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Opposition Days

Opposition days are days on which the subject for debate is chosen by one of the opposition parties.

Twenty days are allocated per parliamentary session - 17 to the largest opposition party and three among the other parties.

Subjects chosen will invariably be ones of topical interest and on which the opposition thinks it might be able to embarrass the government.

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