The Fifth Meeting of the First Session of the Tenth Parliament under the Commonwealth of Dominica Constitution gets on the way from 10 am tomorrow, Wednesday December 12 2020.
A number of bills and motions are to be presented at the meeting including a motion to authorize the Minister for Finance to borrow twenty-seven million dollars from the OPEC Fund for International Development for funding covid 19 emergency response.
The loan is at an interest rate of three percent per annum with a four-year grace period.
The Minister for National Security and Home Affairs will present a bill for an act to make provisions in relation to bail in or in connection with criminal proceedings in Dominica and for relating matters.
Parliament is also expected to debate a bill for an act to amend the Value Added Tax Act, number seven of 2005 and a bill for an act to amend the Excise Act number eight of 2005.
Parliamentary proceedings will be carried live on GIS Channel 7 on DIGIPLAY and channel 107 on FLOW.