12th REPUBLICAN PARLIAMENT: 2nd SESSION

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Summary of the 24th Sitting of the 2nd Session of the 12th Republican Parliament
(Tuesday May 10, 2022 at 10:00 AM)

Related Documents

Bills Brought From The House Of Representatives

  • The Cannabis Control Bill, 2020: The Cannabis Control Bill, 2020, which was passed in the House of Representatives on April 29, 2022, was read a first time in the name of the Attorney General, who moved that the next stage of the Bill be taken later in the proceedings. The motion was approved.
    Contributions by: Sen. the Hon. Reginald Armour, SC [Attorney General and Minister of Legal Affairs]

  • The Sexual Offences (Amendment) (No. 2) Bill, 2021: The Sexual Offences (Amendment) (No. 2) Bill, 2021 was brought from the House of Representatives in the name of the Attorney General.

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 Leader of Government Business, Sen. the Hon. Amery Browne, moved a motion that an extension be granted to the JSC on the Representation of the People (Amendment) (No. 2) Bill, 2020 to September 2, 2022 in order for the Committee to complete its work and present a final report. The motion was approved.
    Contributions by: Sen. the Hon. Dr. Amery Browne [Minister of Foreign and CARICOM Affairs]

  • Speaking time in the Senate: The Leader of Government Business moved a motion that Standing Order 43(1) no longer be suspended and that the time limit for speeches in debates be restored. The motion was approved.
    Contributions by: Sen. the Hon. Dr. Amery Browne [Minister of Foreign and CARICOM Affairs]

Government Business: Bills Second Reading

Matter On The Adjournment

  • One Matter: Sen. Wade Mark raised a matter on the adjournment regarding the failure of the Government to table annual reports related to and required under Section 24.1 of the Interception of Communications Act, 2010, for the period 2017-2021. The Leader of Government Business, Sen. the Hon. Dr. Amery Browne, responded.
    Contributions by: Sen. Wade Mark [Opposition Senator], Sen. the Hon. Dr. Amery Browne [Minister of Foreign and CARICOM Affairs]

Adjournment

  • The Senate adjourned to Tuesday May 17, 2022 at 1:30 p.m.: The Sitting concluded at 5:19 p.m.
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