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2nd Session of the 9th Republican Parliament

Private Motion: Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative

BE IT RESOLVED that the government of the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago take immediate steps to give effect to proposals of the Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (EITI) through appropriate legislation and administrative action in respect of statistical reporting of oil, gas and mining revenue payments made to the government of Trinidad and Tobago by the various companies involved in the exploitation of our natural resources in order to promote energy revenue transparency which has been deemed a non-partisan issue by EITI.

(By Senator Wade Mark)

The Motion was defeated by a margin of 7 for, 18 against, no abstentions.
First Debated: 23-Jun-2009
Speakers in the:
Senate
23-Jun-2009 Senate Debate - Day 1 | Hansard PDF icon (215.2 kb)
Sen. Wade Mark [Opposition Senator]
Sen. the Hon. Conrad Enill [Minister of Energy and Energy Industries]
Sen. Dana Seetahal, SC [Independent Senator]
Sen. Raphael Cumberbatch [Opposition Senator (Temporary)]
29-Sep-2009 Senate Debate - Day 2 | Hansard PDF icon (399.0 kb)
Sen. Basharat Ali [Independent Senator]
Sen. Mohammed Faisal Rahman [Opposition Senator]
Sen. Subhas Ramkhelawan [Independent Senator]
Sen. the Hon. Dr. Emily Gaynor Dick-Forde [Minister of Planning, Housing and the Environment]
Sen. Helen Drayton [Independent Senator]
03-Nov-2009 Senate Debate - Day 3 | Hansard PDF icon (130.8 kb)
Sen. Dr. Adesh Nanan [Opposition Senator]
Sen. Gail Merhair [Independent Senator]
Sen. Wade Mark [Opposition Senator]
Sen. the Hon. Conrad Enill [Minister of Energy and Energy Industries]