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Please note that the Honourable Senate will meet on Friday, February 24, 2017 at 10:00 a.m. at Gordon House.
· The Bill shortly entitled the Caribbean Maritime University Act, 2017 to be debated and taken through all its stages
· The Forest Reserve Orders under the Forest Act
A Joint Select Committee of Parliament has been appointed to review the “Sexual Offences Act”.
This Joint Select Committee will also review the “Child Care and Protection Act”, the “Domestic Violence Act”, the “Offences against the Person Act” and the offences and punishment under these Acts, placing special emphasis on the protection of the vulnerable (women, children, the elderly and persons living with disabilities) from violence and abuse.
Accordingly, the Joint Select Committee is inviting written submissions from the public to aid the Committee’s deliberations.
Please send your written submissions by TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 28, 2017 to:
Clerk to the Houses
Houses of Parliament
81 Duke Street
Persons making written submissions may be required to appear before the Committee at short notice to explain their submissions.
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