[SKNIS] The Order Paper has been issued for a sitting of the National Assembly to be held at the National Assembly Chambers, Government Headquarters, Basseterre, on May 25 (Thursday), at 10:00 am.
Eight Bills will receive their first reading and two will receive their second reading.
Prime Minister and Minister responsible for Finance, National Security, Citizenship and Immigration, Health and Social Security, Hon. Dr. Terrance Drew, will seek leave to introduce and have read a first time the Bills entitled Smoking (Designated Areas) Bill, 2023; Drugs (Prevention and Abatement of the Misuse and Abuse of Drugs) (Amendment) Bill, 2023; and Rastafari Rights Recognition Bill, 2023.
Also, Attorney General and Minister responsible for Justice and Legal Affairs, Hon. Garth Wilkin will seek leave to introduce and have read a first time the Bills entitled Nevis Island Administration (Civil Proceedings) Bill, 2023; Crown Proceedings (Amendment) Bill, 2023; Whistleblowers Protection Bill, 2023; Unauthorized Disclosure of Official Information Bill, 2023; Proceeds of Crime (Amendment) Bill, 2023.
The Attorney General will also move the second reading of Nevis Island Administration (Civil Proceedings) Bill, 2023; and Crown Proceedings (Amendment) Bill, 2023.
Copies of the Bills can be found on the website (www.sknis.gov.kn) of the St. Kitts and Nevis Information Service under the section titled Bills, shortly.