The Government has issued a White Paper in response to the Constitutional Commission’s Report. A White Paper is a formal policy document issued by the Government to explain or discuss certain matters. This White Paper sets out the Government’s response to the Commission’s recommendations.
At a future sitting of Parliament, the Government will table a Bill containing the necessary Constitutional amendments as proposed in the White Paper. The changes to the Elected Presidency scheme will be debated in Parliament during the Second Reading of the Bill.