ANTIGUA AND BARBUDA

ANTIGUA AND BARBUDA

THE NATIONAL HONOURS (AMENDMENT) ACT, 2015

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THE NATIONAL HONOURS (AMENDMENT) ACT, 2015

ARRANGEMENT

Sections

1. Short title.

2. Interpretation

3. Amendment of section 12

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ANTIGUA AND BARBUDA

THE NATIONAL HONOURS (AMENDMENT) ACT, 2015

No. of 2015

AN ACT to amend the National Honours Act, 1998.

ENACTED by the Parliament of Antigua and Barbuda as follows:

1. Short title

This Act may be cited as the National Honours (Amendment) Act, 2015.

2. Interpretation

In this Act—

“principal Act” means the National Honours Act, 1998 No. 23 of 1998.

3. Amendment of section 12

The principal Act is amended in section 12 by repealing subsections (2) and (3).

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Passed by the House of Representatives on

the , 2015.

Passed by the Senate on the , 2015.

Speaker.

President.

Clerk to the House of Representatives.

Clerk to the Senate.

EXPLANATORY MEMORANDUM

The Bill seeks to amend the National Honours Act, by removing the privileges that were permitted

to the Governor General, the Prime Minister and the Leader of the Opposition, to nominate the

names of persons to be appointed with National Honours titles, without applying directly to the

National Honours Committee.