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2nd Session of the 8th Republican Parliament

Private Motion - Broadcasting of Parliamentary Proceedings

BE IT RESOLVED that the Government arrange, with appropriate permission, for full debates and the business of both Houses to be transmitted to the public through the electronic media (television and radio) in an equitable and discreetly edited form on fixed days of the week and with such transmission to begin before the end of the year 2004.

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that a Joint Select Committee of Parliament be appointed to consider and report on this matter so as to facilitate Government action by June 30, 2004.

(By Senator Professor Ramesh Deosaran)

This issue was referred to a Joint Select Committee of Parliament on 10 February 2004.
First Debated: 04-Nov-2003
Approved on: 3-Feb-2004
Speakers in the:
04-Nov-2003 Senate Debate - Day 1 | Hansard PDF icon (154.5 kb)
Sen. Prof. Ramesh Deosaran [Independent Senator]
Sen. Robin Montano [Opposition Senator]
Sen. the Hon. Mustapha Abdul-Hamid [Minister of Social Development]
Sen. Christopher Thomas [Independent Senator]
Sen. Brother Noble Khan [Independent Senator]
Sen. Dana Seetahal [Independent Senator]
03-Feb-2004 Senate Debate - Day 2 | Hansard PDF icon (253.6 kb)
Sen. Prof. Kenneth Ramchand [Independent Senator]
Sen. Dr. Eastlyn McKenzie [Independent Senator]
Sen. Carolyn Seepersad-Bachan [Opposition Senator]
Sen. the Hon. Danny Montano [Minister of Legal Affairs]
Sen. the Hon. Dr. Lenny Saith [Minister of Public Administration and Information]
Sen. Mary King [Independent Senator]
Sen. Prof. Ramesh Deosaran [Independent Senator]
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