The Zanzibar House of Representatives is one of the two parts forming the Zanzibar Legislative organ. The Zanzibar President on one part and the Representatives on the other part of the House.
Zanzibar together with Mainland Tanzania forms the United Republic of Tanzania. The House of Representatives is legislative body for non Union matters in Zanzibar, while Union matters are dealt with the Parliament of the United Republic of Tanzania.
As a Representative body of the people, the Zanzibar House of Representatives is mandated to oversight the Government of Zanzibar.