11th REPUBLICAN PARLIAMENT: 4th SESSION

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Summary of the 32nd Sitting of the 4th Session of the 11th Republican Parliament
(Friday May 17, 2019 at 1:30 PM)

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Announcements By The Speaker/Deputy Speaker

  • Leave of absence: Leave of absence was granted to Dr. Lackram Bodoe, MP for Fyzabad, from Sittings of the House for the period May 17-28,2019 and to Mr. Barry Padarath, MP for Princes Town, Mr. Prakash Ramadhar, MP for St. Augustine, and Hon. Stuart Young, MP for Port of Spain North / St. Ann's West from today's Sitting of the House.
    Contributions by: Hon. Bridgid Annisette-George, MP [Speaker of the House]

Papers

  • One Paper: One paper was laid. See Supplemental Order Paper for details.
    Contributions by: Hon. Cherrie-Ann Crichlow-Cockburn, MP [Lopinot/Bon Air West] [Minister of Social Development and Family Services]

Questions To Ministers: Oral Answer

Statements By Ministers

  • National Policy on Persons with Disabilities: The Minister of Social Development and Family Services, Hon. Cherrie-Ann Crichlow-Cockburn, made a statement on the Revised National Policy on Persons with Disabilities and Action Plan.
    Contributions by: Hon. Cherrie-Ann Crichlow-Cockburn, MP [Lopinot/Bon Air West] [Minister of Social Development and Family Services]

Introduction Of Bills

  • One Bill: The Miscellaneous Provisions (Petroleum, Petroleum Production Levy and Subsidy and Income Tax) Bill, 2019 will be introduced in the name of the Minister of Finance.
    Contributions by: Hon. Colm Imbert, MP [Diego Martin North/East] [Minister of Finance]

Government Business: Motions

  • Approve Notification of the nomination of Mr. Roger Mark Kawalsingh as a member of the Police Service Commission: The Prime Minister moved a Motion asking the House to approve the notification of the nomination of Mr. Roger Mark Kawalsingh as a member of the Police Service Commission. Following a contribution by Mr. Rodney Charles, MP, the Prime Minister then concluded. The motion was passed with a division of 21 for, none against, 11 abstentions.
    Contributions by: Hon. Dr. Keith Rowley, MP [Diego Martin West] [Prime Minister], Mr. Rodney Charles, MP [Naparima] [Opposition Member], Hon. Dr. Keith Rowley, MP [Diego Martin West] [Prime Minister]

Government Business: Bills Second Reading

Adjournment

  • The House adjourned to Friday May 24, 2019 at 1:30 p.m.: The Sitting concluded at 6:48 p.m. The House adjourned to Friday May 24, 2019 at 1:30 p.m.
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