Parliament Parliament reconvenes today

In a statement signed by the acting Director of Public Affairs Kate Addo, it mentioned that there are 23 bills which will be for table in the house.

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Ghana’s Parliament resumes sitting today, Tuesday, October 11 after it went on recess in August this year.

This was contained in a statement signed by the acting Director of Public Affairs Kate Addo.

The statement mentioned that there are 23 bills which will be for table in the house.

•  Head of Family Accountability Bill, 2016

•  Legal Service Bill, 2016

•  Road safety Bill, 2016

•  Tax Administration Bill,

•  Corporate Insolvency Bill

•  Affirmative Action (Gender Equality) Bill, 2016

•  Prison Service Bill, 2016

•  Advertising Bill, 2016

•  Statistics Bill, 2016, among others.

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There are ten bills at the Committee level 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

• The Co-operative Bill, 2015

• National Youth Scheme Bill, 2016

• Tertiary Education Research Fund Bill, 2016

• Lotto and Lotteries Authority Bill, 2016

Eleven (11) Bills are at the Consideration stage. They are:

• Conduct of Public Officers Bill, 2013

• Intestate Succession Bill, 2013

• Right to information Bill, 2013

• Real Estate Authority Bill, 2015

• Chieftaincy (Amendment) Bill, 2013

• Plant Breeders Bill, 2013

• Ghana Aids Commission Bill, 2015

• Public Private Partnership Bill, 2016

• Local Governance Bill, 2016 Presidential (Transition)(Amendment) Bill,2015

• Sports Bill, 2016.

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There are bills for Second Reading. They include:

• Wildlife Resources Management Bill, 2015

• Interception of Postal Packets and Telecommunication Messages Bill, 2015

• Public Holidays (Amendment) Bill, 2016

• Children’s (Amendment) Bill, 2016

• Development and Classification of Film Bill, 2016

There are nine instruments to be presented at this meeting, three instruments at the committee level and 32 papers to be presented.

Ten motions have been tabled for debate and 100 other referrals of bills at the committee level.

There will be notice of questions to be answered by various sector ministers.

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