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2nd Session of the 8th Republican Parliament

Private Motion - Implementation of Equal Opportunity Legislation

WHEREAS Section 4 of the Constitution of the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago provides for all citizens the right to equality of treatment from any public authority in the exercise of any function and the right to equality before the law and the protection of the law;

AND WHEREAS both Houses of Parliament have already passed into law the Equal Opportunities Act;

BE IT RESOLVED that the Government takes immediate steps to have the Equal Opportunity Legislation proclaimed and fully effected in the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago

(By Senator Wade Mark)

First Debated: 23-Mar-2004
Speakers in the:
23-Mar-2004 Senate Debate - Day 1 | Hansard PDF icon (110.8 kb)
Sen. Wade Mark [Opposition Senator]
27-Apr-2004 Senate Debate - Day 2 | Hansard PDF icon (162.9 kb)
Sen. Wade Mark [Opposition Senator]
Sen. Basharat Ali [Independent Senator]
Sen. Dr. Tim Gopeesingh [Opposition Senator (Temporary)]
25-May-2004 Senate Debate - Day 3 | Hansard PDF icon (228.4 kb)
Sen. Dr. Jennifer Kernahan [Opposition Senator]
Sen. the Hon. Mustapha Abdul-Hamid [Minister of Social Development]
Sen. Dr. Eastlyn McKenzie [Independent Senator]
Sen. the Hon. Danny Montano [Minister of Legal Affairs]
Sen. Dana Seetahal [Independent Senator]
22-Jun-2004 Senate Debate - Day 4 | Hansard PDF icon (178.8 kb)
Sen. Robin Montano [Opposition Senator]
Sen. Dr. Kirk Meighoo [Independent Senator]
Sen. the Hon. Knowlson Gift [Minister of Foreign Affairs]
Sen. Prof. Kenneth Ramchand [Independent Senator]
Sen. Brother Noble Khan [Independent Senator]
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