The National Assembly is the legislative power of the Republic of Namibia, with the power to pass laws with the assent of the President as provided by Chapter 7, article 44 of the Namibian Constitution. There are 104 members in the National Assembly, as per the Namibian Constitution as amended Article 46 (1) (a) and (b).
The lower chamber, the National Assembly, was enlarged under constiutional amendments in 2014 from 72 to 96 directly elected members, and the maximum number of additional nonvoting members appointed by the president was also increased, from six to eight. All members serve a five year term. The upper chamber.
The Executive is that branch of the government that sees to it that the laws passed by the National Assembly and Council are carried out. The Executive powers of Namibia vests with the President and the Cabinet. The President is therefore the head of State and government. He/she is elected by direct franchise in a national.
Article 72 [Qualifications of Members]. No person shall be qualified to be a member of the National Council if he or she is an elected member of a Local Authority, and unless he or she is qualified under Article 47 (1)(a) to (e) to be a member of the National Assembly.
The National Assembly is the lower chamber of Namibia's bicameral Parliament. It has a total of 104 members. 96 members are directly elected through a system of party list proportional representation and serve five year terms. Eight additional members are appointed by the President. The current National Assembly was.