Olbiil Era Kelulau
|Seal of the National Congress||Congress Palaus|
|Legislative period :||four years|
|First session:||January 1, 1981|
|MPs:||29 (13 in the Senate and 16 in the House of Representatives)|
|Current legislative period|
|Last choice:||November 1, 2016|
|Chair:||Senate: President, Elias Camsek Chin
House of Representatives: Speaker, Sabino Anastacio
Olbiil Era Kelulau ( English Palau National Congress ) is the parliament in the bicameral system of Palau . The name means “House of Discussed Decisions” in the local language. On October 7, 2006 , this moved from Koror to the new capital Ngerulmud .
The Senate is the upper house of the Palau Congress. It has 13 members who complete a four-year legislative period. There are no political parties.
|Surangel Whipps Jr||5717|
|Elias Camsek Chin||5252||Senate President|
|Raynold R Oilouch||5242|
|Mark U Rudimch||4306|
|J Uduch Sengebau Senior||3419|
|Other candidates||39159||22 more applications|
|Unofficial source: Adam Carr|
House of Representatives
The House of Delegates is the lower house of Palau and part of the Congress. It is a chief council and has 16 members from the administrative states. They complete a four-year legislative period and are determined by direct election in constituencies. There are no national elections for this. The last elections took place in 2012, in which no political parties took part, only independent candidates.
- History of the Congress, accessed March 2015
- Senate, accessed March 2015 ( Memento of the original from April 2, 2015 in the Internet Archive ) Info: The archive link was inserted automatically and has not yet been checked. Please check the original and archive link according to the instructions and then remove this notice.
- Inter-Parliamentary Union, accessed March 2015