Ramotar yet to assent to bill for local gov’t polls by August

President Donald Ramotar is yet to assent to the amendment bill that sets August 1 as the deadline for the holding of local government elections.

The opposition last month used its parliamentary majority to fix the deadline over objections by the government, which tabled the bill but ultimately did not support it after the date was added.

Stabroek News attempted to contact Legal Affairs Minister Anil Nandlall and presidential advisor on governance Gail Teixeira to determine the president’s posture on the bill but neither of them  …..To continue reading, login or subscribe now.



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