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Delta State Regulation Of Private Veterinary Clinics (Amendment) Bill, 2024 And Delta State Electric Power Sector Bill, 2024 Scales Through Second Reading At The Floor Of The State House Of Assembly.

A Bill For A Law To Amend The Regulation Of Private Veterinary Clinics Law, 2006 And Other Matters Connected Therein was read the second time in a motion moved by the majority leader Hon. Engr. Emeka Nwaobi, seconded by member representing Patani State constituency Hon. Engr. Emmanuel Amatare Sinebe at today’s Tuesday plenary.

Leading debate on the Bill by the majority leader Hon. Emeka Nwaobi, said the amendment Bill has 24 clauses which are re-arranged to include new clauses, namely 21, 22, 23, and 24 to provide for Trail offences, Legal Proceedings, Offences and Power of the Commissioner to review rates and fines. He also said the Bill seeks to sanitize the operations of Private Veterinary Clinics in the State. He urged the Honourable House to give their support in the speedy passage of the Bill for the benefit of Deltans.

The lawmakers unanimously lend their support in favour of the amendment Bill The Speaker Rt. Hon. Emomotimi Guwor then referred the Bill to Joint Committee Of Health and Agriculture and to report back on Tuesday 28 May, 2024. A Bill for a law to repeal the Delta State Electric Power Sector Law, 2022 and Enact the Delta State Electricity Power Sector Law, 2024 to provide for a comprehensive Legal framework in electricity generation, transmission, distribution and the protection of consumers rights including the development of a viable electricity market and for other related matters was read the second time in a motion moved by the majority leader Hon. Engr. Emeka Nwaobi, seconded by member representing Warri South 1 constituency Hon. Augustine Uroye.

 

Leading debate the majority leader Hon Emeka Nwaobi said the Bill seeks to provide steady power supply to Deltans, he said if passed into law it will attract local and foreign investors which will boost the economy of the State. He said the Bill has 7 parts and 108 clauses which seeks to establish a commission and under the commission shall be establish a board that will drive the processes of electricity generation, distribution, and transmission.

The Bill enjoined unanimous support by the lawmakers. The Speaker Rt Hon Emomotimi Guwor then referred the Bill to the Joint Committee on Special Bill and House Committee on Energy to report back on Tuesday 28 May, 2024.

 

Chioma Adinkwu reporting

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