Hurley’s Media Winter Olympics
Hurley’s Media Sales
Flow – Mobile Revolution
Winter Olympics Schedule

29 bills in two weeks

Http iframes are not shown in https pages in many major browsers. Please read this post for details.

Twenty nine bills in ten days a record by any measure. That’s how many bills were passed in the LA on Monday (24 October).

Legislators  engaged in the painstaking process of going through each bill clause by clause in committee stage to make amendments where necessary. One such bill was the Election Law which takes Cayman from multi-member districts to single member constituencies.

Amendments to the Bill generated debate during committee stage as East End MLA Arden McLean picked apart the clauses, in particular, those related to party registration and de-registration. “What they are trying to do is control the process and you cannot control the process in such truncated process, you cannot, you cannot do that,” Mr McLean said.

Premier Hon. Alden McLaughlin denied the MLAs assertions, explaining, the amendments were needed to establish a party registry and those provisions form part of that. Subsequent amendments were made to the bill.

About the author

Reshma Ragoonath

Reshma Ragoonath

Reshma Ragoonath is a Trinidadian journalist with 16 years media experience with a strong background in print with her most recent stint at The Cayman Reporter. She has a BA in Mass Communications, as well as, an Associate degree in Journalism and Public Relations.

Eclipze Generic
Tanya’s Kitchen
Kirk Freeport Generic
Clean Gas
Cleveland Clinic 2018

Subscribe Today

Please fill out the information below to Subscribe to Hurleys Media LTD. This will allow you to post comments on articles, get notifications on upcoming events and MORE!
Email address
Favorite Radio Station(s)
Spam free & Secure :)
%d bloggers like this: