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Parliament resumes sitting Feb. 6

Parliament will resume its first meeting of the fourth session on Tuesday, February 6, 2024.

“The First Meeting of the Fourth Session of the 8th Parliament is scheduled to start on Tuesday, 6th February, 2024 at 10:00 am prompt. During this meeting a total of 82 Bills are expected to be presented to the House,” Parliament said in a statement dated February 5, 2024.

Amongst the bills the house will be considering are the Aged Persons Bill, 2023,
Advertising Council Bill, 2023; Consumer Protection Bill, 2023; Public University Bill, as well as the 2023 Ghana Road Fund (Amendment) Bill, 2023.

During this meeting, the House will also work on twelve (12) bills that are currently at the committee level.

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Amongst them are the Affirmative Action (Gender Equality) Bill, 2023 (Committee on Gender and Children) and the Social Protection Bill, 2023 (Committee on Gender and Children).

Also, the Office of the Special Prosecutor (Amendment) Bill, 2021, and Citizenship (Amendment) Bill, 2023, which are private member’s bills, will be worked on before the House goes on recess ahead of the general elections.

Read the full statement below:

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