Finance minister Mark Brown has declined to divulge the names of the Members of Parliament (MPs) who are benefitting from the tax amnesty, citing confidentiality reasons.
Tourists from the North American market are the biggest spenders in the Cook Islands.
The Marine Resources Bill 2017 which is aimed at providing sustainable use of the living marine resources in and around the Cook Islands for the benefit of the people is now before a select committee.
The Cook Islands government has pledged $50,000 to support in the recovery efforts for the neighbouring Pacific countries affected by Cyclone Gita.
The High Court has denied government’s bid to prolong the hearing of the appeal against the ruling of the development of purse seine fishery in the Cook Islands.