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Senate Sitting Scheduled For Thursday

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A Sitting of the Senate is scheduled for Thursday, October twentieth, 2022 with Papers to be laid by the Honourable Parliamentary Secretary within the Ministry of Tourism, Investment, Creative Industries, Culture and Information and Leader of Government Business and the Honourable Parliamentary Secretary within the Ministry of Education, Sustainable Development, Innovation, Science, Technology and Vocational Training.

The Motions for consideration are as follows:

1. BE IT RESOLVED that Parliament do authorize the Attorney General to make an Order to declare that the 2020 Complement to the Revised Edition of the Laws of Saint Lucia, as laid out in the Order shall come into force on such date as could also be appointed by such Order, as authoritative version of the law.

2. BE IT RESOLVED that Parliament by affirmative resolution approves the draft Value Added Tax (Amendment of Schedule 3) (No. 2) Order which amends Schedule 3 of the Act to —

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(a) exempt imports of non-public items, food, clothing, toys and other household consumables, contained in barrels for the period commencing from the first day of November, 2022 and terminating on the twenty eighth day of February, 2023;

(b) exempt imports of toys, food supplies and care packages by a member of the House of Assembly for the good thing about children, the vulnerable and needy individuals within the constituency of the member of the House of Assembly, for the period commencing from the first day of November, 2022 and terminating on the thirty first day of January, 2023.

The next Bills are down for consideration:

  • 1. Income Tax (Amendment)
  • 2. Security Interest in Movable Property
  • 3. Virtual Assets Business
  • 4. Structure of Saint Lucia (Amendment)
  • 5. Motor Vehicles and Road Traffic (Amendment)

Thursday’s Sitting is scheduled to start at 10:00 a.m.

SOURCE: Office of the Parliament

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