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Home GovernmentParliament Parliament Composition

According to Article 66 of the Constitution of the United Republic  of Tanzania (1977) Tanzania Parliament consists of the following categories of members: Members elected to represent constituencies; Women members whose number shall increase progressively starting with twenty per cent of the members named in sub-paragraphs (1), (3) and (4) of this Article, elected by the political parties that are represented in the National Assembly in terms of Article 78 of the Constitution and on the basis of proportional representation amongst those parties, five members elected by the Zanzibar House of Representatives from among its members, the Attorney General and not more than ten members appointed by the President.

             The 2010 General Elections produced the following numbers:

1

Members elected from constituencies

239

2

Special seats women members

102

3

Members elected by the Zanzibar House of Representatives

5

4

Attorney General

1

5

Members appointed by the President

10

 

Grand Total

357

 

 
Source: Government Portal Content Committee, Last Reviewed on : 2015-10-12 13:00:54
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