January 28, 2020

Twenty Bills are expected to be presented at the first meeting of the fourth session of the seven Parliament which commences today.

They are the Affirmative Action Bill, 2019, Rent   (Amendment) Bill 2019, Community Water and Sanitation Agency Reform (Amendment) Bill 2019, and Ghana Petroleum Hub Development Corporation Bill, 2019.

At the committee level, there are seventeen Bills and  include Legal Profession (Amendment Bill), 2018, Intestate Succession Bill, 2018, Office of the Special  Prosecutor (Amendment) Bill 2019 with the Committee on Constitutional Legal and Parliamentary Affairs. The Ghana Communication Technology University Bill, 2019 is with the Committee on Education.

In a Press statement by the Director of Public Affairs Kate Addo, she noted that the meeting is expected to last nine weeks approximately where there would be a number of motions and debate on referrals at the committee.

President Nana Akufo-Addo is expected to deliver his last state of the Nation address for his first four years term mandate.

Kwaku Sakyi-Danso/ghanamps.com/Banjul