Supreme People's Council (South Yemen)

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Supreme People's Council (SPC) was the legislature of the People's Democratic Republic of Yemen (South Yemen). According to the 1970 Constitution legislative power was vested the unicameral Supreme People's Council, which consisted of 111 elected members. The Supreme People's Council, that was elected in December 1978, consisted of 71 members of the Yemen Socialist Party and 40 independents.[1]

The Chairman of the Presidium of the Supreme People's Council was also the head of state of South Yemen 1978–1990.

Chairmen of the Presidium of the People's Council

Name Entered Office Left Office
Abdul Fattah Ismail 1970 21 April 1980
Ali Nasir Muhammad 21 April 1980 24 January 1986
Haidar Abu Bakr al-Attas 24 January 1986 22 May 1990


  1. ^ Europa World Year Book 1985
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