What are Bills?
A Bill is a proposed law under consideration by the Legislative Assembly. Bills implement policies and/or address economic and social issues as they develop.
A proposal is put forward to the Cabinet by the Ministry and/or Portfolio responsible for the subject. Upon presentation to the House the Bill goes through the following procedural stages –
- First Reading
- Second Reading
- Committee Stage
- Report on Bill
- Third Reading
More information can be found on our guide to How a Bill Becomes a Law.