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Nicolette Chambers
Wednesday, April 18, 2018

Today's order paper:

Oral Questions:-

* Parmod Chand to ask the Minister for Fisheries: would the minister outline in Parliament what sort of awareness program, if any, has the Ministry carried out, throughout the past one year following fatalities caused by eating common species of fish like Daniva in early 2017?;

* Mataiasi Niumataiwalu to ask the Minister for Economy: can the minister advise the House of the functions of the newly established Credit Information Reporting Agency PTE Ltd and how will it benefit consumers?;

* Aseri Radrodro to ask the Education Minister: can the minister inform the House if government would consider enforcing a percentage of intakes for school leavers as job attachments depending on the size of the firms and companies?;

* Netani Rika to ask the Minister for Employment, Productivity and Industrial Relations: can the minister inform the House on the measures that have been taken and will be taken by the ministry to promote and improve occupational health in Fiji?;

* Viliame Gavoka to ask the Minister for Industry, Trade, Tourism, Lands and Mineral Resources: Men-C has the potential to harm Fiji's tourism industry in the same way SARS devastated Asian tourism in the late 2002 to mid-2003. Can the minister inform the House what government is doing with the industry to assure and comfort those planning to visit Fiji not to be alarmed?;

* Ashneel Sudhakar to ask the Minister for Women, Children and Poverty Alleviation the recent data given by the ministry shows that a total of 292 cases of child sexual abuse had been reported under the Child Welfare Act from January to November in 2017. Can the minister further elaborate on the trends in child abuse in the past five years?;

* Ro Teimumu Kepa to ask the Minister for Local Government, Housing, Environment, Infrastructure and Transport; many passengers are concerned about the high decibel level of sound system in public buses, how is the minister dealing with this issue?; and,

* Jilila Kumar to ask the Minister for Local Government, Housing, Environment, Infrastructure and Transport: can the minister inform the House on the waiver of the municipal market?

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