Sao Tome and Principe

National Assembly

Political system
Presidential-Parliamentary
Structure of parliament
Unicameral
IPU membership
Yes

Administration

Parliamentary and State budget

Legal document(s) specifying parliament’s power over its budget
Constitution
Standing Orders of Parliament
Responsibility for preparing the proposal for the parliamentary budget
Parliament
Decision-making about the maximum amount of the parliamentary budget
The amount of the budget is agreed between Parliament and the Executive
Decision-making about the allocation of the parliamentary budget
Parliament decides how to allocate the budget
National currency
Sao Tomean Dobra (STD)
PPP (Purchasing Power Parity) conversion factor
11.91
(2022)
Parliament’s budget, per year
134,141,100 STD
(2022)
Parliament’s budget, per year in PPP
12,272,745
(2022)
Offices included in the parliamentary budget
No information available
State budget, per year
3,870,985,000 STD
(2022)
Proportion of the State budget devoted to parliament, per year
0.035
(2022)

Parliamentary staff

The parliamentary administration is independent from the government
Yes
Parliament has control over the recruitment of parliamentary staff
Yes
There is one or more gender equality policy that applies to the parliamentary administration
No
Links to gender equality policies
No information available
Number of staff employed by the parliament (FTE)
119
(2022)

Secretary General

Authority that selects the Secretary General
Bureau/Parliamentary board
Chamber/Parliament votes to approve the selection of the Secretary General
No
Length of term of the Secretary General
No fixed term
Previous occupation of the current Secretary General
Parliamentary staff

Historical data for IPU membership

Historical data for IPU membership
Year IPU membership
2020-09
List of values for 2020-09
No
2019-04
List of values for 2019-04
No
2018-06
List of values for 2018-06
No