Parliament to consider 49 New Bills

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As Parliament resumes sitting for the second Meeting of the Second session of the Seventh Parliament of the Fourth Republic, 49 new Bills have been scheduled for presentation on the floor of the House.

The House started sitting on Tuesday, May 15, 2018 after members were called from their month-long break.

During this second meeting, the House will work on Bills, Instruments, Motions and referrals from the Speaker Professor Mike Aaron Oquaye.

Some of the  Bills to be looked at include the Ghana Railway Development Bill, 2018, Renewable Energy (Amendment) Bill 2018, Affirmative Action Bill 2018, Creative Arts Bill 2018, Disability Bill 2018 and Ghana Metrological Agency (Amendment) Bill 2018.

There are eight Bills currently at the committee level, including Legal Aid Commission Bill, 2017, Witness Protection Bill, 2017, Land Bill, 2017, Ghana Integrated Bauxite and Aluminum Authority Bill 2018, Ghana Cocoa Board (Amendment) Bill 2017, Technical Universities (Amendment) Bill 2017.

Also, there are 25 Instruments of which one is already at the committee level. In addition, 53 papers would be presented during the meeting.

This was made known in a statement signed by the Acting Director of Public Affairs, Kate Addo.

Source: Kwaku Sakyi-Danso ||

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