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Parliament of Jamaica

Hon. Marisa Dalrymple-Philibert, MP, Speaker of the House of Representatives
Joint CPA Jamaica Branch President
Parliament of Jamaica clerk@japarliament.gov.jm
Senator Hon. Thomas Tavares-Finson, CD, QC, JLP, President of the Senate
Joint CPA Jamaica Branch President
Parliament of Jamaica clerk@japarliament.gov.jm
Ms Heather Cooke, Clerk to the Houses of Parliament
CPA Jamaica Branch Secretary
Parliament of Jamaica clerk@japarliament.gov.jm

Joined the Commonwealth: 6 August 1962

CPA Branch formed: 1 January 1933

Unicameral/Bicameral: Bicameral - House of Representatives (63), Senate (21)

Parliament/Legislature website: Houses of Parliament

Number of Departmental/Ministry Oversight Committees: Currently 7.

Number of Joint Committees (if bicameral): 9

Names of House Management (such as Privileges or Procedure) Committees: Standing Orders; House; Privileges; Ethics N.B. (These committees exist in both the Senate and the House of Representatives)

Standing Orders: House of Representatives, Senate

Constitution: click here


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Key Facts

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Population
2,868,380
Date of Independence
06 Aug 1962
CPA Branch Formed
06 Aug 1962
Voting Age
18
Seat of Parliament
Kingston