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2nd Session of the 10th Parliament

The Administration of Justice (Indictable Proceedings) Bill, 2011

An Act to repeal and replace the Indictable Offences (Preliminary Enquiry) Act, Chap. 12:01 and to provide for a system of pre-trial proceedings relating to indictable offences and other related matters.
The Bill as introduced requires the support of at least three-fifths of the members of each House in order to be passed. The resulting Act will come into force on Proclamation.

Bill No.: House of Representatives Bill 31 of 2011
Introduced in: House of Representatives
Introduced by: The Honourable Herbert Volney [Minister of Justice]
Introduced on: 11-Nov-2011
Published in Gazette on: 18-Dec-2011, Vol.50 No.157
Progress:
House of Representatives
11-Nov-2011 1st Reading PDF icon (198.9 kb) | Hansard PDF icon (199.0 kb)
Hon. Herbert Volney, MP [St. Joseph] [Minister of Justice]
Gazetted Bill
18-Nov-2011 2nd Reading | Hansard PDF icon (376.0 kb)
Hon. Herbert Volney, MP [St. Joseph] [Minister of Justice]
Mr. Colm Imbert, MP [Diego Martin North/East] [Opposition Member]
Hon. Prakash Ramadhar, MP [St. Augustine] [Minister of Legal Affairs]
Ms. Marlene McDonald, MP [Port-of-Spain South] [Opposition Chief Whip]
Hon. Dr. Keith Rowley, MP [Diego Martin West] [Leader of the Opposition]
Hon. Herbert Volney, MP [St. Joseph] [Minister of Justice]
18-Nov-2011 Committee Stage | Hansard PDF icon (376.0 kb)
amendments made in the House of Representatives
18-Nov-2011 3rd Reading and Passage | Hansard PDF icon (376.0 kb)
Hon. Herbert Volney, MP [St. Joseph] [Minister of Justice]
35 for, none against, no abstentions
Senate
22-Nov-2011 1st Reading PDF icon (130.7 kb) | Hansard PDF icon (762.7 kb)
Hon. Herbert Volney, MP [St. Joseph] [Minister of Justice]
29-Nov-2011 2nd Reading | Hansard PDF icon (1,231.8 kb)
Hon. Herbert Volney, MP [St. Joseph] [Minister of Justice]
Sen. Fitzgerald Hinds [Opposition Senator]
Sen. Dr. Victor Wheeler [Independent Senator]
Sen. David Abdulah [Government Senator]
Sen. Faris Al-Rawi [Opposition Senator]
Sen Elton Prescott, SC [Independent Senator]
Sen. the Hon. Anand Ramlogan [Attorney General]
Sen. the Hon. Kevin Ramnarine [Minister of Energy and Energy Affairs]
Sen. Shamfa Cudjoe [Opposition Senator]
Sen. the Hon. Brig. John Sandy [Minister of National Security]
Sen. Pennelope Beckles [Leader of Opposition Business in the Senate]
Hon. Herbert Volney, MP [St. Joseph] [Minister of Justice]
29-Nov-2011 Committee Stage | Hansard PDF icon (1,231.8 kb)
amendments made in the Senate
29-Nov-2011 3rd Reading and Passage | Hansard PDF icon (1,231.8 kb)
Hon. Herbert Volney, MP [St. Joseph] [Minister of Justice]
29 for, none against, no abstentions.
House of Representatives
09-Dec-2011 Senate Amendments | Hansard PDF icon (308.5 kb)
Hon. Herbert Volney, MP [St. Joseph] [Minister of Justice]
Division: 37 for, none against, no abstentions
President of the Republic
16-Dec-2011 Assent PDF icon (246.8 kb)
Act 20 of 2011
(amended by Act 15 of 2012 )
31-Aug-2012 Partially Proclaimed PDF icon (26.9 kb)
Legal Notice No. 348 of 2012
Sections 1, 2, 3(1), 32, 34 and Schedule 6 of the Act. Subsequently amended by Legal Notice 406 of 2012 and Legal Notice 156 of 2013
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