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Structure of Parliament: Bicameral

Are there legislated quotas...

  • Yes for the Single/Lower House?
  • No for the Upper House?
  • Yes at the Sub-national level?

Are there voluntary quotas...

  • No adopted by political parties?

Is there additional information?

Yes

Uzbekistan

(Republic of Uzbekistan)

Single/Lower house

Oliy Majlis / Supreme Assembly

Total seats:150
Total women:33
% women: 22%
Election year:2010
Electoral system:TRS
Quota type: Legislated Candidate Quotas
Election details: IDEA Voter Turnout
IPU Parline
Legal sourceDetails
Quota type:
Legislated Candidate Quotas
Electoral law ‘The number of women shall constitute not less than 30 per cent of the total number of candidates deputy nominated by a political party’ (Law on Elections of the Legislative Chamber of the Oliy Majlis, Article 22 (4)).
Legal sanctions for non-compliance: No None
Rank order/placement rules: No None

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Last updated 2014-04-07

Quota at the Sub-National Level

Quota type:Legislated Candidate Quotas
Legal sourceDetails
Quota type:
Legislated Candidate Quotas
Electoral law ‘The number of women ought to be not less than 30 per cent of the total number of candidates for the election nominated by a political party’ (Law on Elections to Regional, District and City Council of Deputies, Article 22 (6)).
Legal sanctions for non-compliance: No None
Rank order/placement rules: No None

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Last updated 2014-03-31

Additional information

The Legislative Chamber consists of 150 members, of whom 135 are elected by a popular vote in constituencies through a two-round system and 15 are indirectly elected. The 30 per cent minimum gender quota for the Supreme Assembly and the Regional, District and City Councils was first introduced in 2004.

Last updated 2014-03-31

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