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4th Session of the 10th Parliament

The Libel and Defamation (Amendment) Bill, 2013

An Act to amend the Libel and Defamation Act, Chap. 11:16 to abolish malicious defamatory libel
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Bill No.: House of Representatives Bill 14 of 2013
Introduced in: House of Representatives
Introduced by: Senator the Honourable Anand Ramlogan [Attorney General]
Introduced on: 06-Sep-2013
Published in Gazette on: 31-Oct-2013, Vol.52 No.142
Progress:
House of Representatives
06-Sep-2013 1st Reading PDF icon (14.8 kb) | Hansard PDF icon (1,916.0 kb)
17-Jan-2014 2nd Reading | Hansard PDF icon (733.1 kb)
Sen. the Hon. Anand Ramlogan, SC [Attorney General]
Mr. Colm Imbert, MP [Diego Martin North/East] [Opposition Member]
24-Jan-2014 2nd Reading | Hansard PDF icon (948.2 kb)
Hon. Dr. Tim Gopeesingh, MP [Caroni East] [Minister of Education]
Hon. Dr. Keith Rowley, MP [Diego Martin West] [Leader of the Opposition]
Hon. Dr. Roodal Moonilal, MP [Oropouche East] [Minister of Housing and Urban Development]
Ms. Marlene McDonald, MP [Port-of-Spain South] [Opposition Chief Whip]
Hon. Jairam Seemungal, MP [La Horquetta/Talparo] [Minister of Land and Marine Resources]
Mr. Terrence Deyalsingh, MP [St. Joseph] [Opposition Member]
Dr. Amery Browne, MP [Diego Martin Central] [Opposition Member]
Mrs. Paula Gopee-Scoon, MP [Point Fortin] [Opposition Member]
Sen. the Hon. Anand Ramlogan, SC [Attorney General]
24-Jan-2014 Committee Stage | Hansard PDF icon (948.2 kb)
24-Jan-2014 3rd Reading and Passage | Hansard PDF icon (948.2 kb)
Senate
28-Jan-2014 1st Reading | Hansard PDF icon (1,161.5 kb)
18-Feb-2014 2nd Reading | Hansard PDF icon (1,058.4 kb)
Sen. the Hon. Anand Ramlogan, SC [Attorney General]
Sen. Faris Al-Rawi [Opposition Senator]
Sen. Anthony Vieira [Independent Senator]
Sen. the Hon. Devant Maharaj [Minister of Food Production]
Sen. Camille Robinson-Regis [Opposition Senator]
Sen. Dr. Rolph Balgobin [Independent Senator]
Sen. the Hon. Gerald Hadeed [Minister of Communications]
Sen. Diane Baldeo-Chadeesingh [Opposition Senator]
Sen. Dr. Dhanayshar Mahabir [Independent Senator]
Sen. the Hon. Raziah Ahmed [Minister of State in the Ministry of Gender, Youth and Child Development]
Sen. Avinash Singh [Opposition Senator]
Sen. Shamfa Cudjoe [Opposition Senator]
18-Feb-2014 3rd Reading and Passage | Hansard PDF icon (1,058.4 kb)
With a division of 21 For 7 Against and 0 Abstentions, the Libel and Defamation (Amendment) Bill, 2013 was read a third time and passed without amendment.
President of the Republic
25-Feb-2014 Assent PDF icon (42.7 kb)
Act 2 of 2014
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