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​​ The Deputy Speaker of ​the​ N​ational Assem​​​bly


At the beginning of each Parliament, the House also elects a Member to the position of Deputy Speaker, proceeding in the same manner as for the election of the Speaker. In the absence of the Speaker or whenever requested by the latter, the Deputy Speaker takes the Chair and has the same powers and functions as the Speaker.
 
The Deputy Speaker is also the Chairman of Committees when the Speaker chooses not to chair the Committee.


Honourable  NAZURALLY Mohammud Zahid​

as from 21 November  2019



The Deputy Chairman of Committees


The Deputy Chairman of Committees is another official of the National Assembly elected from amongst its Members. The process of election of the Deputy Chairman of Committees is similar to that of the Deputy Speaker . In the absence of both the Speaker and the Deputy Speaker, the Deputy Chairman of Committees presides over the Committee of the whole House.

​ NUCKCHEDDY Sanjit Kumar​ 

as from 21 November  2019

 

 



 

 


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Former Deputy Speakers​​

 

​Former Deputy Chairman of Committees