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The Assistant President

The Assistant President

 

 

 

The Hon. Rod Roberts MLC

Assistant President of the Legislative Council

Mr Roberts was elected as Assistant President of the Legislative Council on Wenesday 17 June 2020.

The role of the Assistant President
The Assistant President performs the duties of the President in the absence of both the President and Deputy President on a day the House is sitting. In doing so, the Assistant President exercises the same authority and has the same duties and powers as the President.

The Assistant President is elected by the House in a similar manner to the President and Deputy President.