RTI Bill to be debated as Parliament resumes today May 15

By Clement Edward Kumsah
Parliament_of_Ghana's_Speaker

Parliament of Ghana will today Tuesday, May 15, 2018, commence sitting for the Second Meeting of the Second Session of the Seventh Parliament of the Fourth Republic.

In a statement signed by the Speaker of Parliament, Professor Aaron Mike Oquaye, which indicated that the notice of the recall was in pursuance of Standing Order 37 of Parliament read;

“The Second Meeting of the Second Session of the Seventh Parliament of the Fourth Republic commences on Tuesday, 15th May 2018 at Ten O'clock in the forenoon at Parliament House, Accra.”

Some business Parliament of Ghana is expected to carry out include; The Right to Information which was laid during the First Meeting.

Also, the Appointments Committee of Parliament will also vet President Akufo-Addo’s nominee for Deputy Special Prosecutor, Jane Cynthia Naa Torshie Lamptey on May 16, 2018.

Other bills which will be considered during Parliament's Second Meeting of the Second Session include:

Ghana Railway Development Bill, 2018

Occupational Safety and Health Bill, 2018

National Commission for Tertiary Education Bill, 2018

Renewable Energy (Amendments) Bill, 2018

Affirmative Action Bill, 2018

Creative Arts Bill, 2018

Disability Bill, 2018

Ghana Meteorological Agency (Amendment) Bill, 2018

 

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