The new revised Civil Code of Seychelles has now been signed into law and will come into effect once it is published in the Official Gazette.
President Wavel Ramkalawan yesterday morning signed into law the new Civil Code in a short ceremony at State House in the presence of Vice-President Ahmed Afif, Speaker of the National Assembly Roger Mancienne, Chief Justice Rony Govinden, President of the Court of Appeal Justice Anthony Fernando, members of the judiciary, vice-chairperson of the Civil Code review committee lawyer Bernard Georges as well as other members of the committee which comprises lawyers and judges, among other guests. The chairperson of the committee Dr Mathilda Twomey was not present at the ceremony.
President Wavel Ramkalawan yesterday unveiled his new cabinet which is composed of 13 ministers.
After 11 of the ministers were sworn in, they were convened for a first special meeting with President Ramkalawan and Vice-President Ahmed Afif.
For this first special meeting, the press were given permission to attend the proceedings.
Just over 3500 visitors have landed on Seychelles’ shores over the months of August and September, and efforts to attract yet more visitors and revive the country’s tourism industry amid the global Covid-19 pandemic are being stepped up.