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Assembly to meet tomorrow and Wednesday | 23 November 2020

This week’s sittings of the National Assembly will take place tomorrow and Wednesday.

The House will start its business with an address by a child in commemoration of the United Nations World Children’s Day 2020.

Following from this the following documents will be presented to the House:

  • S.I. 156 of 2020 Anti-Money Laundering and Countering the Financing of Terrorism (Second Amendment) Regulations, 2020;
  • S.I. 157 of 2020 Local Government First Election of Councillors (Repeal) Notice, 2020 and
  • The Office of the Auditor General - 2019 Activity Report and Audited Accounts.

Further to this, the House will take questions for oral answers addressed to the Minister for Local Government and Community Development, Rose-Marie Hoareau from Hon. Sylvanne Lemiel, Hon. Kelly Samynadin, Hon. Desheila Bastienne and Hon. Naddy Zialor. The questions will address the current government’s stance on directly elected members having an office in their electoral districts, the changes to the roles and responsibilities of district administrators, the current situation of the administration offices for the district of Perseverance and the current status of plans and projects that had not yet been completed before the minister took office.

Moreover, questions will also be addressed to the Minister for Youth, Sports and Family Affairs, Marie-Celine Zialor from Hon. Terence Mondon and Hon. Audrey Vidot. The questions will address the priorities of the minister for the next two to three months and the rational for the separation of the social affairs department from Family Affairs.

The following motion from Hon. Terrence Mondon, elected member for Takamaka, will also be presented to the House. The motion reads: “This Assembly approves to do all that is necessary to improve Seychelles’ position on the list of Ease of Doing Business the way it is presented in the World Bank report for 2020.”

 

Press release from the National Assembly secretariat

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