Tag: Amendment

Stiffer penalties, measures to curb alcohol-related road accidents

Stiffer penalties, measures to curb alcohol-related road accidents

- August 9, 2022

—Intoxicating Liquor Licensing (Amendment) Bill 2022 tabled Government has taken an important legislative step to minimise alcohol-related road accidents and ... Read More

New bill to be tabled to deal with bail granting, refusal – AG

New bill to be tabled to deal with bail granting, refusal – AG

- June 17, 2022

As government continues to strengthen the legal and constitutional framework of the country, Attorney General and Minister of Legal Affairs ... Read More

New juvenile legislation to save judicial system time, expenses

New juvenile legislation to save judicial system time, expenses

- May 18, 2022

The National Assembly on Tuesday concluded debates, and passed the amendments to the Juvenile Justice Act, which is expected to ... Read More

Public invited to make submissions on Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances (Control) (Amendment) Bill

Public invited to make submissions on Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances (Control) (Amendment) Bill

- March 1, 2022

The general public has been invited to offer their comments on the Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances (Control) (Amendment) Bill ... Read More

Speaker reprimands Opposition for grabbing mace, ‘terrorist’ behaviour

Speaker reprimands Opposition for grabbing mace, ‘terrorist’ behaviour

- December 30, 2021

-maintains NRF was properly passed Speaker of the National Assembly, Manzoor Nadir, M.P., on Thursday rebuked the disruptive actions of ... Read More

Proposed amendments to electoral laws not intended for constitutional reform – Attorney General

Proposed amendments to electoral laws not intended for constitutional reform – Attorney General

- December 1, 2021

Attorney General and Minister of Legal Affairs, Mohabir Anil Nandlall, MP, SC, has responded to the “misplaced” criticisms of the ... Read More

National Assembly passes Law Reform Commission (Amendment) Bill

National Assembly passes Law Reform Commission (Amendment) Bill

- February 11, 2021

-divests President of power to appoint full Commission - includes participation of wider society, Amerindians The National Assembly on Thursday ... Read More

Increase in domestic, external debt ceilings will facilitate Govt’s development agenda  –Dr. Singh

Increase in domestic, external debt ceilings will facilitate Govt’s development agenda –Dr. Singh

- February 5, 2021

Government’s ability to undertake its development agenda got a boost Thursday evening with the confirmation of the increase of the ... Read More

National Assembly confirms Ministerial Order on CARIFORUM-UK EPA

National Assembly confirms Ministerial Order on CARIFORUM-UK EPA

- February 4, 2021

The National Assembly, this evening, confirmed the Ministerial Order on CARIFORUM-UK Economic Partnership Agreement issued by Senior Minister in the ... Read More

VAT on exports reversed, over 100 licence fees reduced

VAT on exports reversed, over 100 licence fees reduced

- September 30, 2020

The Value-Added Tax (Amendment) Bill and several others passed in the National Assembly on Monday will bring financial relief to ... Read More

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