The Parliamentary Services provide assistance for the Federal Assembly to fulfil its allotted tasks. They enable the members of parliament to concentrate calmly on their legislative work and keep them fully informed, as well as helping them to address the challenges posed by a constantly changing society. The tasks allotted to the Parliamentary Services include in particular:
- planning and organising parliamentary sessions and committee meetings,
- carrying out secretarial work, translating and drawing up reports and minutes,
- collating documentation and managing the archives,
- advising members of parliament on technical or procedural questions.
The Parliamentary Services are directed by the Secretary-General of the Federal Assembly.