12th REPUBLICAN PARLIAMENT: 2nd SESSION

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1st Session of the 12th Republican Parliament

Approve the Tobacco Control (Amendment) Regulations, 2019

WHEREAS it is provided by section 38(1) of the Tobacco Control Act, Chap. 30:04 (hereinafter called "the Act") that the Minister may make Regulations prescribing requirements and standards for tobacco product constituents, including emissions of smoked products, additives and product design and specifying methods for testing and measuring compliance with the performance prescribed and generally for carrying out the purpose of this Act;

AND WHEREAS it is also provided by section 38(1) of the Act that Regulations made under that section shall be subject to affirmative resolution of Parliament;

AND WHEREAS the Minister has on the 29th day of May, 2019 made the Tobacco Control (Amendment) Regulations, 2019 (hereinafter called "the Regulations");

AND WHEREAS it is expedient that the Regulations now be affirmed:

BE IT RESOLVED that the Tobacco Control (Amendment) Regulations, 2019 be approved.

(By the Minister of Health)

First Debated: 09-Feb-2021
Approved on: 9-Feb-2021
12-Feb-2021
Speakers in the:
Senate
09-Feb-2021 Senate Debate | Hansard PDF icon (504.4 kb)
Hon. Terrence Deyalsingh, MP [St. Joseph] [Minister of Health]
Sen. Wade Mark [Opposition Senator]
Sen. Paul Richards [Independent Senator]
Sen. the Hon. Dr. Amery Browne [Minister of Foreign and CARICOM Affairs]
Sen. Damian Lyder [Opposition Senator]
Sen. Dr. Maria Dillon-Remy [Independent Senator]
Sen. the Hon. Paula Gopee-Scoon [Minister of Trade and Industry]
Sen. David Nakhid [Opposition Senator]
Sen. Dr. Varma Deyalsingh [Independent Senator]
Sen. Hazel Thompson-Ahye [Independent Senator]
Hon. Terrence Deyalsingh, MP [St. Joseph] [Minister of Health]
House of Representatives
12-Feb-2021 House Debate | Hansard PDF icon (1,151.6 kb)
Hon. Terrence Deyalsingh, MP [St. Joseph] [Minister of Health]
Dr. Lackram Bodoe, MP [Fyzabad] [Opposition Member]
Dr. Rishad Seecheran, MP [Caroni East] [Opposition Member]
Hon. Faris Al-Rawi, MP [San Fernando West] [Attorney General]
Dr. Rai Ragbir, MP [Cumuto/Manzanilla] [Opposition Member]
Hon. Terrence Deyalsingh, MP [St. Joseph] [Minister of Health]
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