Deputy (legislator)
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Deputy Legislator

A deputy is a legislator in many countries, particularly those with legislatures styled as a Chamber of Deputies or National Assembly.

List of countries

This is a list of countries using the term 'deputy' or one of its cognates.

Country Title Legislature
 Algeria ? ("Député") People's National Assembly
 Argentina Diputado Nacional Chamber of Deputies
Diputado provincial Several provincial Chambers of Deputies
 Belarus ? ("deputat") House of Representatives
 Belgium Provincial executive member: Gedeputeerde (nl) / Député (fr) / Deputierter (de) Deputation / Provincial College (provincial executive body)
In French, député is sometimes also used to denote a member of parliament. Chamber of Representatives or a regional parliament
 Bolivia Diputado Chamber of Deputies
 Brazil Deputado estadual Legislative Assemblies
Deputado federal Chamber of Deputies
 Bulgaria ?(Deputat)l National Assembly (Bulgaria)
 Canada Député[1] House of Commons of Canada and provincial and territorial legislatures
 Chile Diputado Chamber of Deputies
 China Deputy (?) National People's Congress
 Colombia Diputado Departamental Assemblies
 Costa Rica Diputado Asamblea Legislativa
 Dominican Republic Diputado Chamber of Deputies of the Dominican Republic
 Ecuador Asambleísta (before 2007, diputado) Asamblea Nacional de la República del Ecuador
 El Salvador Diputado Asamblea Legislativa
 France Député National Assembly
 Guatemala Diputado Congreso de la República de Guatemala
 Guernsey People's Deputy States of Guernsey
 Haiti Député[2] Chamber of Deputies (Haiti)
 Honduras Diputado National Congress of Honduras
 Iran ? Islamic Consultative Assembly (Iran)
 Ireland Deputy / Teachta Dála Dáil Éireann
 Italy Deputato Camera dei Deputati
 Jersey Deputy States of Jersey
 Latvia Deput?ts Saeima (Parliament)
 Lebanon Député/ (Nuwwab, or deputy) Parliament
 Luxembourg Deputéierten / Député Chambre des Députés/d'Chamber (Chamber of Deputies)
 Mexico Diputado Camara de Diputados
 Netherlands Gedeputeerde Gedeputeerde Staten (European Netherlands)
Eilandgedeputeerde Bestuurscollege (Caribbean Netherlands)
 Nicaragua Diputado Asamblea Nacional
 North Korea Deputy (; tae?iw?n)[3][4] Supreme People's Assembly
 Panama Diputado National Assembly
 Paraguay Diputado Chamber of Deputies of Paraguay
 Portugal Deputado Assembly of the Republic
 Romania Deputat Camera Deputatilor
 Russia ? ("deputat") State Duma and regional legislative bodies
 Somalia Deputy Federal Parliament
 Spain Diputado Congress of Deputies
 Ukraine People's Deputy of Ukraine (?) Verkhovna Rada
 Uruguay Diputado Chamber of Representatives
 Venezuela Diputado National Assembly of Venezuela


  1. ^ English: Member of Parliament (MP) (federal), Member of the Legislative Assembly (MLA) (most provinces and territories), Member of the Provincial Parliament (MPP) (Ontario), Member of the National Assembly (MNA) (Quebec), Member of the House of Assembly (MHA) (Newfoundland and Labrador)
  2. ^ "Chambre des députés - Le Parlement haitien". Le Parlement haitien.
  3. ^ "Socialist Constitution". Chapter IV, Section 1, Article 89. Retrieved 2021.
  4. ^ (in Korean). ?6?, ?1?, ?89?. Retrieved 2021.

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