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5th Session of the 11th Parliament

The Dangerous Drugs (Amendment) Bill, 2019

An Act to amend the Dangerous Drugs Act, Chap. 11:25
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Bill No.: House of Representatives Bill 24 of 2019
Introduced in: House of Representatives
Introduced by: The Honourable Faris Al-Rawi [Attorney General]
Introduced on: 22-Nov-2019
Published in Gazette on: 12-Dec-2019, Vol. 58, No. 180
Progress:
House of Representatives
22-Nov-2019 1st Reading PDF icon (87.0 kb) | Hansard PDF icon (518.2 kb)
Hon. Faris Al-Rawi, MP [San Fernando West] [Attorney General]
11-Dec-2019 2nd Reading | Hansard PDF icon (962.9 kb)
Hon. Faris Al-Rawi, MP [San Fernando West] [Attorney General]
Dr. Fuad Khan, MP [Barataria/San Juan] [Opposition Member]
Hon. Terrence Deyalsingh, MP [St. Joseph] [Minister of Health]
Dr. Bhoendradatt Tewarie, MP [Caroni Central] [Opposition Member]
Hon. Stuart Young, MP [Port-of-Spain North/St. Ann's West] [Minister of National Security and Minister in the Office of the Prime Minister]
Mr. Rushton Paray, MP [Mayaro] [Opposition Member]
Hon. Fitzgerald Hinds, MP [Laventille West] [Minister in the Ministry of the Attorney General and Legal Affairs]
Dr. Surujrattan Rambachan, MP [Tabaquite] [Opposition Member]
Hon. Dr. Keith Rowley, MP [Diego Martin West] [Prime Minister]
Mr. Ganga Singh, MP [Chaguanas West] [Opposition Member]
Mrs. Glenda Jennings-Smith, MP [Toco/Sangre Grande] [Parliamentary Secretary in the Ministry of National Security]
Hon. Faris Al-Rawi, MP [San Fernando West] [Attorney General]
11-Dec-2019 Committee Stage | Hansard PDF icon (962.9 kb)
Approved with amendments
11-Dec-2019 3rd Reading and Passage | Hansard PDF icon (962.9 kb)
Hon. Faris Al-Rawi, MP [San Fernando West] [Attorney General]
Senate
13-Dec-2019 1st Reading | Hansard PDF icon (1,152.0 kb)
Hon. Faris Al-Rawi, MP [San Fernando West] [Attorney General]
13-Dec-2019 2nd Reading | Hansard PDF icon (1,152.0 kb)
Hon. Faris Al-Rawi, MP [San Fernando West] [Attorney General]
Sen. Wade Mark [Opposition Senator]
Sen. Charrise Seepersad [Independent Senator]
Sen. the Hon. Jennifer Baptiste-Primus [Minister of Labour and Small Enterprise Development]
Sen. Taharqa Obika [Opposition Senator]
Sen. Paul Richards [Independent Senator]
Sen. Foster Cummings [Government Senator]
Sen. Hazel Thompson-Ahye [Independent Senator]
Sen. Deoroop Teemal [Independent Senator]
Sen. Rishi Tripathi [Opposition Senator (Temporary)]
Sen. Ndale Young [Government Senator (Temporary)]
Sen. Dr. Maria Dillon-Remy [Independent Senator]
Sen. Dr. Varma Deyalsingh [Independent Senator]
Sen. Khadijah Ameen [Opposition Senator]
Sen. the Hon. Clarence Rambharat [Minister of Agriculture, Land and Fisheries]
Sen. Anthony Vieira [Independent Senator]
Hon. Faris Al-Rawi, MP [San Fernando West] [Attorney General]
13-Dec-2019 Committee Stage | Hansard PDF icon (1,152.0 kb)
13-Dec-2019 3rd Reading and Passage | Hansard PDF icon (1,152.0 kb)
27 votes for, 0 votes against, 1 abstention
House of Representatives
16-Dec-2019 Senate Amendments | Hansard PDF icon (795.6 kb)
Hon. Faris Al-Rawi, MP [San Fernando West] [Attorney General]
Dr. Bhoendradatt Tewarie, MP [Caroni Central] [Opposition Member]
Hon. Faris Al-Rawi, MP [San Fernando West] [Attorney General]
Amendments approved
President of the Republic
18-Dec-2019 Assent: Awaiting Proclamation PDF icon (93.0 kb)
Act 24 of 2019
23-Dec-2019 Proclamation PDF icon (26.3 kb)
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