Statement

Ministry of Transportation Works and Utilities
Topics: 
Roads
Release Date:
Tuesday, 13 June 2017 - 3:19pm

The Member for the Third District to ask the Minister for Communications and Works the following questions:

Question 1

Madam Speaker, with regards to telecommunications, could the Minister for Communications and Works please tell this Honourable House when legislation will be brought to effect Local Number Portability in the Territory?

Answer 1

Madam Speaker, the Ministry of Communications and Works is currently conducting research on Local Number Portability, which includes both technical and non-technical aspects to make it functional; required legislative amendment where possible; and potential cost implications. Once this research has been completed, a decision will be made to determine whether or not to pursue this initiative as a Territory. 

 

Question 2

Madam Speaker, could the Minister for Communications and Works please tell this Honourable House when he intends to install the speed bumps in Slaney adjacent to the Seventh Day Adventist Church which were requested.

Answer 2

Madam Speaker, the request is still under consideration and as soon as a decision is made, I will advise thereafter.