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House of Representatives

GENERAL INFORMATION ABOUT THE PARLIAMENTARY CHAMBER

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Parliament name National Assembly Parliamentary building
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Structure of parliament Bicameral
Chamber name House of Representatives
Related chamber (for bicameral parliaments) Senate
Affiliation to the IPU No
Affiliation date(s)
LEADERSHIP
President

Michael Peyrefitte (M) 

Notes Elected on 21 March 2012.
Secretary General Eddie Webster (M) 
Notes Appointed on 12 Apr. 2010.
COMPOSITION
Members (statutory / current number) 32 / 32
PERCENTAGE OF WOMEN

Percentage of women
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Women (current number) 1 (3.13%)
Mode of designation directly elected 31
other 1
Notes Other: the Speaker may be designated from outside parliament and becomes a member of parliament by virtue of holding the office of Speaker.
Term 5 years
Last renewal dates 7 March 2012
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CONTACT INFORMATION
Address The House of Representatives
National Assembly Building
P.O.Box 139
BELMOPAN, Cayo District
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Phone 501 822 2141
2142
2144
Fax 501 822 3889
E-mail clerkna@bna.gov.bz
Website http://www.nationalassembly.gov.bz/

This page was last updated on 2 May 2012
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