Parliament of Trinidad and Tobago

Parliament of Trinidad and Tobago

Parliament of the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago
Type
Type
Houses Senate
House of Representatives
Seats 31 Senators
41 Members of Parliament (MPs)
Elections
7 September 2015
Meeting place
The Red House
Website
http://www.ttparliament.org/
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The Parliament of Trinidad and Tobago is the legislative branch of the Government of Trinidad and Tobago. The Parliament is bicameral. It consists of the elected House of Representatives, which has 41 members elected for a five-year term in single-seat constituencies, and the Senate which has 31 members appointed by the President: 16 Government Senators appointed on the advice of the Prime Minister, 6 Opposition Senators appointed on the advice of the Leader of the Opposition and 9 Independent Senators appointed by the President to represent other sectors of civil society.

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See also

External links

  • Website of the Parliament of the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago