The Committee of the All Party Parliamentary Gibraltar Group met yesterday evening, Tuesday 28th October, in an emergency session to elect a Chairman to fill the post made vacant by the sudden death of Jim Dobbin MP.
In line with Her Majesty’s Government of Gibraltar’s manifesto commitment to regulate fishing, diving and other marine activities in British Gibraltar Territorial Waters (BGTW), the Government has today published the Marine ProtectionRegulations 2014 as well as the Tuna Preservation Regulations 2014 with the latter regulations specifically catering for the regulation of tuna fishing activities in BGTW.
The Hon Steven Linares with responsibility for Utilities, Fire, Postal Service, Refuse Collection and Civil Contingency is currently in Edinburgh attending a Commonwealth Local Government Forum Conference.
The Chief Minister, the Hon Fabian Picardo QC , in his capacity as Minister of Finance,has today - Wednesday 29th October - signed the Multilateral Competent Authority Agreementon Automatic Exchange of Financial Account Information (MCAA).
HM Government of Gibraltar is delighted to announce that the Global Forum of the OECD, on transparency and exchange of information for tax purposes, has today published the Phase 2 peer review report on Gibraltar; rating our jurisdiction as 'Largely Compliant' overall as regards the exchange of tax information in practice.
The Ministry of Tourism, Commercial Affairs, Public Transport and the Port and the Gibraltar Bus Company Ltd, are pleased to announce that solar powered lights are being installed by Techtrolec Ltd, at all bus stops that did not have appropriate lighting.