The Secretariat of the Senate
The Secretariat of the Senate is an agency having a status of a department and a juristic person. Both Secretariat of the Senate and Secretariat of the House of Representatives are independent public agencies that are subordinate to the National Assembly. The Secretary-General of the Senate is the administrative head of the officials, government employees and employees of the Secretariat being directly accountable to the President of the Senate.
There are 2 types of parliamentary officials namely ordinary parliamentary officials and political parliamentary officials. An ordinary parliamentary official is a person holding a permanent position in the Secretariat. A political parliamentary official is a person holding a political position of the National Assembly.