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2nd Session of the 9th Parliament

The Finance Bill, 2009

An Act to provide for the imposition or variation of certain duties and taxes and to introduce provisions of a fiscal nature and for related matters

This Bill seeks to amend several pieces of legislation of a financial nature, namely:

  • the Judges Salaries and Pensions Act, Chap. 6:02;
  • the Prison Service Act, Chap. 13:02;
  • the Retiring Allowances (Diplomatic Services) Act, 17:04;
  • the Pensions Act, Chap. 23:52;
  • the Widows and Orphans’ Pensions Act, Chap. 23:54;
  • the Municipal Corporations (Pensions) Act, Chap. 25:05;
  • the Senior Citizens’ Grant Act, Chap. 32:02;
  • the Public Assistance Act, Chap 32:03;
  • the Fire Service Act, Chap. 35:50;
  • the Teachers’ Pensions Act, Chap. 39:02;
  • the Assisted Secondary Schools Teachers’ Pensions Act, Chap. 39:03;
  • the Motor Vehicles and Road Traffic Act, Chap. 48:50;
  • the Income Tax Act, Chap 75:01; and
  • the Stamp Duty Act, Chap 76.01

Bill No.: House of Representatives Bill 5 of 2009
Introduced in: House of Representatives
Introduced by: The Honourable Karen Nunez-Tesheira [Minister of Finance]
Introduced on: 09-Jan-2009
Published in Gazette on:
Progress:
House of Representatives
09-Jan-2009 1st Reading PDF icon (26.2 kb) | Hansard PDF icon (127.7 kb)
Hon. Karen Nunez-Tesheira, MP [D'Abadie/O'Meara] [Minister of Finance]
16-Jan-2009 2nd Reading | Hansard PDF icon (419.7 kb)
Hon. Karen Nunez-Tesheira, MP [D'Abadie/O'Meara] [Minister of Finance]
Mrs. Kamla Persad-Bissessar, MP [Siparia] [Opposition Member]
Hon. Patrick Manning, MP [San Fernando East] [Prime Minister]
Dr. Tim Gopeesingh, MP [Caroni East] [Opposition Member]
Hon. Dr. Amery Browne, MP [Diego Martin Central] [Minister of Social Development]
Mr. Chandresh Sharma, MP [Fyzabad] [Opposition Member]
Hon. Joseph Ross, MP [Barataria/San Juan] [Minister of Tourism]
Mr. Subhas Panday, MP [Princes Town North] [Opposition Member]
Hon. Colm Imbert, MP [Diego Martin North/East] [Minister of Works and Transport]
Hon. Karen Nunez-Tesheira, MP [D'Abadie/O'Meara] [Minister of Finance]
16-Jan-2009 Committee Stage PDF icon (44.3 kb) | Hansard PDF icon (419.7 kb)
amendments made in the House of Representatives
16-Jan-2009 3rd Reading and Passage | Hansard PDF icon (419.7 kb)
Hon. Karen Nunez-Tesheira, MP [D'Abadie/O'Meara] [Minister of Finance]
Senate
20-Jan-2009 3rd Reading and Passage | Hansard PDF icon (370.9 kb)
Sen. the Hon. Mariano Browne [Minister in the Ministry of Finance]
20-Jan-2009 1st Reading PDF icon (67.6 kb) | Hansard PDF icon (370.9 kb)
Sen. the Hon. Mariano Browne [Minister in the Ministry of Finance]
Consolidated Bill (Incorporating House Amendments)
20-Jan-2009 2nd Reading | Hansard PDF icon (370.9 kb)
Sen. the Hon. Mariano Browne [Minister in the Ministry of Finance]
Sen. Wade Mark [Opposition Senator]
Sen. Prof. Ramesh Deosaran [Independent Senator]
Sen. Basharat Ali [Independent Senator]
Sen. the Hon. Arnold Piggott [Minister of Agriculture, Land and Marine Resources]
Sen. Mohammed Faisal Rahman [Opposition Senator]
Sen. the Hon. Dr. Lenny Saith [Minister of Trade and Industry and Minister in the Office of the Prime Minister]
Sen. Subhas Ramkhelawan [Independent Senator]
Sen. the Hon. Conrad Enill [Minister of Energy and Energy Industries]
Sen. Dr. Carson Charles [Opposition Senator]
Sen. Dr. Jennifer Kernahan [Opposition Senator]
Sen. Dr. Adesh Nanan [Opposition Senator]
Sen. the Hon. Mariano Browne [Minister in the Ministry of Finance]
President of the Republic
22-Jan-2009 Assent PDF icon (60.6 kb)
Act 1 of 2009
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