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This Week – 3rd October, 2016

Eight Motions have been tabled for the 2nd sitting of the 6th Assembly. The Leader of Government Business, Hon. Charles de Commarmond is moving that the National Assembly revolves to establish the ‘Standing Order Committee’ pursuant to Article 104 of the Constitution and in accordance with order 84 of the Standing Order. The Leader of Opposition Hon. Wavel Ramkalawan is ...

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Seychelles National Assembly’s first meeting of 6th Assembly

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Further to the Proclamation made by President James Michel, in the Official Gazette of Monday the 19th September, 2016, the National Assembly of Seychelles will convene its first meeting of its Sixth Session on Tuesday 27th September, 2016 at the National Assembly building, Ile Du Port. This first meeting shall commence with the Oath of Allegiance of all Members administered ...

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National Assembly is Dissolved as of 12th September, 2016

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Pursuant to Article 106 (2) (b) of the Constitution of Seychelles, the 5th National Assembly stands dissolved as of  today, 12th September, 2016. The Assembly shall meet again, once a Proclamation published in the gazette to summon its first meeting has been done by the President, in line with Article 107 of the Constitution.           -END- ...

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Speaker Herminie Delivers Keynote Address at Pre-Conference to 2016 International Aids Conference

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Hon. Dr. Patrick Herminie, the Speaker of the National Assembly was this Sunday the Guest of Honour at the pre-conference to the International AIDS Conference 2016 being held in Durban, South Africa. The pre-conference with the theme ‘Beyond Blame: Challenging HIV Criminalization’ saw the participation of 159 participants from across the world and included HIV/Aids activists, advocates, healthcare professionals, philanthropic ...

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The Speaker calls on SADC Parliamentarians to help contain the epidemic of bad laws affecting public health in the Region

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The Speaker of the National Assembly of Seychelles, Honourable Dr. Patrick Herminie was the guest of honour at the Parliamentary Committees’ Symposium on Criminalisation and Stigmatisation which was organised by the Southern Africa Development Community-Parliamentary Forum (SADC-PF) in partnership with AIDS and Rights Alliance for Southern Africa (ARASA) in Johannesburg, South Africa on Tuesday 10th May, 2016. The Symposium which ...

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National Assembly of Seychelles Signs Memorandum of Understanding with the Knesset of State of Israel

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A delegation from the Knesset of the State of Israel, headed by its Director General, Mr. Ronen Plot, who is the Head of Administration of the Knesset, is currently on a five-day visit to the National Assembly of Seychelles since Monday 28th March, 2016. The aim of the visit is to initiate ties between the National Assembly of Seychelles and ...

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The United Nations Secretary General to address the National Assembly

The United Nations Secretary General, H.E. Mr. Ban Ki-Moon will address the National Assembly during an Extraordinary Sitting which will take place on Sunday 8th May, 2016 at 0920hrs. Prior to the Sitting, His Excellency will pay a courtesy call on the Speaker of the National Assembly, Honorable Dr. Patrick Herminie.

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Speaker Herminie Addresses The Commonwealth Conference On Challenges Facing The Independence Of Speakers

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Seychelles to host the 2018 Conference. The Speaker of the National Assembly, Honourable Dr.Patrick Herminie, attended the 23rdConference of Speakers and Presiding Officers of the Commonwealth (CSPOC) held in Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia from the 9th to the 14th of January 2016. The Conference, which was officially opened by the Deputy Prime Minister of Malaysia, his excellency Ahmad ZahidHamidi, saw the ...

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