PRESS RELEASE BY THE PARLIAMENTARY SECRETARIAT FOR LOCAL GOVERNMENT AND COMMUNITIES Local wardens will be regarded as friends of the citizens

Reference Number: PR172536en, Press Release Issue Date: Nov 10, 2017
 

“Local wardens will be regarded as friends of the citizens where their duty will be to educate and warn so that a culture of obedience to our laws is implemented”. Parliamentary Secretary for Local Government and Communites Silvio Parnis stated this while addressing a seminar organised by the Local Enforcement System Agency (LESA). 

Silvio Parnis said that there is currently ongoing work which will eventually lead to the LESA Reform. In fact a Reform Committee has been established and therReform process has been initiated. This process includes the necessary legal amendments and the administrative, logistical, and consultative arrangements so that, as stated in the Budget, local wardens will be employed directly with LESA. Parnis also reiterated that there are ongoing discussions on new policies that will be adopded by LESA and on various regulations that govern local councils.

The Parliamentary Secretary concluded his speech by calling on everyone to give his contribution so that the reforms being made continue to thrive and by stating that since he was appointed Parliamnetary Secretary of Local Government and Communities, a lot of preparatory work has already been done which will lead to a strong LESA reform.

 

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