Landsting of Demirelia
|Monarch||HM King Patrick I|
|Statskansler||Lise Næsheim-Renwick, DNA |
since 29 May 2019
|Leader of the Opposition||Sean Renwick, DLP |
since 5 December 2019
|Political groups||HM Government (2):
HM Loyal Opposition (1):
|Last election||27-29 June 2020|
|Next election||27- 29 December 2020|
The Landsting (lit. the Land's Thing) alternatively the Assembley of the Land is the unicameral legislature of the Kingdom of Demirelia, one of the 6 federal states of the Abeldane Empire. The Landsting was established by Royal Decree of King Patrick I on 30 December 2017.
Powers and duties
The Landsting, under the State Legislatures Act of 2017, has the powers to legislate upon state competences and matters regarding Demirelia. Laws passed by the Reichsversammlung, the Abeldane federal parliament, shall however take precedent over any acts by the Landsting. Acts by the Landsting are traditionally issued in the form of Law Acts.
The table below lists parties currently represented in the Landsting.
|Name||Ideologies||Leader||Jun. 2020 result||Current seats|
|DNA||Demirelian National Alliance
|Social Democracy||Lise Næsheim-Renwick||66,67%|
|DLP||Demirelian Liberal Party
|Social Liberalism||Sean Renwick||33,33%|
The Landsting is a unicameral legislature, with 3 members. These three members may be appointed and dismissed at will by the Demirelian monarch. The monarch automatically holds a non-voting membership in the Landsting.
The Statskansler, the head of government in Demirelia, is appointed by the monarch from among the 3 members of the Landsting. The Statskansler, along with being head of government, also serves as chair of the Landsting.
|Elected MP||Party||Took office||Seat #||Notes|
|Lise Næsheim-Renwick||National Alliance||30 December 2017||1||Statskansler|
|Åse Næsheim||National Alliance||30 December 2017||2|
|Sean Renwick||Liberal Party||29 May 2019||3||Leader of the Opposition|