Basseterre, St. Kitts, April 17, 2020 (SKNVIBES)

With the current declaration of emergency in St. Kitts and Nevis set to expire tomorrow, Saturday, April 18, an Emergency Sitting of the National Assembly was convened today (Friday, April 17) to debate and pass a Resolution to extend the State of Emergency in the Federation.
The Resolution was moved in the National Assembly by Prime Minister Dr. the Honourable Timothy Harris.The Constitution of St. Christopher and Nevis provides that a declaration of emergency shall lapse after twenty-one (21) days unless it is approved by a resolution of the National Assembly. Tomorrow, Saturday, April 18 will be 21 days since the State of Emergency was first proclaimed on March 28.

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