Deputy Prime Minister of Mauritius
|Deputy Prime Minister of the Republic of Mauritius
|Nominator||Dr. Navin Ramgoolam|
|Appointer||Sir Anerood Jugnauth|
|Term length||5 years or earlier, renewable|
|Inaugural holder||Sir Abdool Razack Mohamed|
|Formation||12 March 1968|
|Salary||Rs 2.5 Million|
|Website||Ministry of Energy and Public Utilities|
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The Deputy Prime Minister of the Republic Mauritius (French: Vice-Premier Ministre) is the senior member of the Cabinet of Mauritius. The actual Deputy Prime Minister Dr. Rashid Beebeejaun was appointed by the President on 7 July 2005 after the 2005 General Election and remained in office after he was re-elected in the 2010 General Election, he is the Minister of Energy and Public Utilities.
The Deputy Prime Minister is the first person to hold the office of Prime Minister and head of government in case the latter is absent from Mauritius or is by reason of illness or of section 60(5) unable to perform the functions conferred on him by the Constitution. The President, by directions in writing, authorize the Deputy Prime Minister or, in his absence, some other Minister to perform those functions and that Minister may perform those functions (Acting Prime Minister) until his authority is revoked by the President.
List of Deputy Prime Ministers
- President of Mauritius
- Prime Minister of Mauritius
- Vice Prime Minister of Mauritius
- Leader of the Opposition (Mauritius)
- Government of Mauritius
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