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Member of Budget and Appropriations Committee

Am a Member of The Budget and Appropriations Committee  established pursuant to the provisions of S.O. No. 207. It consists of a chairperson, and not more than fifty other Members.

(3) The functions of the Committee shall be to-

investigate, inquire into and report on all matters related to coordination, control and monitoring of the of the national budget,
discuss and review the estimates and make recommendations to the House;
examine the Budget Policy Statement presented to the House;
examine Bills related to the national budget, including Appropriations Bills; and
evaluate tax estimates, economic and budgetary policies and programmes with direct budget outlays.

The Budget Committee constituted by the House immediately following the general election serve for a period of three calendar years and that constituted thereafter shall serve for the remainder of the parliamentary term.

Seventeen members of the Budget Committee shall constitute a quorum.

The Committee shall invite chairpersons of all Departmental Committees to make presentations during the consideration of the budget.