Three draft laws – the Combating of Rape Amendment, Combating of Domestic Violence and Access to Information bills – will take centre stage as the fifth session of the seventh Parliament which resumes today. The National Assembly went on recess on 28 April. In a statement availed the NA’s spokesperson, Rafael Hangula provided a brief on the work that lies ahead for the legislative arm for the remainder of the year. He simultenously provided insight into the NA’s activities during their break. Chiefly, the Parliamentary Standing Committee on Economics and Public Administration went on an oversight drive to Inland Revenue regional offices and customs entry points of entry in the Oshana, Ohangwena and Erongo regions. Their aim was to assess the efficiency, effectiveness, appropriateness, fairness, impact and applicability of taxation, revenue and customs duties collection.
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