March 19, 2019

Minister of Local Government and Rural Development, Hajia Alima Mahama has told Parliament Legislative Instrument (LI) on section 232 (2) of the Local Government Act, 2016, Act 936 would be laid in Parliament before last quarter of the year.

According to the Minister the Ministry is currently engaging stakeholders on the proposed Regulations prior to approval by the Attorney Generals Department and the consultation with the committee on subsidiary Legislation for it to be laid before the end of the last quarter.

Again the guidelines are being expanded and converted into Regulations as required under Act 936.

The office of the Local Government Service (OHLGS) has developed a framework document to regulate Inter-sectorial collaboration and co-operation between the OHLGS and other branches of the public service.

“Mr. Speaker, the inter-service and sectorial collaboration and cooperation system (ISCCS) which was developed for adopting by all partners in the Local Government Service is being reviewed and expanded to meet the requirement of Act 936”.

Kwaku Sakyi-Danso/