HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

BARAZA LA WAWAKILISHI

Committee Types

The Standing Administrative Committees of Zanzibar House of Representatives


The steering and House Business Committee; which serves as the Administrative and Management Committees of the House, is constituted by the following members:

1. The Speaker – Chairperson;

2. The Deputy Speaker - Vice Chairperson;

3. Leader of Government Business in the House – Member of the commission;

4. Political Party Chief- Weeps in the House - Members

5. Chairperson of the House

6. Chairpersons of the House Standing Committees;

7. Legal Adviser to the House;

8. Minister responsible for Constitution and Law Affairs

9. Minister responsible for House affairs;

10. Minister responsible for Finance affairs - Member

11. Clerk of the House who shall be the Secretary of this Committees.


THE STEERING COMMITTEE FUNCTIONS:-

1. To consider and advise the speaker on all matters regarding benefits and privileges of the Members

2. Subject to the House Resolution, the committee shall examine matters pertaining to house and committees' developments

3. To consider the plans and services to be served to the Members, and staff benefits during the House sessions or Committee.

4. To determine all matters concerning salary, allowances and other privileges to the Members.

5. To prepare House business programmes.

6. To advise the House on administering its business.


COMMITTEE MEMBERS


This Committee is composed by all Chairpersons of the Standing Committees provided that the Chairperson of the Steering and House business shall not be a Member.

The functions of this Committee are as follows:-

1. To analyse the general objectives of the Government on estimated budget on revenues and expenditures.

2. To work on and scrutinize the annual Drafted Bill for estimated budget on revenue and expenditure.

3. To analyse the Government recommendations if it intends to submit before the House, a Bill on exceeding expenditures in accordance with Standing Orders or the House.


MEMBERS OF CHAIRPERSON'S COMMITTEE


This Committee consists of not less than four and not more than ten members, as the Speaker may determine.

The functions of this Committee are as follows:-

1. To examine and decide all matters concerning with immunities, privileges and powers of the Members of the House; the power of the Speaker, Deputy Speaker and Chairperson of the House, which has been submitted before the Committee by the Speaker or any other Member of the House.

2. To examine and advise the Speaker on any complain against his decision or decision of Deputy Speaker or Chairperson of the House, which has been submitted before this Committee by any Member of the House.


MEMBERS OF ETHICS AND IMMUNITY OF MEMBER'S COMMITTEE


Hon. Zubeir Ali Maulid (Speaker)

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