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Chamber of Deputies (Rwanda)

The Chamber of Deputies (Kinyarwanda: Umutwe w'Abadepite; French: Chambre des Députés) is the lower house of the bicameral national legislature of Rwanda. It was created under the new Constitution adopted by referendum in 2003.

Chamber of Deputies

Chambre des Députés
Coat of arms or logo
Type
Type
Leadership
Donatille Mukabalisa[1], Liberal Party
since 3 October 2013
Structure
Seats80
Rwandan Chamber of Deputies.svg
Political groups
     RPF Coalition (41)

Opposition (12)

Elections
Proportional representation (53 seats) and indirect election (27 seats)
Last election
2-3 September 2018
Meeting place
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Kigali
Website
www.parliament.gov.rw

CompositionEdit

The Chamber is made up of 80 deputies. Of these, 53 are elected for five-years term by proportional representation and 24 are elected by provincial councils; of the remainder, two are appointed by the National Youth Council, and one by the Federation of the Associations of the Disabled.

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