Malé, Maldives – Four bills presented by the state were sent for committee investigation after the preliminary debate, at Monday’s parliamentary sitting.
The four bills sent for committee investigation are;
- Bill on revisions to environment protection law
- Bill on registering births and deaths
- Bill on animal health
- Bill on revisions to state finance law
The bill on revisions to environment protection law, sponsored by MP for Hoarafushi Constituency Ahmed Saleem, was accepted to the floor with the vote of 44 out of the 46 members present. The bill has now been sent for committee investigation following a majority vote.
The second bill sponsored by MP of Henveyru North Constituency Ibrahim Muizzu was accepted with the vote of all 45 parliamentary members who took part in the vote. The bill was on registration of births and deaths as well as preparation of birth certificates and national identity cards.
In addition to this, the bill on animal health sponsored by MP of Kamditheemu Constituency was also accepted to the floor with the vote of 44 parliamentary members and has now been sent to the committee for further investigation. The bill calls for the preparation of a list, indicating the allowed and non permissable animals which can be brought into Maldives.
The last bill sponsored by MP of Dhaandhoo Constituency Yaugoob Abdullah was accepted to the floor with the vote of 45 parliamentary members. The bills calls to allow for loans to be given from one local council to the other. The bill has now been sent to the Committee on Decentralisation for further investigation.