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Senate

GENERAL INFORMATION ABOUT THE PARLIAMENTARY CHAMBER

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Parliament name Parliament Parliamentary building
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Structure of parliament Bicameral
Chamber name Senate
Related chamber (for bicameral parliaments) National Assembly
Affiliation to the IPU Yes
Affiliation date(s) 2008 -
LEADERSHIP
President

Refiloe Mokitimi (F) 

Notes Elected on 11 July 2017.
Secretary General Khotso Manamolela (a.i.) (M) 
COMPOSITION
Members (statutory / current number) 33 / 30
PERCENTAGE OF WOMEN

Percentage of women
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Women (current number) 8 (26.67%)
Mode of designation appointed 11
other 22
Notes Appointed members: appointed by the King on the advice of the Council of State.
Other: 22 Principal Chiefs.
Term 5 years
Last renewal dates 11 July 2017
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CONTACT INFORMATION
Address The Senate
P.O. Box 553 - MASERU 100
(Export mailing lists)
Phone (266) 22 31 53 38
Fax (266) 22 31 00 23
E-mail info@senate.ls
Website http://www.parliament.ls/

This page was last updated on 2 August 2017
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