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1st Session of the 9th Parliament

The Elections and Boundaries Commission (Local Government)(Amendment and Validation) Bill, 2008

AN ACT to amend the Elections and Boundaries Commission (Local Government) Act, Chap. 25:50 to provide for the review and definition of boundaries in the electoral area of Tobago for the purposes of elections in relation to the Tobago House of Assembly and to validate certain Reports of the Elections and Boundaries Commission in respect of the electoral area of Tobago
This Bill seeks to amend the Elections and Boundaries Commission (Local Government) Act, Chap. 25:50, to provide for the review and definition of boundaries in the electoral area of Tobago for the purposes of the Tobago House of Assembly elections. The Short Title of the Bill was amended in the House of Representatives.

Bill No.: House of Representatives Bill 27 of 2008
Introduced in: House of Representatives
Introduced by: The Honourable Colm Imbert [Minister of Works and Transport]
Introduced on: 01-Dec-2008
Published in Gazette on:
Progress:
House of Representatives
01-Dec-2008 1st Reading PDF icon (37.7 kb) | Hansard PDF icon (208.6 kb)
Hon. Colm Imbert, MP [Diego Martin North/East] [Minister of Works and Transport]
01-Dec-2008 2nd Reading | Hansard PDF icon (208.6 kb)
Hon. Colm Imbert, MP [Diego Martin North/East] [Minister of Works and Transport]
Mr. Chandresh Sharma, MP [Fyzabad] [Opposition Member]
Hon. Rennie Dumas, MP [Tobago East] [Minister of Labour and Small and Micro-Enterprise Development]
Mr. Subhas Panday, MP [Princes Town North] [Opposition Member]
Dr. Tim Gopeesingh, MP [Caroni East] [Opposition Member]
Hon. Colm Imbert, MP [Diego Martin North/East] [Minister of Works and Transport]
01-Dec-2008 Committee Stage | Hansard PDF icon (208.6 kb)
amendments made in the House of Representatives
01-Dec-2008 3rd Reading and Passage | Hansard PDF icon (208.6 kb)
Hon. Colm Imbert, MP [Diego Martin North/East] [Minister of Works and Transport]
Senate
02-Dec-2008 1st Reading PDF icon (39.6 kb) | Hansard PDF icon (480.0 kb)
Sen. the Hon. Conrad Enill [Minister of Energy and Energy Industries]
Consolidated Bill incorporating House of Representatives amendments.
The Elections and Boundaries Commission (Local Government)(Amendment [Tobago House of Assembly] and Validation) Bill, 2008
09-Dec-2008 2nd Reading | Hansard PDF icon (263.2 kb)
Sen. the Hon. Hazel Manning [Minister of Local Government]
Sen. Wade Mark [Opposition Senator]
Sen. Dana Seetahal, SC [Independent Senator]
Sen. Mohammed Faisal Rahman [Opposition Senator]
Sen. Annette Nicholson-Alfred [Independent Senator]
Sen. the Hon. Tina Gronlund-Nunez [Minister of State in the Ministry of Planning, Housing and the Environment]
Sen. Dr. Carson Charles [Opposition Senator]
Sen. the Hon. Bridgid Annisette-George [Attorney General]
Sen. Corinne Baptiste-McKnight [Independent Senator]
Sen. June Melville [Government Senator]
Sen. Dr. Jennifer Kernahan [Opposition Senator]
Sen. Linus Rogers [Government Senator]
Sen. Dr. Adesh Nanan [Opposition Senator]
Sen. the Hon. Hazel Manning [Minister of Local Government]
09-Dec-2008 Committee Stage | Hansard PDF icon (263.2 kb)
amendments made in the Senate
09-Dec-2008 3rd Reading and Passage | Hansard PDF icon (263.2 kb)
Sen. the Hon. Hazel Manning [Minister of Local Government]
Division: 20 for, six against.
House of Representatives
12-Dec-2008 Senate Amendments | Hansard PDF icon (184.3 kb)
Hon. Colm Imbert, MP [Diego Martin North/East] [Minister of Works and Transport]
Mr. Ramesh Lawrence Maharaj, SC, MP [Tabaquite] [Opposition Chief Whip]
Mr. Subhas Panday, MP [Princes Town North] [Opposition Member]
Mrs. Kamla Persad-Bissessar, MP [Siparia] [Opposition Member]
The House agreed with the Senate amendments
President of the Republic
12-Dec-2008 Assent PDF icon (52.0 kb)
Act 27 of 2008
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