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How many terms can Canadian prime minister serve?

Under this system, Prime Minister Mackenzie King was Canada's longest-serving prime minister, holding office in three non-consecutive terms for a total of twenty-one years and one hundred fifty-four days.

Similarly one may ask, how long is the prime minister's term?

No directly set terms, but the Prime Minister must maintain the support of the House of Commons which, by statute has a maximum term of 4 years. No directly set terms, but Premiers must maintain the support of their respective provincial or territorial legislative assemblies which have a maximum term of 5 years.

Similarly, who is the longest serving prime minister? The Prime Minister with the longest single term was Sir Robert Walpole, lasting 20 years and 315 days from 3 April 1721 until 11 February 1742.

Then, how many terms can Israeli prime minister serve?

Prime Minister of Israel

Prime Minister of Israel ????? ?????????????
Term length 4 years (maximum)
Inaugural holder David Ben-Gurion
Formation 14 May 1948
Deputy Deputy Prime Minister

How many prime ministers has Canada had?

Nineteen of Canada's prime ministers have been born in Canada.

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