NA resuming Tuesday

09 Sep 2016 07:20am
WINDHOEK, 09 SEP (NAMPA) – The National Assembly (NA) will resume the Fourth Session of the Sixth Parliament on Tuesday.
Four Bills are expected to be tabled and discussed during this session.
These are the Long-Term Insurance Amendment Bill; Short-Term Insurance Amendment Bill; Medical Aid Funds Amendment Bill; and the Unit Trusts Control Amendment Bill.
During the Third Session, the NA passed the Appropriation Bill; Presidential Remuneration and other Benefits Amendment Bill; Credit Agreements Amendment Bill; Business and Intellectual Property Authority Bill; Namibia Investment Promotion Bill and the Anti-Corruption Amendment Bill.
These Bills have already been signed by President Hage Geingob and gazetted as Acts of Parliament.
Additionally, the House passed the Namibian Citizenship Amendment Bill, however it was rejected by the National Council after it was referred to as unconstitutional.
The Liquor Amendment Bill was also one of eight bills referred to the National Council for review before the NA went on recess on 28 July 2016.
The Bill was then referred by the National Council to its Standing Committee on Public Accounts and Economy for further public consultations which will be held countrywide from 16 to 29 September 2016.