How does Parliament work?


Parliament conducts its business in both Committees and the Plenary. Parliament sets up Sectoral Committees (at the beginning of each session), Standing Committees (at the beginning of a new term of Parliament, and again after two and half years) and other Committees such as Select Committees and Ad hoc Committees to help in handling different matters before it.

Members of Parliament transact business through these committees before it is considered by the Plenary.

Article 90 (1) of the Constitution states “Parliament shall appoint Standing Committees and other committees necessary for the efficient discharge of its functions.”