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Functions of the Office of the Clerk to Parliament

The Parliament of Uganda (PHOTO /Courtesy).

The Office of the Clerk to Parliament was established after a comprehensive organisational review of the Parliamentary Service carried out in 2003.

The Office of the Clerk comprises the Clerk to the House, two Deputy Clerks; one in-charge of Legislature Services and the other in-charge of Administrative Services and the General Counsel to Parliament in-charge of Legislative, Procedural, Litigation and Compliance Services.

Functions of the Office of the Clerk

To provide a vision and leadership to the Parliamentary Service and for initiating the strategies to acheive that vision.

To provide advice and guidance to the Speaker with respect to the rules, procedures and protocol of Parliament and directs the internal management of the Service.

The Clerk to Parliament is the de-facto Chief Executive Officer of the Parliamentary Service.

Deputy Clerk (Parliamentary Affairs)

Heads and oversees the activities of Parliamentary Affairs Directorate comprising four Departments; The Parliamentary Budget Office, Department of the Clerks, Department of Official Report and Department of Research Services.

Deputy Clerk (Corporate Affairs)

Heads and oversees the activities of Corporate Affairs Directorate comprising eight Departments; Department of Finance, Department of Administration and Transport Logistics, Department of Sergeant-At-Arms, Department of Library Services, Department of Information and Communication Technology, Department of Human Resource, Department of Corporate Planning and Strategy and Department of Communication and Public Affairs.

General Counsel to Parliament

Heads and oversees the activities of the Office of the General Counsel to Parliament comprising two Departments; Department of Legislative and Procedural Services and Department of Litigation and Compliance.

Departments and Political Offices in the Parliamentary Service

The Office of the Speaker

The Office of the Deputy Speaker

The Office of the Leader of Government Business

The Office of the Leader of the Opposition

The Office of the Clerk to Parliament

The Department of Administration and Transport Logistics

The Department of Clerks

The Commission Secretariat

The Department of Communication and Public Affairs

The Department of Corporate Planning and Strategy

The Department of Finance

The Department of Human Resource

The Department of Information and Communication Technology

The Department of Legislative and Procedural Services

The Department of Library Services

The Department of Litigation and Compliance

The Department of Official Report (Hansard)

The Department of Research Services

The Department of Sergeant-At-Arms

The Parliamentary Budget Office

The Institute of Parliamentary Studies

 

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