Liberia: ‘Pro-Temp Chie Wants Laws On Protest Reviewed
MONROVIA – Senate Pro-Tempore Albert Chie says part of the legislative agenda for the 54th legislature, specifically the Senate, would be to review several provisions of the Constitution of the country, including laws surrounding peaceful gathering or protest. According to the Senate’s administrative head, as Senators, they will work on several statutes by providing clarity on certain articles of the Constitution. “The Senate will also look at legislation on the printing of currency which has become very political with all citizens becoming financial experts. We will be looking at the Code of Conduct, we will be looking at tenure in the executive and we will be looking at privilege of a lawmaker,” he said. “The Senate received from you a communication requesting our input on the implementation of the TRC recommendation, the Senate plenary has asked the leadership of the Senate to review the request and revert to plenary.