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Senate

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 Senate
Related chamber (for bicameral parliaments) House of Representatives
Affiliation to the IPU No
Affiliation date(s)
LEADERSHIP
President

Marco Pech (M) 

Notes Elected on 21 mars 2012.
Secretary General Eddie Webster (M) 
Notes Appointed on 12 Apr. 2010.
COMPOSITION
Members (statutory / current number) 13 / 13
PERCENTAGE OF WOMEN

Percentage of women
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Women (current number) 5 (38.46%)
Mode of designation appointed 12
other 1
Notes Appointed members: Six members are appointed on the advice of the Prime Minister; three on the advice of the Leader of the Opposition; one on the advice of the Belize Council of Churches and the Evangelical Association of Churches; one on the advice of the Belize Chamber of Commerce and Industry and the Belize Business Bureau; and one on the advice of the National Trade Union Congress of Belize and the Civil Society Steering Committee.
Other: the Speaker may be designated from outside the Senate and becomes a member of the Senate by virtue of holding the office of Speaker.
Term 5 years
Last renewal dates 21 March 2012
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CONTACT INFORMATION
Address The Senate
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 27 March 2012
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