Parliament to pass 29 bills today

Parliament to pass 29 bills today

Parliamentarians will be resuming for work today, May 17 after going for break during the Easter celebration.

Parliament to pass 29 bills today

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Their resumption is expected to see 29 bills passed during sittings as deputy director of public affairs at parliament Kate Addo says: “The 2nd Meeting of the 4th Session of the 6th Parliament of the 4th Republic will open on Tuesday, 17th May, 2016. During this meeting, a number of activities are scheduled to take place. There are twenty nine (29) Bills which will be at table for presentation.”

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Below is the summary of the agenda for Parliament

Ghana School of Law Bill, 2016

Legal Service Bill, 2016

Road safety Bill, 2016

Tax Administration Bill

Electronic Communication(Amendment)Bill

Presidential Transition(Amendment ) Bill, 2016

Prison Service Bill, 2016

Tertiary Education Research Fund Bill, 2016

Public Financial Management Bill, 2016 among others.

 

There are nineteen (19) Bills at Committee which are still being worked on. They include;

Companies Bill,2013

Property Rights of Spouses,2013

Whistleblower (Amendment) Bill, 2015

Narcotics Control Commission Bill,2015

Registration of Births and Deaths Bill, 2015

Witness Protection Bill, 2015

Sports Bill, 2015

Revenue Administration Bill,2016

Local Governance Bill,2016

Land use and Spatial Planning Bill, 2016 among others.

 

 Ten (10) Bills are at the Consideration stage. They are;

Conduct of Public Officers Bill, 2013

Intestate Succession Bill, 2013

Right to information Bill, 2013

Banks and Specialized Deposit-Taking Bill, 2015

Chieftaincy (Amendment) Bill, 2013

Plant Breeders Bill, 2013

Ghana Deposit Protection Bill, 2015

National Disaster Management Organization Bill, 2015

The Chartered Institute of Taxation Bill, 2014

Maritime Pollution Bill,2015

Meanwhile during the sitting  member-elect for Abuakwa North Constituency will be sworn in.

 

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