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4th Session of the 8th Parliament

The Constitution (Amendment) Bill, 2006

An Act to amend the Constitution to reform the Police Service Commission, confer powers on the Commissioner of Police to control and manage the Police Service, and for other related matters
This Bill was debated along with the Police Complaints Authority Bill, 2006 and the Police Service Bill, 2006. The Bill required a special (two-thirds) majority in both Houses in order to be passed and was passed by a margin of 30 to 0 in the House of Representatives and by a margin of 26 to 0 with 2 abstentions. The Act was proclaimed on 1 January 2007 [Legal Notice 329 of 2006]

Bill No.: House of Representatives Bill 8 of 2006
Introduced in: House of Representatives
Introduced by: The Honourable Patrick Manning [Prime Minister and Minister of Finance]
Introduced on: 15-Mar-2006
Published in Gazette on:
Progress:
House of Representatives
15-Mar-2006 1st Reading PDF icon (30.0 kb) | Hansard PDF icon (250.7 kb)
Hon. Patrick Manning, MP [San Fernando East] [Prime Minister and Minister of Finance]
15-Mar-2006 2nd Reading | Hansard PDF icon (250.7 kb)
Hon. Patrick Manning, MP [San Fernando East] [Prime Minister and Minister of Finance]
Hon. Basdeo Panday, MP [Couva North] [Leader of the Opposition]
Mr. Gerald Yetming, MP [St. Joseph] [Opposition Member (UNC)]
Mrs. Kamla Persad-Bissessar, MP [Siparia] [Opposition Member]
Ms. Gillian Lucky, MP [Pointe-a-Pierre] [Opposition Member (Independent UNC)]
Mr. Winston Dookeran, MP [St. Augustine] [Opposition Member (UNC)]
Hon. Patrick Manning, MP [San Fernando East] [Prime Minister and Minister of Finance]
15-Mar-2006 Committee Stage | Hansard PDF icon (250.7 kb)
27-Mar-2006 Committee Stage | Hansard PDF icon (45.0 kb)
amendments made in the House of Representatives
27-Mar-2006 3rd Reading and Passage | Hansard PDF icon (45.0 kb)
Hon. Patrick Manning, MP [San Fernando East] [Prime Minister and Minister of Finance]
Senate
28-Mar-2006 1st Reading PDF icon (109.0 kb) | Hansard PDF icon (378.4 kb)
Sen. the Hon. Martin Joseph [Minister of National Security]
Consolidated Bill (Incorporating House Amendments)
28-Mar-2006 2nd Reading | Hansard PDF icon (378.4 kb)
Sen. the Hon. Martin Joseph [Minister of National Security]
Sen. Wade Mark [Opposition Senator]
Sen. Dr. Eastlyn McKenzie [Independent Senator]
Sen. Dr. Tim Gopeesingh [Opposition Senator]
Sen. Prof. Kenneth Ramchand [Independent Senator]
Sen. Prof. Ramesh Deosaran [Independent Senator]
Sen. Mary King [Independent Senator]
Sen. Dana Seetahal [Independent Senator]
Sen. Parvatee Anmolsingh-Mahabir [Independent Senator]
Sen. Brother Noble Khan [Independent Senator]
Sen. Basharat Ali [Independent Senator]
Sen. the Hon. Martin Joseph [Minister of National Security]
28-Mar-2006 Committee Stage | Hansard PDF icon (378.4 kb)
28-Mar-2006 3rd Reading and Passage | Hansard PDF icon (378.4 kb)
Sen. the Hon. Martin Joseph [Minister of National Security]
President of the Republic
13-Apr-2006 Assent PDF icon (54.2 kb)
Act 6 of 2006.
01-Jan-2007 Proclamation PDF icon (30.2 kb)
Legal Notice 329 of 2006
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