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5th Session of the 11th Republican Parliament

The Domestic Violence (Amendment) Bill, 2020

An Act to amend the Domestic Violence Act, Chap. 45:56 to provide for emergency protection orders and for related matters

View the Bill Essentials here.

Introduced By:
Faris Al-Rawi
Bill No:
Senate Bill 3 of 2020
Introduced In:
Introduced On:
03-Jun-2020
Status
President of the Republic - Assent

Progress

3 Jun 2020
Senate
1 speakersShow Speakers
1.Hon. Faris Al-Rawi, MP [San Fernando West] [Attorney General]
22 Jun 2020
2nd Reading of the Bill Hansard
18 speakersShow Speakers
1.Hon. Ayanna Webster-Roy, MP [Tobago East] [Minister of State in the Office of the Prime Minister]
2.Sen. Khadijah Ameen [Opposition Senator]
3.Sen. Hazel Thompson-Ahye [Independent Senator]
4.Sen. the Hon. Jennifer Baptiste-Primus [Minister of Labour and Small Enterprise Development]
5.Sen. Sean Sobers [Opposition Senator]
6.Sen. Dr. Paul Richards [Independent Senator]
7.Sen. the Hon. Donna Cox [Minister of Communications]
8.Sen. Robert Amar [Opposition Senator (Temporary)]
9.Sen. Charrise Seepersad [Independent Senator]
10.Sen. Nigel Trancoso [Opposition Senator (Temporary)]
11.Sen. Dr. Maria Dillon-Remy [Independent Senator]
12.Sen. the Hon. Paula Gopee-Scoon [Minister of Trade and Industry]
13.Sen. Anita Haynes [Opposition Senator]
14.Sen. Dr. Varma Deyalsingh [Independent Senator]
15.Sen. the Hon. Clarence Rambharat [Minister of Agriculture, Land and Fisheries]
16.Sen. Wade Mark [Opposition Senator]
17.Sen. Sophia Chote, SC [Independent Senator]
18.Hon. Faris Al-Rawi, MP [San Fernando West] [Attorney General]
22 Jun 2020
Committee Stage Hansard
Approved with amendments
22 Jun 2020
3rd Reading and Passage of the Bill Hansard
29 votes for, 0 votes against, 0 abstentions
1 speakersShow Speakers
1.Hon. Faris Al-Rawi, MP [San Fernando West] [Attorney General]
24 Jun 2020
House of Representatives
1 speakersShow Speakers
1.Hon. Ayanna Webster-Roy, MP [Tobago East] [Minister of State in the Office of the Prime Minister]
24 Jun 2020
2nd Reading of the Bill Hansard
13 speakersShow Speakers
1.Hon. Ayanna Webster-Roy, MP [Tobago East] [Minister of State in the Office of the Prime Minister]
2.Mrs. Christine Newallo-Hosein, MP [Cumuto/Manzanilla] [Opposition Member]
3.Hon. Terrence Deyalsingh, MP [St. Joseph] [Minister of Health]
4.Ms. Ramona Ramdial, MP [Couva North] [Opposition Member]
5.Hon. Dr. Nyan Gadsby-Dolly, MP [St. Ann’s East] [Minister of Community Development, Culture and the Arts]
6.Mr. Fazal Karim, MP [Chaguanas East] [Opposition Member]
7.Ms. