11th REPUBLICAN PARLIAMENT: 5th SESSION

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Summary of the 37th Sitting of the 5th Session of the 11th Republican Parliament
(Monday June 29, 2020 at 10:00 AM)

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Bills Brought From The House Of Representatives

  • The Kabir Association of Trinidad (Incorporation)(Amendment) Bill, 2019: The Kabir Association of Trinidad (Incorporation)(Amendment) Bill, 2019 was brought from the House of Representatives. The President of the Senate moved that the next stage of the Bill be taken later in the proceedings. The motion was approved.
    Contributions by: Sen. the Hon. Christine Kangaloo [President of the Senate]

Papers

Presentation Of Reports From Select Committees

Questions To Ministers: Oral Answer

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

  • Extensions to JSCs: The Acting Leader of Government Business moved a motion that the JSC on the National Statistical Institute of Trinidad and Tobago Bill, 2018 be allowed an extension of 2 months to complete its work and submit a final report by August 31, 2020. The motion was approved.
    Contributions by: Sen. the Hon. Clarence Rambharat [Minister of Agriculture, Land and Fisheries]

Government Business: Bills Second Reading

Private Business: Bills Second Reading

Matter On The Adjournment

  • Two Matters: Sen. Wade Mark raised a matter on the adjournment namely the failure of the Government to settle collective agreements in the public sector over the past four and a half years and its impact on the quality of life of workers. The Minister of Finance, Hon. Colm Imbert, MP, responded.
    Sen. Mark raised a second matter regarding the need for the Government to outline step by step the process used by the CDA, in the recent filling of the position of General Manager. The Minister of Agriculture, Land and Fisheries responded.
    Contributions by: Sen. Wade Mark [Opposition Senator], Hon. Colm Imbert, MP [Diego Martin North/East] [Minister of Finance], Sen. the Hon. Clarence Rambharat [Minister of Agriculture, Land and Fisheries]

Adjournment

  • The Senate adjourned to Tuesday June 30, 2020 at 1:30 p.m.: The Sitting concluded at 6:37 p.m. The Senate adjourned to Tuesday June 30, 2020 at 1:30 p.m.
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