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SAINT KITTS AND NEVIS
National Assembly

GENERAL INFORMATION ABOUT THE PARLIAMENT

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Parliament name National Assembly Parliamentary building
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Structure of parliament Unicameral
Affiliation to the IPU No
Affiliation date(s)
LEADERSHIP
President

Franklin Brand (M) 

Notes Elected on 14 May 2015.
Secretary General Jose Lloyd (M) 
COMPOSITION
Members (statutory / current number) 15 / 15
PERCENTAGE OF WOMEN

Percentage of women
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Women (current number) 2 (13.33%)
Mode of designation directly elected 11
appointed 3
other 1
Notes Appointed: appointed by the Governor General on the advice of the Prime Minister and the leader of the Opposition.
Other: ex officio (the Attorney General when he is not an elected member).
The Speaker may be designated from outside the National Assembly and becomes a member of parliament by virtue of holding the office of Speaker.
Term 5 years
Notes The term of the National Assembly is five years from the first session. General elections are constitutionally due within three months after the end of the legislature.
Last renewal dates 16 February 2015
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CONTACT INFORMATION
Address National Assembly
P.O. Box 164
BASSETERRE, St. Kitts
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Phone (1 869) 467 1010
Fax (1 869) 465 2482 (Clerk)
E-mail
Website

This page was last updated on 19 February 2016
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