• The Department of Public transportation has advised that the DPT Kiosk at Central Terminal in Hamilton will be closed all day on Sunday, February 25th due to construction work being carried out on the building. 


  • The Ministry of Health is seeking your views on the proposed Sugar Tax and changes to the Mental Health Act. You will find the consultation documents and online feedback forms here.

Entitlement to Time Off From Work to Vote

Friday, July 14, 2017

The Parliamentary Registrar today reminded employers that in accordance with section 36(3) of the Parliamentary Election Act 1978, “every parliamentary elector whose name appears in the parliamentary register for a constituency in which a contested parliamentary election is held shall, if he is in employment, be entitled to receive from his employer without penalty sufficient time off work on the polling day to enable him to travel to the election room and there record his vote.”