Last updated on July 18th, 2021 at 11:33 am
The COVID-19 Miscellaneous Amendment Bill was among two Bills passed in the House of Assembly on Thursday.
The Bill tabled by Prime Minister Dr.Ralph Gonsalves makes provision for the National Insurance Services to continue payments under its Temporary Unemployment Benefits Program.
Dr. Gonsalves says the Bill also seeks to temporarily amend the Public Health Act, to include a Port Health Safety Charge.
Meanwhile, Opposition Leader, Dr.Godwin Friday has given full support to the COVID-19 Miscellaneous Amendment Bill.
The Supplementary Appropriation Bill tabled by Finance Minister Camillo Gonsalves, was the other Bill passed at Thursday’s Meeting of Parliament.