Passage of PIGB: CISLAC Commends National Assembly, Urges President on Prompt Assent
The Civil Society Legislative Advocacy Centre (CISLAC) commends the National Assembly on the recent passage of the long awaited Petroleum Industry and Governance Bill (PIGB). This follows the passage by both Chambers of the harmonized version on Wednesday March 28, 2018.
We recall that following the separate passage of the Bill by the two chambers, CISLAC and her partners have been engaging the relevant Committees to conclude the harmonisation process and have it ready for Presidential Assent in good time. We note that a commitment to do this by the end of March was made by the NASS and are therefore delighted that the timeline has been met and our legislators have kept their word.
CISLAC observes that the passage of the PIB was one of the campaign promises of the present administration to be delivered within the first one […]