Majlis passes Declaration tabled pursuant to Article 142 of the Regulations Governing the Proceedings of the People’s Majlis

At the Seventh Sitting of the Third Session of the People’s Majlis held today, a Declaration as reviewed by the Committee on Independent Institutions was passed with 57 votes in favour and 9 votes against. The Committee report on the Declaration was presented to the floor by Committee Chair Ali Saleem, MP for Funadhoo. The Declaration was tabled as per Article 142 of the Regulation Governing the Proceedings of the People’s Majlis on 28 October 2018 at the First Sitting […]

Preliminary debate held for Bill on Maldives Media Commission and Bill on Amendment to Maldives Banking Act (No 24/2010)

At the Seventh Sitting of the Third Session of the People’s Majlis held today, preliminary debate was held for two Bills. Six Members spoke during time allocated for debate on the Bill on Maldives Media Commission tabled on behalf of the Government by Jaufar Dawood, MP for Ungoofaaru No Member spoke during time allocated for […]

Bill to repeal the Act on Defamation and Freedom of Speech accepted for Majlis consideration

At the Seventh Sitting of the Third Session of the People’s Majlis held today, the Bill to repeal the Act on Defamation and Freedom of Speech (Act No. 15/2016), proposed by Abdulla Shahid, MP for Henveiru Uthuru was accepted for consideration by Majlis with 48 votes in favour. There were 17 votes against. 17 Members […]