11th REPUBLICAN PARLIAMENT: 5th SESSION

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Summary of the 5th Sitting of the 5th Session of the 11th Republican Parliament
(Tuesday November 12, 2019 at 10:00 AM)

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Announcements By The President/Vice-President

  • Leave of absence: Leave of absence was granted to Sen. Dr. Varma Deyalsingh, who is out of the country. Mr. Josh Drayton was appointed temporary Senator in his place.
    Contributions by: Sen. the Hon. Christine Kangaloo [President of the Senate]

Oath Of Allegiance Of A New Member

  • Temporary Senator: Temporary Senator Josh Drayton took the oath of allegiance.
    Contributions by: Sen. Josh Drayton [Independent Senator (Temporary)]

Announcements By The President/Vice-President

  • Appointments to Special Select Committees: The President of the Senate listed the appointments to Special Select Committees of the Senate for the 5th Session.
    Contributions by: Sen. the Hon. Christine Kangaloo [President of the Senate]

  • Caution regarding Standing Order 103: The President of the Senate reminded the House of its duty to adhere to the Standing Orders, highlighting Standing Order 103 - Premature Publication of Evidence.
    Contributions by: Sen. the Hon. Christine Kangaloo [President of the Senate]

Bills Brought From The House Of Representatives

  • One Bill: The Miscellaneous Provisions (Law Enforcement Officers) Bill, 2019 was brought from the House of Representatives.

Papers

Presentation Of Reports From Select Committees

Questions To Ministers: Oral Answer

Introduction Of Bills

  • The Copyright (Amendment) Bill, 2019: The Copyright (Amendment) Bill, 2019 was introduced in the name of the Attorney General.

Motions Relating To The Business Or Sittings Of The House And Moved By A Minister Or Parliamentary Secretary

  • Appointment to Joint Select Committee: The Leader of Government Business moved a motion that Sen. Foster Cummings be appointed to the Public Accounts (Enterprises) Committee. The motion was approved.
    Contributions by: Sen. the Hon. Franklin Khan [Minister of Energy and Energy Industries]

Government Business: Bills Second Reading

Adjournment

  • The Senate adjourned to Tuesday November 19, 2019 at 1:30 p.m.: The Sitting concluded at 3:55 p.m. The Senate adjourned to Tuesday November 19, 2019 at 1:30 p.m.
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