September 17, 2013
Today, the House deliberated on two policy related issues reported by the Good Governance Committee (GGC): a) follow-up report on Changjiji Trowa Theatre and b) review report on performance audit of Constituency Development Grant (GDC).
The GGC submitted the review report on Trowa Theatre regarding the follow up on the resolution passed during the 10th session of the National Council of the 1st Parliament requiring the National Land Commission to conduct a thorough study on the issue and submit a report to the next session of the National Council. After the presentation of the review report by the GGC, the Committee made a recommendation for the National Land Commission (NLCS) to follow up with the Ministry of Works and Human Settlement (MoWHS) to see whether the 12 point recommendations of the Dispute Settlement Committee are fully implemented. The House will further deliberate on the issue on 19 September 2013.
The GGC presented the review report on the Constituency Development Grant (CDG) performance audit to the House. The Committee submitted on the background, the major findings of the Royal Audit Authority and Anti-Corruption Commission, shortfalls and lapses of CDG implementations and the Committee’s observations and recommendations. Read More »
September 13, 2013
Today, the Natural Resources & Environment Committee (NREC) submitted the review reports on the legality of banning mining activities by local governments within their geographical jurisdiction and report on the follow-up on impact assessment of mining activities, followed by question hour session with the Ministry of Agriculture and Forest.
After presenting the review reports, the NREC submitted the recommendations to the House for further recommends and amendments. After a long deliberation the House resolved to revisit the submitted recommendations in consultation with Legislative Committee and other interested members. The House will re-deliberate on the recommendations on 19 September 2013.
Later in the afternoon, the House conducted it first question hour session of the Second Parliament with the Ministry of Agriculture and Forest. Read More »