Members of began examining four draft bills deposited in Parliament this Monday, 11th June 2018. The bills were tabled during a plenary session chaired by House Speaker, Hon. Cavaye Yeguié Djibril.
The first draft bill authorises the President of the Republic to ratify amendments on article 8 on all forms of racial discrimination as spelt out in the agreement signed in New-York on 5 January 1992.
The second draft project authorizes, the Head of State to ratify a convention between Russia and Cameroon. The convention to the transfer to Cameroon of persons sentenced to deprivation of liberties signed in May 2015.
The draft bill on the convention between Russia and Cameroon and extradition was the third presented in Parliament.
It highlights the procedures for extradition to Cameroon of authors of crimes committed in Cameroon and the suspects seek refuge in Russia. The text allows both countries take take common action in similar situations. According to the convention, if a Cameroon is sentence in Russia, he/she can come serve his/her prison term in Cameroon and vice versa. Cameroon.
The Minister of Justice and Keeper of the Seals, Laurent Esso, defended the three bills in Parliament.
The fouth bill of the day was day was the draft project on the nonproliferation of light arms and small weapons.
The text was co signed by Cameroon and Nigeria in February 2018 in Abuja, to reinforce military cooperation between the two countries.
The fruits of the cooperation are visible the council for peace and security of Central Africa, COPAX. It also help both countries put up a loadable fight against Boko Haram.
The Ministre of Defense, Joseph Beti Assomo will defend the draft project. Cameroon became a signatory to the convention on the elimination if all forms of discrimination as a means of ensuring the welfare of all the sons and daughters of the nation.