House of Representatives

Motions

Consider the Draft EBC (Local Government and Tobago House of Assembly)(Tobago) Order

House of Representatives - 2nd Session - 12th Republican Parliament

WHEREAS it is provided by subsection 4(3) of the Elections and Boundaries Commission (Local Government and Tobago House of Assembly) Act, Chap. 25:50 (hereinafter referred to as “the Act”), that as soon as may be after the Elections and Boundaries Commission (hereinafter referred to as “the Commission”) has submitted a report under section 4(1)(a) of the Act, the Minister shall lay before the House of Representatives for its approval the draft of an Order by the President for giving effect, whether with or without modifications, to the recommendations contained in the report;

AND WHEREAS the Commission has submitted a report to the Minister in accordance with the provisions of section 4(1)(a)of the Act;

AND WHEREAS the draft of an Order entitled the “Elections and Boundaries Commission (Local Government and Tobago House of Assembly) (Tobago) Order, 2021” giving effect to the recommendations of the Commission was laid before the House of Representatives on the 10th day of September, 2021:

BE IT RESOLVED that the draft of the “Elections and Boundaries Commission (Local Government and Tobago House of Assembly)(Tobago) Order, 2021” be approved.

(By the Prime Minister)

15 Sep 2021
Approved
House DebateHansard
Division: 21 for, 18 against
8 speakersShow Speakers
1.The Honourable Dr. Keith Rowley [Diego Martin West] [Prime Minister]
2.Mr. Saddam Hosein [Barataria/San Juan] [Opposition Member]
3.The Honourable Faris Al-Rawi [San Fernando West] [Attorney General]
4.Mr. Dinesh Rambally [Chaguanas West] [Opposition Member]
5.The Honourable Shamfa Cudjoe [Tobago West] [Minister of Sport and Community Development]
6.Ms. Anita Haynes [Tabaquite] [Opposition Member]
7.The Honourable Foster Cummings [La Horquetta/Talparo] [Minister of Youth Development and National Service]
8.The Honourable Kamla Persad-Bissessar SC [Siparia] [Leader of the Opposition]