The Academy
Parliament

Parliament of Dominica

Hon. Joseph Isaac, MHA, Speaker of the House of Assembly
CPA Dominica Branch President
House of Assembly of Dominica houseofassembly@dominica.gov.dm
Mr Daniel James, Clerk of the House of Assembly
CPA Dominica Branch Secretary
House of Assembly of Dominica clerkhoa@dominica.gov.dm

Joined the Commonwealth: 3 November 1978

CPA Branch formed: 1 January 1946

Unicameral/Bicameral: Unicameral - House of Assembly (32)

Parliament/Legislature website: House of Assembly of Dominica

Number of Departmental/Ministry Oversight Committees: Currently 1 - Public Accounts Committee.

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

Standing Orders: click here

Constitution: click here


Recent CPA Programmatic Activities/News:

From 23-25 September 2020, the CPA Headquarters Secretariat hosted a Post-Election Seminar for Members of the Dominica House of Assembly, which saw sessions delivered on a variety of topics, including Parliamentary Questions and Debates; Standing Orders and Precedent; The Committee System; ad, The Administration of Parliament among many others.

In December 2020, the CPA Headquarters Secretariat welcomed two delegates, representing the CPA Dominica Branch, at the first ever Virtual Commonwealth Youth Parliament where participants debated a number of issues including youth unemployment and COVID-19.

Key Facts

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Population
71,293
Date of Independence
03 Nov 1978
CPA Branch Formed
01 Jan 1946
Voting Age
18
Seat of Parliament
Roseau