January 25, 2018

Fifty-five Bills are expected to be presented to Parliament as the second session of the seventh Parliament begun with Members of Parliament returning to the House .to start business after the Christmas break.

Bills expected to be presented to the House include Legal Profession Bill (Amendment) Bill, 2018, Business Regulatory Reform Bill 2018, SME Development Bill 2018 Ghana Telecom University College Bill 2018 Sugar Bill, among others.

There are three Bills at the committee level, the Legal Aid Commission Bill 2017, with the Constitutional Legal and Parliamentary Affairs Committee, Taxation (used for Fiscal Electronic Device) Bill 2017 and Standards for Automatic Exchange of Financial Account Information Bill 2017 both with the Finance Committee.

In addition, Twenty-Five instruments are expected for presentation, including Heritage Sites Instruments, 2018 Receptive Countries Instruments, Ghana Ports and Harbor Authority (Amendment) Regulations 2018 etc.

There are ten notice of questions to the various sector Ministers, Forty-three referrals of various reports and legislations at the committees.

Members of Parliament (MPs) from both the Majority and Minority ghanamps.com caught up with indicated that they are prepared to start business of the House.

By: Kwaku Sakyi-Danso/ghanamps.com