Activities of the House are carried out through the Committee system. At the moment there are eight (8) main Committees in the House with different functions. These Committees are as follows;
Research and Traditional Affairs Committee
The Research and Traditional Affairs Committee of the House is made up of Vice Presidents of all the Regional Houses of Chiefs. The Vice President of the National House of Chiefs is an ex-officio member of the Committee.
The Research and Traditional Affairs Committee among others deliberates on matters including petitions referred to it by the President and advice the House accordingly through the Standing Committee. The Committee also vets Chieftaincy Declaration Forms of Chiefs received from the Regional Houses and make recommendations to the House through the Standing Committee for entry of the names of the affected chiefs into the National Register of Chiefs.