Several bills to be introduced in Parliament

Parliament building in Roseau
Parliament building in Roseau

Several bills will be introduced when the Seventh Meeting of the First Session 0f the Ninth Parliament convenes on Monday morning.

Finance Minister and Prime Minister, Roosevelt Skerrit, will introduceĀ a bill that will provide an arrangement or legal framework to aid in the resolution of the insolvency of British American Insurance Company Ltd (BIC)) and Colonial Insurance Company (CLICO).

Justice Minister, Rayburn Blackmoore, will introduce a two bills: one for an act to amend the Money Laundering Act, Number 8 of 2011 and another for an act to amend the Proceeds of Crime Act Chapter 12:29.

Additionally, newly elected member of Parliament Denise Charles will take her oath of allegiance and will take her seat in the House of Assembly.

Disclaimer: The comments on this page do not necessarily reflect the views of Inc. All comments are approved by before they are posted. We never censor based on political or ideological points of view, but we do try to maintain a sensible balance between free speech and responsible moderating.

We will delete comments that:

  • violate or infringe the rights of any person, are defamatory or harassing or include personal attacks
  • are abusive, profane or offensive
  • contain material which violates or encourages others to violate any applicable law
  • promote hatred of any kind
  • refer to people arrested or charged with a crime as though they had been found guilty
  • contain links to "chain letters", pornographic or obscene movies or graphic images
  • are excessively long and off-message

See our full comment/user policy/agreement.


    June 27, 2016

    Is the Opposition introducing new bills or do they still think that giving the Prime minister mapwi will make him change the law on their behalf?

  2. Me
    June 27, 2016

    I hope the bill for the Roseau bi-election is on the agenda. Why should Ms. Charles be sworn in and there is another seat that has to be vacated?

  3. Tina Alexander
    June 27, 2016

    Where are the amendments to the Sexual Offences Act promised for this sitting?

    • Shameless
      June 27, 2016

      Hmmmmmm……this bill will never go to parliament as long as the recent BIG case “allegedly” involving prominent people is pending. Mark my words.

      Always Assertive! :twisted: :twisted: :twisted:

  4. June 27, 2016

    What about the child abuse bill? why all that foot dragging?

    June 27, 2016

    panama papers making fellars amend money laundering act I presume

Post a Comment

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

:) :-D :wink: :( 8-O :lol: :-| :cry: 8) :-? :-P :-x :?: :oops: :twisted: :mrgreen: more »

 characters available