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National Assembly to resume this week

National Assembly to resume this week

The Sixth Session of the Sixth Parliament will resume on Tuesday, 12 September and will run up until to 23 November.

So far, the National Assembly has received the Gaming and Entertainment Control Bill 2017 to table.

During the August recess, several Parliamentary Standing Committees undertook visits to the regions to investigate government projects and conduct public hearings on items referred to them by the House.

It is expected that reports on the activities undertaken during the recess will be tabled in the House for consideration.

The following Bills were received from the National Council without amendments: Whistle-blower Protection Bill 2017; Controlled Wildlife Products and Trade Amendment Bill 2017; One-Stop Border Posts Control Bill 2017; Usury Amendment Bill 2017; Regional Council Amendment Bill 2016 and Namibia Time Bill 2017.

Other Bills received with amendments are: The Lotteries Bill 2017; Namibia Revenue Agency Bill 2017 and Local Authorities Amendment Bill 2016.

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