Anti-corruption Bill second reading tomorrow


Inside the National Parliament. Photo credit: National Parliament of Solomon Islands.

Debate into the Anti-Corruption Bill commences tomorrow.

Clerk to National Parliament Clezy Rore said the Anti-corruption bill is among other priority bills due for deliberation.

He said, the bill will go through its second and third reading during the current meeting.

Mr Rore also announced other bills which are due for first reading.

“We have other bills for first reading tomorrow, most of them the Bills and legislation committee has dealt with.

“They include the Constitution (Amendment) (Electoral Reform) Bill 2018, the Electoral Bill 2018, the Solomon Islands Maritime Authority Bill 2018, the Goods Tax (Amendment) Bill 2018, the Payment System Bill 2018 and the Development Bank of Solomon Islands Bill 2018.”

The 7th meeting of the 10th Parliament will begin with the Administration of Oaths, whereby, Honorable Lanelle Olandrea Tanangada will take her oath of office as the new MP for Gizo/Kolombangara Constituency before the Speaker of the National Parliament and Members of Parliament.

By: Fred Osifelo

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