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Please be advised that the next meeting of the House of Representatives will be held on Tuesday, October 23, 2018 at 2 p.m. at Gordon House.
Statement by Ministers
· The Minister of Culture, Gender, Entertainment and Sport will make a Statement on the 153rd Anniversary of the Execution the Rt. Excellent Paul Bogle and the Rt. Excellent George William Gordon
Questions and Answers to Questions
· The Minister of Finance and the Public Service will answer Question 21, notice of which was given by Mr Bunting, regarding GCT collections from businesses with an annual turnover ranging from $10,000,000 to $50,000,000
· Debate to continue on the Trusts Act, 2018
· The Minister of Finance and the Public Service to table the Bank of Jamaica (Amendment) Act, 2018
Private Members’ Motions
· Debate to be continued on Private Member’s Motion No. 31, seeking the approval of the House for the adoption of the Report of the Sessional Select Committee on the Human Resources and Social Development on its deliberations on Private Member’s Motion No. 12 of 2017, which was laid on the Table of the House on the 12th day of September 2017;
· Debate to be continued on Private Member’s Motion No. 61 regarding the recommendations of the Abortion Policy Group and steps to repeal sections 72 and 73of the Offences against the Person Act, by substituting it with a civil law entitledTermination of Pregnancy Act as recommended.
Please click on the links below to view/download the various submissions that were sent to the Joint Select Committee looking at the Sexual Offences Act and other related Acts..
- Submission - United Nations Jamaica Branch.
- Submission - Office of Children's Advocate
- Submission - Jamaica Family Planning Association
- Submission - Jamaica Community of Positive Women (JCW+)
- Submission - Child Development Agency
- Submission - Centre For Investigation Of Sexual Offences & Child Abuse (CISOCA)
- Submission - The Association of Women's Organization in Jamaica
- Submission - SISTREN Theatre Collective
- Submission - The Marcus Garvey Research Institute
- Submission - Jamaica AIDS Support for Life
- Submission - Jamaicans for Justice
- Submission - People's National Party Women's Movement
- Submission - Ms. Jodi Ho Lung
- Submission - Collective Civil Society