National Assembly resumes sitting

The last session of the sixth Parliament will resume sitting today.

According to a media release issued yesterday, Parliament Public Relations Officer, David Nahogandja, said the Prevention and Combating of Torture Bill and the Prevention and Combating of Pollution of the Sea by Oil are set to be tabled.

It further said public hearings and regional visits to investigate government projects on the items referred to by the Parliament were conducted during August when parliament was in recess.

The reports from these visits are also expected to be tabled in this last parliamentary session.

The Ministry of Justice has also announced that two bills with a focus on women and family rights will be tabled for debate; these are the Divorce Bill and the Rape Amendment Bill.

Source: Namibia Press Agency