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- Anyone aged 19 or older has the right to vote in an election of the National Assembly, and anyone aged 25 or older is eligible to stand for election
- All members serve a four-year term
- The Assembly is composed of 300 members, 253 elected by a plurality of votes from electoral districts and 47 through proportional representation system where seats are distributed to parties based on the percentage of total votes they garnered.
Privilege of Exemption from Apprehension
- Except in case of flagrante delicto, an assemblyman shall not be apprehended or detained without the consent of the National Assembly when the National Assembly is in session.
Privilege of Exemption from Liability for One’s Speech in the National Assembly
- An assemblyman is exempt from liability for speeches or votes related to his/her duties in the National Assembly.
Duties prescribed in the Constitution
- An assemblyman may not concurrently hold any other office prescribed by law; shall have duty of integrity; shall give priority to national interests, and shall not abuse his or her office.
Duties prescribed in the National Assembly Act
- An assemblyman shall maintain proper dignity as an assemblyman; shall attend the Plenary Session and committee meetings; and shall comply with legislation and regulations regarding the proceedings.