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Small Scale Mining Bill to be Tabled Before Parliament



The Small Scale Mining Bill, 2022 is among the Bills that will be presented to Parliament when sittings resume on Monday October 25.

This was contained in a statement issued by the Director of Public Affairs in Parliament, Kate Addo on Wednesday October 19.

This comes at a time the government is finding solution to the illegal small scale mining menace (Galamsey) which is destroying water bodies and the environment in general.

A total of 66 Bills are expected to be presented before the House.

These include Affirmation Action Bill 2022, Ghana Housing Authority Bill 2022, Minerals  and Mining (Amendment) 2022.

Also the Petroleum Revenue Management (Amendment) Bill 2022 is going to be presented.

Eleven Bills are currently at the committee level.

Seven are Public Bills and four are Private Members bills.

They are the Intestate Succession Bill, 2022 at the Committee on Constitutional, Legal and Parliamentary Affairs, the Armed Forces (Amendment) Bill, 2022 at the Committee on Defence and Interior, the Promotion of Proper Human Sexual Rights and the Ghanaian Family Values Bill, 2021 at the Committee on Constitutional, Legal and Parliamentary Affairs and the Criminal Offences (Amendment) Bill, 2021 at the Committee on Constitutional, Legal and Parliamentary Affairs.


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