After a general election, the party or party alliance which commands a majority forms the Government, while the other party or party alliance provides the Opposition. The Leader of the second largest majority party in the Assembly becomes the Leader of the Opposition. The Leader of the Opposition is nominated by the President. His task is usually to level criticism against the policy and administration of Government and to outline the alternative policies.
The Leader of the Opposition as from 20 December 2016:
The Hon. Charles Gaetan Xavier-Luc DUVAL, G.C.S.K