Parliamentary Committees

  • Standing Commitees
  • Sessional Select Committees
Pursuant to Article 119A of the Constitution, as soon as may be the beginning of each National Assembly there shall be appointed a Standing Committee for Constitutional Reform for the purpose of the continually reviewing the effectiveness of the working of the Constitution and making periodic reports there on to...
The Sectoral Committees, in the exercise of their responsibilities, have the power to examine all policies and administration for each sector to determine whether the execution of Government policy is in consonance with the principle of good governance and in the best interest of the nation.
The Sectoral Committees, in the exercise of their responsibilities, have the power to examine all policies and administration for each sector to determine whether the execution of Government policy is in consonance with the principle of good governance and in the best interest of the nation.
The Sectoral Committees, in the exercise of their responsibilities, have the power to examine all policies and administration for each sector to determine whether the execution of Government policy is in consonance with the principle of good governance and in the best interest of the nation.
The Parliamentary Oversight Committee on the Security Sector examines the policies and administration of the entities in the security sector, namely the Disciplined Forces of Guyana The Committee has the power to co-opt experts or enlist the aid of other persons of appropriate expertise, whether or not such experts or...
The Committee on Appointments has the responsibility to: -      identify the appropriated bodies for consultation in the appointment of the relevant members of Commissions established under the Constitution, conduct the necessary consultation with them and, where necessary, receive nominations from appropriated bodies; -  ...
The Public Accounts Committee has the following responsibilities: -      examine the audited accounts, as presented in the Auditor General's Report, showing the appropriation of sums granted by the National Assembly to meet pubic expenditure and such other accounts laid before the Assembly as the...
The Parliamentary Management Committee considers and decides on matters relating to -      the business of the National Assembly; -      such other matters which the Committee may wish to consider; and -       such other matters...
The Committee of Selection -     nominates Members to sit on all Committees of the National Assembly, except the Committee of the Whole; and -     considers such other matters referred to it by the Assembly.
There shall be a Committee of the Whole Assembly to be called the Committee of Supply. The deliberations of the Committee shall be in public. It shall be the duty of the Committee of Supply to consider the Estimates and Supplementary Estimates of Expenditure and Statements if Excesses presented to...
The Statutory Instruments Committee has the duty of considering all such instruments (as defined by the Interpretation and General Clauses Act, Cap 2:01, for the time being in force) as under the authority of any law to be laid before the Assembly, and are to be subject to negative resolution within...
Any matter which appears to affect the powers and privileges of the Assembly is referred to this Committee whose duty is to consider any such matter and to report thereon to the Assembly.
The Assembly Committee considers and advises the Speaker upon all matters connected with the comfort and convenience of Members of the Assembly.
The Standing Orders Committee considers from time to time and reports on all matters relating to the Standing Orders which are referred to it by the Assembly.