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4th Session of the 10th Republican Parliament

The Bail (Amendment) Bill, 2013

An Act to amend the Bail Act, Chap.4:60

The bill as introduced requires a special majority in order to be passed.

Introduced By:
Anand Ramlogan
Bill No:
House of Representatives Bill 17 of 2013
Introduced On:
13-Nov-2013
Status
President of the Republic - Assent

Progress

13 Nov 2013
House of Representatives
Gazetted Version
1 speakersShow Speakers
6 Dec 2013
2nd Reading of the Bill Hansard
7 speakersShow Speakers
2.Mr. Colm Imbert, MP [Diego Martin North/East] [Opposition Member]
3.Hon. Prakash Ramadhar, MP [St. Augustine] [Minister of Legal Affairs]
4.Ms. Donna Cox, MP [Laventille East/Morvant] [Opposition Member]
5.Hon. Jairam Seemungal, MP [La Horquetta/Talparo] [Minister of Land and Marine Resources]
6.Mr. Jack Warner, MP [Chaguanas West] [Opposition Member]
7.Hon. Prakash Ramadhar, MP [St. Augustine] [Minister of Legal Affairs]
13 Dec 2013
2nd Reading of the Bill Hansard
2 speakersShow Speakers
1.Hon. Dr. Roodal Moonilal, MP [Oropouche East] [Minister of Housing and Urban Development]
2.Mr. Terrence Deyalsingh, MP [St. Joseph] [Opposition Member]
10 Jan 2014
2nd Reading of the Bill Hansard
The Bail (Amendment) Bill, 2013 was then considered in Committee and passed with a division of 27 For, 10 Against and 1 Abstention.
12 speakersShow Speakers
1.Hon. Anil Roberts, MP [D’Abadie/O’Meara] [Minister of Sport]
2.Hon. Dr. Keith Rowley, MP [Diego Martin West] [Leader of the Opposition]
3.Sen. the Hon. Gary Griffith [Minister of National Security]
4. Dr. Amery Browne, MP [Diego Martin Central] [Opposition Member]
5.Hon. Dr. Surujrattan Rambachan, MP [Tabaquite] [Minister of Works and Infrastructure]
6.Mrs. Patricia McIntosh, MP [Port-of-Spain North/St. Ann’s West] [Opposition Member]
7.Ms. Alicia Hospedales, MP [Arouca/Maloney] [Opposition Member]
8.Hon. Dr. Tim Gopeesingh, MP [Caroni East] [Minister of Education]
9.Mr. NiLeung Hypolite, MP [Laventille West] [Opposition Member]
10.Mrs. Paula Gopee-Scoon, MP [Point Fortin] [Opposition Member]
11.Ms. Marlene McDonald, MP [Port-of-Spain South] [Opposition Chief Whip]
12.Sen. the Hon. Anand Ramlogan, SC [Attorney General]
11 Jan 2014
amendments made in the House of Representatives
11 Jan 2014
3rd Reading and Passage of the Bill
1 speakersShow Speakers
14 Jan 2014
Senate
Bill incorporating House of Representatives amendments
1 speakersShow Speakers
21 Jan 2014
2nd Reading of the Bill Hansard
21 speakersShow Speakers
2.Sen. Faris Al-Rawi [Opposition Senator]
3.Sen Elton Prescott, SC [Independent Senator]
4.Sen. the Hon. Gary Griffith [Minister of National Security]
5.Sen. Diane Baldeo-Chadeesingh [Opposition Senator]
6.Sen. Anthony Vieira, SC [Independent Senator]
7.Sen. the Hon. Emmanuel George [Minister of Justice]
8.Sen. Dr. Lester Henry [Opposition Senator]
9.Sen Subhas Ramkhelawan [Independent Senator]
10.Sen. Wayne Sturge [Government Senator (Temporary)]
11.Sen. Avinash Singh [Opposition Senator]
12.Sen. Helen Drayton [Independent Senator]
13.Sen. the Hon. Raziah Ahmed [Minister of State in the Ministry of Gender, Youth and Child Development]
14.Sen. Shamfa Cudjoe-Lewis [Opposition Senator]
15.Sen. Dr. Rolph Balgobin [Independent Senator]
16.Sen. Dr. Victor Wheeler [Independent Senator]
17.Sen. Dr. Dhanayshar Mahabir [Independent Senator]
18.Sen. Camille Robinson-Regis [Opposition Senator]
19.Sen. David Small [Independent Senator]
20.Sen. Dr. Kriyaan Singh [Independent Senator (Temporary)]
21.Sen. the Hon. Anand Ramlogan, SC [Attorney General]
22 Jan 2014
Committee Stage
Committee Stage suspended
28 Jan 2014
Committee Stage Hansard
amendments made in the Senate
28 Jan 2014
3rd Reading and Passage of the Bill Hansard
22 for, eight against, no abstentions
7 Feb 2014
House of Representatives
Senate Amendments Hansard
The Senate Amendments were passed with a division of 27 For 12 Against and 0 Abstentions
2 speakersShow Speakers
2.Mr. Colm Imbert, MP [Diego Martin North/East] [Opposition Member]
14 Feb 2014
President of the Republic
Act 1 of 2014
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