Electoral system for national legislature - Sierra Leone

Country: 
Sierra Leone
Question: 
Electoral system for national legislature
Answer: 
FPTP
Source: 

Constitution (1991, as amended in 2008)

38. (1) Sierra Leone shall be divided into such constituencies for the purpose of electing the Members of Parliament referred to in paragraph (b) of subsection (1) of section 74 of this Constitution as the Electoral Commission, acting with the approval of Parliament signified by resolution of Parliament, may prescribe.

(2) Every constituency established under this section shall return one Member of Parliament.

The Public Elections Act, 2012

56. Members of Parliament shall comprise–

(a) the twelve Paramount Chief members referred to in paragraph (a) of subsection (1) of section 74 of the Constitution; and

(b) one hundred and twelve ordinary members.

58. A general election of ordinary members of Parliament shall be by the one-member constituency system under subsection (2) of section 38 of the Constitution.