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Article 118. Public Access and Participation

(1) Parliament shall–

  • (a) conduct its business in an open manner, and its sittings and those of its committees shall be in public; and
  • (b) facilitate public participation and involvement in the legislative and other business of Parliament and its committees.

(2) Parliament may not exclude the public, or any media, from any sitting unless in exceptional circumstances the relevant Speaker has determined that there are justifiable reasons for the exclusion.