House of Representatives

Motions

Approve the Tobacco Control Regulations, 2013

- 4th Session - 10th Republican Parliament

WHEREAS it is provided by section 38(1) of the Tobacco Control Act, Chap. 30:04 (hereinafter called "the Act") that the Minister may make Regulations prescribing requirements and standards for tobacco product constituents, including emissions of smoked products, additives and product design and specifying methods for testing and measuring compliance with the performance prescribed and generally for carrying out the purpose of this Act;

AND WHEREAS it is also provided by section 38(1) of the Act that Regulations made under that section shall be subject to affirmative resolution of Parliament;

AND WHEREAS the Minister has on the 12th day of September, 2013 made the Tobacco Control Regulations, 2013 (hereinafter called "the Regulations");

AND WHEREAS it is expedient that the Regulations now be affirmed:

BE IT RESOLVED that the Tobacco Control Regulations, 2013 be approved.

(By the the Minister of Health)

10 Dec 2013
Approved
The Motion was passed by a division of 27 For, 0 Against and 2 Abstentions.
15 speakersShow Speakers
1. Dr. Fuad Khan [Barataria/San Juan] [Minister of Health]
3.Senator Dr. Victor Wheeler [Independent Senator]
5.Senator Subhas Ramkhelawan [Independent Senator]
6.Senator Diane Baldeo-Chadeesingh [Opposition Senator]
7.Senator Helen Drayton [Independent Senator]
9.The Honourable Fitzgerald Hinds [Opposition Senator (Temporary)]
10.Senator Dr. Rolph Balgobin [Independent Senator]
11.The Honourable Shamfa Cudjoe [Opposition Senator]
12.Senator Elton Prescott SC [Independent Senator]
13.Senator Dr. Dhanayshar Mahabir [Independent Senator]
14.Senator Anthony Vieira [Independent Senator]
15.Senator David Small [Independent Senator]
13 Dec 2013
Approved
House DebateHansard
The Motion to approve the Tobacco Control Regulations, 2013 was put to a vote and was approved by a division of 28 For, O Against and 0 Abstentions.
5 speakersShow Speakers
1. Dr. Fuad Khan [Barataria/San Juan] [Minister of Health]
2.Senator the Honourable Dr. Amery Browne [Diego Martin Central] [Opposition Member]
3.The Honourable Terrence Deyalsingh [St. Joseph] [Opposition Member]
4.The Honourable Colm Imbert [Diego Martin North/East] [Opposition Member]
5. Dr. Fuad Khan [Barataria/San Juan] [Minister of Health]