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Sitting of House of Representative Postponed

Please be advised that in light of severe weather conditions, meetings of the Infrastructure and Physical Development Committee and the House of Representatives will not take place today as previously announced. It is expected that normal activities will resume on Wednesday, … Continued

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Senate Passes Arbitration Bill

The Arbitration Bill, which seeks to provide an effective non-judicial mechanism for settling disputes between contracting parties, was passed in the Senate on Friday (April 21) with 50 amendments. The Bill, which is intended to repeal and replace the 1900 … Continued

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99% Labour Agreements Completed

Minister of State in the Ministry of Finance and the Public Service, Hon. Rudyard Spencer, says 99 per cent of the collective labour agreements have been completed for the 2015-2017 contract period. Making his contribution to the Sectoral Debate in … Continued

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Senate Suspends Arbitration Bill Debate

The Senate debate on the Arbitration Bill has been deferred to facilitate a review of the proposed amendments by Opposition members. The Bill is intended to repeal and replace the Arbitration Act of 1900 by providing an effective non-judicial mechanism … Continued

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Debate Begins on Pension Bill

Debate on a Bill to reform arrangements of the public-sector pension scheme began in the House of Representatives yesterday (March 15). The Bills are the Pensions (Public Service) Act, 2016 and The Constitution (Amendment) (Established Fund) (Payment of Pension) Act, … Continued

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Senate Approves Amendment to POCA

The Senate yesterday (November 10) approved amendment to the Proceeds of Crime Act (POCA) to correct a referencing error in the principal legislation. The Bill was amended to facilitate the substitution of the words ‘Commissioner of Lands’ for ‘Commissioner of … Continued

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MP Calls for Improvement in Water Systems

Member of Parliament for Southern Manchester, Michael Stewart, has suggested that improving the constituency’s water-supply systems will assist with the delivery of potable water to more homes and businesses. He said research has shown that the Victoria Town Water Supply … Continued

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