New bills to be laid in parliament

MyVueNews Staff-writer

Basseterre, St. Kitts, 27th March, 2018 (MyVueNews.com) – Several new bills will have their first reading in the National Assembly when it convenes this Wednesday, 28th March.

According to information from the Government, Prime Minister Dr. Timothy Harris will introduce The Common Reporting Standards (Amendment) Bill, 2018 and The Credit Reporting Bill, 2018, for their first reading.

Attorney General Vincent Byron will introduce for firs readings The National Assembly Elections (Amendment) Bill, 2018 and The Criminal Records (Rehabilitation of Offenders) (Amendment Bill), 2018.

Senator Wendy Phipps, who has responsibility for health matters, will introduce for the first reading The Social Protection Bill, 2018.

At the sitting of the National Assembly, Attorney General Byron will have second readings for the bills entitled The Magistrates Code of Procedure (Amendment) Bill, 2018, which had its first reading on 14th November, 2017; The Freedom of Information Bill, 2018, which had its first reading on 15th September, 2015; and The Data Protection Bill, 2018, which had its first reading on 15th September, 2015.