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Legislature

Congo, Democratic Republic of the, English

No one may be a candidate [to] membership in the Senate if they do not fulfill the conditions as follows:
1. to be Congolese;
2. to be 30 years of age at least;
3. to enjoy full civil and political rights;
4. to not be subject to one of the causes of exclusion specified by the electoral law. (Art. 106)

Congo, Democratic Republic of the, French

Nul ne peut être candidat membre du Sénat s’il ne remplit les conditions ci-après:
1. être Congolais;
2. être âgé de 30 ans au moins;
3. jouir de la plénitude de ses droits civils et politiques;
4. ne pas se trouver dans un des cas d’exclusion prévus par la loi électorale. (Art. 106)

Legislature

Congo, Democratic Republic of the, English

The Legislative power is exercised by a Parliament consisting of two Chambers: the National Assembly and the Senate.
… (Art. 100)

Congo, Democratic Republic of the, French

Le pouvoir législatif est exercé par un Parlement composé de deux Chambres: l’Assemblée nationale et le Sénat.
… (Art. 100)

Legislature

Congo, Democratic Republic of the, English

The members of the National Assembly have the title of National Deputy. They are elected by universal, direct and secret suffrage.
The candidates to the legislative elections are presented by the political parties or by the political groups. They may also present themselves as independents.
… (Art. 101)

Congo, Democratic Republic of the, French

Les membres de l’Assemblée nationale portent le titre de député national. Ils sont élus au suffrage universel direct et secret.
Les candidats aux élections législatives sont présentés par des partis politiques ou par des regroupements politiques. Ils peuvent aussi se présenter en indépendants.
… (Art. 101)

Legislature

Congo, Democratic Republic of the, English

No one may be a candidate to the legislative elections if he does not fulfill the conditions as follows:
1. to be Congolese;
2. to be 25 years of age at least;
3. to enjoy full civil and political rights;
4. to not be subject to one of the causes of exclusion specified by the electoral law. (Art. 102)

Congo, Democratic Republic of the, French

Nul ne peut être candidat aux élections législatives s’il ne remplit les conditions ciaprès:
1. être Congolais;
2. être âgé de 25 ans au moins;
3. jouir de la plénitude de ses droits civils et politiques;
4. ne pas se trouver dans un des cas d’exclusion prévus par la loi électorale. (Art. 102)

Legislature

Congo, Democratic Republic of the, English

The members of the Senate have the title of Senator.

The candidates for Senator are presented by the political parties or by the political groups. They may also present themselves as independents.
They are elected at the second degree by the Provincial Assemblies.
… (Art. 104)

Congo, Democratic Republic of the, French

Les membres du Sénat portent le titre de sénateur.

Les candidats sénateurs sont présentés par des partis politiques ou par des regroupements politiques. Ils peuvent aussi se présenter en indépendant.
Ils sont élus au second degré par les Assemblées provinciales.
… (Art. 104)

Legislature

Eritrea, English

1. There shall be a National Assembly which shall be the supreme representative and legislative body.
2. The National Assembly shall be composed of representatives elected by the people.
3. Members of the National Assembly shall be elected by secret ballot of all citizens who are qualified to vote.

6. The qualifications and election of the members of the National Assembly, the conditions for vacating their seats and other related matters shall be determined by law. (Art. 31)

Legislature

South Africa, English

(1) Parties represented in a provincial legislature are entitled to delegates in the province’s delegation in accordance with the formula set out in Part B of Schedule 3.
… (Sec. 61)

Legislature

South Africa, English

(1) Every citizen who is qualified to vote for the National Assembly is eligible to be a member of the Assembly, … (Sec. 47)

Legislature

South Africa, English

(1) The National Council of Provinces is composed of a single delegation from each province consisting of ten delegates.
(2) The ten delegates are -
(a) four special delegates consisting of-
(i) the Premier of the province or, if the Premier is not available, any member of the provincial legislature designated by the Premier either generally or for any specific business before the National Council of Provinces; and
(ii) three other special delegates; and
(b) six permanent delegates appointed in terms of section 61(2).
… (Sec. 60)

Legislature

South Africa, English

In the Republic, the legislative authority—
(a) of the national sphere of government is vested in Parliament, as set out in section 44;
… (Sec. 43)