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National Assembly resumes today, increases sittings |10 September 2019

The National Assembly resumes its sessions today with the start of the third and last term for this year which will see an increase in the number of sittings from two to four a week in order to complete debates on a series of Bills before it starts considering the national budget for next year.

Among the different Bills on which debate will continue this week are the Civil Code, the Public Service Salary Amendment Bill, the Referendum Bill, the Seychelles Fire and Rescue Services Agency Bill to name but some.

The first reading on three new Bills will also be carried out. They are the Tourism Marketing Tax (Amendment) Bill, the Corporate Social Responsibility Tax (Amendment) Bill and the Constitution of the Republic of Seychelles (Tenth Amendment) Bill 2019 (Member’s Bill No.1 of 2019).

In the first sitting today, the Minister for Habitat, Lands, Infrastructure and Land Transport, Pamela Charlette will answer a Private Notice Question by the leader of the opposition Wavel Ramkalawan who is asking for more details on the different plots of land that formerly SPUP/SPPF/Parti Lepep and now United Seychelles has sold back to the state.

Four motions also feature on the order paper for this week.

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