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Parliament of the Istalian Republic
Parlamento della Repubblica Istaliana
Istalian Parliament Logo
Type
TypeImperfect bicameral
Leadership
President of the Chamber of DeputiesNot yet determined, Not yet determined
since 4303
President of the SenateNot yet determined, Not yet determined
since 4303
Structure
Members635 Chamber of Deputies
100 Senate
4303 Istalia elect
Political groupsChamber of Deputies
Government (335)

Opposition (203)

Dissolved (97)

Political groupsSenate of the Republic
Government (63)

Opposition (29)

Dissolved (8)

Election
Voting systemProportional system (Chamber)
Corrected proportional system (Senate)
Last election26 November 4303
Meeting place
Palace of the Republic (Romula)
Palace of the Republic
Romula, Istalia
Web site
www.parlamentodellarepubblica.ist

The Parliament of Istalia, officially Parliament of the Istalian Republic (Istalian: Parlamento della Repubblica Istaliana) is the national legislative body of the Istalian Republic. It is a bicameral legislature with 735 elected members. It is composed of the Chamber of Deputies (Istalian language: Camera dei Deputati), with 635 members (called in Istalian Deputati) and the Senate of the Republic (Istalian: Senato della Repubblica), with 100 members (Senatori). The two houses are independent from one another and never meet jointly except under circumstances specified by the Constitution.

HistoryEdit

The first legislative body in the Istalian land was the Chamber of Representatives of the Kingdom of Istalia, established in 1848 granted by the king Vittorio Alessandro II after a long period of struggle between the absolut monarchy and the democratic bourgeois forces. Even though the elections were open only to a few people, chosen according to the census, it was in Istalia the first Parliament with the effective power to determinate the fate of the Governments.
After the Quanzari conquest of the island the Istalian Parliament on the Island, as it is called to distinguish it by the future Parliaments of the Istalian Republics, was dissolved and in Quanzar for more then a century the only admitted elective body was the House of Councillors (Majatran: مجلس المستشارين, translitteration: Majlis al-Moustacharine) a merely consultative body formed by Councillors appointed by the Emir, by the ahmadi clergy and by the professional and social world and finally by Councillors elected by a very narrow electorate based on census and ethnicity.
The House of Councillors in 1947 was transformed in the Parliament of Quanzar ((Majatran: البرلمان قانزاري, translitteration: al-barlaman qanzari) and to contain the democratic forces of the country its powers were expanded as well as the electorate even if the Emir continued to appoint a large part of the 100 members.
Finally in 2095, forced by a popular uprising, the Emir granted to the Parliament the power to appoint and to deceive the Government and in 2097 took place the first election in which all the members were directly elected. However the electorate were still limited and in fact only few thousand of citizens voted at the time. But it wasn't too long before the universal suffrage was granted by the NeoSocialist Government and in 2109 all the Quanzar's citizens were admited to vote.
Since 2097 the leftist forces controlled constantly the Parliament until that they led a revolution which overthrone the Emir in 2110 and that, after few years of turmoil, established the Union of the Quanzari Soviets in which the parliament was called People's Assembly.
When the Quanzari Union was about to fall, finally the istalian ethnicity arise and when was founded the first istalian republic, for the first 30 years called as Quanzarian Republic, the Parliament finally changed its name and in 2263 was officially called Parliament of Istalia and, as unicameral parliament, maintained this name until the end of the third millennium when was renamed National Assembly, maintaining this name until the Restoration of the Quanzari rule by part of majatran forces in the 32nd century.
After the restoration of the democracy and the foundation of the Fourth Republic, the Parliament assumed again the name with which has been called until today. The fourth Republic, however, to avoid in the future another fall of the istalian democratic institutions (the Fourth Republic was founded after the end of the third Quanzarian restoration), decided to establiah a Parliament based on a bicameral system, an imperfect bicameral system with a strong Low Chamber but an Upper Chamber whose positive consent is necessary to change the Constitution, Upper Chamber elected on regional basis so to strengthen the demographic weight in each individual region of the various ethnicities and so of the preponderant istalian ethnic component.
The Senate of the Republic was created and it worked, since the fourth Istalian Republic lasts for almost a thousand years.
The Low Chamber was so officially called with the unformal name with which was always also known, Chamber of Deputies.

PowersEdit

The Parliament of Istalian is an bicameral body formed by an upper chamber, the Senate of the Republic, and a Low Chamber, the Chamber of Deputies.
The power of the two Chambers however differ a lot so as to constitute an imperfect bicameralism system in which most part of the powers rely to the Lower Chamber.
Colloquially and by the press the two Houses are called the Chamber and The Senate.

The ChamberEdit

The Chamber of Deputies has 635 seats and is elected with a pure proportional system based on five costituencies which, as well as for the Senate, correspond to the five istalian regions. The Chamber of Deputies is the only government body which can approve the laws, the budget laws, the treaties and which can declared war.
The Chamber of Deputies is also the only Chamber which can give the confidence to the Government as well as express a vote of no-confidence for all the cabinet or for single ministers.
The Chamber is elected with a proportional system applied on five electoral colleges which correspond to the five istalian regions. The system forecast the correction given by an electoral law Electoral Law called "Honoris" which allows and promotes the formation of pre-electoral coalition for the parties, especially those which support a common candidate to the Presidency, a system which introduces majoritarian tendencies and a strong coalition responsibility which forces to a greater stability.

