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Committee on Government Assurances (COGA)

Main Function The main functions of the Committee on Government Assurances is to scrutinize the assurances, promises and undertakings given by Ministers from time to time on the floor of the Assembly and to:- report on the extent to which such assurances have been implemented and where implemented whether such implementation has taken place within the minimum time necessary for ...

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Committee on Reform and Modernisation (CoRM)

Role and Purpose of the Committee The main role of the Committee on Reform and Modernization (CoRM) is to consider legislative and constitutional reform. The Committee considers the Report of the Constitutional Review Committee and makes concrete proposals to the House on constitutional reform. It also considers and review legislation pertaining to the National Assembly and thereon make proposals to ...

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International Affairs Committee (IAC)

Main Function The Committee’s main function is to work closely with the Ministry of Foreign Affairs on matters and issues of International Relations and report to the Assembly thereon. Terms of Reference To work closely with the Ministry of foreign Affairs, other governmental and non-governmental organizations on international affairs, peace, security and defense and contribute thereon as and when necessary. ...

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Finance and Public Accounts Committee (FPAC)

Main Functions The Finance and Public Accounts Committee is the institutional mechanism for examining the report on the accounts of Government and reporting on the effectiveness and efficiency of public financial management by ensuring transparency and accountability. In addition, all Accounts and Financial Statements laid upon the Table of the House in respect of Statutory Bodies, Public Corporations and Public Companies that are ...

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Standing Orders Committee (SOC)

Main Function The Committee’s main function is to ‘consider all proposals concerning the Rules of Procedure of the Assembly and to report to the Assembly thereon’. Members of the Committee The Committee is comprised of seven Members: Hon. Bernard Georges Hon. Clifford Andre Hon. Wavel Woodcock Hon. Regina Esparon Hon. Basil Hoareau Hon. Waven William Hon. Sebastien Pillay The Committee ...

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22nd December 2009 – Seychelles to host Eastern African ACP- EU Meeting in 2010

Tuesday 22nd December, 2009   Seychelles to host Eastern African ACP-EU Meeting in 2010   Seychelles will host, next year, the Eastern African Regional  Africa, Caribbean, Pacific-European Union (ACP-EU) Joint Parliamentary meeting, forecasted to take place over  four days from the 26th to 29th May.   The Joint ACP-EU Bureau, at the 18th session of the ACP-EU Joint Parliamentary Assembly ...

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14th December 2009 – This week in the National Assembly

Monday 14 December, 2009 This Week in the National Assembly Tomorrow in the National Assembly, Members will consider a Motion to be tabled by Hon. Andre Pool – elected Member for Anse Boileau. The Motion is requesting the Assembly to approve the supplementary estimates of SR1, 247,127,960 for the year 2008.   The Assembly will also debate nine Bills: Foundation ...

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2nd December 2009 – Debate on the Budget

Wednesday 2nd December, 2009 The National Assembly The National Assembly will reconvene on Monday 7th December 2009 to proceed with debates on the Appropriation Bill 2010.   The Leader of the Opposition, Hon. Wavel Ramkalawan will present his reply on the budget, followed by the Leader of Government Business, Hon. Marie-Louise Potter.   Reply and debates on the Budget Address ...

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27th November 2009 – Official Visit of H. E. Hon. Dr. Gurirab

Friday 27th November, 2009 Official Visit of H.E. Hon. Dr. Gurirab His Excellency, Hon. Dr. Theo-Ben Gurirab, the Hon’ble Speaker of the National Assembly of Namibia, and President of the Inter-Parliamentary Union (IPU), will be on official visit to the Seychelles on the invitation of the Speaker of the National Assembly, Hon. Dr. Patrick Herminie.   H.E. Hon. Dr. Gurirab ...

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27th November 2009 – The Budget Address

  Friday 27th November, 2009 The Budget Address The National Assembly will convene on Monday 30th November, 2009 for the Second Reading of the Appropriation Bill, 2010, whereby the Minister for Finance, Mr. Danny Faure will be present in the Assembly to give the Budget Address.   -End-     For more details contact: Ms. Azarel Ernesta Senior International Relations ...

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