Parliament seeks to extend State of Emergency by five months

A Sitting of the House of Assembly is scheduled for Tuesday, May 4th, 2021 with a Motion to extend the State of Emergency for another five months ending October 16th 2021.

The Motion for consideration is as follows:

BE IT RESOLVED that Parliament further extends for an additional period of five months, commencing from the 17th day of May, 2021 and ending on the 16th day of October, 2021 – an additional 90 days.

There are a few Bills down for consideration:

1. Counter-Trafficking (Amendment) 2. Companies (Amendment)
3. Money Services Business (Amendment)
4. Tourism Stimulus and Investment (Amendment)

Tuesday’s Sitting is scheduled to commence at 10:00a.m.

The Sitting of the Senate is scheduled for Thursday, May 6th, 2021 at 10:00 a.m.

The public will NOT be allowed in the Chamber Gallery during the Sittings. The public can view the live proceedings on the National Television Network (NTN) Channel 122, Government of Saint Lucia Facebook and YouTube.