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Setting up of Committees


The Legal Framework for the setting up of Committees The Constitution of the Republic of Seychelles provides the legal requirements for the setting up of National Assembly standing committees and other committees that are required to competently fulfill its obligations. Article 104 of the Constitution makes provision for the setting up of two standing committees – The Standing Orders Committee (SOC) The ...

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Media Committee

Roles and Responsibilities The Media Committee is one of the seven Standing Committees of the National Assembly. It was created in March 2012 pursuant to order 84 of the Standing Orders through a motion tabled by Hon. Charles De Commarmond. The purpose of the Media Committee as set by its Terms of Reference (TOR) is to ensure fair, proper, dignified ...

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Committee of Women Parliamentarians (CWP)

ROLES AND RESPONSIBILITIES The role and responsibilities of the Committee of Women Parliamentarians is to provide an opportunity for women members and other interested parties to meet together to share experiences, seek solutions and discuss topics of particular significance or relevance to women in the parliament and legislatures. As per its Terms of Reference (TOR) the Committee also considers questions ...

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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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