JSC checks local govt finances

File photo: Marshelle Haseley
File photo: Marshelle Haseley

THE Local Authorities, Service Commissions and Statutory Authorities Committee will hold a public hearing at Tower D of the Port of Spain International Waterfront Centre on Wednesday from 10.15 am. The purpose of the hearing is to examine the financial oversight and financial management at this country's 14 local government corporations. This committee is chaired by Independent Senator Dr Varma Deyalsingh.

At 2.30 pm at the same venue, the Committee on Public Administration and Appropriations will holding a public hearing to discuss the recommendations in the 12th Report on the Administration of Disaster Relief in TT. Speaker of the House of Representatives, Bridgid Annisette-George, is the chair of this committee.

On Friday at 10 am, the Committee on Finance and Legal Affairs meets at Tower D to discuss the adequacy of magistrates court facilities in TT. Independent Senator Sophia Chote SC chairs this committee. The Senate has adjourned to a date to be fixed. The House sits on Tuesday from 10.30 am to debate motions to approve Senate amendments to the Civil Asset Recovery and Management and Unexplained Wealth Bill 2019 and the Non-Profit Organisations Bill 2019.


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