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Committee on Constitutional and Legal Matters (CC-705)

Next Session CCLM - 107th Session - 22-24 October 2018
Previous Sessions and documents CCLM - 106th Session - 12-14 March 2018
CCLM - 105th Session - 23-25 October 2017
CCLM - 104th Session - 13-15 March 2017
CCLM - 103rd Session - 24-26 October 2016
CCLM - 102nd Session - 14-16 March 2016
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Legal Framework
Article of Constitution

Article V


Established in 1957 by the Ninth Session of the Conference.

Rules of Procedure

See Rule XXXIV of General Rules of the Organization

Category Cat.1

To consider specific constitutional and legal items referred to it by the Council or by the Director-General and resulting from matters enumerated in Rule XXXIV.3 of the General Rules of the Organization.

Secretary Ms Annick Van Houtte, LEG

Representatives of 7 Member Nations and a Chairperson elected by the Council. Members of the Committee shall appoint as their representatives individuals who have shown a continued interest in the objectives and activities of the Organization, have participated in Conference or Council sessions and, as far as possible, have competence and expertise in legal matters. Members of the Committee are elected for a period of two years at the session of the Council following the regular session of the Conference and they are eligible for reappointment.

Chairperson Mr Godfrey Magwenzi (Zimbabwe)
Number of Members


  • Fiji (Mr Luke Daunivalu)
  • Indonesia (Mr Royhan Nevy Wahab)
  • Jordan (Mr Ali Albsoul)
  • Lesotho (Ms Lineo Irene Molise Mabusela)
  • Nicaragua (Ms Monica Robelo Raffone)
  • San Marino (Ms Daniela Rotondaro)
  • United States of America (Ms Emily Katkar)
Current term of office July 2017 - June 2019
Languages (used during the current mandate) Arabic, English and Spanish
Document symbol CCLM
Frequency of Sessions As and when required
Division Legal Office (LEG)
Contact information/email

First Session October 1958