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Parliament

GENERAL INFORMATION ABOUT THE PARLIAMENT

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Parliament name Parliament Parliamentary building
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Structure of parliament Unicameral
Affiliation to the IPU Yes
Affiliation date(s) 1958 - 1966
1970 - 1972
1980 - 1982
1993 -
LEADERSHIP
President

Mike Aaron Ocquaye (M) 

Notes Elected on 7 Jan. 2017.
Secretary General Emmanuel K. Anyimadu (M) 
COMPOSITION
Members (statutory / current number) 275 / 275
PERCENTAGE OF WOMEN

Percentage of women
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Women (current number) 35 (12.73%)
Mode of designation directly elected 275
Notes The Speaker of Parliament is elected by the Members of Parliament. The Speaker may either be an incumbent Member of Parliament or anyone who is qualified to be elected as a Member of Parliament. If a Member of Parliament is elected Speaker, their seat in Parliament becomes vacant. If anyone else is elected Speaker, they do not become a Member of Parliament as a result.
Term 4 years
Last renewal dates 7 December 2016
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CONTACT INFORMATION
Address Parliament of Ghana
Parliament House
ACCRA
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Phone (233 302) 66 40 42
302 66 45 30
Fax (233 302) 66 20 84
66 59 57
E-mail clerk@parliament.gh
Website http://www.parliament.gh/

This page was last updated on 20 January 2017
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