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People's Consultative Assembly

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NamePeople's Consultative Assembly
Native NameMajelis Permusyawaratan Rakyat
Coa PicCoat of Arms of Indonesia Garuda Pancasila.svg
House TypeBicameral
HousesRegional Representative Council
People's Representative Council
Term Limits1 term (5 years)
Leader1 TypeSpeaker
Leader1Taufiq Kiemas
Party1PDI � P
Election13 October 2009
Political Groups1- Demokrat: 150
- Golkar: 107
- PDI-P: 95
- PKS: 57
- PAN: 43
- PPP: 37
- PKB: 27
- Gerindra: 26
- Hanura: 18
- DPD: 132
Last Election19 April 2009
Meeting PlaceNusantara Building, Legislative Complex

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The People's Consultative Assembly ( , MPR) is the legislative branch in Indonesia's political system. It is composed of the members of the People's Representative Council and the Regional Representative Council. Before 2004, and the amendments to the 1945 Constitution, the MPR was the highest governing body in Indonesia.

In accordance with Law No. 16/1960, the assembly was formed after the first general election of 1971. It was decided at that time that the membership of the Assembly would be twice that of the Representative House.

The 920 membership of MPR continued for the periods of 1977 � 1982 and 1982 � 1987. For the periods 1987 � 1992, 1992 � 1997, and 1997 � 1999 the MPR's membership became 1000. One hundred members were appointed representing delegations from groups as addition to the faction delegates of Karya Pembangunan (FKP), Partai Demokrasi Indonesia (FPDI), and Persatuan Pembangunan (FPP). For the period of 1999 � 2004 the membership of MPR was only 700, likewise for the 2004 � 2009 period.

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