Absence of law allows town clerks to defy council –Vincent Alexander

The absence of the Local Government (Amendment) Bill affords town clerks the power to defy the instruction of the town council to which he/she is supposed to be legally accountable.

This is the conviction of University of Guyana (UG) Registrar Vincent Alexander, who serves as a commissioner on the Guyana Elections Com-mission (Gecom) and has participated in bids to reform Guyana’s local government structure.

Speaking to Stabroek News on Friday, he said that President Donald Ramotar’s decision to withhold his assent from the …..To continue reading, login or subscribe now.

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