Thursday 26 November, 2020

2021 Budget passes in the Lower House

The House of Representatives in Parliament.

The House of Representatives in Parliament.

The 2020/2021 fiscal package was passed in the House of Representatives today. 

The budget, which was read on October 5, had been debated in the House over the last few weeks, with the Standing Finance Committee ironing out other details up to today. 

This evening, the bill was read a third time and passed with 22 votes for, none against and 19 abstentions. 

The bill will now take its turn in the Senate where it will be evaluated again. 

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