The Secretariat of the Assembly is headed by the Clerk of the Assembly. He provides the Speaker and Members with secretarial assistance. He is the chief administrative officer of the National Assembly and works under the control of the Speaker. He is a permanent officer and a member of the Civil Service, having expert knowledge in parliamentary procedures and practice. He is the custodian of all documents and records pertaining to the Assembly. He advises the Speaker and Members on matters of procedure. He sits at the Table. He sends to each Member a copy of the Order Paper. The Clerk must see to it that the bills passed by the National Assembly are assented to by the President of the Republic and published in the Government Gazette.
In the performance of his duties, the Clerk is assisted by the Deputy Clerk and a Clerk Assistant.
Clerk of the National Assembly
LOTUN MUHAMMAD Safeena (Mrs)
Deputy Clerk of the National Assembly
RAMCHURN Urmeelah Devi (Ms)
Clerk Assistants of the National Assembly
GOPALL Navin (Mr)
SEETUL Darshinee (Ms)