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Four Bills Passed At November 17 Sitting of Parliament

By Kevon Browne

St Kitts and Nevis (WINN): During Parliament on Tuesday, November 17, five bills were presented on the order papers and after much deliberation and clarification four of the five bills were passed.

The Income Tax (Amendment) Bill, 2020 had its first reading. With clarity from Prime Minister Dr. Timothy Harris explaining that the Income Tax (Amendment) Bill 2020 does not introduce new income tax to the Federation.

The National Disaster Management (Amendment) Bill, 2020 had its first reading on October 15.

The COVID-19 (Prevention and Control) Bill, 2020, a Bill to provide for public health and other interventions to prevent, control and suppress the transmission of the COVID-19 virus and for related matters.

The Saint Christopher and Nevis (Mutual Exchange of Information in Taxation Matters (Amendment) Bill, 2020, which had its first reading on 15th October 2020) passed.

The Public Health (Amendment) Bill, 2020 which had its first reading on 15th October 2020 and brought forth by Minister of Health et al Akilah Byron-Nisbett.

For more information on the bills please click on the link provided

COVID-19 (Prevention and Control) Bill, 2020

COVID-19 (Prevention and Control), Bill, 2020

The Saint Christopher and Nevis (Mutual Exchange of Information in Taxation Matters (Amendment) Bill, 2020

Mutual Exchange of Information on Taxation Matters) (Amendment) Bill, 2020.

The Public Health (Amendment) Bill, 2020

Public Health Amendment Bill 2020

Income Tax (Amendment) Bill, 2020

Income Tax (Amendment)Bill, 2020

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