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Invitation for Written Submissions - Inquiry into Food Fraud in Trinidad and Tobago

12 May 2016

JOINT SELECT COMMITTEE ON FINANCE AND LEGAL AFFAIRS

(Including Finance, Planning, Trade, Tobago Affairs, OPM, Attorney General, Justice and Legal Affairs


 INVITATION FOR WRITTEN SUBMISSIONS

 Inquiry into Food Fraud in Trinidad and Tobago

The above-named Committee, has commenced an inquiry into food fraud in Trinidad and Tobago.

During the process of an inquiry, a Committee publishes a general invitation requesting written comments from the public. Such comments provide a Committee with vital factual infrmation that assists with acquiring preliminary insights into a matter/issue under consideration.

The Committee is therefore inviting all stakeholders and interested persons to submit written comments/suggestions related to the following objectives of the inquiry:
  
  • 1. To understand the extent to which food fraud occurs or is perceived to occur in Trinidad and Tobago.
  • 2.To assess the effectiveness and adequacy of existing systems, policies and laws aimed at preventing and alleviating food fraud in Trinidad and Tobago.
  • 3.To make recommendations for the improvement of standards in the local food industry (both in the short and long term).

As part of its inquiry process, the Committee is inviting all stakeholders and interested persons to submit written comments/suggestions related to the above-mentioned objectives.

THE DEADLINE FOR SUBMISSIONS IS WEDNESDAY MAY 18, 2016WEDNESDAY JUNE 1, 2016.


Written submissions should be addressed to the Secretary to the Committee as stated below or can be forwarded via email to jscfla@ttparliament.org
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The Secretary
The Joint Select Committee on Finance and Legal Affairs
Office of the Parliament of Trinidad and Tobago
Levels G-8, Tower D
International Waterfront Centre
1A Wrightson Road
 Port of Spain

Guidelines for Written Submissions