PNCR PARLIAMENT MOTIONS



MOTION FOR AN INTERNATIONAL INQUIRY



MOTION -- ALLEGATIONS OF TORTURE MADE AGAINST THE JOINT SERVICES OF GUYANA
WHEREAS Guyana is a Party to the United Nations Convention Against Torture and Other Cruel, Inhuman and Degrading Treatment or Punishment (hereinafter referred to as the Convention);


MOTION -- HONOURING LINDEN FORBES SAMPSON BURNHAM, O.E.
WHEREAS Mr. Linden Forbes Sampson Burnham, O.E., S.C., was elected to the Legislative Assembly (now the National Assembly), on the 18th day of May 1953, in the first General Elections held under Universal Adult Suffrage in the then British Guiana (now Guyana), and was appointed the Minister of Education in the First People�s Progressive Party Government (PPP);


MOTION -- BRUTAL AND HORRIFIC KILLING OF ELEVEN GUYANESE CITIZENS
WHEREAS eleven Guyanese citizens, including five children, all from the village of Lusignan, East Coast Demerara, were brutally and horrifically killed by gunmen in their homes in the wee hours of the morning of Saturday, 26th January, 2008;


MOTION -- ADOPTION OF THE REPORT OF
BE IT RESOLVED:


MOTION--ALLEGATIONS OF TORTURE MADE AGAINST THE JOINT SERVICES OF GUYANA
WHEREAS Guyana is a Party to the United Nations Convention against Torture and Other Cruel, Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment;


MOTION -- LIMIT ON THE AGGREGATE AMOUNT OF DEBT OBLIGATIONS
WHEREAS the Fiscal Management and Accountability Act was assented to


MOTION-- INTRODUCTION OF THE VALUE-ADDED TAX (VAT)
WHEREAS the PNCR-1G had always supported in principle the introduction of (VAT) to replace a number of existing taxes with the objective of widening the tax base and bringing within the tax net persons and supplies which hitherto escaped payment of taxes;


MOTION -- THE NATIONAL DEVELOPMENT STRATEGY
WHEREAS over 150 members of Guyanese civil society of various walks of life and from fields of endeavour have put forward a National Development Strategy that details a series of bold economic initiatives and exciting programmes geared towards the transformation and diversification of the economy;