12 June 2020
The following Bills have been approved by Executive Council for presentation as Government business at the next formal meeting of Legislative Council commencing Friday, 26 June 2020:
- Appropriation Bill 2020
- Control of Tobacco and Related Products Bill 2020
- Magistrates’ Court (Amendment) Bill 2020
- Public Health (Amendment) Bill 2020
- Road Traffic (Amendment) Bill 2020
These Bills can be found on the Bills for an Ordinance page on the St Helena Government website at the following link: https://www.sainthelena.gov.sh/government/legislative-council/bills-for-an-ordinance/
Notes to Editors
Appropriation Bill 2020
To provide for the services of the financial year 1 April 2020 to 31 March 2021.
Control of Tobacco and Related Products Bill 2020
To make provision for the control of tobacco, tobacco products, nicotine, nicotine products and herbal products for smoking; to make provision for the registration of dealers in tobacco and related products and regulate the supply of tobacco and related products; to prohibit smoking in certain premises and vehicles; to regulate the display, packaging and supply of tobacco and related products; to control the advertising and promotion of tobacco and related products; and for connected and incidental purposes.
Magistrates’ Court (Amendment) Bill 2020
To amend the Magistrates’ Court Ordinance, 2011, to permit the Chief Justice to preside as Chief Magistrate and to permit the remote attendance of a Justice; and for connected and incidental purposes.
Public Health (Amendment) Bill 2020
To amend the Public Health Ordinance, 1939, to further regulate the penalty provisions with respect to the prevention of formidable diseases.
Road Traffic (Amendment) Bill 2020
To amend the Road Traffic Ordinance, 1985, to further regulate the provisions relating to the licensing of drivers and motor vehicles.
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12 June 2020