12th REPUBLICAN PARLIAMENT: 1st SESSION

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Summary of the 22nd Sitting of the 1st Session of the 12th Republican Parliament
(Friday April 9, 2021 at 1:30 PM)

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Announcements By The Speaker/Deputy Speaker

  • Leave of Absence: The Deputy Speaker granted leave of absence to the Member for Diego Martin West, The Speaker of the House and the Member for Chaguanas West.
    Contributions by: Mr. Esmond Forde, MP [Tunapuna] [Government Member]

Papers

  • Eight Papers: Eight Papers were laid. See the Order Paper.

Questions To Ministers: Oral Answer

  • Six Questions on Notice: There are six Questions on Notice listed on the Order Paper.

Government Business: Bills Second Reading

  • The Anti-Gang Bill, 2021: The Attorney-General moved the second reading of the Anti-Gang Bill, 2021. The Minister in the Office of the Prime Minister made a contribution before the Attorney General concluded the debate. The Bill was referred to a Committee of the Whole where it was approved without amendment. It was then read a third time and passed by a margin of 19 for, none against and no abstentions.
    Contributions by: Hon. Faris Al-Rawi, MP [San Fernando West] [Attorney General], Hon. Ayanna Webster-Roy, MP [Tobago East] [Minister in the Office of the Prime Minister], Hon. Faris Al-Rawi, MP [San Fernando West] [Attorney General]

Government Business: Motions

  • Approve the Quarantine (Maritime)(Amendment) Regulations, 2021: The Minister of Health moved a Motion asking the House to approve the Quarantine (Maritime)(Amendment) Regulations, 2021. The Regulations were approved.
    Contributions by: Hon. Terrence Deyalsingh, MP [St. Joseph] [Minister of Health], Hon. Faris Al-Rawi, MP [San Fernando West] [Attorney General], Hon. Terrence Deyalsingh, MP [St. Joseph] [Minister of Health]

  • Approve the Notification of the Nomination of Mr. McDonald Jacob as Deputy Commissioner of Police: The Minister of National Security moved a Motion asking the House to approve the Notification of the President of the Nomination of Mr. McDonald Jacob as Deputy Commissioner of Police. The Motion was approved.
    Contributions by: Hon. Stuart Young, MP [Port-of-Spain North/St. Ann's West] [Minister of National Security and Minister in the Office of the Prime Minister]

Adjournment

  • The House adjourned to a date to be fixed: The House adjourned to a date to be fixed. The Sitting ended at 3:33 p.m.
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