11th REPUBLICAN PARLIAMENT: 5th SESSION

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1st Session of the 11th Republican Parliament

Annulment of Selection Process Order for Commissioner and Deputy Commissioner of Police

WHEREAS it is provided by Section 123(2) of the Constitution that the Commissioner and Deputy Commissioner of Police be selected by criteria and procedure prescribed by the Order of the President subject to negative resolution in Parliament;

AND WHEREAS the Commissioner of Police and Deputy Commissioner (Selection Process) Order, 2015 was published on December 16, 2015 by Legal Notice No. 218;

BE IT RESOLVED that the Commissioner of Police and Deputy Commissioner of Police (Selection Process) Order, 2015 be annulled.

(By the Member for Chaguanas West)

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First Debated: 20-Jan-2016
Speakers in the:
House of Representatives
20-Jan-2016 House of Representatives Debate Day 1 | Hansard PDF icon (1,084.9 kb)
Mr. Ganga Singh, MP [Chaguanas West] [Opposition Member]
Hon. Faris Al-Rawi, MP [San Fernando West] [Attorney General]
Dr. Roodal Moonilal, MP [Oropouche East] [Opposition Member]
Hon. Colm Imbert, MP [Diego Martin North/East] [Minister of Finance]
Dr. Bhoendradatt Tewarie, MP [Caroni Central] [Opposition Member]
Mr. Prakash Ramadhar, MP [St. Augustine] [Opposition Member]
Hon. Maxie Cuffie, MP [La Horquetta/Talparo] [Minister of Communications]
Mrs. Vidia Gayadeen-Gopeesingh, MP [Oropouche West] [Opposition Member]
Hon. Stuart Young, MP [Port-of-Spain North/St. Ann's West] [Minister in the Ministry of the Attorney General and Legal Affairs]
Mr. Rodney Charles, MP [Naparima] [Opposition Member]
Hon. Maj. Gen. Edmund Dillon, MP [Point Fortin] [Minister of National Security]
Mr. Barry Padarath, MP [Princes Town] [Opposition Member]
Hon. Dr. Keith Rowley, MP [Diego Martin West] [Prime Minister]
Hon. Kamla Persad-Bissessar, SC, MP [Siparia] [Leader of the Opposition]
Hon. Fitzgerald Hinds, MP [Laventille West] [Minister of Works and Transport]
Dr. Surujrattan Rambachan, MP [Tabaquite] [Opposition Member]
Mr. Ganga Singh, MP [Chaguanas West] [Opposition Member]
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