The Veteran’s Law, the Land Law and the Anti-Corruption Act, will be at the top of priorities for the new National Parliament. “Other bills inherited from the previous legislature will be tabled in Parliament and their order in terms of priority will be discussed, said Congresu Nasional Rekonstrusaun de Timor (CNRT) Member of Parliament (MP), Pedro da Costa Martires, (30/07), in Parliament.Manuel Tilman, former MP from Klibur Oan Timor Asuwa’in (KOTA), urged the new members to analyse in depth the National Strategic Development Plan (PEDN) before its ruling on its implementation.
“The Fifth Constitutional Government program will be based on the PEDN, hence I ask all MPs to have a good look at the program,” said the former MP. He asked also all bills pending parliamentary approval be rediscussed especially the land law which according to him needs to be reviewed.“Analyse it carefully, because this law underpins all our livelihoods, including the strategic plan”.Domingos Mesquita another former Member of Parliament (MP) asked these three laws be prioritised because he considered them fundamental for the development of the nation and its people. “The third legislature should aim to approve the anti-corruption law, the land law, and the victims’ compensation law before the end of this year,” said Mesquita. *
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