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Parliament to review eleven legislations

Parliament is expected to review a total of eleven legislations. This was confirmed by the Excellency the President Major-General (Ret’d) Jioji Konousi Konrote during his address at the opening of the new session of Parliament today. The date for reviewing of the legislations is yet to be confirmed. KONROTE: “The review of legislation includes The […]

Verleshwar Singh

September 12, 2016 11:43 am

Parliament is expected to review a total of eleven legislations.

This was confirmed by the Excellency the President Major-General (Ret’d) Jioji Konousi Konrote during his address at the opening of the new session of Parliament today.

The date for reviewing of the legislations is yet to be confirmed.

KONROTE: “The review of legislation includes The Public Order Act, the Police Act,The Arbitration Act, the Housing Act, the Public Enterprises Act, the Stamp Duties Act,the Land Transport Act, the Consumer Credit Act, the Sale of Goods Act, the Bankruptcy Act And the Customs Tariff Act.”

Mr Konrote added that Fiji’s seven years of economic expansion spoke volumes of the Fijian Government’s economic management.

KONROTE: “We have had seven straight years of economic expansion the longest running period of growth in Fiji’s history. My Government’s prudent economic management is acknowledged by Fiji’s development partners and global financial institutions. And they are eager to help us take our nation to the next level on the steady path that the Government has set to become a modern nation state.”

“Government is using our increasing prosperity to benefit the disadvantaged and take every Fijian on our journey forward.”

Meanwhile, members of parliament will be providing responses to the Excellency the President Major-General (Ret’d) Jioji Konousi Konrote’s address in the next parliamentary sitting scheduled for September 26th.

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