UPDATE: Campaign Finance Reform Bill laid today in Parliament

UPDATE: Campaign Finance Reform Bill laid today in Parliament

“Today, it brings me great satisfaction to inform this august House that my Government, unlike any other Government before us, has the fortitude to fulfil this promise of presenting legislation to address the issue of Campaign Finance,” says Dr. Keith Rowley.

The Prime Minister today made a statement in the House of Representatives on the Representation of the People (Amendment) Bill, 2020 – specifically Campaign Finance Reform.

He said the move is part of this Government’s Anti-Crime Plan, is linked to objectives of its Public Procurement legislation and is aimed at tackling money laundering, fraud, corruption and rampant criminality in this country.

Dr Rowley then highlighted challenges with the current law governing this issue which falls under the Representation of the People Act of 1967.

Listen to Dr Rowley’s full statement below.

 

Representation of the People (Amendment) Bill, 2020

“Today, it brings me great satisfaction to inform this august House that my Government, unlike any other Government before us, has the fortitude to fulfil this promise of presenting legislation to address the issue of Campaign Finance.”Prime Minister Dr the Hon Keith Rowley today made a statement in the House of Representatives on the Representation of the People (Amendment) Bill, 2020 – specifically the long-awaited Campaign Finance Reform.Listen to Dr Rowley’s full statement below.

Posted by Dr Keith Rowley on Friday, May 8, 2020

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