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Seychelles takes over Chairmanship of the Conference of Speakers and Presiding Officers of the Africa Region

Seychelles takes over Chairmanship of the Conference of Speakers and Presiding Officers of the Africa Region   The Speaker of the National Assembly, Hon. Dr. Patrick Herminie, is back in the country after attending the 13th Conference of Speakers and Presiding Officers of the Africa Region. Held in Lilongwe, Malawi, the Conference was officially opened by His Excellency the President, ...

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The Deputy Speaker Renews Calls for United International Action Against Maritime Threats

  THE DEPUTY SPEAKER RENEWS CALLS FOR UNITED INTERNATIONAL ACTION AGAINST MARITIME THREATS   The National Assembly of Seychelles was among 30 countries of the Commonwealth that participated in a two-day conference for small states, in London, on 23rd and 24th July, 2011.   The 31st Small Branches Conference was part of the 57th Commonwealth Parliamentary Conference held under the ...

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Press Statement

PRESS STATEMENT   Subsequent to the ruling of the Constitutional Court of this morning declaring the dissolution of the Assembly on 12th July, 2011 as null and void, the Speaker of the National Assembly Hon. Dr. Patrick Herminie has decided to convene a meeting of the Assembly tomorrow, Tuesday 19th July, 2011 at 0900hrs to consider its dissolution.   The ...

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This week in the National Assembly

THIS WEEK IN THE NATIONAL ASSEMBLY   The Vice President, Mr. Danny Faure will be in the National Assembly this week, to present three Bills.   The Constitution of the Republic of Seychelles (Sixth Amendment) Bill, 2011, seeks to provide for the establishment of an Electoral Commission to replace the Office of the Electoral Commissioner.   The other two Bills ...

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This Week in the National Assembly

THIS WEEK IN THE NATIONAL ASSEMBLY   This week, the National Assembly will debate a report by the National Assembly Committee which was established to investigate the evidences published in the report by the Human Right Commission on the incident that took place at the Montagne Posee prison in March, 2009. The Motion to discuss the report will be tabled ...

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Members of the National Assembly of Seychelles Visits the European Parliament

  MEMBERS OF THE NATIONAL ASSEMBLY OF SEYCHELLES VISITS THE EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT     Seychelles has been commended by the European Parliament for her active and leading approach in the regional fight against piracy which is one of great proportion and continues to affect trade between Seychelles and its other trading partners, including the European Union.   Piracy was one ...

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This week in the National Asembly

  THIS WEEK IN THE NATIONAL ASSEMBLY   This week, the National Assembly will debate two Bills, the Constitution of the Republic of Seychelles (Sixth Amendment) Bill, 2011, and the Revenue Administration (Amendment) Bill, 2011, both to be presented by the Vice President and Minister for Finance, Mr. Danny Faure.   The Constitution of the Republic of Seychelles (Sixth Amendment) ...

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This Week in the National Assembly

Monday 13th June, 2011    THIS WEEK IN THE NATIONAL ASSEMBLY New Opposition Member to Swear-in    This week in the National Assembly, the opposition Member, Mr. Brian Julie who is replacing Mr. David Pierre will take his oath of allegiance.   The Minister for Community Development, Youth and Sports, Mr. Vincent Meriton will then make a statement on the ...

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Assembly Business Committee Decides on Agenda for the Sitting of 14th June, 2011

Opposition Members to Resume Duty     The Opposition Members in the National Assembly will, on Tuesday, resume their legislative duty, now that the Assembly Business Committee has finalized the order of business for the next Assembly Sitting.   Among the matters to be considered by the Assembly is the Motion to be tabled by Hon. Bernard Georges, elected Member ...

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Statement regarding absence of the Opposition in the National Assembly

Statement regarding absence of the Opposition in the National Assembly   Official Communiqué   Up to now, the National Assembly has not received, either through the Office of the Speaker or the Clerk, any official communiqué from the Seychelles National Party (SNP) with regards to their attendance (or non-attendance) at sittings of the National Assembly. The Secretariat has observed that ...

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