House of Representatives

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Appointment of Mr. Stephen Williams as Commissioner of Police

House of Representatives - 1st Session - 9th Republican Parliament

WHEREAS section 123 (3) of the Constitution of the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago, Chap. 1:01 ("the Act") provides that the Police Service Commission shall submit to the President a list of the names of the persons nominated for appointment to the offices of Commissioner or Deputy Commissioner of Police;

AND WHEREAS section 123 (4) of the Act provides that the President shall issue a Notification in respect of each person nominated under subsection (3) and the Notification shall be subject to affirmative resolution of the House of Representatives;

AND WHEREAS the Police Service Commission has submitted to the Acting President the name Mr. Stephen Williams as the person nominated for appointment to the office of Commissioner of Police;

AND WHEREAS the President has on the 1st day of July, 2008 issued a Notification in respect of the nomination;

AND WHEREAS it is expedient to approve the Notification:

BE IT RESOLVED that the Notification of the President of the nomination by the Police Service Commission of Mr. Stephen Williams to the Office of Commissioner of Police be approved.

(By the Leader of the House)

4 Jul 2008
House DebateHansard
4 speakersShow Speakers
1.The Honourable Colm Imbert [Diego Martin North/East] [Minister of Works and Transport]
2.Mr. Ramesh Lawrence Maharaj SC [Tabaquite] [Opposition Chief Whip]
3.Senator the Honourable Martin Joseph [Minister of National Security]
4.The Honourable Colm Imbert [Diego Martin North/East] [Minister of Works and Transport]