Speaker Recalls Parliament For One Week Sitting

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Speaker Aaron Michael Ocquaye has directed Parliament to reconvene for sitting from Monday 29th April to Friday 3rd May, 2019.

This is in accordance with the power conferred on the Speaker by Order 42(3) of the Standing Orders of the Parliament of Ghana, which provides that “Mr Speaker may, if he thinks fit, call a Sitting of the House before the date or time to which it has been adjourned, or at any time after the House has been adjourned sine die.”

According to a release by the Acting Director of Public Affairs, Madame Kate Addo, the recall is occasioned by a need for the House to consider some very important Parliamentary business including completion of work on and passing of the Companies Bill among others.

Full text of the recall is reproduced below;

RECALL OF PARLIAMENT

The Speaker of Parliament, Rt. Hon. Professor Aaron Michael Oquaye has directed that Parliament reconvenes for Sitting from Monday, 29 th April to Friday, 3 rd May, 2019.

This is in accordance with the power conferred on the Speaker by Order 42(3) of the Standing Orders of the Parliament of Ghana, which provides that Mr Speaker may, if he thinks fit, call a Sitting of the House before the date or time to which it has been adjourned, or at any time after the House has been adjourned sine die.

The recall is occasioned by a need for the House to consider some very important Parliamentary business including the completion of work on and passing of the Companies Bill among others.

All Members of Parliament are entreated to attend upon the House to expedite action on these.

KATE ADDO

PARLIAMENT OF GHANA

PARLIAMENT HOUSE

ACCRA

 

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