The SenateEdit

The Upper Chamber, the Senate of the Republic, in fact, acts as a consultative body and as chamber of the regions, it can propose bills, send recommendation to the other Chamber and to the Government and it has part into the legislative process about the regional, local and constitutional matters. However, the Chamber of Deputies can always overcome any decision take by the Senate if more than half of all the members of the Chamber of Deputies vote to reject it exept for the Constitutional changement: in this case the Chamber cannot work alone due that a constitutional law to pass indeed requires a qualified majority of 2/3 also by the Senate. Currently the Senate has 100 senators and is elected with a corrected proportional system on regional basis: each region elects 16 senators of which 10 are expressed by the party with the relative majority, 5 by the second one and 1 by the third one. Then the last 20 Senators are elected into a national constituency using the d'Hondt method.


MembershipEdit

The current membership of the Istalian Parliament following the latest political election of 26 November 4303:

Membership of the Chamber of Deputies
Name Status Seats
Partito Nazionale di Padagna Government
125 / 635
Confederazione Capitalista Government
Leadership
114 / 635
Libertà e Progresso Opposition
110 / 635
Uniti Verso il Progresso Dissolved
62 / 635
Patto Repubblicano Government
58 / 635
Democratici Hosiani Istaliani Opposition
54 / 635
Cittadini Social Liberali Opposition
39 / 635
Unione dei Liberal Democratici Government
38 / 635
Partito Giustizialista Dissolved
35 / 635
Government Opposition
335 / 635
203 / 635
Membership of the Senate of the Republic
Name Region Presidency Seats
Partito Nazionale di Padagna Mezzodiurno
Padagna
29 / 100
Confederazione Capitalista Sarregna
Silicia
24 / 100
Libertà e Progresso Trivendito
20 / 100
Democratici Hosiani Istaliani
7 / 100
Patto Repubblicano
7 / 100
Uniti Verso il Progresso
7 / 100
Unione dei Liberali Democratici
3 / 100
Cittadini Social Liberali
2 / 100
Partito Giustizialista
1 / 100
Government Opposition
63 / 100
29 / 100

Electoral resultsEdit

See the electoral history of the Istalian Parliament.
For the most recent electoral results see also the electoral results history of the Chamber of Deputies and the Senate of the Republic since 4150.

SeatsEdit

Since 4238 both the Chamber and the Senate are seated in the Palace of the Republic but for almost two century the two branches of the Istalian Parliament was seated in two different places. The Senate was seated in the Palace of the Congregation, ancient seat of a Church's council-like institution of the Romula's Clergy.
The Chamber of Deputies instead met in the Palace of Quanzari Soviets built to host the first modern parliament in the then Quanzar under the socialist Union of Quanzari Soviets. However, at the begining of 43rd century the palace resulted in critic condition and in need of serious restructuring. For this reason the Republic take the decision to buil a totally newly building to bring back together the two Houses.
In fact, previously, the Parliament was seated into Palace of Parliament until its destruction in 4042 by part of the leftist terrorist which targetted the Republic just before the Civil War of 4044-4045. This first palace was built between 2241 and 2246 in Revival style to host the Parliament of the Quanzarian Republic, first democratic state of Quanzar and first state which saw the Istalians rule effectively their nation. The Palace had an important role among the landmarks of the nation, because in this building Carlo Aurelio Gianti declared founded the first Istalian Republic. The destruction of the Palace was a great lose for the history of the Republic and of the architecture, and was the pretext for Antonio Battisti to demand special powers with which in the next two years established his personal regime.

Old istalian parliament

Palace of Parliament in XXXXI century before its destruction

Palace of Quanzari Soviets

Palace of Quanzari Soviets where the Chamber of Deputies met since 4046 to 4238

Italia
Istalian Republic
Romula (capital)
History History of Istalia | Qolshamih | Colonies in Antiquity | Augustan Empire | Ahmadi Caliphate | Emirate of Great Quanzar | Kingdom of Istalia | Quanzar | Union of Quanzari Soviets | Modern and Contemporary History | Istalian Protectorate of the Kalopian Free State of Mossavi | Flags of Istalia | Istalian National Anthem

Geography Sarrentina Peninsula | Alaria | Romula | Quattroregni Palace | Palace of Villareale | Palace of Parliament
Demographics Istalians | Istalian language | Aurorian Patriarchal Church | Israist Ahmadism
People

Alessandro Senna | Lorenzo Verhoeven | Antonio Battisti

Politics & Government

President of Istalia | Prime Minister of Istalia | Parliament of Istalia | Council of Ministers | Political Parties in Istalia
Active Parties: Libertà e Progresso | Confederazione Capitalista | Cittadini Social Liberali | Alternativa Istaliana | Fronte Radicale
General Elections: Istalian general election, 4050 | Istalian general election, 4054 | Istalian general election, 4058 | Istalian general election, 4059 | Istalian general election 4174 | Istalian general election 4178 | Istalian electoral history

Military Armed Forces of Istalia | Istalian Army | Istalian Navy | Istalian Air Force | Ranks, insignia and uniforms of the Armed Forces of Istalia
Economics Economy of Istalia | Enist | Leonardi | HAWS | Hasan Grand Holding S.p.A. | Oliverdi | OTO Al-Mehara Armamenti | PMI Media Group | Umana Servizi

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