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Summary of the 2nd Sitting of the 2nd Session of the 12th Republican Parliament
(Tuesday September 14, 2021 at 10:00 AM)

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  • 23 Papers: 23 Papers were be laid. See the Order Paper.

Questions To Ministers: Oral Answer

  • One Urgent Question: There is one Urgent Question. The Question has been appended to the Order Paper.

Personal Explanations

  • Matter of Contempt: Senator Anil Roberts made a personal explanation offering an apology for statements made in the public domain which the Committee of Privileges ruled brought the Senate and its presiding officer into disrepute.
    Contributions by: Sen. Anil Roberts [Opposition Senator]

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

  • Appointment to Committees: The Leader of Government Business moved that Senator Dr. Muhammad Yunus Ibrahim be appointed to the Joint Select Committee on Land and Physical Infrastructure in place of former Senator Franklin Khan.
    Contributions by: Sen. the Hon. Clarence Rambharat [Minister of Agriculture, Land and Fisheries]

  • Suspension of 43 (1) re Speaking Time: The Leader of Government business moved a Motion asking the Senate to allow an alteration of speaking time due to the covid-19 pandemic as follows: 45 minutes for the mover of a Motion, 40 Minutes for the first responder on other benches, and 30 minutes for all other speakers and the conclusion of the debate. The Senate agreed.
    Contributions by: Sen. the Hon. Clarence Rambharat [Minister of Agriculture, Land and Fisheries]

Government Business: Bills Second Reading


  • The Senate adjourned to Friday September 17, 2021 at 10:00 a.m.: At the next Sitting, debate is expected to continue on the Trinidad and Tobago Revenue Authority Bill, 2021. The Sitting ended at 2:50 p.m.
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