Parliament of Cambodia

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Parliament of Cambodia
សភាតំណាងរាស្ត្រ ព្រះរាជាណាចក្រកម្ពុជា
Coat of arms or logo
Type
Type Bicameral
Houses Senate
National Assembly
Leadership
Monarch Norodom Sihamoni
Since 14 October 2004
President of Senate Chea Sim, CPP
Since July 1999
President of National Assembly Heng Samrin, CPP
Since July 2006
Structure
Seats 181
58 Senators
123 MPs
Cambodian Senate composition 2012.svg
Political groups      CPP(68)
     CNRP(55)
5th Cambodian National Assembly composition, 2013.svg
Elections
Last election 28 July 2013
Meeting place
National 1.jpg
Website
www.national-assembly.org.kh
www.senate.gov.kh

The Parliament of Cambodia (Khmer: សភាតំណាងរាស្ត្រ ព្រះរាជាណាចក្រកម្ពុជា; Rathasaphea ney Preăh Réachéanachâk Kâmpŭchéa) is the bicameral legislature of the Government of Cambodia, consisting of the Senate and the National Assembly. The Parliament is composed of 181 members, 123 MPs and 58 Senators.

Parliament has two chambers.

Composition[edit]

The National Assembly holds legislative power. In addition to the general law-making power, the National Assembly has specific powers regarding the national budget, taxes, administrative accounts, laws on general amnesty, international treaties and conventions, declarations of war, and the formation of the Royal Government.

Latest elections[edit]

e • d Summary of the 28 July 2013 National Assembly election results
Party Votes % Seats
Cambodian People's Party 3,235,969 48.83%
 
68
Cambodian National Rescue Party 2,946,176 44.46%
 
55
FUNCINPEC 242,413 3.66%
 
League for Democracy Party 68,389 1.03%
 
Khmer Anti-Poverty Party 43,222 0.65%
 
Cambodian Nationality Party 38,123 0.58%
 
Khmer Economic Development Party 33,715 0.51%
 
Democratic Republican Party 19,152 0.29%
 
Total (turnout 68.0%) 6,627,159 123
Source: National Election Committee
  • January 29, 2012 Senate Elections Results
Political Parties # seats won # votes estimated
CPP 46 8,880
Cambodian National Rescue Party 11 2,503
Total 57 11,383

The King and National Assembly each choose two Senators, bring the total to 61 members.

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