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4th Session of the 12th Republican Parliament

The Administration of Justice (Indictable Proceedings)(Amendment)(No.2) Bill, 2024

An Act to amend the Administration of Justice (Indictable Proceedings) Act, 2011 (Act No. 20 of 2011)

The Administration of Justice (Indictable Proceedings)(Amendment)(No.2) Bill, 2024 seeks to further amend the Administration of Justice (Indictable Proceedings) Act, 2011 (Act No. 20 of 2011) which provides for the abolition of preliminary enquiries and for the conduct of initial and sufficiency hearings by a Master of the High Court.

The Bill would amend section 33 of the Act, with effect from 12th December, 2023, to ensure that the Indictable Offences (Preliminary Enquiry) Act, Chap. 12:01, continues to have effect for the purposes of the Extradition (Commonwealth and Foreign Territories) Act, Chap.

Bill No:
House of Representatives Bill 6 of 2024
Introduced On:
28-Jun-2024
Published In Gazette On
Status
Senate - 3rd Reading and Passage of the Bill

Progress

28 Jun 2024
House of Representatives
1 speakersShow Speakers
1.Sen. the Hon. Reginald Armour, SC [Attorney General and Minister of Legal Affairs]
3 Jul 2024
2nd Reading of the Bill Hansard
3 speakersShow Speakers
1.Hon. Stuart Young, SC, MP [Port-of-Spain North/St. Ann’s West] [Minister of Energy and Energy Industries and Minister in the Office of the Prime Minister]
2.Mr. Saddam Hosein, MP [Barataria/San Juan] [Opposition Member]
3.Hon. Stuart Young, SC, MP [Port-of-Spain North/St. Ann’s West] [Minister of Energy and Energy Industries and Minister in the Office of the Prime Minister]
3 Jul 2024
Committee Stage Hansard

Approved with amendments

3 Jul 2024
3rd Reading and Passage of the Bill Hansard
1 speakersShow Speakers
1.Hon. Stuart Young, SC, MP [Port-of-Spain North/St. Ann’s West] [Minister of Energy and Energy Industries and Minister in the Office of the Prime Minister]
4 Jul 2024
Senate
1st Reading of the Bill
1 speakersShow Speakers
1.Sen. the Hon. Reginald Armour, SC [Attorney General and Minister of Legal Affairs]
4 Jul 2024
2nd Reading of the Bill
4 speakersShow Speakers
1.Sen. the Hon. Reginald Armour, SC [Attorney General and Minister of Legal Affairs]
2.Sen. Wade Mark [Opposition Senator]
3.Sen. Anthony Vieira, SC [Independent Senator]
4.Sen. the Hon. Reginald Armour, SC [Attorney General and Minister of Legal Affairs]
4 Jul 2024
Committee Stage

Approved without amendments

4 Jul 2024
3rd Reading and Passage of the Bill
1 speakersShow Speakers
1.Sen. the Hon. Reginald Armour, SC [Attorney General and Minister of Legal Affairs]
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