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World Bank Meets National Assembly Committee

Tuesday 9th March     WORLD BANK MEETS NATIONAL ASSEMBLY COMMITTEE Speaker solicits World Bank support for parliamentary reform   As the economic reform programme enters in its second phase, the role of the Parliament in ensuring its proper implementation will be ever crucial. The National Assembly, as an Institution through its various Committees, will need to be strengthened in ...

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State of the Nation Address

Wednesday 24th February, 2010     President Michel to address the National Assembly On Friday 26th February, 2010, the President of the Republic of Seychelles, Mr. James A. Michel will be in the Assembly to deliver the State of the Nation Address.   The National Assembly will resume its first session for this year on Tuesday 2nd March 2010 at ...

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Speaker Herminie Attends 20th CSPOC in India

Tuesday 12th January, 2010     Speaker Herminie Attends 20th CSPOC in India   Speakers and Presiding Officers – including the Speaker of the National Assembly Hon. Dr. Patrick Herminie – from 26 commonwealth countries, attended the 20th Speaker’s Conference (CSPOC) held in New Delhi, India recently. Speaker Herminie was accompanied by the Clerk to the National Assembly Ms. Veronique ...

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THE SPEAKER ATTENDS THE 58TH COMMONWEALTH PARLIAMENTARY CONFERENCE

THE SPEAKER ATTENDS THE 58TH COMMONWEALTH PARLIAMENTARY CONFERENCE A delegation from the National Assembly of Seychelles has returned from Sri Lanka after attending the 58th Commonwealth Parliamentary Conference which was held in Colombo from 07th to 15th September 2012.   The delegation was headed by the Speaker, Hon. Dr. Patrick Herminie and comprised of the Leader of the Opposition, Hon. ...

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Calendar of Sittings 2012

CALENDAR OF SITTINGS FOR 2012   THIRD TERM   SEPTEMBER:    25th,   OCTOBER:         2nd, 9th, 16th, 23rd, 30th,   NOVEMBER:       6th, 13th, 20th, 27th – Budget Address   DECEMBER:        4th, 5th, 6th, – Reply, 11th, 18th

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Committee on Government Assurances (COGA)

Main Function The main functions of the Committee on Government Assurances is to scrutinize the assurances, promises and undertakings given by Ministers from time to time on the floor of the Assembly and to:- report on the extent to which such assurances have been implemented and where implemented whether such implementation has taken place within the minimum time necessary for ...

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Committee on Reform and Modernisation (CoRM)

Role and Purpose of the Committee The main role of the Committee on Reform and Modernization (CoRM) is to consider legislative and constitutional reform. The Committee considers the Report of the Constitutional Review Committee and makes concrete proposals to the House on constitutional reform. It also considers and review legislation pertaining to the National Assembly and thereon make proposals to ...

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International Affairs Committee (IAC)

Main Function The Committee’s main function is to work closely with the Ministry of Foreign Affairs on matters and issues of International Relations and report to the Assembly thereon. Terms of Reference To work closely with the Ministry of foreign Affairs, other governmental and non-governmental organizations on international affairs, peace, security and defense and contribute thereon as and when necessary. ...

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Finance and Public Accounts Committee (FPAC)

Main Functions The Finance and Public Accounts Committee is the institutional mechanism for examining the report on the accounts of Government and reporting on the effectiveness and efficiency of public financial management by ensuring transparency and accountability. In addition, all Accounts and Financial Statements laid upon the Table of the House in respect of Statutory Bodies, Public Corporations and Public Companies that are ...

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Standing Orders Committee (SOC)

Main Function The Committee’s main function is to ‘consider all proposals concerning the Rules of Procedure of the Assembly and to report to the Assembly thereon’. Members of the Committee The Committee is comprised of seven Members: Hon. Bernard Georges Hon. Clifford Andre Hon. Wavel Woodcock Hon. Regina Esparon Hon. Basil Hoareau Hon. Waven William Hon. Sebastien Pillay The Committee ...

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