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3rd Session of the 10th Republican Parliament

The Customs (Amendment) Bill, 2013

An Act to amend the Customs Act, Chap. 78:01 to enhance border control by providing for advance passenger and cargo information to be submitted electronically to the Comptroller of Customs and Excise and for related matters

The Bill as introduced requires a special (three-fifths) majority in order to be passed.

Introduced By:
Larry Howai
Bill No:
House of Representatives Bill 8 of 2013
Introduced On:
12-Apr-2013
Published In Gazette On
12-Apr-2013, Vol.52 No.50
Status
President of the Republic - Assent

Progress

12 Apr 2013
House of Representatives
Gazetted Bill
1 speakersShow Speakers
1.Sen. the Hon. Larry Howai [Minister of Finance and the Economy]
10 May 2013
2nd Reading of the Bill Hansard
8 speakersShow Speakers
1.Sen. the Hon. Larry Howai [Minister of Finance and the Economy]
2.Mr. Colm Imbert, MP [Diego Martin North/East] [Opposition Member]
3.Hon. Stephen Cadiz, MP [Chaguanas East] [Minister of Tourism]
4.Mrs. Paula Gopee-Scoon, MP [Point Fortin] [Opposition Member]
5.Hon. Rudranath Indarsingh, MP [Couva South] [Minister of State in the Ministry of Finance and the Economy]
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.Sen. the Hon. Larry Howai [Minister of Finance and the Economy]
10 May 2013
Committee Stage Hansard
Amendments made in the House of Representatives
13 May 2013
3rd Reading and Passage of the Bill
26 for, none against, 8 abstentions
1 speakersShow Speakers
1.Sen. the Hon. Larry Howai [Minister of Finance and the Economy]
14 May 2013
Senate
Bill incorporating House amendments
1 speakersShow Speakers
1.Sen. the Hon. Larry Howai [Minister of Finance and the Economy]
4 Jun 2013
2nd Reading of the Bill Hansard
12 speakersShow Speakers
1.Sen. the Hon. Larry Howai [Minister of Finance and the Economy]
2.Sen. Faris Al-Rawi [Opposition Senator]
3.Sen. Helen Drayton [Independent Senator]
4.Sen. the Hon. Vasant Bharath [Minister of Trade, Industry and Investment and Minister in the Ministry of Finance and the Economy]
5.Sen. Pennelope Beckles-Robinson [Leader of Opposition Business in the Senate]
6.Sen. Dr. Victor Wheeler [Independent Senator]
7.Sen. Shamfa Cudjoe-Lewis [Opposition Senator]
8.Sen. Dr. James Armstrong [Independent Senator]
9.Sen. Fitzgerald Hinds [Opposition Senator]
10.Sen Subhas Ramkhelawan [Independent Senator]
11.Sen. the Hon Dr. Bhoendradatt Tewarie [Minister of Planning and Sustainable Development]
12.Sen. the Hon. Larry Howai [Minister of Finance and the Economy]
4 Jun 2013
Committee Stage Hansard
4 Jun 2013
3rd Reading and Passage of the Bill Hansard
1 speakersShow Speakers
1.Sen. the Hon. Larry Howai [Minister of Finance and the Economy]
10 Jul 2013
President of the Republic
Act 6 of 2013
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