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Cabinet Decisions taken on 17 November 2000

1. Government has agreed to the introduction of the Road Traffic (Parking Penalties) Regulations 2000 which will make provision for parking offences and the fines in respect of each parking offences.
Government has also approved the revision of parking fees provided in the Paid Parking Regulations.
2. Cabinet has been apprised of a Report of a study carried out by former Justice Robert Ahnee, C.S.K. on juvenile justice administration in Mauritius and has agreed to implement the recommendations contained therein, which include inter alia a review of legal provisions relating to juvenile justice. The study was financed by UNICEF.
3. Cabinet has agreed to Mauritius signing a Visa Abolition Agreement with the Kingdom of Swaziland.
4. Cabinet has agreed to Christmas celebrations this year being organised at national level on Friday 22 December, at Cité Valleejee Football Ground.
5. Cabinet has decided to construct 60 core houses to accommodate needy families at Richelieu.
6. Cabinet has agreed to the Ministry of Public Utilities ratifying the SADC Revised Protocol on shared watercourses. The Protocol aims amongst others, at fostering member States for the management, protection and utilisation of shared watercourses.
7. Cabinet has agreed to Mauritius signing the Constitutive Act on the establishment of the African Union.
The objectives of the Union are amongst others to achieve unity and solidarity between African countries.
8. Cabinet has taken note of –
(i) the appointment of Mrs Wong Kam Venpin as Chairperson and Mr Vijay Kumar Kissoondyal as Vice-Chairperson of the Executive Committee of Senior Citizens Council;
(ii) the reconstitution of the National Savings Fund Technical Committee under the chairmanship of Mr Balkrishna Ved Prakash Kaunhye;
(iii) the reconstitution of the Non-Governmental Organisation (NGO) Trust Fund Committee under the Chairmanship of Dr Mohammad Houssein Ismael Dilmahomed;
(iv) the reconstitution of the Construction Industry Development Board under the Chairmanship of Mr H.V. Jadav.;
(v) the reconstitution of the Cooperative Tribunal under the Chairmanship of Mr Viranand Ramchurn;
(vi) the reconstitution of the Board of the Mauritius Telecommunications Authority under the Chairmanship of Mr Rajeskumar Unnuth; and
(vii) the reconstitution of the Mauritius Sports Council under the Chairmanship of Mr Raj Gaya.
9. Cabinet has taken note of the present water situation in Mauritius and the measures being envisaged to ensure an adequate water supply to the population during the present dry season.
10. Cabinet has taken note of the outcome of the participation of the Minister of Information Technology and Telecommunications at the Extraordinary Meeting of SADC Ministers responsible for Telecommunications, Information and Broadcasting held in Malawi on 3 November 2000.