Chamber of Representatives of Burkina Faso
Type
Type
History
FoundedJune 1991
DisbandedJanuary 2002
Seats132
Meeting place
Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso

Chamber of Representatives of Burkina Faso was the upper house of the bicameral legislature of Burkina Faso from 1991 to 2002.

The upper chamber was established in June 1991 by the constitution.[1] It had 132 members.[2] The members were elected with indirect elections from provincial councils, religious communities, trade unions, universities, NGOs, and other interest groups. Four members were appointed by the President of Burkina Faso.[3] The chamber had advisory role on legislation.[4] The upper chamber was abolished in January 2002.

Presidents

President of the Chamber Period Notes
Abdoulkader Cissé December 1995 - January 1999 [5][6]
Moussa Sanogo January 1999 - January 2002 [7][6]

See also

References

  1. ^ "L'assemblée nationale : création et statut". web.archive.org. April 21, 2001.
  2. ^ "Le président de la chambre des représentants". web.archive.org. February 3, 2002.
  3. ^ "La chambre des représentants : création - composition et mode de désignation". web.archive.org. June 30, 2001.
  4. ^ "La chambre des représentants : attributions - missions - fonctionnement". web.archive.org. June 30, 2001.
  5. ^ "Moussa Sanogo, ancien président de la Chambre des représentants : " Avec le Sénat, la Chambre des représentants a été réhabilitée "". aOuaga.com.
  6. ^ a b Union, Inter-parliamentary (August 12, 2004). "Constitutional and Parliamentary Information". Association of Secretaries General of Parliaments. – via Google Books.
  7. ^ Burkina Faso Foreign Policy and Government Guide. 7 February 2007. ISBN 9781433004780.