Budget bill signed at 11th hour

Prime Minister Samuel Hinds, performing the functions of President, yesterday signed into force the Appropriations Bill 2014 thereby legally authorizing the expenditure of public funds until the end of the year.

This was confirmed to Stabroek News last evening by National Assembly Clerk, Sherlock Isaacs who said that the signed Appropriations Act 2014 was sent back to the National Assembly, and now needed to go to the National Printers to be published in the Official Gazette.

Up to yesterday afternoon the bill, passed since April 16th, had not been signed, which lent to  …..To continue reading, login or subscribe now.

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