Two bills sent to committee following preliminary debate

Two pieces of government-sponsored legislation were sent to committee for further review at today’s sitting of the People’s Majlis.

An amendment proposed by MP Ahmed Assad to abolish the Special Majlis and People’s Majlis MPs’ Salary Act of 1990 was accepted unanimously with 65 votes in favour.

Additionally, an amendment proposed by MP Ali Shah to the Territorial Waters of Maldives Act of 1996 was accepted with 63 votes in favour, one against and two abstentions.