Partners and Related Bodies
→ Zanzibar House of Representatives
: The Zanzibar House of Representatives is one of the two parts forming the Zanzibar Legislative organ. The Zanzibar President on one part and the Representatives on the other part of the House.
Zanzibar together with Mainland Tanzania forms the United Republic of Tanzania. The House of Representatives is legislative body for non Union matters in Zanzibar, while Union matters are dealt with the Parliament of the United Republic of Tanzania.
As a Representative body of the people, the Zanzibar House of Representatives is mandated to oversight the Government of Zanzibar.
→ Inter-Parliamentary Union (IPU)
: The IPU is the international organization of Parliaments (Article 1 of the Statutes of the Inter-Parliamentary Union). It was established in 1889. The Union is the focal point for world-wide parliamentary dialogue and works for peace and co-operation among peoples and for the firm establishment of representative democracy.
→ Kenya National Assembly
: Establishment Chapter eight of the Constitution of Kenya (the Constitution) establishes the Legislature. Article 93 of the Constitution states that
→ Parliament of Uganda
: The Administration of Parliament Act, 1997 provides for the organisation and administration of the Parliament of Uganda and for the employment and remuneration of staff of the Parliamentary Service
→ Parliament of Tanzania
: Tanzania Parliament derives its mandate and functions from the Constitution of the United Republic of Tanzania of 1977, the laws of Tanzania and its own rules of procedure. Chapter 3 of the Constitution of the United Republic of Tanzania contains Articles that provide for the establishment, composition and functions of the Parliament.
→ Parliament of Rwanda
: The Parliament of Rwanda is bicameral. It consists of two chambers: - The Senate, - The Chamber of Deputies. After the transitional period (1994-2003); - The first legislature of the Chamber of Deputies commenced in 2003 to 2008, - The Second legislature commenced in 2008 and ended in 2013. - The third legislature commenced in 2013 and will end in 2018. - The first legislature of the Senate commenced in 2003 and ended in 2011. - The second legislature of the Senate commenced in 2011 and will end in 2019.
→ National Assembly of Burundi
: The National Assembly is the lower House of the Parliament of Burundi, located in Bujumbura, Burundi. It is elected every five years, on a party-list system with closed-lists so as to restore proportionalities.
→ The Senate - Burundi
: La Constitution du Royaume du Burundi, promulguée par le Roi Mwambutsa IV le 16 octobre 1962, permettait en effet la création d’un Sénat puisqu’elle indiquait que « le pouvoir législatif s’exerce collectivement par le Roi, l’Assemblée nationale et le Sénat » (art. 24), mais elle ne l’imposait pas : elle se bornait à en prévoir la possibilité puisque l’article 50 disposait que « le Sénat pourra être créé sur l’initiative du pouvoir législatif » (en fait, le Roi et l’Assemblée nationale).
→ Agora - Portal for Parliamentary Development
: AGORA (www.agora-parl.org) is the leading global knowledge platform on parliamentary development. It has been designed as a flexible tool and a meeting space used by Parliamentarians, parliamentary staff and the community of practice in order to facilitate information exchange.