A session of the National Assembly is currently on going. The session convened this morning just after 10 am.
Among the items that are to be discussed during this session are the Prison Amendment Bill 2019, the Criminal Procedure Bill 2019 and the Prison Extramural Sentences Amendment Bill 2019.
Prime Minister Dr. Timothy Harris, during his opening statement gave an update on CARICOM’S stance on the Venezuelan political situation, in his capacity as CHAIRMAN of the body.
He outlined that there was the threat of unchecked migration in the region and destruction of the fabric of peace in the Caribbean if the situation is not resolved through peaceful dialogue.
Attorney General Hon. Vincent Byron also provided an update on the recent court ruling that indicated that certain portions of the Drug Act, were unconstitutional and recommended some amending.