THE SENATE

 

The President of the Senate

           

The President of the Senate is formally addressed ‘Senator Honourable’.

 

The mode of address in:

 

Writing for the current President:

                        Senator Honourable Thomas Tavares-Finson

President of the Senate

Address

 

‘Dear President Tavares-Finson/Dear Mr. President’

……………………………………………………………………

Yours sincerely

Signature’

 

 

Formal speech/Subsequent referrals

 

            ‘(Mister) President’

‘(Madam) President’

 

            If the holder of this office is a Minister of Religion, the usual ‘Senator Honourable’ is recommended, except in a primarily religious context where ‘The Reverend and Honourable’ could be used if preferred.

 

 

 

 

 

The Deputy President of the Senate & All Other Members of the Senate

 

The Deputy President of the Senate and all other Senators are referred to as ‘Senator’, without the use of ‘Mr/Mrs/Miss’ both formally and informally.

 

Senators who are members of the Order of Jamaica or are Ministers of Government are addressed ‘Senator Honourable…..’

 

 

The mode of address in:

 

Writing:

 

            Senator First Name, Last Name

Deputy President of the Senate

            c/o The Houses of Parliament

Address          

 

Opening Salutation:

 

                        ‘Dear Sir/Madam (formal)                 

 

‘Dear Senator (Surname-optional) (semi-formal)

……………………………………………………..

 

Yours faithfully (formal)

Yours sincerely (semi-formal)

Signature’

 

 

 

Opening Salutations:

 

                        ‘Dear Senator (Surname-Optional)

……………………………………………………..

Yours sincerely

Signature’

 

Formal Speech:

 

            ‘Senator (Surname)’ or ‘Senator’

 

Informally:

 

            ‘Senator’