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House of RepresentativesSenate

House of Representatives

About parliament

Basic information such as the official name of parliament and details of its structure and leadership. Also includes the current breakdown of MPs by sex and age, and provisions for quotas and reserved seats.

Parliament name
Parliament
Chamber name
House of Representatives
Structure & Status of parliament This field is to indicate lower/upper in the back end.
Lower chamber
Parliamentary term (years)
5

IPU membership

Affiliation periods

Speaker

Official title The Speaker may for example be known as the Presiding Officer, President, Chairman/Chairperson, etc.
Speaker of the House of Representatives
Speaker
Leo Cato (Male)
Term
31.08.2022
Additional information
Elected on 31 Aug. 2022.
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Secretary General

Official title This post is most commonly called Secretary General or Clerk. It may also be called Secretary, Head/Chief of the Secretariat, Director General, etc.
Clerk
Secretary General
Andrew Augustine (Male)
Notes Additional information about the Secretary General, in particular regarding their term.
Appointed on 1 Feb. 2019.

Members

Statutory number of members Statutory number of members, as defined in the constitution or other fundamental law.
Principal mode of designation of members
Directly elected members Directly elected by citizens.
15
Other members For example, ex-officio members of parliament, such as Cabinet members, members of the royal family, Attorney General, Speaker if appointed from outside parliament.
1
Note on the statutory number of members
Other: The Speaker*
*The Speaker may be elected either from among the members of the House of Representatives who are not Ministers or Parliamentary Secretaries, or from among persons who are not members of the House of Representatives and becomes a member of the House by virtue of holding the office of Speaker.
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Current number of members Number of members who currently hold seats in parliament. May be lower or higher than the statutory number of members.
16
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Men The number of male parliamentarians who currently hold seats in parliament.
11
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Women The number of female parliamentarians who currently hold seats in parliament.
5
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Percentage of women Calculated by dividing the current number of women by the current number of members.
31.25% See historical data for this field.
Statutory number of members per country As defined in the constitution or other fundamental laws. Combines the number of parliamentarians in both chambers in bicameral parliaments.
Population (in thousands) Source: United Nations, World Population Prospects.
113
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Inhabitants per parliamentarian Calculated by dividing the population by the statutory number of parliamentarians.
4,036 See historical data for this field.

Age

Data on the age of parliamentarians is collected at the start of the legislature, following the most recent elections. This data is not updated during the legislature, except when parliament notifies the IPU of a change in the youngest or oldest member.

Average age of all members
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Youngest member (years) Age at the time of the last election or renewal.
Youngest member
Emmalin Pierre (Female)
Oldest member (years) Age at the time of the last election or renewal.
73
Oldest member
Elvin Nimrod (Male)

Reserved seats and quotas

There are reserved seats in parliament for certain groups Reserved seats are a means to ensure the parliamentary representation of certain groups in society.
Electoral quota for women Quotas to promote the representation of women in parliament.
Electoral quota for youth Quotas to promote the representation of youth in parliament.