During the general election held on April 7, 2014, a new National Assembly was elected. The first sitting of this new Assembly is slated for Tuesday, May 6, 2014, at 2:00 p.m. This will mark the beginning of the first parliamentary session of the 41th Legislature.
The Committee on the National Assembly has a certain number of powers relating to the operation of the other parliamentary committees. For instance, the Committee
The Standing Orders of the National Assembly state that the Committee on the National Assembly must meet to consider these matters, which must be decided unanimously, not later than the third day on which the Assembly sits following the election of the President at the opening of a Legislature. The Committee must also meet as often as needed during the Legislature.