Economic Affairs, Energy and Labour

Committee Type: 

Functions of the Committee

Functions of the Committee: 

This Committee is responsible for the following Ministries:

  • Finance and National Planning
  • Commerce, Trade and Industry
  • Mines and Minerals Development
  • Labour and Social Security

Functions of the Committee on Economic Affairs and Labour:

  • Study, report and make recommendations to the Government through the House on the mandate, management and operations of Government ministries, departments and/or agencies under its portfolio.
  • Carry out detailed scrutiny of certain activities being undertaken by Government ministries, departments and/or agencies under its portfolio and make appropriate recommendations to the House for ultimate consideration by the Government.
  • Make, if considered necessary, recommendations to the Government on the need to review certain policies and/or certain existing legislation.
  • Consider any Bills that may be referred to it by the House.