As such, interested persons will now be able to register for daytime meetings by using the calendar on the Commission’s website at www.yourconstitution.vg.
Information coming out from the Commission has indicated that The Secretariat will reply to confirm the meeting and meeting spaces will be reserved from as early as Tuesday, November 1, 2022, and for the entire month of November.
In addition, public meetings throughout the Territory are being finalised and more details on dates are to be communicated via the Commission’s website as well as through public announcements.
The Commission’s website also contains educational content including copies of relevant legislation, cases, and articles, and the public is encouraged to review this information.
“The public is also being encouraged to submit any written comments to the Commission via the comments tool also on the Commission’s website. This will ensure that comments are captured and recorded fully and accurately,” the missive indicated.
It is anticipated that opportunities for both public consultation and the submission of written comments will close by mid-December the commission said they are looking forward to engaging with the community over the coming weeks.
The Unity Government on September 21, 2022, had shut down a motion brought to the House of Assembly (HoA) by Opposition Member Hon Carvin Malone (AL) for amendments to the Terms of Reference (ToR) of the Constitutional Review Commission.
The proposed amendments, according to Hon Malone, would have been taken to the public for consultations.