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MISSION:

To enact legislation, to ensure the good governance of the country and to ensure the protection of the Civil Rights of individuals.  

 

SCOPE:

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Parliament Office

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Office of the Parliamentary Commissioner/Ombudsman

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Office of the Leader of the Opposition

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The newly established constituency offices

 

Honourable Peter Foster

Speaker of the House of Assembly

 

[Members of the House of Assembly]

 

PRIORITIES:

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To provide an independent forum for the handling of complaints for the public sector

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To investigate complaints against abuse of Civil and Constitutional rights

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To make recommendations to Parliament based on (1) and (2)

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To Prepare Annual Reports

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To initiate investigations on any matter in which the Commissioner considers that some person or body of persons has sustained an injustice

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To liaise with departments of Government local authorities, statutory bodies or any other authority as may be prescribed by Parliament

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To disseminate information to the public on the work of the office and their basic human and constitutional rights, i.e. the organizing of workshops, seminars and the holding of discussions on the above

 

Senator the Honorable Claudius James Francis

President of the Senate

 

[Members of the Senate]

 

 

 

Parliamentary Commissioner

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To provide assistance to complainants in the preparation of their submissions to their lawyers for action to be taken under the Administrative Justice Act.

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Hosting meetings of the House of Assembly and the Senate

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Production of Hansards and Journals

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Ensuring the smooth running/functioning of the various constituency

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Production of reports of the various committees of Parliament

Address

Parliament Office

Laborie Street

Castries

Saint Lucia, West Indies

Telephone : (758) 468-3917

 

Fax : (758) 452-5451

 

Email : parliament@gosl.gov.lc

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Exchange of parliamentary procedures and fostering stronger relations with other parliaments in the Commonwealth

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Timely preparation of Votes and proceeds following House of Assembly and Senate Sittings

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Maintaining good relations with schools and the general public

KEY RESULTS

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A better informed public on the operations of Legislature

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Preparation of reports consistent with Corporate and Agency deadlines

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Amendments to existing legislation where necessary

bullet Prompt and efficient investigation of complaints
 

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