Pres. Weah Gives National Legislature A Wake-Up Call To Act On Important Executive Bills


President George M. Weah has written the plenary of the House of Representatives reminding the august body of some Executive bills currently before the Legislature pending legislative actions.

   President Weah made the call to the 54th National Legislature to promptly act on the Executive bills before them on Tuesday, May 23, 2023 during the House’s regular session. The President said the passage of the bills will enable the government to carry out its operation smoothly in the interest of the country.

   The bills highlighted by the President include the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA), An Act to Establish the West Africa Police Information System (WAPIS) Liberia, An Act to Amend Title 26 of the Liberian Codes of Law Revised, Penal Law chapter 11, 14, 15 and 50 relating sentencing and death penalty, Legal Aid Act of 2022, An Act to Amend Certain Perversion of the New Elections Law of 1986 (Line voted and sent back to the Legislature), The Bank-Financial Institution and Bank-Financial-Holding-Companies Act, 2022, the Liberia Corruption Service (LCS) Act, An Act Amending Chapter 15, Offenses against Properties sub-chapter D, Theft and Related Offenses, of the Penal Law Title 26 Liberia Code of Law Revised, to add thereto section 15.63 insider trading 15.64 market manipulations, 15.65 legal trafficking in other goods, An Act to Provide for the Prohibition, Prevention, Detention, Repose and Prosecution of Cybercrime to be Known as Cybercrime  Act 2021, Agreement Establishing the African Continental Free Trade Area (AF CFTA).

   Others include An Act to Establish the Civil Servant Commission (CSC), an Act Prohibiting the Tenure of Public Officials within the Executive Branch of Government, An Act to Endorse the National Youth Policy of Liberia: An Agenda for Action, the Reversed and Restated Chapter of the University of Liberia, International  Solar alliance (ISA) Framework Agreement, Investment Incentive Contract between the Government and Monrovia Mining Corporation, Maritime Zones Act 2020, a Revised Public Health Law of Liberia and an Export Credit Facility Agreement and Down Payment Facility Agreement, both signed between the Republic of Liberia through its Ministry of Finance and Development as borrowed: and arranged by Bank Leumi Le Israel. B. M. with Bank Leumi Le- Israel B.M. acting as Agent (to be submitted).

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