Prime Minister Commits to assisting Haiti during ongoing violence crisis, Minister of Finance announces 24 billion Dollar Budget Increase, and Provisions of the New Road Traffic Act outlined.
Mandatory Minimum Sentences to Be Increased, significant penalties to be imposed for financial crimes, and Minister of Legal and Constitutional Affairs shares prescribed term period for Constitutional Reform Committee.
Digitized Traffic Ticketing System Goes Live February 1, NIDS regulations tabled, and Over 8000 persons registered for Tourism Pension.
Prostate Cancer Screening added to the NHF Individual Benefits Progamme. Women’s Parliamentary Bi-Cameral Caucus to be established and Minister of Legal Affairs clarifies misconceptions surrounding State of Emergency Regulations.
ZoSos extended for 60 days, Several pieces of legislation mentioned in throne speech enacted and Findings from study of Economic Cost of Violence Against Women to be presented to Cabinet.
Firearms Prohibition Restrictions and Regulations Act now in full effect, Offender Management Policy in Final stages of completion and Animal Assisted Recovery and Care Pilot Project for Bustamante Hospital.
Cuban Eye care Project returns this month, First CODE CARE local Mission to take place early December and Constitutional Reform Committee to be established soon
Discussions underway for the restoration of Vale Royal, Government to spend 60 billion more this fiscal year and portal to be launched for Jamaicans travelling overseas.
Prime Minister shares figures for road damage from Tropical Storm Ian, House Passes bill to indemnify National Irrigation Commission and Jamaica in the midst of influenza season.
Agencies under the ministry of industry investment and commerce to be streamlined; cruise tourism expected to return to pre pandemic levels; and Government to undertake in-depth review of zoso programme.
Solar installation at Mona Reservoir results in major cost savings; Ethiopian Prince lauds Jamaica’s democracy; St James Southern MP calls for more to be done to involve young people in agriculture.
Government to probe land scams by criminal elements; Culture Minister hails national heroes on anniversary of Morant Bay Rebellion and government considering increasing CDF allocations.
Prime Minister provides initial cost of damage caused by Tropical Storm Ian; Jamaican students in Cuba spared the worst of Hurricane Ian, and report tabled on the review of the 1941 Customs Act.
Firearms Act one amendment closer to becoming law, senate passes Special Economic Zones Act and more educational opportunities coming for West Rural St Andrew
Members of Parliament are participating in the 2022/2023 State of the Constituency Debate touting their achievements while laying out their plans for further developing their constituencies.
Parliament pays tribute to Queen Elizabeth II, Government moving to have more persons trained in Restorative Justice and $200 million set aside for National Irish Potato and Onion programme.
The Joint Select Committee of Parliament considering the Tabaco Control Act 2020 reconvenes its meetings.
On this week’s House Matters we highlight aspects of the presentation of Prime Minister Andrew Holness during a joint sitting of parliament to recognise Jamaica 60.
On this week’s House Matters, Government commits to resolving issues surrounding waste management; Parliament passes Transport Authority Amendment Act, and over 3 thousand persons hired during the recent cruise industry recruitment drive.
On this week’s House Matters, Senate passes Net Billing Regulation and Zones of Special Operations extended.