Quatre motions privées pour un vendredi, tel est l’agende des parlementaires le 16 Août 2019 avant les vacances et le nomination Day au No 7.
4.Private Members’ Motion
(No. 1)The Honourable First Member for Savanne and Black River (Mr Ganoo)
“This House resolves that, in the context of the celebrations of the 25th anniversary of the Mauritian Republic and the attainment of 50 years of independence, the Constitution of the Republic of Mauritius be enacted by the sovereign Parliament of the country and should also consider the introduction therein of the following new provisions –
(a)limitation of the tenure of the Prime Minister;
(b)anti-defection provisions to deter the practice of crossing the floor;
(c)gender quota for fairer representation of women in the National Assembly;
(d)review of the powers of the Electoral Boundary Commission with regard to the delimitation of constituencies;
(e)recall mechanism for the parliamentarians who are failing in their duties as elected representatives;
(f)the introduction of second generation «development and environmental rights»; and(g)enhanced process of appointment of the President for institutions designed by the Constitution and the laws of the country to maintain democracy, uphold good governance and the rule of law. “(Resumption of Debate)
(No. 2)The Honourable First Member for Port Louis South and Port LouisCentral (Mr Uteem)
“That this Assembly is of opinion that a Commission of Inquiry be set up to inquire –
(a)into circumstances under which companies or entities directly or indirectly owned or controlled by Mr Alvaro Sobrinho have obtained investment banking licences, management licences, global business licences and other licences issued by the Financial Services Commission;
(b)into the circumstances under which companies or entities directly or indirectly owned or controlled by Mr Alvaro Sobrinho have been authorized by the then Board of Investment, now Economic Development Board, to acquire immovable properties in Mauritius; and »
(c)as to whether any Member of Parliament and/or public officer or their respective relatives or entities directly or indirectly owned or controlled by them have received any form of gratification in money or in the form of any other asset, whether in Mauritius or abroad, from Mr Alvaro Sobrinho or from companies or entities directly or indirectly owned or controlled by Mr Alvaro Sobrinho,and that the inquiry be held in public and that it reports its findings and makes recommendations as it may deem necessary or desirable”.
(No. 3)The Honourable Second Member for Vacoas and Floreal (Mr Baboo)
“That this Assembly is of opinion that contracts for the procurement of goods and services, for the sale or lease of assets by Government, parastatal bodies and Government-owned Special Purpose Vehicles, should not contain confidentiality clauses”.
(No. 4)The Honourable First Member for Savanne and Black River (Mr Ganoo)
“That this Assembly resolves that, in view of the numerous cases of dispossession of land, including those highlighted in the Report of the Truth and Justice Commission, a Select Committee be appointed to consider and examine allthe reports and available information with a view to establishing a –
(a)Land Commission which will be responsible to provide assistance to the claimants and carry out research and preparation work as may be necessary;
(b)Land Court in Mauritius to hear cases of alleged dispossession of land; and
(c)Special Fund to fund the services of law practitioners who will represent the claimants before the Land Court”