Three bills returned to parliament

Three bills have been returned to the People’s Majlis by President Mohamed Waheed Hassan for reconsideration and amendment.

The Business Registration Bill, the Corporate Tax Bill and the Sole Trader Bill passed respectively on April 23, 24 and 25, 2012, have all been sent back to parliament for revision, according to the President’s Office website.

In a letter to Parliamentary Speaker Abdulla Shahid, President Waheed detailed several concerns said to have been raised by the attorney general.

The exact nature of these concerns was not detailed by the President’s Office.