The NATIONAL ASSEMBLY is the bicameral legislature of the nation of Belize . It is divided into the House of Representatives , with 31 members, elected by universal suffrage, and the Senate , with 13 members, appointed by the Governor-General in consultation with the Prime Minister and the Leader of the Opposition . The presiding officer of the House is the Speaker, while the Senate is presided over by the President.
* 1 History
* 2 National Assembly Building,
The National Assembly has the power to debate and create laws based on the Constitution. It typically meets, both House and Senate, once a month, with other meetings called as necessary.
NATIONAL ASSEMBLY BUILDING, BELMOPAN
Since the relocation of the capital to Belmopan, the Parliament has
sat at National Assembly Building,