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The Speaker is the Presiding Officer of the House of Representatives. The role of the Speaker is to ensure the orderly flow of business, the House of Representatives observes parliamentary rules and traditions, both written and unwritten. It is the Speaker's duty to interpret these rules impartially, to maintain order, and to defend the rights and privileges of Members, including the right to freedom of speech.

To preserve the trust of the House, the Speaker's actions must be impartial. Consequently, the Speaker never participates in debate, and works to balance the right of the Government to transact business in an orderly manner and the right of all Members to be heard in debate.

The current Speaker of the House of Representatives is Hon. Sir Gerald WATT, KCN, QC, with Hon. Dean JONAS as Deputy Speaker.

Speakers of the House of Representatives

Photo Name Entered Office Left Office
Photo Hon. Denfield W. HURST - -
Photo Hon. Cecil HEWLETT - 1975
Photo Hon. Casford L. MURRAY 1976 18 Feb 1994
Photo Hon. Bridget HARRIS 21 Mar1994 26 Feb 2004
Photo Hon. Giselle ISAAC-ARINDELL 29 Mar 2004 16 May 2014
Photo Hon. Sir Gerald WATT, KCN, QC 25 Jun 2014 incumbent
source: http://www.ab.gov.ag/
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