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CRC Extends Deadline for Submission of Comments on Draft Constitution

The Constitutional Review Commission (CRC) wishes to thank all those persons who have demonstrated keen interest in the Draft Constitution of the Republic of The Gambia by either attending and participating in the CRC’s direct face-to-face public consultations around the country or submitting written contributions. The CRC is equally grateful to those persons who have arranged and/or participated in other forms of public discussion to create awareness regarding the provisions of the Draft Constitution. The CRC also recognises the expressions of support for the Draft Constitution from the general public. In addition, the CRC is enormously grateful to the media houses and their practitioners for keeping the spirit of the Media-CRC partnership active and true to form.

The CRC assures the general public that the opinions received will be properly reviewed and factored, as appropriate, in finalising the Draft Constitution.

Furthermore, the CRC wishes to announce that due to the numerous requests it has received to extend the period of public consultation on the Draft Constitution, it has extended the public consultation period to Tuesday, 31st December, 2019. Persons wishing to make written contributions to the CRC are encouraged to do so no later than 2:00pmon the stated deadline. No further written contributions will be received beyond the stated deadline.

CRC CHairman QC Cherno S. Jallow

Issued by the CRC Communications Department

For more information, Contact:

Mr. Sainey MK Marenah

Head of Communications

Email: S.marenah@crc220.org

 

Tel: +2203420440/

4460475

 

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