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Insurance Bill, 2020 Taken Through Consideration Stage

Parliament has taken through the consideration stage, the Insurance Bill, 2020 targeted at increasing insurance penetration in the country which currently remains low, as the Bank of Ghana’s Financial Stability Review pegs insurance coverage at one percent of Gross Domestic Products (GDP). --Read more--

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PROGRAMME FOR THE DISSOLUTION OF THE 7TH PARLIAMENT, INAUGURATION OF THE 8TH PARLIAMENT AND THE SWEARING-IN OF THE PRESIDENT ELECT OF THE REPUBLIC OF GHANA


The 7th Parliament of the 4th Republic of Ghana will stand dissolved at midnight 6th January 2021. Parliament, mindful of the provisions in the Presidential Transition Act, 2012 (Act 845), and the 1992 Constitution has outlined programmes to mark the various activities that will dissolve the 7th Parliament and inaugurate the 8 th Parliament to facilitate the swearing in of the President Elect of the Republic of Ghana.

To this end, there will be a press briefing on Monday 4 th January 2021 at 12:00 Noon prompt, at the Justice D.F. Annan Auditorium located in the Job 600 building of Parliament. The Press briefing will be to outline in detail, the activities that will mark the various occasions and to answer questions and clarify issues regarding these activities.

On Tuesday 5th January 2021, the final message on the State of the Nation will be delivered in Parliament at 10:00 am prompt by His Excellency the President, Nana Addo Dankwa AkufoAddo, in accordance with Article 67 of the 1992 Constitution.

On Wednesday 6th January 2021, the 7th Parliament will stand dissolved at midnight, in accordance with Article 113(1) of the 1992 Constitution of Ghana.

At 12:01am on 7th January, the Elected Members of the 8th Parliament will convene in the Chamber of Parliament to elect a Speaker and Two Deputy Speakers, in accordance with Articles 95, 96 and 100(2) of the 1992 Constitution, after which the elected Members of the 8th Parliament will be sworn in by the Speaker at the Chamber of Parliament as per Article 100(1) of the 1992 Constitution of Ghana.

The President elect will then be sworn in before the 8th Parliament in accordance with Article 57(3) of the 1992 Constitution of Ghana.

The media and the general public are to note that attendance of these events are strictly by invitation. All COVID-19 safety and prevention protocols will be strictly adhered to.

KAT ADDO (APR)
DIRECTOR, PUBLIC AFFAIRS


31-12-2020    




PROCEEDINGS - PLENARY





IN THE FIRST SESSION OF THE EIGHTH PARLIAMENT

OF THE FOURTH REPUBLIC OF GHANA

 

ORDER PAPER

 

FOR THE FOURTH SITTING OF THE FIRST

MEETING OF PARLIAMENT

 

WEDNESDAY, 20TH JANUARY, 2021

 

 

         

          BEFORE THE COMMENCEMENT OF PUBLIC BUSINESS

 

 

 

1.         PRAYERS

 

 

 

2.         FORMAL COMMUNICATION BY THE SPEAKER

 

 

 

3.        CORRECTION OF VOTES AND PROCEEDINGS AND      OFFICIAL REPORT

 

 

4.         STATEMENTS

 

 

           AT THE COMMENCEMENT OF PUBLIC BUSINESS

 

 

5.         PRESENTATION OF PAPERS

 

            The following Paper to be presented:

 

            By the Leadership of the House

            Report of Leadership on the Formula for Composition of Parliamentary delegations and other Parliamentary groups and associations.

 

6.         PRIVATE MEMBER’S MOTION

 

That this House resolves to request the President of the Republic of Ghana to take urgent steps to suspend the payment of admission fees by new entrants into public tertiary education institutions and continuing students of those institutions for the 2021 academic year as part of the national COVID-19 relief programmes being implemented by Government.

 

                                    (Mr. Mahama Ayariga)

 

7.         MOTION

 

That this Honourable House approves the membership of a Committee to advise the Speaker on the appointment of four other members of the Parliamentary Service Board

 

                                    (Leadership of the House)

 

8.         MOTION

 

That notwithstanding the provisions of Standing Order 80(1) which require that no motion shall be debated until at least forty-eight hours have elapsed between the date on which notice of the motion is given and the date on which the motion is moved, the motion for the adoption of the Report of Leadership on the Formula for Composition of Parliamentary delegations and other Parliamentary groups and associations may be moved today.

 

                                    (Leadership of the House)

 

9.         MOTION

 

That this Honourable House adopts the Report of Leadership on the Formula for Composition of Parliamentary delegations and other Parliamentary groups and associations.

 

                                    (Leadership of the House)

 

10.       COMMITTEE SITTINGS

Wednesday 20th January, 2021

Tuesday 19th January, 2021

Friday 15th January, 2021

Wednesday 6th January, 2021

Tuesday 5th January, 2021

Monday 4th January, 2021


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Monday 19th January, 2021

Friday 15th January, 2021

Thursday 7th January, 2021

Tuesday 5th January, 2021

Monday 4th January, 2021

Friday 18th December, 2020

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