National Assembly (Democratic Republic of the Congo)

National Assembly

Assemblée nationale
Type
Type
Structure
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Elections
Last election
30 December 2018
Meeting place
Assemblée nationale
Palais du Peuple
Kinshasa
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The National Assembly is the lower house and main legislative political body of the Parliament of the Democratic Republic of the Congo. It was established by the 2006 constitution.[1]

It is located at the People's Palace in Kinshasa.

The most recent National Assembly was sworn in on January 28, 2019.[2][3][4]

Electoral system

The National Assembly is elected every 5 years by universal suffrage. There are 500 seats, 61 members are elected in single member constituencies while the remaining 439 members are elected in multi member constituencies by open list.