Updated: 05/22/2014 02:39

36 submissions for NMP appointment

36 submissions for NMP appointment

There have been 36 submissions from the public and functional groups, who were invited to suggest names of potential Nominated Members of Parliament. 

The closing date and time for the submission of names was at 4.30pm yesterday. 

The applicants' names will now go before a Special Select Committee, before they are presented to the President for appointment. 

The President may appoint up to nine Members of Parliament nominated by the Committee. 

An NMP serves a fixed term of two-and-a half years.

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