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Parliament of the Republic of Moldova
Parlamentul Republicii Moldova
Coat of arms or logo.
Type
Type Unicameral
Leadership
President of the Parliament Mihai Ghimpu, PL
since Aug 28, 2009
Structure
Members 101
Political groups AIE (53):
PLDM 18, PL 15, PDM 13, AMN 7
PCRM (48)
Election
Last election July 29, 2009
Meeting place
Parlament Buiding Moldova.jpg
Parliament Building, Chişinău
Website
www.parlament.md
Moldova

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The Parliament of the Republic of Moldova (Parlamentul Republicii Moldova) is a unicameral assembly with 101 seats. Its members are elected by popular vote every 4 years. The parliament then elects a president, who functions as the head of state. The president appoints a prime minister as head of government who in turn assembles a cabinet, both subject to parliamentary approval.

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Apparatus

The Parliament staff ensures an organizational, informational and technological assistance to activity of the Parliament, the Standing Bureau, standing committees, parliamentary factions and of deputies. The structure and the personal record of the parliament staff are approved by the Parliament.

Legislative procedure

According to the Constitution of Moldova (1994), the Parliament is the supreme representative organ and the single legislative authority of the state. The right of legislative initiative belongs to the Members of Parliament, to the Speaker (excepting proposals to revise the Constitution) and to the Government. In exercise of this right MPs and the President of the state present to Parliament draft papers and legislative proposals, while the Government presents draft papers.

Election results

Structure of former legislatures

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Moldovan Parliament 1994-1998

56
28
11
9
PDAM
BePSMUE
BTI
BeAFPCD

Moldovan Parliament 1998-2001

40
26
24
11
PCRM
Democratic Convention
Dem & Prosperous
PFD

Moldovan Parliament 2001-2005

71
19
11
PCRM
Braghis Alliance
PPCD

Moldovan Parliament 2005-2009

56
22
8
4
11
PCRM
AMN
PDM
PSL
PPCD

Moldovan Parliament April-July 2009

60
15
15
11
PCRM
PL
PLDM
AMN

Moldovan Parliament 2009-2010

48
18
15
13
7
PCRM
PLDM
PL
PDM
AMN

Presidents of the Parliament of Moldova

The building of the Parliament

The building of the parliament was formerly the Central Committee of the Communist Party of Moldova on Ştefan cel Mare Boulevard (former Lenin boulevard). The architects were A.N.Cherdantsev and G.N.Bosenko.

Sources

  1. ^ Rulers.org

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