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4th Session of the 11th Republican Parliament

The Animal (Diseases and Importation) (Amendment) Bill, 2019

An Act to amend the Animals (Diseases and Importation) Act, Chap. 67:02

The purpose of the Animal (Diseases and Importation) Amendment Bill, 2019 is to protect and promote animal health and to prevent the introduction and spread of animal diseases within Trinidad and Tobago and from other countries; to facilitate and regulate trade in animals, carcasses, animal products and animal-related items; to establish standards for animal welfare, and for other connected purposes. This Bill was brought forward from the 4th Session.

Bill Essentials:
Bill No:
Senate Bill 7 of 2019
Introduced In:
Introduced On:
11-Sep-2019
Published In Gazette On
11-Sep-2019, Vol.58 No.135
Status
President of the Republic - Assent: Awaiting Proclamation

Progress

11 Sep 2019
Senate

Bill brought from the 4th Session to the 5th Session.

1 speakersShow Speakers
1.Sen. the Hon. Clarence Rambharat [Minister of Agriculture, Land and Fisheries]
19 May 2020
2nd Reading of the Bill Hansard
17 speakersShow Speakers
1.Sen. the Hon. Clarence Rambharat [Minister of Agriculture, Land and Fisheries]
2.Sen. Wade Mark [Opposition Senator]
3.Sen. Charrise Seepersad [Independent Senator]
4.Hon. Faris Al-Rawi, MP [San Fernando West] [Attorney General]
5.Sen. Saddam Hosein [Opposition Senator]
6.Sen. Dr. Maria Dillon-Remy [Independent Senator]
7.Sen. Nigel de Freitas [Vice-President of the Senate]
8.Sen. Taharqa Obika [Opposition Senator]
9.Sen. Hazel Thompson-Ahye [Independent Senator]
10.Sen. Avinash Singh [Parliamentary Secretary in the Ministry of Agriculture, Land and Fisheries]
11.Sen. Sean Sobers [Opposition Senator]
12.Sen. Dr. Paul Richards [Independent Senator]
13.Sen. Anthony Vieira, SC [Independent Senator]
14.Sen. Damian Lyder [Opposition Senator (Temporary)]
15.Sen. Dr. Varma Deyalsingh [Independent Senator]
16.Sen. Khadijah Ameen [Opposition Senator]
17.Sen. the Hon. Clarence Rambharat [Minister of Agriculture, Land and Fisheries]
19 May 2020
Committee Stage Hansard
Approved with amendments
19 May 2020
3rd Reading and Passage of the Bill Hansard
1 speakersShow Speakers
1.Sen. the Hon. Clarence Rambharat [Minister of Agriculture, Land and Fisheries]
22 May 2020
House of Representatives
1 speakersShow Speakers
1.Sen. the Hon. Clarence Rambharat [Minister of Agriculture, Land and Fisheries]
1 Jul 2020
2nd Reading of the Bill Hansard
5 speakersShow Speakers
1.Sen. the Hon. Clarence Rambharat [Minister of Agriculture, Land and Fisheries]
2.Mrs. Vidia Gayadeen-Gopeesingh, MP [Oropouche West] [Opposition Member]
3.Hon. Dr. Lovell Francis, MP [Moruga/Tableland] [Minister of State in the Ministry of Education]
4.Mr. Rushton Paray, MP [Mayaro] [Opposition Member]
5.Sen. the Hon. Clarence Rambharat [Minister of Agriculture, Land and Fisheries]
1 Jul 2020
Committee Stage Hansard
Approved without amendments
1 Jul 2020
3rd Reading and Passage of the Bill Hansard
1 speakersShow Speakers
1.Sen. the Hon. Clarence Rambharat [Minister of Agriculture, Land and Fisheries]
3 Jul 2020
President of the Republic
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