Senate To Resume Debate on Trust Bill


Debate on a bill which proposes to improve the regulation of Trusts in Jamaica has been suspended until this week.

In law, a trust is a relationship in which property is held by one party for the benefit of another party.

Foreign Affairs and Foreign Trade Minister, Kamina Johnson Smith, opened debate on the bill on Friday.

This bill is entitled the Trusts Act 2018.

Kamina Johnson Smith, Foreign Affairs and Foreign Trade Minister, addressing the Upper House on Friday.

Debate on the bill was suspended until this week.

Abka Fitz-Henley is a multiple award-winning journalist who is currently the Senior Reporter at Nationwide News Network (NNN). His primary areas of focus are Court, Crime and Parliamentary proceedings. Fitz-Henley was recently recognized in the regional celebrity magazine publication Panache as “The Breaking News Boss”. At 21 years of age, following his 1st year in media, Fitz-Henley was recognized with the Young Journalist of the year award from The Press Association of Jamaica and went on to cop one of the country’s highest recognized journalism prizes, the Journalist of the Year Award. He’s also been awarded the prestigious Corporate Jamaica Broilers Fairplay 1st place Award for investigative journalism and is the recipient of the Caribbean Blog Award for coverage of the infamous Kartel murder trial. Fitz-Henley is also the recipient of the PM Youth Award for Excellence. Over the years, he has appeared as a guest on the BBC World Service and BBC London.

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