Marriage bill passed

Date: 
Wednesday, January 18, 2017 - 16:45

The miscellaneous provisions Bill otherwise known as the marriage bill was today passed in the Senate.

However, there is some controversy as the opposition is objecting to a move by the attorney general to remove the preamble of the bill so that it did not need a three-fifths majority to be passed.

Meanwhile, the opposition leader says the attorney general has side-stepped the Constitution and has undermined citizens' right to family life.Akash Samaroo has more.