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3rd Session of the 12th Republican Parliament

The Arbitration Bill, 2023

An Act to repeal and replace the Arbitration Act, Chap. 5:01, to provide a modern legal framework to facilitate domestic and international trade and commerce by encouraging the use of arbitration as a means of resolving disputes and for related matters.

The resulting Act will come into operation on such day as is fixed by the President by Proclamation.

Bill Essentials:
Bill No:
Senate Bill 2 of 2023
Introduced In:
Introduced On:
23-May-2023
Published In Gazette On
Status
President of the Republic - Assent: Awaiting Proclamation

Progress

23 May 2023
Senate
1 speakersShow Speakers
1.Sen. the Hon. Reginald Armour, SC [Attorney General and Minister of Legal Affairs]
13 Jun 2023
2nd Reading of the Bill Hansard
11 speakersShow Speakers
1.Sen. the Hon. Reginald Armour, SC [Attorney General and Minister of Legal Affairs]
2.Sen. Jayanti Lutchmedial-Ramdial [Opposition Senator]
3.Sen. Charrise Seepersad [Independent Senator]
4.Sen. the Hon. Paula Gopee-Scoon [Minister of Trade and Industry]
5.Sen. Deoroop Teemal [Independent Senator]
6.Sen. the Hon. Randall Mitchell [Minister of Tourism, Culture and the Arts]
7.Sen. Jearlean John [Opposition Senator]
8.Sen. Hazel Thompson-Ahye [Independent Senator]
9.Sen. Dr. Varma Deyalsingh [Independent Senator]
10.Sen. Dr. Paul Richards [Independent Senator]
11.Sen. the Hon. Reginald Armour, SC [Attorney General and Minister of Legal Affairs]
13 Jun 2023
Committee Stage Hansard

amendments made in the Senate

13 Jun 2023
3rd Reading and Passage of the Bill Hansard
1 speakersShow Speakers
1.Sen. the Hon. Reginald Armour, SC [Attorney General and Minister of Legal Affairs]
20 Jun 2023
House of Representatives
1st Reading of the Bill Hansard
1 speakersShow Speakers
1.Sen. the Hon. Reginald Armour, SC [Attorney General and Minister of Legal Affairs]
28 Jun 2023
2nd Reading of the Bill Hansard
7 speakersShow Speakers
1.Sen. the Hon. Reginald Armour, SC [Attorney General and Minister of Legal Affairs]
2.Mr. Rushton Paray, MP [Mayaro] [Opposition Member]
3.Hon. Colm Imbert, MP [Diego Martin North/East] [Minister of Finance]
4.Mr. Dinesh Rambally, MP [Chaguanas West] [Opposition Member]
5.Hon. Stuart Young, MP [Port-of-Spain North/St. Ann’s West] [Minister of Energy and Energy Industries and Minister in the Office of the Prime Minister]
6.Hon. Faris Al-Rawi, MP [San Fernando West] [Minister of Rural Development and Local Government]
7.Sen. the Hon. Reginald Armour, SC [Attorney General and Minister of Legal Affairs]
28 Jun 2023
Committee Stage Hansard

Approved without amendments

28 Jun 2023
3rd Reading and Passage of the Bill Hansard
1 speakersShow Speakers
1.Sen. the Hon. Reginald Armour, SC [Attorney General and Minister of Legal Affairs]
11 Jul 2023
President of the Republic
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