Ghana's Legislature Parliament reconvenes today

In a statement signed by the Deputy Director of Public Affairs Kate Addo,  the house will undergo a number of activities.

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Ghana’s Parliament resumes on Tuesday October 11, after it went on recess in August 2016.

In a statement signed by the Deputy Director of Public Affairs Kate Addo,  the house will undergo a number of activities.

The house is also expected to deliberate and if possible pass 23 Bills into law. The Bills include:

Head of Family Accountability Bill, 2016

Legal Service Bill, 2016

Road safety Bill, 2016

Tax Administration Bill,

Corporate Insolvency Bill

Affirmative Action (Gender Equality) Bill, 2016

Prison Service Bill, 2016

Advertising Bill, 2016

Statistics Bill, 2016, among others.

Also, there are ten bills at the Committee level which are still being worked on. They include:

Companies Bill, 2013

Property Rights of Spouses, 2013

Whistleblower (Amendment) Bill, 2015

Narcotics Control Commission Bill, 2015

Registration of Births and Deaths Bill, 2015

Witness Protection Bill, 2015

The Co-operative Bill, 2015 

National Youth Scheme Bill, 2016

Tertiary Education Research Fund Bill, 2016

Lotto and Lotteries Authority Bill, 2016

Eleven (11) Bills are at the Consideration stage. They are:

Conduct of Public Officers Bill, 2013

Intestate Succession Bill, 2013

Right to information Bill, 2013

Real Estate Authority Bill, 2015

Chieftaincy (Amendment) Bill, 2013

Plant Breeders Bill, 2013

Ghana Aids Commission Bill, 2015

Public Private Partnership Bill, 2016

Local Governance Bill, 2016 Presidential (Transition)(Amendment) Bill,2015

Sports Bill, 2016.

There are bills for Second Reading.

They include:

Wildlife Resources Management Bill, 2015

Interception of Postal Packets and Telecommunication Messages Bill, 2015

Public Holidays (Amendment) Bill, 2016

Children’s (Amendment) Bill, 2016

Development and Classification of Film Bill, 2016

There are nine instruments to be presented at this meeting, three instruments at the committee level and 32 papers to be presented.

Ten motions have been tabled for debate and 100 other referrals of bills at the committee level.

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