Praia, Jan 10 (Inforpress) – Parliament approved on Thursday the draft law granting the government legislative authorization to make the first amendment to Legislative Decree No. 1/2008 of August 18, which approves the organization of the Judiciary Police.
The draft law was approved with 54 votes in favor, 33 from the Movement for Democracy (MpD – ruling party) and 21 from the African Independence Party of Cabo Verde (PAICV – opposition party).
The two members of the Cabo Verdean Independent and Democratic Union (UCID), who were present at the time of the vote, abstained. The proposal now goes to the final global vote. The work of this first ordinary session of January of the National Assembly continues on Friday.
On the table will be the draft law granting the government legislative authorization to approve a new regime for consumer crime and drug trafficking and psychotropic substances, which will go for discussion in general and specialty.