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The People's National Assembly (al-Majlis al-Sha'abi al-Watani) is the lower house of the Algerian Parliament. It is made of 462 members directly elected by the population. Of the 462 seats, 8 are reserved for Algerians living abroad.

Members of the People's National Assembly are directly elected through proportional representation in multiple-member districts and serve terms lasting five years at a time.

The minimum age required for election into the APN is 28.

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