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Powers and Functions of the House of Peoples’ Representatives

The House has powers and functions stated in the constitution, articles 55, 70(1), 79(4) (c), 82(2) (c), 101, 102, 103, and 104. The following are the main powers and functions of the House:

  • Enacting laws,
  • Scrutinizing and endorsing the federal government budget,
  • Overseeinggovernment bodies’ operations and where necessary to take a measure against,
  • Establishing and organizing its own various committees and other important organs,
  • Electing and approving the appointment of government officials proposed by government and/or nominated by itself,

Making an arrangement for MPs of the House to meet their respective constituents in course of discharging their public representation duty.

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