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Freedom of Information Bill passes unanimously at Nevis Island Assembly sitting

The landmark Nevis Freedom of Information Bill, 2018, and the Tax Administration and Procedures (Amendment) Bill, 2018, after receiving their second and third readings, were passed at a sitting at the Nevis Island Assembly on July 03, 2018.The Nevis Freedom of Information Bill, 2018, which was presented by Hon. Eric Evelyn, Minister of Information and Information Services, was passed unanimously. It will give members of the public a general right to access information.

The Tax Administration and Procedures (Amendment) Bill, 2018, which was presented by Hon. Mark Brantley, Premier of Nevis and Minister of Finance, is an amendment to the Tax Administration and Procedures Ordinance, Chapter 6.11 (N).

 

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