CPA Recommended Benchmarks for Democratic Legislatures
Field Guide for Parliaments

The Commonwealth Parliamentary Association (CPA) Recommended Benchmarks for Democratic Legislatures provide a framework for excellence in Commonwealth parliamentary and legislative practice. This field guide will assist Parliaments and Legislatures is completing their self-assessment against the CPA Benchmarks.

To view the CPA Benchmarks Field Guide please click here.


To view the CPA Recommended Benchmarks for Democratic Legislatures please click here.

The CPA Benchmarks are also being implemented as part of the Commonwealth Partnership for Democracy #CP4D.

For further information about the Commonwealth Parliamentary Association (CPA) Recommended Benchmarks for Democratic Legislatures and to find out about programmes available for your Parliament or Legislature please contact the CPA Headquarters Secretariat via hq.sec@cpahq.org.

Updated 24/10/2019/CPAHQ