Parliament returns from recess on Tuesday; anti-LGBTQI+ and Rent Bill high on agenda

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Ghana’s Parliament is expected to reconvene from a three-month break on Tuesday, October 26, 2021, for its third meeting of the first session.

The meeting is slated for nine weeks before the House takes its final recess for the year in December.

A total of 56 bills are expected to be presented before the House. These Include Affirmative Action Bill, 2021, Interstate Succession Bill, 2021, Rent Bill, 2021, Aged Persons Bill, 2021, Small Scale Mining Bill 2021.

A statement signed by the Director of Public Affairs at the Parliament of Ghana, Kate Addo also noted that three bills including the Promotion of Proper Human Sexual Rights and Ghanaian Family Values Bill, 2021 popularly known as the anti-LGBTQI+ bill are currently at the Committee level.

“The Standing Orders of the Parliament of Ghana, 2021, Revenue Administration Regulations, 2021, Copyright Regulations, 2021, National Information Technology Agency Regulations, 2021 among others are instruments for presentation and at Committee. Papers, motions for debate, petitions and questions will be admitted by the Speaker during this meeting,” the statement added.

SourceABC News

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