CAMEROON: PARLIAMENT MEETS IN CONGRESS ON 6 MARCH

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Cavaye Yeguie Djibril, president of the National Assembly of Cameroon, has just signed an order convening the Parliament in Congress.

On this occasion, the National Assembly and the Senate will meet to receive the oath of the members of the Constitutional Council, appointed by presidential decree on February 7, 2018. The National Assembly and the Senate must receive the oath of the members of the Constitutional Council at the Palais des Congrès in Yaoundé.

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The decree of the President of the National Assembly is in conformity with the provisions of the Constitution of Cameroon which, in its article 14, paragraph 4, stipulates:

“The two chambers can meet in Congress at the request of the President of the Republic: for hear a communication or receive a message from the President of the Republic;to receive the oath of the members of the Constitutional Council ; to decide on a draft or proposal for a constitutional revision “.

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The Parliament is thus convened in congress on March 6th at 11am. Senators and MPs will meet at the Palais des Congrès in Yaoundé to receive the oath of the eleven members of the Constitutional Council appointed by the President of the Republic two weeks ago.

Article 14 paragraph 4 of the Constitution states that “when the Parliament meets in congress, the Bureau of the National Assembly chairs the debates”.

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