Prime Minister Andrew Holness says the Government will be amending several other pieces of legislation as it pushes for a reduction in crime.

He says the Zone of Special Operations Bill, which has been approved by both houses of Parliament is only of a series of actions that will be taken

Mr. Holness says amendments will be made to the anti-gang law.

[audio_mp3 url=”https://nationwideradiojm.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/07/Holness-says-amendments.mp3″]

The Prime Minister and JLP Leader was addressing a meeting in Dr. Andrew Wheatley’s South Central St. Catherine constituency.

He sought to calm fears that the zones of special operations will set up some Jamaicans for abuse.

[audio_mp3 url=”https://nationwideradiojm.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/07/Holness-says-zone-wont-hurt-innocent.mp3″]

[audio_mp3 url=”https://nationwideradiojm.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/07/Holness-ays-putting-resources.mp3″]

[audio_mp3 url=”https://nationwideradiojm.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/07/Andrew-Holness-put-resources-July-10-2017.mp3″]

And, Prime Minister Andrew Holness says the government will be putting the resources in place to properly support the Zones of Special Operations Bill.

The Senate passed the bill with 13 amendments on Friday.

[audio_mp3 url=”https://nationwideradiojm.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/07/Andrew-Holness-put-resources-July-10-2017.mp3″]

The Prime Minister says he’s also met with the National Security Council yesterday to discuss the necessary plans and protocols to support the bill.

Mr. Holness says this bill is intended to preserve the human rights of the Jamaican people.

[audio_mp3 url=”https://nationwideradiojm.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/07/Andrew-Holness-preserve-rights-July-10-2017.mp3″]

Meanwhile, The Prime Minister is calling on the support of community leaders in the fight against crime.

[audio_mp3 url=”https://nationwideradiojm.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/07/Andrew-Holness-support-July-10-2017.mp3″]

–30–