Chamber of Deputies (Rwanda)

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Chamber of Deputies
Chambre des Députés
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Type
Type
Leadership
Donatille Mukabalisa, Liberal Party
Since 3 October 2013
Structure
Seats 80
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Political groups

     RPF Coalition (41)

Opposition (12)

Elections
Proportional representation and indirect election
Last election
16-18 September 2013
Meeting place
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Kigali
Website
www.parliament.gov.rw
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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.

Composition[edit]

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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