Private Motion: Implementation of Equal Opportunity Legislation

Senate - 1st Session - 9th Republican Parliament

WHEREAS Section 4 of the Constitution of the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago provides for all citizens the right to equality of treatment from any public authority in the exercise of any function and the right to equality before the law and the protection of the law;

AND WHEREAS both Houses of Parliament have already passed into law the Equal Opportunities Act;

BE IT RESOLVED that the Government takes immediate steps to have the Equal Opportunity Legislation proclaimed and fully effected in the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago.

(By Senator Wade Mark)

23 Jun 2008
Senate Debate - Day 1Hansard
6 speakersShow Speakers
1.Senator Wade Mark [Opposition Senator]
2.Senator Dana Seetahal SC [Independent Senator]
4.Senator Ryan Spicer [Opposition Senator (Temporary)]
5.Senator June Melville [Government Senator]
6.Senator Mohammed Faisal Rahman [Opposition Senator]
22 Jul 2008
Senate Debate - Day 2Hansard
7 speakersShow Speakers
1.Senator Basharat Ali [Independent Senator]
2.Senator the Honourable Dr. Emily Gaynor Dick-Forde [Minister of Planning, Housing and the Environment]
3.Senator Cindy Devika Sharma [Opposition Senator]
4.Senator Dr. Rolph Balgobin [Independent Senator (Temporary)]
5.Senator Afifah Mohammed [Opposition Senator (Temporary)]
6.Senator Laurel Lezama-Lee Sing [Government Senator]
7.Senator Dr. Jennifer Kernahan [Opposition Senator]
5 Nov 2008
Senate Debate - Day 3Hansard
9 speakersShow Speakers
1.Senator Helen Drayton [Independent Senator]
2.Senator the Honourable Tina Gronlund-Nunez [Minister of State in the Ministry of Planning, Housing and the Environment]
3.Senator Dr. Adesh Nanan [Opposition Senator]
4.Senator Dr. Ramesh Deosaran [Independent Senator]
6.Senator Dr. Carson Charles [Opposition Senator]
7.Senator Michael Annisette [Independent Senator]
8.Senator Wade Mark [Opposition Senator]