The French Community
The French Community exercises its powers in the Walloon provinces (except the German-speaking communes) and in Brussels.
In the French Community, the legislative power is exercised by a Parliament and a Government. The legislative assembly - the Parliament of the French Community - consists of 94 members: the 75 elected representatives of the Walloon Parliament and 19 French-speaking elected representatives of the Parliament of Brussels-Capital Region.
The Parliament of the French Community delegates ten of its members to seats in the Senate: they are the community senators.
The Parliament votes on decrees: these are the laws of the French Community.
The Government of the French Community exercises the executive power. It consists of a maximum of eight members, including the Minister-President. At least one Minister must reside in the Brussels-Capital Region.
The other communities of our country are the German-speaking Community and the Flemish Community.
Both the Parliament and the Ministry of the French Community have their own information service and an official web site.