June 6, 2017
Kamina Johnson discusses the plea bargain bill to Vision Newspaper

Senate Passes Plea Bargain Bill

The Plea Negotiations and Agreement Act, 2017, which provides for a system of plea bargaining for persons who commit crimes, was passed in the Senate on […]
May 19, 2017
The House of Representative

House Passes Political Parties Registration Regulations

The House of Representatives, on Wednesday (May 17), approved the Political Parties Registration Regulations 2017, Resolution. The Regulations, which were drafted by the Electoral Commission of […]
April 20, 2017
Dr. the Hon. Andrew Wheatley, speaking about medical marijuana industry

Action Must be Taken with Medical Marijuana Industry – Dr. Wheatley

Minister of Science, Energy and Technology, Dr. the Hon. Andrew Wheatley, says decisive action needs to be taken as it relates to the medical marijuana industry, […]
March 28, 2017
Government Senator, Matthew Samuda approves budget

Senate Approves Budget

The Government is now authorised to spend the $710 billion earmarked for expenditure in the 2017/18 fiscal year, following the passage of the Appropriation Act 2017 […]
March 24, 2017
MOCA bill being discussed by Prime Minister Andrew Holness

Prime Minster Andrew Holness Tables MOCA Bill

The Government has taken another step to strengthen Jamaica’s anti-corruption laws through the tabling of the Major Organised Crime and Anti-Corruption Agency ( MOCA ) Bill […]
March 17, 2017
The House of Representative on telephone tax

House Approves Legislation on Telephone Tax

Legislation was passed in the House of Representatives on March 16 giving legal authority to the Government to collect taxes imposed on certain telephone calls since […]
March 10, 2017
Finance Minister Audley Shaw

Finance Minister Announces New Revenue Measures to Earn $13.5 Billion

Minister of Finance and the Public Service, Hon. Audley Shaw, has outlined new revenue measures to raise $13.5 billion to finance the 2017/18 Budget. This includes […]