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2nd Session of the 10th Republican Parliament

The Children Bill, 2012

An Act relating to the protection of children and for matters related thereto

The Bill seeks to repeal and replace the Children Act, Chap. 46:01, and requires a three-fifths majority in order to be passed.

Introduced By:
Verna St. Rose Greaves
Bill No:
House of Representatives Bill 1 of 2012
Introduced On:
20-Jan-2012
Status
President of the Republic - Partially Proclaimed

Progress

20 Jan 2012
House of Representatives
1 speakersShow Speakers
1.Sen. the Hon. Verna St. Rose Greaves [Minister of Gender, Youth and Child Development]
9 Mar 2012
2nd Reading of the Bill Hansard
9 speakersShow Speakers
1.Sen. the Hon. Verna St. Rose Greaves [Minister of Gender, Youth and Child Development]
2. Dr. Amery Browne, MP [Diego Martin Central] [Opposition Member]
3.Hon. Ramona Ramdial, MP [Couva North] [Minister of State in the Ministry of Gender, Youth and Child Development]
4.Ms. Alicia Hospedales, MP [Arouca/Maloney] [Opposition Member]
5.Hon. Dr. Lincoln Douglas, MP [Lopinot/Bon Air West] [Minister of State in the Ministry of the People and Social Development]
6.Hon. Vernella Alleyne-Toppin, MP [Tobago East] [Minister of Tobago Development]
7.Hon. Rodger Samuel, MP [Arima] [Minister of State in the Office of the Prime Minister]
8.Hon. Dr. Tim Gopeesingh, MP [Caroni East] [Minister of Education]
9.Mr. Fitzgerald Jeffrey, MP [La Brea] [Opposition Member]
25 Apr 2012
2nd Reading of the Bill Hansard
7 speakersShow Speakers
1.Hon. Dr. Glenn Ramadharsingh, MP [Caroni Central] [Minister of the People and Social Development]
2.Mrs. Patricia McIntosh, MP [Port-of-Spain North/St. Ann’s West] [Opposition Member]
3.Hon. Clifton De Coteau, MP [Moruga/Tableland] [Minister of State in the Ministry of Education]
4.Ms. Donna Cox, MP [Laventille East/Morvant] [Opposition Member]
5.Mrs. Joanne Thomas, MP [St. Ann’s East] [Opposition Member]
6.Hon. Dr. Keith Rowley, MP [Diego Martin West] [Leader of the Opposition]
7.Sen. the Hon. Verna St. Rose Greaves [Minister of Gender, Youth and Child Development]
25 Apr 2012
Committee Stage Hansard
Amendments made in the House of Representatives
25 Apr 2012
3rd Reading and Passage of the Bill Hansard
39 for, none against, no abstentions
1 speakersShow Speakers
1.Sen. the Hon. Verna St. Rose Greaves [Minister of Gender, Youth and Child Development]
1 May 2012
Senate
1 speakersShow Speakers
1.Sen. the Hon. Verna St. Rose Greaves [Minister of Gender, Youth and Child Development]
15 May 2012
2nd Reading of the Bill Hansard
4 speakersShow Speakers
1.Sen. the Hon. Verna St. Rose Greaves [Minister of Gender, Youth and Child Development]
2.Sen. Faris Al-Rawi, SC [Opposition Senator]
3.Sen. Corinne Baptiste-McKnight [Independent Senator]
4.Sen. Lyndira Oudit [Vice-President of the Senate]
18 May 2012
2nd Reading of the Bill Hansard
14 speakersShow Speakers
1.Sen. Terrence Deyalsingh [Opposition Senator]
2.Sen. Dr. Rolph Balgobin [Independent Senator]
3.Sen. the Hon. Brig. John Sandy [Minister of National Security]
4.Sen. Pennelope Beckles-Robinson [Leader of Opposition Business in the Senate]
5.Sen. the Hon. Kevin Ramnarine [Minister of Energy and Energy Affairs]
6.Sen. Shamfa Cudjoe-Lewis [Opposition Senator]
7.Sen. Dr. James Armstrong [Independent Senator]
8.Sen. Prof. Harold Ramkissoon [Independent Senator]
9.Sen. the Hon. Embau Moheni [Minister in the Ministry of Arts and Multiculturalism]
10.Sen. Sherrie Ali [Opposition Senator (Temporary)]
11.Sen. Basharat Ali [Independent Senator]
12.Sen. Dr. Victor Wheeler [Independent Senator]
13.Sen. Albert Sydney [Independent Senator (Temporary)]
14.Sen Elton Prescott, SC [Independent Senator]
23 May 2012
2nd Reading of the Bill Hansard
6 speakersShow Speakers
1.Sen Elton Prescott, SC [Independent Senator]
2.Sen. Helen Drayton [Independent Senator]
3.Sen. Dr. Lennox Bernard [Independent Senator (Temporary)]
4.Sen. Fitzgerald Hinds [Opposition Senator]
6.Sen. the Hon. Verna St. Rose Greaves [Minister of Gender, Youth and Child Development]
23 May 2012
Committee Stage Hansard
24 May 2012
3rd Reading and Passage of the Bill
1 speakersShow Speakers
1.Sen. the Hon. Verna St. Rose Greaves [Minister of Gender, Youth and Child Development]
15 Jun 2012
House of Representatives
Senate Amendments Hansard
Senate amendments considered
3 speakersShow Speakers
1.Sen. the Hon. Verna St. Rose Greaves [Minister of Gender, Youth and Child Development]
2. Dr. Amery Browne, MP [Diego Martin Central] [Opposition Member]
3.Mr. Colm Imbert, MP [Diego Martin North/East] [Opposition Member]
6 Aug 2012
President of the Republic
18 May 2015
Legal Notice 73 of 2015
Sections 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24, 25, 26, 27, 28, 29, 30, 31, 32, 33, 33A, 34, 35, 36, 37, 38, 39, 40, 41, 42, 43, 44, 45, 46, 47, 48, 49, 50, 51, 52, 53, 54, 55, 56, 57, 58, 59, 60(1), 60(2), 60(5), 61, 62, 63, 65, 66, 67, 68, 69, 71, 74, 75, 76, 77, 78, 79, 80, 81, 82, 83, 84, 85, 86, 87, 88, 89, 90, 91, 92, 93, 94, 95, 96, 97, 98, 99, 100, 101, 102, 103, 104, 105, 106, 107, 108, 109, 110, 111, 112, 113, 114, 115, 116, 117, 118, 119, 120, 121, 122, 123 and Schedule 1, Schedule 2 and Schedule 3 of the Act.
28 Feb 2018
Legal Notice 24 of 2018
Section 60(3) and (4)
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