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Parliament is the law-making body of Namibia's legislature. It is made up of two chambers:

  1. The National Assembly (Lower chamber) starts and approves laws. It is made up of 104 members, 96 of which are elected by parliamentary election. The other eight are appointed by the president.
  2. The National Council (Upper chamber) advises the National Assembly on any required changes to laws that result from law-making in the National Assembly. The National Council is made up of 42 representatives of the Regional Councils; every Regional Council in the fourteen regions of Namibia elects three representatives.
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