The law may establish a special district to ensure participation in the House of Representatives of ethnic groups and political minorities and Colombians abroad. Through this division may choose up to five (5) Representatives. CLAUSE transient. The Congress shall regulate the international division no later than December 16, 2005, if not, will the National Government within fifteen (15) days of that date, including among other things: registration of candidates, registration of citizens eligible to vote abroad, mechanisms to promote participation and completion of vote counting through the Consulates and state funding for visits abroad by the elected representative. (Amended by Decree 617 of March 7, 2005 and Decree 2545 of 2005) Article 177. To be elected representative must be a citizen and have more than twenty five years of age at the date of choice.
ARTICLE 178. The House of Representatives shall have the following special powers: To elect the Ombudsman. Browse and it concluded the general account budget and treasury to submit the Comptroller General of the Republic. Impeach before the Senate when there are constitutional reasons, the President of the Republic or his substitute, the justices of the Supreme Court of Justice of the Constitutional Court and the State Council, Members of the Supreme Judicial Council, the Attorney General’s Office, the Attorney General’s Office and the Comptroller General of the Republic. Hear complaints and grievances presented to it by the Attorney General’s Office or by individuals before the said officials and, if they give credit, found in these charges before the Senate.