Eswatini

House of Assembly

Political system
Monarchy
Structure of parliament
Bicameral
IPU membership
Yes

Administration

Parliamentary and State budget

Legal document(s) specifying parliament’s power over its budget
Constitution
Other

Notes: Parliamentary Service Act, 2015

Responsibility for preparing the proposal for the parliamentary budget
Parliament and the Executive together
Decision-making about the maximum amount of the parliamentary budget
The Executive decides the maximum amount of the budget
Decision-making about the allocation of the parliamentary budget
The Executive decides how to allocate the budget
National currency
Swazi Lilangeni (SZL)
PPP (Purchasing Power Parity) conversion factor
6.13
(2022)
Parliament’s budget, per year
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Parliament’s budget, per year in PPP
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Offices included in the parliamentary budget
No information available
Budget for the chamber
No information available
There is a separate budget for each chamber in a bicameral parliament
Yes
(2023)
State budget, per year
No information available
Proportion of the State budget devoted to parliament, per year
No information available

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)
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Not applicable. The staff work for the entire parliament.
Yes

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
Other

Notes: Minister of Health and Member of Parliament

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