Sargassum Seaweed Phenomenon

Monday, 2 November 2015 - 1:00pm

Madame Speaker, the issue of the influx of Sargassum seaweed being experienced throughout the Territory is a timely and important subject and one that the Government has been paying careful attention to. 

Increasing the Territory’s Minimum Wage

Monday, 2 November 2015 - 12:30pm

Madame Speaker, under the Minimum Wage Order made on November 6, 1979, the minimum wage payable for employment in the Territory was set at $10 per day and on 1st June, 1994 it moved to $3.00 per hour.   

The Amendments to the BVI Business Companies Act, 2004

Monday, 2 November 2015 - 12:15pm

Madam Speaker, with your kind permission, I will now make a brief statement regarding the amendments to the BVI Business Companies Act, 2004.

Amendments to the Anti-Money Laundering Regulations and Anti-Money Laundering and Terrorist Financing Code of Practice

Monday, 2 November 2015 - 12:15pm

Madam Speaker, with your kind permission, I beg to make the following statement with regard to the amendments to the Anti-money Laundering Regulations and Anti-money Laundering and Terrorist Financing Code of Practice that have recently been approved.

Youth Policy At Work At Regional Youth Parliament

Thursday, 6 August 2015 - 11:30am

Twenty-five young people from the across the region recently participated in the Commonwealth Parliamentary Association’s (CPA) annual Regional Youth Parliament at the H. Lavity Stoutt Community College.

Regional Parliamentary Conference Begins

Thursday, 30 July 2015 - 9:45am

Representatives from thirteen countries are in the BVI attending the 40th Conference of the Caribbean, the Americas and the Atlantic Region of the Commonwealth Parliamentary Association (CPA)

BVI Is Ready For Commonwealth Parliamentary Conference

Monday, 20 July 2015 - 5:15pm

Over 70 Parliamentarians from 14 countries will soon begin arriving in the Territory for the 40th Annual Conference of the Caribbean, Americas and Atlantic Region of the Commonwealth Parliamentary Association (CPA) from July 25 to August 1. 

Public Invited To Official Swearing-In Of House Of Assembly Speaker And Members

Thursday, 18 June 2015 - 4:45pm

At the First Sitting, after an election process, a Speaker and Deputy Speaker will be elected in accordance with Sections 4 and 5 of the British Virgin Islands Standing Orders. An Oath of Allegiance will them be taken by the Speaker, Deputy Speaker and all elected Members.

Official Swearing-In Of House Of Assembly Speaker And Members

Thursday, 18 June 2015 - 9:15am

At the First Sitting, after an election process, a Speaker and Deputy Speaker will be elected in accordance with Sections 4 and 5 of the British Virgin Islands Standing Orders. An Oath of Allegiance will then be taken by the Speaker, Deputy Speaker and all elected members.

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