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1st Session of the 9th Parliament

The Children's Community Residences, Foster Homes and Nurseries (Amendment) Bill, 2008

An Act to amend the Children's Community Residences, Foster Homes and Nurseries Act, 2000

This Bill seeks to amend the Children's Community Residences, Foster Homes and Nurseries Act, 2000 (Act 65 of 2000). Amendments were made in the House of Representatives on 18 June 2008 including an amendment that caused the Bill to require a special (three-fifths) majority.

Related: The Children's Authority (Amendment) Bill, 2008


Bill No.: House of Representatives Bill 9 of 2008
Introduced in: House of Representatives
Introduced by: The Honourable Dr. Amery Browne [Minister of Social Development]
Introduced on: 02-May-2008
Published in Gazette on:
Progress:
House of Representatives
02-May-2008 1st Reading PDF icon (37.8 kb) | Hansard PDF icon (231.4 kb)
Hon. Dr. Amery Browne, MP [Diego Martin Central] [Minister of Social Development]
18-Jun-2008 2nd Reading | Hansard PDF icon (568.3 kb)
Hon. Dr. Amery Browne, MP [Diego Martin Central] [Minister of Social Development]
Mr. Ramesh Lawrence Maharaj, SC, MP [Tabaquite] [Opposition Chief Whip]
Hon. Alicia Hospedales, MP [Arouca/Maloney] [Minister of State in the Ministry of Social Development]
Mrs. Kamla Persad-Bissessar, MP [Siparia] [Opposition Member]
Mrs. Indra Sinanan Ojah-Maharaj, MP [Toco/Sangre Grande] [Government Member]
Mr. Chandresh Sharma, MP [Fyzabad] [Opposition Member]
Hon. Gary Hunt, MP [Port-of-Spain North/St. Ann's West] [Minister of Sport and Youth Affairs]
Mr. Jack Warner, MP [Chaguanas West] [Opposition Member]
Hon. Dr. Amery Browne, MP [Diego Martin Central] [Minister of Social Development]
18-Jun-2008 Committee Stage PDF icon (63.7 kb) | Hansard PDF icon (568.3 kb)
amendments made in the House of Representatives on 18 June 2008
18-Jun-2008 3rd Reading and Passage | Hansard PDF icon (568.3 kb)
Hon. Dr. Amery Browne, MP [Diego Martin Central] [Minister of Social Development]
Division: 32 for, none against
Senate
23-Jun-2008 1st Reading PDF icon (62.4 kb) | Hansard PDF icon (218.2 kb)
Hon. Dr. Amery Browne, MP [Diego Martin Central] [Minister of Social Development]
30-Jul-2008 2nd Reading | Hansard PDF icon (454.4 kb)
Hon. Dr. Amery Browne, MP [Diego Martin Central] [Minister of Social Development]
Sen. Dr. Jennifer Kernahan [Opposition Senator]
Sen. Cindy Devika Sharma [Opposition Senator]
Sen. Mohammed Faisal Rahman [Opposition Senator]
30-Jul-2008 Committee Stage PDF icon (9.2 kb) | Hansard PDF icon (454.4 kb)
amendments made in the Senate
30-Jul-2008 3rd Reading and Passage | Hansard PDF icon (454.4 kb)
Hon. Dr. Amery Browne, MP [Diego Martin Central] [Minister of Social Development]
House of Representatives
05-Sep-2008 Senate Amendments | Hansard PDF icon (1,286.7 kb)
Hon. Dr. Amery Browne, MP [Diego Martin Central] [Minister of Social Development]
Mrs. Kamla Persad-Bissessar, MP [Siparia] [Opposition Member]
Hon. Esther Le Gendre, MP [Tunapuna] [Minister of Education]
Hon. Dr. Amery Browne, MP [Diego Martin Central] [Minister of Social Development]
The House agreed to the Senate amendments
President of the Republic
29-Sep-2008 Assent PDF icon (77.6 kb)
Act 15 of 2008
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