The Legislative Assembly is comprised of 17 members elected by the people and 9 members elected by the nobles. Its main responsibilities are to make laws (that includes passing the annual budget) and nominating the Prime Minister from among its members after a general election to head the Executive.
The Office of the Speaker provides administrative support for all Members of Parliament.
The Clerk of the Legislative Assembly, which is a statutory designation, and the Office of the Clerk provide the permanent secretariat to assist the House in carrying out its work.
Contains contact information for the offices of the legislative Assembly of Tonga.