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Marshall Islands

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Parliament

Parliamentary budget

Responsibility for preparing the proposal for the parliamentary budget Responsibility for preparing the proposal for the parliamentary budget: Parliament; The Executive; Parliament and the Executive together; Other
Decision-making about the maximum amount of the parliamentary budget Decision-making about the maximum amount of the parliamentary budget: Parliament decides the maximum amount of the budget; The amount of the budget is agreed between Parliament and the Executive; The Executive decides the maximum amount of the budget; Other
Parliament decides the maximum amount of the budget
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Decision-making about the allocation of the parliamentary budget Decision-making about the allocation of the parliamentary budget: Parliament decides how to allocate the budget; The Executive can request Parliament to modify the budget allocation; The Executive can require Parliament to modify the budget allocation; The Executive decides how to allocate the budget; Other
The Executive decides how to allocate the budget
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National currency
US Dollars (USD)
PPP (Purchasing Power Parity) conversion factor See: http://data.worldbank.org/indicator/PA.NUS.PPP
1.08
Parliament’s budget, per year
Not available
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Notes For some parliaments, data can not be presented on an annual basis, for example because parliamentary sessions run from April to March of the following year. In such cases, the period to which the data corresponds is specified here.
2011
Not applicable. There is not a separate budget for each chamber in a bicameral parliament.
Yes

Parliamentary staff

The parliamentary administration is independent from the government Members of the parliamentary administration may be fully independent from the government For example, certain countries have a ‘parliamentary civil service’ that is different from the general civil service, which works for the Executive.
Parliament has control over the recruitment of parliamentary staff Certain parliaments control the recruitment of parliamentary staff. Parliament decides - independently from the government- when to recruit staff, what procedures to use, who to recruit, etc.
There is an official gender equality policy in the parliamentary administration Certain parliaments may have an official gender equality policy which may, for instance, address to the recruitment and promotion of women in the parliamentary administration.
Number of permanent staff employed by parliament (full time equivalent (FTE) positions)
Not available
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Not applicable. The staff work for the entire parliament.
Yes

Secretary General

Authority that selects the Secretary General Authority that selects the Secretary General.