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National Consultative Assembly
32nd Majles
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Type
Type
Leadership
Speaker
Ali Larijani (C)
Since 2 May 2008
First Deputy Speaker
Mohammad-Reza Bahonar (C)
Since 26 May 2011
Second Deputy Speaker
Masoud Mir Kazemi (C)
Since 28 May 2012
Leader of Minority
Masoud Pezeshkian (R)
Since 5 June 2012
Structure
Seats 290
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Political groups
     Conservatives (182)
     Reformists (75)
     Independents (19)
     Religious minorities (14)
Elections
Last election
2 March and 4 May 2012
Meeting place
Islamic Consultative Assembly
Baharestan
Tehran
Iran
Website
http://www.Majlis.ir
http://parlemannews.ir/
http://www.icana.ir/

The National Consultative Assembly of Iran, also called The Iranian Parliament or People's House, is the national legislative body of Iran. The Parliament has 290 representatives. There were 272 seats since the 18 February 2000 election. The election took place on 2 March 2012. The new parliament will be opened on 27 May 2012.

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