Government’s commitment to democracy in Trinidad and Tobago
Senate - 3rd Session - 12th Republican Parliament
WHEREAS the Constitution of the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago, Chap. 1:01 entrenches the principle of the separation of powers between the Legislature, the Executive and the Judiciary, which ensures the protection of citizens and a system of checks and balances in the exercise of power;
AND WHEREAS the Constitution provides protection to all constitutionally enshrined offices and institutions;
AND WHEREAS the actions of the Government in its engagement with constitutionally enshrined offices and institutions have caused public unease and concerns;
BE IT RESOLVED that this Senate calls on the Government to reaffirm its commitment to the principles and the practice of democracy in Trinidad and Tobago.
(By Senator Jayanti Lutchmedial)