The core mandate of the Division House Proceedings is to render Secretarial and Procedural Services to the House and the Presiding Officers.
- SECRETARIAL SERVICES
THE DIVISION HOUSE PROCEEDINGS SERVES AS THE SECRETARIAT OF THE HOUSE AND PROVIDES THE FOLLOWING SERVICES:
Development of House Order Papers in consultation with the Programming Committee
Safe- keeping of the Minutes of the Proceedings (House Journals)
Development of the ATC (Announcements, Tablings and Commitee Reports)
Co-ordination of Parliamentary Questions and their Responses and the eventual development of the Parliamentary Question Papers
Development of the Legislative Programme in consultation with the Programming Committee
Facilitate the filling of vacancies in the House as and when they occur
Organize the annual State of the Province Address (SOPA)
- PROCEDURAL SERVICES
Rendering of procedural advice to the Presiding Officers, both during and after the sitting of the House
Check Compliance with the House Rules and all other applicable legislation in respect of the following:
Legislative Proposals (Bills)
Committee Reports and other Reports and Papers e.g Auditor General’s Reports etc.