registration for national elections. Each state shall prescribe a minimum period of residence and provide for voter registration for state elections. ... (Art. VII)

Marriage and Family Life

Palau, English

The government shall provide for marital and related parental rights, privileges and responsibilities on the basis of equality between men and women, mutual consent and cooperation. Parents or individuals acting in the capacity of parents shall be legally responsible for the support and for the unlawful conduct of their minor children as prescribed by law. (Art. IV, Sec. 13)

Marriage and Family Life

Palau, English

Every person shall be equal under the law and shall be entitled to equal protection. The government shall take no action to discriminate against any person on the basis of sex, race, place of origin, language, religion or belief, social status or clan affiliation except for the preferential treatment of citizens, for the protection of minors, elderly, indigent, physically or mentally handicapped, and other similar groups, and in matters concerning intestate succession and domestic relations. No person shall be treated unfairly in legislative or executive investigations. (Art. IV, Sec. 5)

Head of State

Palau, English

The President and Vice President shall be elected in a nationwide election for a term of four years. ... (Art. VIII, Sec. 4)