Draft BICM Act

  1. The BICM Act 2006 is undergoing revision which is to be re-submitted to Cabinet for endorsement to be discussed in the upcoming summer session of parliament.
  2. Inputs from the Department is required for the ICT/Telecommunications and the cyber Security portion of the Act.
  3. The draft has been presented to cabinet 3 times with each session resulting in specific changes and recommendations.
  4. Based on the final instructions of the Cabinet the act has been changed and presented to the ministry and shared with the OAG as instructed.
  5. The OAG has requested for time and therefore at the moment it looks unlikely that the act can be presented to the summer session of parliament.
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