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Public consultation on trade legislation starts on Tuesday

Public consultation on trade legislation starts on Tuesday

The Government of the Virgin Islands is hosting a series of public meetings on two proposed Trade Legislation: Business Licencing Act, 2020 and Virgin Islands Investment Act, 2020.
The discussion will be led by Junior Minister for Trade and Economic Development, Honourable Shereen Flax-Charles who will detail the contents of the proposed Acts and the shared economic benefits to be derived from the Trade Commission.

Honourable Flax-Charles will be joined by Senior Policy Anaylst/Strategic Advisor, Ms. Lizette George and Consultant to Premier’s Office Mrs. Ayiesha deCoutou-Sammy.

Schedules for the public meetings are as follows:

Tuesday, March 23 at 5:30 p.m. at the Catholic Community Centre on Virgin Gorda

Wednesday, March 24 at 11:00 a.m. at Foxy’s on Jost Van Dyke

Sunday, March 28 at 3:00 p.m. at the Claudia Creque Educations Centre on Anegada

Monday, March 29 at 6:00 p.m. at the Althea Scatliffe Primary School on Tortola

The Tortola meeting will be broadcast live on the Government of the Virgin IslandsFacebook page @BVI Government and CBN FLOW TV Channel 101, or listen via CBN Radio 90.9 FM.

The public can make their contributions to the Acts in writing via e-mail to vitradecommission@gov.vg with the subject, “Trade Legislation” or hand deliver to the Premier’s Office.

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