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MEET YOUR LEADERSHIP IN THE THIRD SESSION OF THE FOURTH PARLIAMENT OF THE SECOND REPUBLIC OF SIERRA LEONE


                                                                                                                                   
Hon. Sheku Badara Basiru Dumbuya                                                                                                                      Hon. Chernor Ramadan Maju Bah
Speaker of the House                                                                                                                                            Deputy Speaker of the House

                                                                                                                                     
Hon. Leonard S. Fofanah                                                                                                                                         Hon. Hassan B. Sheriff                       
 Majority Leader & Leader of Govt. Business                                                                                                             Deputy Majority Leader

                                                                                                                                      
Hon. Dr. Bernadette Lahai                                                                                                                                       Hon. Ansumana Jaia Kaikai
Minority Leader of the House                                                                                                                                   Deputy Minority Leader of the House

                                                                                                                                        
Hon. Claude Daniel Melville Kamanda                                                                                                                           Hon. Sidi Tunis                          
Majority Chief Whip of the House                                                                                                                               Minority Chief Whip of the House



Clerk administering Oath to Deputy Speaker of Parliament

NOW:
Do you intend to experince a memorable tour to the Parliament of Sierra Leone?
If this is your first visit to the Legislative Arm of Government, be assured that this guide will help you get the most of your trip.
Sierra Leone's Parliament has a rich history, and you will discover several other aspects of interest when you get there. An officer from the Public Relations Department will walk you through the House of Parliament. 
But first, what does it take to access Parliament?
Section 73(1) of the 1991 Constitution of Sierra Leone establishes Parliament and states that "there shall be a legislature of Sierra Leone which shall be known as Parliament, and shall consist of the President, the Speaker and members of Parliament"

Admission to the House of Parliament is free.  However, there are simple procedures to be followed as captured below:

1. Apart from the President, Speaker, and Members of Parliament, other persons are regarded or referred to as "Strangers". Therefore the revised Standing Orders 79 (2006) of Parliament states "strangers shall be admitted to witness debates in the Chamber and Committee sittings under such rules as Mr. Speaker may make from time to time for that purpose, provided that where it is necessary that the deliberations be held in camera Mr. Speaker or the Chairman shall put forthwith the question "that strangers do withdraw" without permitting any debate or amendment. Notwithstanding anything in this oredr Mr. Speaker or the Chairman may, whenever he thinks fit, order the withdrawal of strangers from any part of the House."