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2nd Session of the 9th Parliament

The Tobacco Control Bill, 2009

AN ACT to prevent tobacco use by children; regulate tobacco use by individuals; enhance public awareness of the hazards of tobacco use and ensure that individuals are provided with information to make more fully informed decisions about using tobacco; protect individuals from exposure to tobacco smoke; prohibit and restrict promotional practices; prevent smuggling of tobacco; provide for regulation of tobacco products to mitigate against the harmful effects of tobacco; and provide for other related matters.
The Bill as introduced requires a three fifths majority. Once passed, the resulting Act will come into force by Proclamation.

Bill No.: Senate Bill 9 of 2009
Introduced in: The Senate
Introduced by: Senator the Honourable Jerry Narace [Minister of Health]
Introduced on: 28-Jul-2009
Published in Gazette on:
Progress:
Senate
28-Jul-2009 1st Reading PDF icon (88.7 kb) | Hansard PDF icon (586.9 kb)
Sen. the Hon. Jerry Narace [Minister of Health]
20-Oct-2009 2nd Reading | Hansard PDF icon (556.5 kb)
Sen. the Hon. Jerry Narace [Minister of Health]
Sen. Dr. Adesh Nanan [Opposition Senator]
Sen. Helen Drayton [Independent Senator]
Sen. Dr. Sharon-Ann Gopaul Mc Nicol [Opposition Senator]
Sen. Dana Seetahal, SC [Independent Senator]
Sen. the Hon. Hazel Manning [Minister of Local Government]
Sen. Corinne Baptiste-McKnight [Independent Senator]
10-Nov-2009 2nd Reading | Hansard PDF icon (271.4 kb)
Sen. Corinne Baptiste-McKnight [Independent Senator]
Sen. Wade Mark [Opposition Senator]
Sen. Prof. Ramesh Deosaran [Independent Senator]
Sen. Lyndira Oudit [Opposition Senator]
Sen. Subhas Ramkhelawan [Independent Senator]
Sen. Mohammed Faisal Rahman [Opposition Senator]
Sen. Annette Nicholson-Alfred [Independent Senator]
17-Nov-2009 2nd Reading | Hansard PDF icon (475.7 kb)
Sen. Dr. Jennifer Kernahan [Opposition Senator]
Sen. Basharat Ali [Independent Senator]
Sen. June Melville [Government Senator]
Sen. Gail Merhair [Independent Senator]
Sen. the Hon. John Jeremie, SC [Attorney General]
Sen. the Hon. Jerry Narace [Minister of Health]
17-Nov-2009 Committee Stage | Hansard PDF icon (475.7 kb)
amendments made in the Senate
18-Nov-2009 3rd Reading and Passage | Hansard PDF icon (475.7 kb)
Sen. the Hon. Jerry Narace [Minister of Health]
Division: 22 for, none against, 7 abstentions
House of Representatives
20-Nov-2009 1st Reading PDF icon (89.2 kb) | Hansard PDF icon (390.7 kb)
Sen. the Hon. Jerry Narace [Minister of Health]
Bill Incorporating Senate amendments
04-Dec-2009 2nd Reading | Hansard PDF icon (777.3 kb)
Sen. the Hon. Jerry Narace [Minister of Health]
Dr. Tim Gopeesingh, MP [Caroni East] [Opposition Member]
Hon. Dr. Amery Browne, MP [Diego Martin Central] [Minister of Social Development]
Dr. Hamza Rafeeq, MP [Caroni Central] [Opposition Chief Whip]
Hon. Colm Imbert, MP [Diego Martin North/East] [Minister of Works and Transport]
Dr. Roodal Moonilal, MP [Oropouche East] [Opposition Member]
Sen. the Hon. John Jeremie, SC [Attorney General]
Mr. Nizam Baksh, MP [Naparima] [Opposition Member]
Hon. Peter Taylor, MP [Princes Town South/Tableland] [Minister of Legal Affairs]
Sen. the Hon. Jerry Narace [Minister of Health]
04-Dec-2009 Committee Stage | Hansard PDF icon (777.3 kb)
04-Dec-2009 3rd Reading and Passage | Hansard PDF icon (777.3 kb)
Sen. the Hon. Jerry Narace [Minister of Health]
President of the Republic
23-Dec-2009 Assent PDF icon (85.8 kb)
Act 15 of 2009
17-Feb-2010 Partially Proclaimed PDF icon (23.4 kb)
Legal Notice 24 of 2010. Sections 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21 and 22 of the Act come into operation
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