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2nd Session of the 9th Parliament

The Evidence (Amendment) Bill, 2009

An Act to amend the Evidence Act, Chap. 7:02
The Bill requires a special (three-fifths) majority in order to be passed.

Bill No.: Senate Bill 6 of 2009
Introduced in: The Senate
Introduced by: Senator the Honourable Bridgid Annisette-George [Attorney General]
Introduced on: 12-May-2009
Published in Gazette on:
Progress:
Senate
12-May-2009 1st Reading PDF icon (71.5 kb) | Hansard PDF icon (343.4 kb)
27-Oct-2009 2nd Reading | Hansard PDF icon (795.1 kb)
Sen. the Hon. John Jeremie, SC [Attorney General]
Sen. Wade Mark [Opposition Senator]
Sen. Dana Seetahal, SC [Independent Senator]
02-Nov-2009 2nd Reading | Hansard PDF icon (459.4 kb)
Sen. Lyndira Oudit [Opposition Senator]
Sen. Prof. Ramesh Deosaran [Independent Senator]
Sen. the Hon. Martin Joseph [Minister of National Security]
Sen. Mohammed Faisal Rahman [Opposition Senator]
Sen. Helen Drayton [Independent Senator]
Sen. Dr. Jennifer Kernahan [Opposition Senator]
Sen. Subhas Ramkhelawan [Independent Senator]
Sen. Dr. Sharon-Ann Gopaul Mc Nicol [Opposition Senator]
Sen. Dr. Adesh Nanan [Opposition Senator]
Sen. Dr. Rolph Balgobin [Independent Senator (Temporary)]
Sen. the Hon. John Jeremie, SC [Attorney General]
02-Nov-2009 Committee Stage PDF icon (63.8 kb) | Hansard PDF icon (459.4 kb)
amendments made in the Senate
02-Nov-2009 3rd Reading and Passage | Hansard PDF icon (459.4 kb)
Division: 22 for, none against, five abstentions
House of Representatives
06-Nov-2009 1st Reading PDF icon (75.5 kb) | Hansard PDF icon (367.1 kb)
Bill includes Senate amendments
13-Nov-2009 2nd Reading | Hansard PDF icon (406.8 kb)
Sen. the Hon. John Jeremie, SC [Attorney General]
Hon. Basdeo Panday, MP [Couva North] [Leader of the Opposition]
Hon. Christine Kangaloo, MP [Pointe-a-Pierre] [Minister of Science, Technology and Tertiary Education]
Mrs. Kamla Persad-Bissessar, MP [Siparia] [Opposition Member]
Mr. Ramesh Lawrence Maharaj, SC, MP [Tabaquite] [Opposition Member]
20-Nov-2009 2nd Reading | Hansard PDF icon (390.7 kb)
Mr. Subhas Panday, MP [Princes Town North] [Opposition Member]
Hon. Colm Imbert, MP [Diego Martin North/East] [Minister of Works and Transport]
Dr. Tim Gopeesingh, MP [Caroni East] [Opposition Member]
Hon. Peter Taylor, MP [Princes Town South/Tableland] [Minister of Legal Affairs]
Sen. the Hon. John Jeremie, SC [Attorney General]
20-Nov-2009 Committee Stage PDF icon (53.2 kb) | Hansard PDF icon (390.7 kb)
amendments made in the House of Representatives
20-Nov-2009 3rd Reading and Passage | Hansard PDF icon (390.7 kb)
26 for, none against, nine abstentions
Senate
08-Dec-2009 House of Representatives Amendments PDF icon (89.8 kb) | Hansard PDF icon (392.6 kb)
Sen. the Hon. John Jeremie, SC [Attorney General]
Sen. Wade Mark [Opposition Senator]
Sen. Dana Seetahal, SC [Independent Senator]
Further amendments proposed
House of Representatives
09-Dec-2009 Senate Amendments | Hansard PDF icon (302.1 kb)
Hon. Colm Imbert, MP [Diego Martin North/East] [Minister of Works and Transport]
The House agreed with Senate amendments
President of the Republic
11-Jan-2010 Assent PDF icon (76.9 kb)
Act 16 of 2009
25-Jan-2010 Proclamation PDF icon (21.5 kb)
Legal Notice 10 of 2010
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