Cabinet Business - Wednesday 15th July 2020

15 July 2020 | Cabinet Business

President Danny Faure chaired a scheduled meeting of the Cabinet today, Wednesday 15thJuly at which a number of legal and policy memoranda were considered.

Cabinet approved the National Anti-Money Laundering and Countering the Financing of Terrorism Strategy.

Cabinet approved amendment to Section 29A of the Central Bank of Seychelles Act 2004.

Cabinet also approved temporary measures for Licensees under the Seychelles Gambling Act due to COVID-19 Pandemic.

Cabinet approved for the signing of Memorandum of Agreement between the Government of Seychelles and Chainvine Ltd on the Seychelles National Asset Management System (SNAMS).

Cabinet approved the Export of Fishery Products (Designated Landing Site) Order 2020.

Cabinet also approved the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA), draft initial offer for Seychelles under the Protocol for Trade in Services.

Cabinet approved the Proceeds of Crime (Civil Confiscation) Amendment Bill 2020.

Cabinet approved the Constitution of the Republic of Seychelles (Tenth Amendment) Bill, 2020.

Cabinet also approved the policy on agricultural production.

Cabinet approved proposal to extend Government support to Registered Commercial Livestock producers.

Cabinet approved for the Ministry of Finance, Trade, Investment and Economic Planning to be added as an approval authority for the import permit for the importation of motor vehicles.

Cabinet also approved the setting up of a Culture and Education Advisory Committee.

Cabinet was briefed on the status of the COVID -19 pandemic locally and globally.  Cabinet was also updated on progress made on implementation of the National Framework for Integrated Management of the reopening of Seychelles.

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