Cabinet Business - Wednesday 17th February 2021
17 February 2021
President Wavel Ramkalawan chaired a scheduled meeting of the Cabinet today, Wednesday 17th February, at which a number of legal and policy memoranda were considered.
Cabinet approved for the repeal of certain provisions in the Beach Control Act, 1971 and the Beach Control Regulation 1978 pertaining to the administration of the inshore waters of the Seychelles and to enact the Seychelles Maritime Safety Authority (Inshore Waters) Regulations 2021 which will now undertake the tasks of regulating the inshore waters of the Seychelles.
Cabinet also approved for the repeal of certain provisions in the Seychelles Licenses Act, 2010 as well as the Merchant Shipping (Amendment) Act 2019, pertaining to the licensing of commercial maritime activities and for the enactment of the Seychelles Maritime Safety Authority (Licenses) Regulation, 2021.
Cabinet approved to introduce the Seychelles Maritime Safety Authority (Fees) Regulations 2021 to enable the Seychelles Maritime Safety Authority to implement and administer the fees necessitated under the Act.
Cabinet approved for the enactment ofthe Merchant Shipping (Identification of Ships) Regulations 2021 which would prescribe the requirements that must be fulfilled in order to identify ships of less than 10 metres in Seychelles.
Cabinet approvedthe Policy for the establishment and maintenance of an Office, to be known as the Office of the Former President.
Cabinet approved the new Prevention of Terrorism Bill and the Prevention of Terrorism Regulations which will also include proliferation financing.
Cabinet approved for the ratification of the SADC Agreement on Assistance in Tax Matters.
Cabinet approved the Asset Management Regime in support of asset recovery efforts.
Cabinet approved amendments to Regulations under the Anti-Money Laundering and Countering the Financing of Terrorism Act, 2020.