Opposition has no right to cut budget estimates – High Court

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[www.inewsguyana.com] – Chief Justice (ag) Ian Chang has ruled that the opposition has no right to cut the country’s budget estimates and can only approve or disapprove the entire budget or sections of the budget.

The Chief Justice handed down his decision in the High Court on Wednesday, January 29.

The opposition has since planned  to appeal the decision, citing errors in the ruling. iNews will provide a full story shortly.

The Guyana Government had taken the Opposition to court following the slashing of the 2012 National Budget by $20.9 billion claiming it was unconstitutional.

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