Parliament to consider 5 Bills as it resumes Tuesday
Parliament is set to consider 5 Bills as it resumes the second meeting of the first session of the 8th Parliament at 10:00am today 25th May, 2021.
This was revealed in a statement by the Public Affairs Department of Parliament on Monday May 24, 2021.
The bills to be considered include the Ghana Standards Authority Bill, 2021, Exemptions Bill, 2021, Consumer Protection Bill, 2021, Petroleum Revenue Management (Amendment) Bill, 2021 and the Advertising Council Bill, 2021.
According to the statement, the Budget Performance in respect of the Ministry of Youth and Sports for the period of January to December, Budget Performance in respect of the Ministry of Lands and Natural Resources for the period January to December, 2020 are among the papers to be presented to the House tomorrow Tuesday, 25th May, 2021.
The Appointments Committee will also commence its public hearing to vet the President’s nominees for Minister of state and Deputy Ministerial positions.
“The Public Accounts Committee is also expected to hold its public hearings to examine reports from the Auditor General’s department and other related matters. Other select committees will also sit as part of the part of Parliament’s oversight duties”.
“All honourable Members and staff of the Parliamentary service are entreated to take note and attend upon the house timeously. All Covid-19 protocols will be strictly adhered to”, excerpts of the statement from the Public Affairs Department of Parliament read.