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Parliamentarians Set to Debate GOB’s Budget for the Fiscal Year 2022/2023

Parliamentarians will meet up tomorrow at the National Assembly to kick off a 2-day debate on the budget for the fiscal year 2022/2023. The event has been known to start at ten in the morning and ending, sometimes past midnight. The House Orders for the next two days will see the elected representatives debate the Debate on the General Revenue Appropriation (2022/2023) Bill, 2022]. This is the section where the government seeks to appropriate certain sums of money for the use of the Public Service of Belize for the financial year ending March 31, 2023. This is the segment that consumes many hours in the debate. During the next two days the House of Representatives will see the Misuse of Drugs Amendment Bill brought back from the Senate, as well as the Village Councils Amendment Bill which will see its third reading. The House will also seek approval for a motion authorizing the adjustment on the rates of Business Tax on Net Interest Income. Additionally, on the agenda, the House will grant a posthumous pardon to Nora Parham, declaring that the sentence of death by hanging imposed on Nora Parham and executed on June 5, 1963, be revoked. The two days of debates, motions and bills will be carried Live on Love Television and Love FM.