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Pres. Weah issues proclamation extension for Second Regular Session extension…

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President George  Manneh Weah
President George Manneh Weah

MONROVIA, LIBERIA-President George Weah has issued a proclamation extension of the Second Regular Session of the 54th National Legislature for a period of two weeks.

Article 32(b) of the Liberian Constitution provides that the President shall, on his or her own initiative or upon receipt of a certificate signed by at least one-fourth of the total membership of each House, and by proclamation extend the Regular Session of the National Legislature beyond the date of adjournment or call a Special Extraordinary Session of the August Body to discuss or act upon matters of National emergency or concern.

In accordance with Article 32 (b) of the Constitution of Liberia,a certificate signed by at least one-fourth of the total membership of each House has been laid before the President on September 12,2019 for the extension of the Second Regular Session of the 54th National Legislature beginning September 16 to the 30th 2019.

A Foreign Ministry Release issued Monday, September 16,2019,said President Weah noted that the move is intended to allow the National Legislature discuss and act upon pressing matters of National concern.
 

 


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