House of Commons (Sokala)

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House of Commons

Ang Kapulungan ng mga Karaniwan
51st Parliament
House of Commons Coat of Arms
Term limits
up to four terms (8 years)
EstablishedNovember 13, 1920
Terista Manuel
since 27 July 2013
Domingo Rolex, Victory Party
since 27 July 2013
Political groups
His Excellency's Government
  •   Victory Party: 205 seats
  •   Konserbatibong Sokala: 45 seats

His Excellency's Opposition

Speaker of the House

Ranked choice voting
Last election
2 May 2019
Next election
2 May 2021
Magkaisa sa Hustisya at Kapayapaan
Meeting place
The House of Commons's seat

The House of Commons (domestically known as the Commons), is the lower house and the de facto primary chamber of the Parliament of Sokala. Like the upper house, the House of Lords, it meets in the Palasyo ng Paham.

The Commons is an elected body consisting of 500 members known as members of Parliament (MPs). MPs are elected to represent constituencies by the ranked-choice voting and hold their seats until Parliament is dissolved.

The House of Commons of Sokala was established in the 19th century as part of Morstaybishlian efforts to give Sokala autonomy. It served as the secondary legislative body, serving under the Great Morstaybishlian Parliament. In 1920, A new House of Commons was established after the declaration of independence. It gave the Commons considerably more power than the House of Lords

Under the Parliament Acts 1920 and 2008, the Lords' power to reject legislation was reduced to a delaying power. The government is solely responsible to the House of Commons and the president stays in office only as long as they retain the confidence of a majority of the Commons.