House of Assembly meets, Tuesday
Friday, October 25, 2019
by Office of the Parliament

A sitting of the House of Assembly is scheduled for Tuesday, Oct. 29, with Papers to be laid by the Honourable Prime Minister and Minister for Finance, Economic Growth, Job Creation, External Affairs and the Public Service; the Honourable Minister for Infrastructure, Ports, Energy and Labour; the Honourable Minister for Economic Development, Housing, Urban Renewal, Transport and Civil Aviation; the Honourable Minister for Tourism, Information, Broadcasting, Culture and Creative Industries; and the Honourable Minister for Commerce, Industry, Enterprise Development and Consumer Affairs.

The motion for consideration is as follows: BE IT RESOLVED that Parliament by affirmative resolution approves the draft Value Added Tax (Amendment of Schedules 1 and 3) Order which amends Schedules 1 and 3 of the Act – (a) in the case of Schedule 1 – (i) under item 1, to include a definition for the words “educational supplies”, (ii) under item 2 (2), to include the supply of printing of educational supplies as a zero rated supply of service; (b) in the case of Schedule 3, to exempt imports of personal items, food, clothing, toys and other household commodities, contained in barrels.

Tuesday’s sitting is scheduled to commence at 10 a.m. The sitting of the Senate is scheduled for Thursday, Oct. 31, at 10:00 a.m.