SLA BOARD CLOSES THE YEAR 2018 WITH A MEETING TO REVIEW ITS PERFORMANCE DURING THE YEAR
The Board of Directors of the SLA Board held its final meeting for the year 2018 on 20th December. During the meeting, the Board finalized all pending cases and did a review of the year 2018. The Board was pleased with its performance and that of the Authority for the year as it was a very fruitful year. The Members elaborated on the more challenging tasks to come in 2019 as it will be a very busy year for the Board and the Authority as whole. The most important project for the SLA in 2019 will be the review of the licensing legislations of which many are looking forward to its completion. The Board Members pledged their continued support to the CEO, Deputy CEO and the whole team of SLA staff.
Fair Trading Commission Educates SLA Management Team on Fair Trading and Fair Competition
Ms. Rhonda Barreau and Mr. Erol Sophola from the Fair Trading Commission (FTC) attended one of the SLA Management meeting to educate the Management staff on the role of the FTC, the current legislations governing the Commission and how it is applied. The presentation further elaborated on fair competition and how as consumers, each and everyone can help to curb bad practices on the local market. It is to be noted that SLA and FTC are currently collaborating to address complaints arising from consumers, especially in the construction industry and professional services.
SLA Board Holds its 13th Meeting for the Year
The Board of the Seychelles Licensing Authority held its thirteenth meeting for the year 2018 on 22nd November. During the meeting, the Board discussed the necessity to establish clear procedural framework on how to take decisions on cases which comes before the Board. This was in line with discussions on the final Board decision on the case of Cable & Wireless (Seychelles) Ltd and FLB Builders Ltd. Additionally, the Board reviewed the SLA Annual Report for 2017 and made amendments where necessary. Before concluding the meeting, Mrs. Judy Sinon, the Principal Licensing Officer for Trade Section delivered a presentation before the Board on the roles and resposnibilities of the Trade Section, the challenges and propositions on how to overcome the challenges. The Board expressed their full appreciation to the work of the Section and gave their full support to Mrs. Sinon and her team.