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Dates for Consultations on Ninth Amendment Announced

The National Assembly has announced that the Constitution and Foreign Affairs Committee of the House of Representatives will be having its public consultations on the Belize Constitution (Ninth Amendment) Bill, 2011 at the following dates and venues:

August 24, 2011 – Corozal Town – Corozal Town Civic Center at 7:00 p.m
August 31, 2011 – Orange Walk Town – Sports Complex at 7:00 p.m
September 7, 2011 – Dangriga Town – Fr. Marin Parish Hall at 7:00 p.m
September 14, 2011 – San Pedro Town – Angel Nuñez Auditorium at 7:00 p.m
September 28, 2011 – Independence – Independence Primary School Auditorium at 7:00 p.m
October 5, 2011- Punta Gorda Town – Punta Gorda Sport Complex at 6:30 p.m
October 12, 2011 – San Ignacio/Santa Elena – ITVET Building at 7:00 p.m
October 19, 2011 – Maskall Village – Maskall Community Center at 7:00 p.m
November 2, 2011 – Belmopan – UB Auditorium at 6:30 p.m

The bill seeks to provide that the government shall at all times have majority ownership and control of public utilities; to clarify the provisions relating to the amendment of the constitution; and to provide for matters connected therewith or incidental thereto.

Any persons, interested bodies or community-based organizations wishing to give their views and/or recommendation on the bill are invited to do so at the public consultation or in writing to the clerk of the National Assembly at P.O. Box 139, Belmopan or email at

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