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Parly to reopen in October

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Sept. 15, 2020 1 min read

THE National Assembly is scheduled to reopen on October 5 after it adjourned on June 20 for the winter break.

This was confirmed on Monday by the Clerk of the National Assembly, King’s Counsel Fine Maema.

He said the novel COVID-19 forced some of the Acts to be abandoned halfway, adding that such outstanding Bills are already before relevant parliamentary committees as part of preparing them to be enacted by the house.

KC Maema said the business committee which is responsible for handing out the house's daily business is yet to convene.

He however, said there is a lot of outstanding business that needs to be attended to by the members.

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He noted that despite the late adjournment for the winter break in order pass the national budget, the reopening of the house is still within the calender of the Parliament.

When the house broke for winter, it had just passed the Appropriation Bill.

A notice has already been issued which notifies MPs about the reopening date of the house. LeNA

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