Election of the Deputy Presiding Officer

Standing Orders of the National Assembly for Wales


SO6.1 At its first meeting after an Assembly election, the Assembly must elect from its Members a Presiding Officer and a Deputy.


SO6.2 If the office of the Presiding Officer or that of the Deputy becomes vacant, the Assembly must, as soon as possible, elect a Member to fill the vacancy. The election of a Presiding Officer takes precedence over all other business.

Business type: Early Business

Reason considered: Senedd Business;

Status: For consideration

First published: 02/06/2016