|Parliament name (generic / translated)
||Oliy Majlis / Supreme Assembly
|Structure of parliament
|Chamber name (generic / translated)
||Qonunchilik palatasi / Legislative Chamber
|Related chamber (for bicameral parliaments)
Senat / Senate
||28 December 1993
Last updated in December 2008
|Mode of designation
||directly elected 135
indirectly elected 15
||135 single-member "territorial" constituencies.
Majority vote in two rounds.
In each constituency, at least 33% of the electorate must participate for the poll to be valid and candidates are declared elected if they obtain more than 50% of the votes cast. Should one of these conditions be missing, a second round of elections takes place between the two leading candidates; a simple majority then suffices.
Vacancies arising between general elections are filled through by-elections.
Voting is not compulsory.
||- age: 18 years
- Uzbek citizens residing in Uzbekistan or former USSR
||- Uzbek citizenship
- Age: 25 years by day of election
- Full-time residency in Uzbekistan for at least 5 years.
(Article 77 of the Constitution)
||- members of the other chamber
||- candidatures must be submitted by registered parties
- 30 per cent of candidates in each party list must be women.