Lawmakers to debate six bills at Thursday’s National Assembly meeting

National Parliament

BASSETERRE,ST. KITTS, APRIL 23RD 2012 (CUOPM) – Six bills will be debated when the St. Kitts and Nevis National Assembly meets on Thursday of this week.

Prime Minister Dr. the Rt. Hon. Dr. Denzil L. Douglas will introduce and have read a first time The Interception of Communications (Amendment) Bill, 2012; The Bio-Safety Bill, 2012 and The Government Auxiliary Employees Bill, 2012.

Deputy Prime Minister the Hon. Sam Condor will introduce and have read a first time, The Immigration(Amendment) (No.2) Bill, 2012 and The Equal Pay Bill, 2012.

The amendment to the Interception of Communications Bill and the Bi-Safety Bill will be given a second reading and debated.

Prime Minister Douglas will also lead the debate on The Pensions (Amendment) Bill, 2012 which was introduced and given its first reading during the National Assembly sitting last month.

Deputy Prime Minister Condor will also lead the debate on the amendment to the Immigration Bill while Senior Minister and Minister of International Trade, Dr. the Hon. Timothy Harris will lead the debate on The Metals (Amendment) Bill, 2012 which was introduced and given its first reading in the National Assembly during the March 29th sitting.

Attorney General the Hon. Patrice Nisbett will debate The Bail Bill, 2012, which had its first reading in the lawmaking body on November 11th 201

The meeting of the National Assembly begins at 10 a.m. on Thursday.

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