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Legislature

Chile, English

The National Congress is composed of two branches [ramas]: the Chamber of Deputies and the Senate. Both participate in the formation of the laws in conformity with this Constitution and have the other attributions that the latter establishes. (Art. 46)

Chile, Spanish

El Congreso Nacional se compone de dos ramas: la Cámara de Diputados y el Senado. Ambas concurren a la formación de las leyes en conformidad a esta Constitución y tienen las demás atribuciones que ella establece. (Art. 46)

Legislature

Chile, English

To be elected Deputy [it] is required to be a citizen with the right of suffrage, [to] have become twenty-one years of age, [to] have completed secondary education, or [the] equivalent, and [to] have residence in the region to which the corresponding electoral district pertains for a period no less than two years, counted backwards from the date of the election. (Art. 48)

Chile, Spanish

Para ser elegido diputado se requiere ser ciudadano con derecho a sufragio, tener cumplidos veintiún años de edad, haber cursado la enseñanza media o equivalente, y tener residencia en la región a que pertenezca el distrito electoral correspondiente durante un plazo no inferior a dos años, contado hacia atrás desde el día de la elección. (Art. 48)

Legislature

Chile, English

The Senate is composed of members elected by direct vote in senatorial circumscriptions, in consideration of the regions of the country, each one of which will constitute, at the least, one circumscription. The respective constitutional organic law will determine the number of Senators, the senatorial circumscriptions and the form of their election. ... (Art. 49)

Chile, Spanish

El Senado se compone de miembros elegidos en votación directa por circunscripciones senatoriales, en consideración a las regiones del país, cada una de las cuales constituirá, a lo menos, una circunscripción. La ley orgánica constitucional respectiva determinará el número de Senadores, las circunscripciones senatoriales y la forma de su elección. ... (Art. 49)

Legislature

Chile, English

To be elected Senator [it] is required to be a citizen with the right of suffrage, [to] have completed secondary education or the equivalent and [to] have attained thirty-five years of age [by] the day of the election. (Art. 50)

Chile, Spanish

Para ser elegido senador se requiere ser ciudadano con derecho a sufragio, haber cursado la enseñanza media o equivalente y tener cumplidos treinta y cinco años de edad el día de la elección. (Art. 50)

Legislature

Chile, English

The Chamber of Deputies is composed of members elected in direct voting by electoral districts. The respective constitutional organic law will determine the number of deputies, the electoral districts and the form of their election. … (Art. 47)

Chile, Spanish

La Cámara de Diputados está integrada por miembros elegidos en votación directa por distritos electorales. La ley orgánica constitucional respectiva determinará el número de diputados, los distritos electorales y la forma de su elección. ... (Art. 47)

Legislature

Côte d’Ivoire, English

… The law establishes the number of members of the National Assembly, the conditions of eligibility, the regime of ineligibilities and incompatibilities, the modalities of the ballot, the conditions within which it is necessary to organize new elections in the case of vacancy of seats of Deputies. (Art. 59)

Côte d’Ivoire, French

… La loi fixe le nombre des membres de l’Assemblée Nationale, les conditions d’éligibilité, le régime des inéligibilités et incompatibilités, les modalités de scrutin, les conditions dans lesquelles il y a lieu d’organiser de nouvelles élections en cas de vacance de siège de Députés. (Art. 59)

Legislature

Côte d’Ivoire, English

The Parliament is composed of one sole chamber called the National Assembly having members carrying the title of Deputy. The Deputies are elected by universal direct suffrage. (Art. 58)

Côte d’Ivoire, French

Le Parlement est constitué par une chambre unique dite Assemblée Nationale don’t les membres portent le titre de Député.
Les Députés sont élus au suffrage universel direct. (Art. 58)

Legislature

Madagascar, English

In addition to the questions that are directed to it by other Articles of the Constitution, the following arise from an organic law:

2°. the modalities of the ballot relative to the election of the Deputies, the conditions of eligibility, …
3°. the modalities of the ballot relative to the election of the Senators, the conditions of eligibility, … (Art. 88)

Madagascar, French

Outre les questions qui lui sont renvoyées par d’autres articles de la Constitution, relèvent d’une loi organique :
...
2. les modalités de scrutin relatives à l’élection des députés, les conditions d’éligibilité, ...
3. les modalités de scrutin relatives à l’élection des Sénateurs, les conditions d’éligibilité, ... (Art. 88)

Legislature

Madagascar, English

The members of the National Assembly are elected for five years by universal direct suffrage. … (Art. 69)

Madagascar, French

Les membres de l’Assemblée Nationale sont élus pour cinq ans au suffrage universel direct. … (Art. 69)

Legislature

Madagascar, English

The Parliament is composed of the National Assembly and the Senate. It votes the law. It controls the action of the Government. It evaluates the public policies. (Art. 68)

Madagascar, French

Le Parlement vote la loi. Il contrôle l’action du Gouvernement. Il évalue les politiques publiques. (Art. 68)