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Can DPP leadership appoint leader of opposition outside Parliament?

Parliamentary Standing Order 35(1) reads: “The leader of opposition shall be ELECTED by the party not in government having the greatest numerical strength in parliament at any point in time and officially announced as such by the speaker”. Emphasis by word capitalizing supplied. About 47 DPP MPs held an elective caucus in 2020 that was presided over by the Party’s...