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The Public Sector Investment Loan Bill was the only one passed at Tuesday’s session of Parliament. And a Resolution was also passed, authorizing the Government to borrow 50-million dollars from local Commercial Banks during the period January 1st to December 31st, 2019, to meet the current requirements of the Government. Parliament has been suspended until… Continue Reading →


The Advance Passenger Information System (APIS) Bill was one of seven passed at the meeting of Parliament held here last week. This law allows for the implementation of a system to facilitate the provision of advance passenger information relating to passengers and members of crew of an aircraft or vessel, to share the information with… Continue Reading →


A Motion on Transportation of School Children is expected to be presented by Government Senator Carlos James, when the Meeting of Parliament convenes next week Tuesday. The Motion will highlight proposals by the Government to improve the public transportation system here. The Order Paper also includes the first reading of the Whaling Industry Regulation Bill… Continue Reading →

Bills Passed In Parliament

The Proceeds of Crime Amendment Bill and the ECCB Harmonised Credit Reporting Bill were among ten passed during the meeting of Parliament on Monday 31st july 2017. The others passed included the Eastern Caribbean Partial Credit Guarantee Corporation Agreement Bill; the Anti-Terrorist financing and Proliferation Amendment Bill; and the Immigration Restriction Amendment Bill. Approval was… Continue Reading →


The Finance Bill and Occupational Health and Safety Bill are listed to be dealt with at the House of Assembly Meeting slated for this Thursday April 6th at the Assembly Chamber in Kingstown. According to the Order Paper, the Finance Bill; Bank of Insolvency Bill; Proceeds of Crime Bill and Occupational Health and Safety Bill… Continue Reading →