THE SENATE OF FIJI

CALENDAR

1997

February Monday 24th to Friday 28th Meeting of the Senate (except on Tuesday 25th February when Cabinet is scheduled to meet).(Adjourns sine die)
May Monday 26th to Thursday 29th Debate on the Report of the Joint Select Committee on the Constitution´s and Reeve´s Report. (Adjourns sine die)
June Monday 23rd to Friday 27th Enabling legislation on The Constitution to be Debated. (Adjourns sine die)
July Monday 21st New Session of Parliament (Joint sitting for HE the President´s Address)
August Monday 18th to Friday 22nd Debate HE the President´s Address. (Adjourns sine die)
September Monday 29th to Tuesday 30th Meeting of the Senate
October Wednesday 1st to Friday 3rd Meeting of the Senate (Adjourns sine die)
November Friday 7th Budget Address (Joint sitting)
December Monday 15th to Friday 19th Debate on Budget (except on Tuesday 16th when Cabinet is Scheduled to meet). (Adjourns sine die)
February Monday 17th to Friday 21st House of Reps. Meeting
May Monday 12th to Friday 16th House of reps. Meeting. Tabling of the Report of the Joint Select Committee on the Constitution and debate thereon taken concurrently with the Report of the Constitution Review Commission.
Monday 19th House of Reps. Meeting Resumption of debate on Report of the Joint Select Committee on the Constitution and Report of the Constitution Review Commission.
Wednesday 21st to Friday 23rd House of Reps. Meeting Continuation of debate on Report of the Joint Select Committee on the Constitution and Report of the Constitution Review Commission. (House adjourns sine die on 23rd).
June Wednesday 21st to Friday 23rd House of Reps. Meeting Continuation of debate on Report of the Joint Select Committee on the Constitution and Report of the Constitution Review Commission. (House adjourns sine die on 23rd).
June Monday 9th to Meeting. (Enabling House of Reps. Friday 13th Legislation on the Constitution to be Introduced and debated).
Monday 30th Parliament Prorogues. His Excellency the President summons New Session of Parliament.
July Monday 21st New Session of Parliament . (Joint Sitting - His Excellency´s Address)
July Tuesday 22nd to Friday 25th House of Reps. Meeting Resumption Debate on His Excellency´s Address.
Wednesday 30th to Thurs00day 31st House of Reps. Meeting. Debate on His Excellency´s Address continues.
August Friday 1st House of Reps. Meeting Debate on His Excellency´s Address continues.
Monday 4th to Friday 8th House of Reps. Meeting. Debate on His Excellency´s Address continues. (House adjourns sine die on 8th).
September Monday 1st to Friday 5th House of Reps. Meeting.
Monday 8th House of Reps. Meeting.
Wednesday 10th to Friday 12th House of Reps. Meeting (House adjourns sine die on 12th)
November Friday 7th Budget Address (Joint sitting)
Monday 10th to Friday 14th Informal Meeting on the Budget.
Monday 17th House of Reps. Meeting. Debate on 1998 Appropriations.
Wednesday 19th to Friday 21st House of Reps. Meeting. Debate on 1998 Appropriations.
Monday 24th to Friday 28th Debate on 1998 Appropriations.
December Monday 1st House of Reps. Meeting.
December Monday 1st House of Reps. Meeting.
Wednesday 3rd to Friday 5th House of Reps. Meeting. (House adjourns sine die on 5th)


Important Note:
Commencement dates are firm and conclusion dates cannot be extended except by resolution of the House after consultation with the Speaker of the House of Representatives.


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