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GUYANA
Parliament of the Co-operative Republic of Guyana

GENERAL INFORMATION ABOUT THE PARLIAMENT

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Parliament name Parliament of the Co-operative Republic of Guyana Parliamentary building
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Structure of parliament Unicameral
Affiliation to the IPU Yes
Affiliation date(s) 1981 - 1985
2016 -
LEADERSHIP
President

Barton Scotland (M) 

Notes Elected on 10 June 2015.
Secretary General Sherlock E. Isaacs (M) 
COMPOSITION
Members (statutory / current number) 69 / 69
PERCENTAGE OF WOMEN

Percentage of women
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Women (current number) 21 (30.43%)
Mode of designation directly elected 65
other 4
Notes Other: includes three non-elected ministers and the Speaker.
Note: A maximum of four non-elected ministers and two non-elected Parliamentary Secretaries may sit in the National Assembly. If the Speaker is not an elected member, he or she becomes a member of the National Assembly by virtue of holding the office of Speaker. The National Assembly may thus have up to 72 members.
Term 5 years
Last renewal dates 11 May 2015
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CONTACT INFORMATION
Address National Assembly
Parliament Office
Public Buildings
Brickdam, Stabroek
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Phone (592) 226-8456-9
226 1465
Fax (592) 225 1357
E-mail sherlockeisaacs@gmail.com
Website http://www.parliament.gov.gy/

This page was last updated on 18 April 2016
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