Anti-laundering bill talks… Ramotar to give commitment on procurement body

Facing a Friday deadline for passage of amendments to anti-laundering legislation to avoid being referred to a global watchdog, government is working on two tracks for opposition support which will include a public statement on the long-delayed procurement body.

President Donald Ramotar has proposed the setting up of a committee to re-examine four bills deemed “unconstitutional” by the government in an effort to make them constitutionally compliant and is also prepared to give a public commitment that the Public Procurement Commission (PPC) would be established at the earliest possible time, Attorney-General Anil Nandlall told Stabroek News yesterday.

In return for their support of the long-stalled Anti-Money Laundering/ Countering the Financing of Terrorism (AML/CFT) (Amendment) Bill, …..To continue reading, login or subscribe now.

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