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The legislature of Somalia

The legislature of Somalia

The main body of the legislative branch is Somalia’s bicameral parliament, the Federal Parliament of Somalia, which enacts federal legislation except laws related to the annual budget.

The Federal Parliament of Somalia was formed in August 2012, it is based in the capital Mogadishu and is bicameral, consisting of an Upper House and a Lower House (House of the People). The lower house comprises 275 MPs, while the upper house is capped at 54 representatives.

Each member of the Federal Parliament has the right to initiate legislation, as do the cabinet.

The Federal Parliament of Somalia is a member of the Inter-Parliamentary Union (IPU), the international organization of parliaments.

List of Members of the Federal Parliament of Somalia

Upper House

Formation of the upper house is pending, and is capped at 54 representatives.

House of the People

The House of the People, or Lower House, is eventually expected to comprise 275 MPs.

As of August 17, 2012, the official list of House of the People MPs is as follows

Bashir Mohamed Jama Hassan Malin Hussein Ali Hassan Guyow
Bibi Khalif Mohamed Hussein Isman Hussein Osman Ilmi Boqare
Prof. Buri Mohamed Hamza Hussein Mohamoud Sh. Hussein Dr Sid Mohamed Ali
Rahman Abdi Usman Yaqub Ali Mohamed Dr. Ibrahim Suleyman Haji Nur
Weli Ibrahim Sheikh Mudey A/weli Mohamed Ali Gaas Duniya Mohamed Ali
Adil Shegow Sagar Abdi Barre Yusuf Jibril Faduma Hassan Ali
Abdinasir M. Ali Abdi Mohamed Ali Faduma Odowa Rageh
Farah Sheikh Qadir Mohamed Abdirisak Osman Hassan Faysal Omar Guled
Fahmo Ahmed Nur Abdiwahab Ugas Hussein Ugas Khalif Gen Sid Hassan Geedi
Ibrahim Salah Dayfallah Abdulahi Bile Nor Ismail Hassan Jama
Jeylani Nur Ikar Sh. Sufi Abdulahi Haji Dayib Jamal Hassan Ismail
Khadija Mohamed Diriye Abdulaziz Abdulahi Mohamed Khadar Bihi Alin
Mohamed Ahmed Keynan Ahmed Ismail Mohamed Khadra Ahmed Ibrahim
Mohamed Omar Dhalha Ali Ahmed Mohamed Mahad Abdalle Awad
Mohamed Mohamed Heyd Ahmed Abi Aden Mahad Mohamed Duale
Mohamed Mohamed Jimale Bare Ugas Geedi Mohamed Ahmed Gurhan
Mustafa Mohamed Abdullahi Lahi Mohamed Ise Mohamed Lahi Kamil
Sharif Mohamed Sidi Rahman Hosh Jibril Mohamed Abdi Hayir
Sharif Mohamed Hassan Wahid Abdullahi Jama Mohamed Ali Haga
Hassan Ibrahim Mohamed Dr. Badal W. Kariye Mohamed Hassan Aden
Hussein Mohamed Muse Abdi Abdulahi Mohamed Ahmed Ismail Samatar
Yusuf Mohamed Ismail Dahir Haji Gelle Farah Ridwan Hirsi Mohamed
Yusuf Heyle Jimale Da’ud Abdikarim Sh. Omar Sahro Qadir Rahman
Aden Ibrahim Dhayow Dr. Abdulkadir Abdi Hashi Saynab Mohamed Amir
Aden Sheikh Mohamed Hamza Sh. Hussein His Hassan Aden
Aweys Lahi Ibrahim Hassan Abshir Farah His Muse Awl Ali
Ahmed Mayow Abdulle Isse Mohamed Ahmed Hussein Arab Isse
Lahi Abdi Garun Mahdi Ali Osman Hussein Abdisalan
Abdi Malin Aden Mohamed Ahmed Mohamoud Yusuf Dirir Abdi
Abdikafi Malin Hassan Mohamed Lahi Hassan Zakariye Hussein Ares
Ali Aden Hussein Mohamed Idle Gedi A/qadir Osoble Ali
Ali Sheikh Mohamed Nur Mohamed Abdi Yusuf A/rahman Ibrahim Ali
Osman Libah Ibrahim Mohamed Ahmed Kulan Abdirahman Kulmiye Hirsi
Osman Mukhtar Mohamed Mohamed Ismail Shuriye Abdisamad Mahamoud Hassan
Dr. Ibrahim Hussein Ali Salah Mohamed Sh. Aden Hirale Abdulkadir Mohamed Aden
Dr. Mumino Sh. Omar Mohamoud Hayir Ibrahim Abdullahi Jama Hussein
Dr. Khalid Omar Ali Muse Ahmed Ismail Amina Mohamed Abdi
Eng Mahamud Mohamed Bonow Muse Hassan Abdulle Bashir Addow Alassow
Fadumo Nur Mohamed Prof. Mohamed Abdi Mohamed Lahi Godah Barre
Fowziya Mohamed Sheikh Sadiya Areys Ise Lahi Mohamed Adan
Ibrahim Ali Omar Said Abdullahi Mohamed Qadir Sheikh Hanafi
Ibrahim Isakh Yarow Sadiq Abdikarim Mohamed Asha Haji Ilmi
Isaaq Mohamed Ali(Rino) Sahra Jama Ali Abdi Ahmed Dhuhulow
Isaaq Mohamed Mohamoud Siad Mohamoud Shire Abdisatar Sh. Salam Sh Hassan Barsame
Isgow Derow Isaq Hussein Khalif Jama Ali Nur Hussein Ali
Khalif Sh. Lahi Amino Omar Jama Ali Yusuf Osman
Lul Abdi Aden Abdulahi Hussein Ali Ise Wehelie Malin
Maryan Malin Isaaq Abdulahi Osman Duale Osman Mohamed Abdi
Mohamed Abdi Ali Abdulahi Abyan Nur Omar Islow Mohamed Abukar
Mohamed Ali Hussein Abdulahi Omar Abshir Omar Osman Haji Ali
Mohamed Osman Jawari Ahmed Dhimbil Roble Dahir Amin Jesow
Mohamed Kheyrow Mohamed Yusuf Ahmed Aden Ahmed Dahir Hassan Abdi
Mohamed Mursal Borow Ahmed Aden Rahman Mahad Mohamed Salad
Mohamed Rashid Mohamed Busharo Abdi Diriye Mohamed Abukar Islow
Mohamud Moalin Yahya Lahi Osman Duale Mohamed Lahi Hassan
Mohamoud Abdi Hussein Lle Haji Ali Ahmed Mohamed Hassan Ibrahim
Mayow Mustaf Hassan Nasir Garane Mohamed Mohamed Mohamed Gure
Mohamed Nurani Bakar Qadir Sh. Ali Ibrahim Mohamed Ahmed Nur
Muna Ibrahim Abikar Qafar Mohamed Omar Mustaf Ali Duhulow
Rahman Mamud Ateye Nadifo Mohamed Osman