Nevis Island Assembly to sit October 05

Photo caption: Ms. Myra Williams, Clerk of the Nevis Island Assembly (file photo)

NIA CHARLESTOWN NEVIS (October 01, 2021) — A sitting of the Nevis Island Assembly is scheduled for October 05, 2021, from 10 a.m. at the Assembly Chambers at Hamilton House on Samuel Hunkins Drive in Charlestown.

According to the Order Paper dated October 01, 2021, circulated by Ms. Myra Williams, Clerk of the Assembly, Hon. Mark Brantley, Minister of Finance will seek leave to introduce and have read a first time the Nevis International Banking Bill 2021.  Hon. Spencer Brand, Minister of Physical Planning will also seek leave to introduce and have read a first time the Nevis Contractors Registration and Regulation Bill 2021.

During the Public Business segment of the sitting, the Minister of Finance will seek to have read a second and third time the Nevis International Insurance (Amendment) Bill, 2021. The Bill had its first reading at the July 13, 2021, sitting of the Assembly.

Minister Brand will also seek leave to withdraw the Nevis Building Contractors Registration and Regulation Bill, 2021. The Bill had its first reading at the July 13, 2021 Assembly sitting. This Bill will however, be replaced with the Nevis Contractors Registration and Regulation Bill, 2021.

The Physical Planning Minister will also move the first, second and third readings of the Nevis Contractors Registration and Regulation Bill, 2021.

Mr. Brand will also seek leave to lay the Nevis Physical Planning and Development Control Regulations, 2021 before the House.

The sitting will commence with the Formal entry of the Hon. Farrel Smithen, President of the Nevis Island Assembly, followed by Prayers. Then will come the Motion for the Approval of the Order Paper as circulated; Messages from the Deputy Governor-General; Announcements by the President; Papers to be laid; Statements by; Ministers; Personal Explanations; Introduction of Bills and First Readings; and Public Business before the Adjournment.

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