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Pres. Weah issues proclamation adjusting Special Session…

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President George Manneh Weah
President George Manneh Weah

MONROVIA, LIBERIA-President George Weah has issued a proclamation adjusting the Special Session of the 54th Legislature from December 3, December 10, 20129.

The proclamation, according to an Executive Mansion release, is in consonance with Article 32(b) of the Liberian constitution.

Article 32(b) of the Constitution provides that the President shall, on his 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 a regular session of the Legislature beyond the date for adjournment or call a special or extraordinary session of that body to discuss or act upon matters of national emergency and concern.
  The release is quoted as saying President Weah has called a Special Session of the 54th Legislature in a letter dated November 4, 2019 to convene from November 18, 2019 to December 11, 2019, to discuss or act upon vital matters of national emergency and concern.

it said due to unforeseen factors, the convening period of the Special Session of the 54th Legislature has been adjusted to a period of one working week; beginning December 3, 2019 to December 10, 2019, to discuss and act upon matters of national concern.

 


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