12th REPUBLICAN PARLIAMENT: 1st SESSION

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5th Session of the 10th Republican Parliament

Approve the Children's Authority Regulations, 2014

WHEREAS it is provided by section 50 of the Children's Authority Act, Chap. 46:10 (hereinafter referred to as 'the Act') that the Children?s Authority of Trinidad and Tobago may with the approval of the Minister of Gender, Youth and Child Development, make Regulations in respect of matters which are required to be prescribed under the Act and for the purpose of giving effect to the provisions of the Act;

AND WHEREAS it is provided by section 50(2), that Regulations made under the Act shall be subject to affirmative resolution of Parliament;

AND WHEREAS the Children's Authority has on the 14th day of November, 2014 made the Children's Authority Regulations, 2014;

AND WHEREAS the Minister of Gender, Youth and Child Development has on the 18th day of November, 2014 approved the Foster Care Regulations, 2014;

AND WHEREAS it is expedient that the Children's Authority Regulations now be affirmed;

BE IT RESOLVED that the Children's Authority Regulations, 2014 be approved.

(By the Minister of Gender, Youth and Child Development)

First Debated: 03-Dec-2014
Approved on: 3-Dec-2014
21-Jan-2015
Speakers in the:
Senate
03-Dec-2014 Senate Debate | Hansard PDF icon (694.6 kb)
Hon. Clifton De Coteau, MP [Moruga/Tableland] [Minister of Gender, Youth and Child Development]
Sen. Faris Al-Rawi [Opposition Senator]
Sen. Helen Drayton [Independent Senator]
Sen. the Hon. Raziah Ahmed [Minister of State in the Ministry of Gender, Youth and Child Development]
Sen. Diane Baldeo-Chadeesingh [Opposition Senator]
Sen. Dr. Dhanayshar Mahabir [Independent Senator]
Sen. the Hon. Marlene Coudray [Minister of Local Government]
Sen. Avinash Singh [Opposition Senator]
Sen. Shamfa Cudjoe [Opposition Senator]
Hon. Clifton De Coteau, MP [Moruga/Tableland] [Minister of Gender, Youth and Child Development]
House of Representatives
21-Jan-2015 House Debate | Hansard PDF icon (1,035.0 kb)
Hon. Clifton De Coteau, MP [Moruga/Tableland] [Minister of Gender, Youth and Child Development]
Dr. Amery Browne, MP [Diego Martin Central] [Opposition Member]
Hon. Dr. Tim Gopeesingh, MP [Caroni East] [Minister of Education]
Mrs. Patricia McIntosh, MP [Port-of-Spain North/St. Ann's West] [Opposition Member]
Hon. Vernella Alleyne-Toppin, MP [Tobago East] [Minister in the Ministry of the People and Social Development]
Ms. Alicia Hospedales, MP [Arouca/Maloney] [Opposition Member]
Hon. Clifton De Coteau, MP [Moruga/Tableland] [Minister of Gender, Youth and Child Development]
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