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Parliament

Parliament of the Cook Islands

Presiding Officer(s): Hon. Tai Tura
Joined the Commonwealth: 1931
CPA Branch formed: 1 January 1969 Capital 
Unicameral/Bicameral: Unicameral
 

Parliament/Legislature Website: https://parliament.gov.ck/

 

Number of Departmental/Ministry Oversight Committees: 9 (Parliamentary Select Committees: Standing Orders Committee; Special Select Committee; Public Accounts Committee; Crimes Bill Select Committee; Infrastructure Bill Select Committee; Remuneration Tribunal. Standing Select Committees: Government Caucus Committee; Standing Orders Committee; Bills Committee.)

Number of Joint Committees (if bicameral): N/A

Names of House Management (such as Privileges or Procedure) Committees: Standing Orders Committee

Number of Joint Committees (if bicameral): N/A

Names of House Management (such as Privileges or Procedure) Committees: Business Committee

Standing Orders:

 


Articles in The Parliamentarian (2013-2021):

  • Hon. Niki Rattle, View from the CPA Small Branches Chairperson (Issue One, 2021)
  • Hon. Niki Rattle, View from the CPA Small Branches Chairperson (Issue Four, 2020)
  • Hon. Niki Rattle, View from the CPA Small Branches Chairperson (Issue Three, 2020)
  • Hon. Niki Rattle, View from the CPA Small Branches Chairperson (Issue Two, 2020)
  • Hon. Niki Rattle, View from the CPA Small Branches Chairperson (Issue One, 2020)
  • Hon. Taka Hagai MP, Plenary Session 2 Parliamentary innovations in small jurisdictions in the face of financial and human resource challenges (Issue Four, 2017)
  • Hon. Toka Hagai MP, Small Branches Session 1: The role of the Commonwealth in supporting the outcomes of the COP21 Paris Agreement on Climate Change (Issue One, 2017)
  • Mr John Tangi, Small Branches Session 3: Eliminating barriers to women’s leadership in politics in Small Branches (Issue One, 2017)
  • Hon. Niki Rattle, Small Branches Session 3: Eliminating barriers to women’s leadership in politics in Small Branches (Issue One, 2017)
  • Hon. Niki Rattle, Overcoming the Big Challenges for a Small Parliament: The Cook Islands (Issue One, 2014)

Recent CPA Programmatic Activities/News:

  • CPA Small Branches Sustainable Economic Development Workshop, Valetta, Malta (January, 2020)

Hon. Tutai Tura
Speaker of Parliament
Parliament of the Cook Islands tutai.tura@cookislands.gov.ck
Jeannine Daniel
Deputy Clerk of Parliament
Parliament of the Cook Islands jeannine.daniel@cookislands.gov.ck

Key Facts

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Population
15,324
Voting Age
18
Seat of Parliament
Rarotonga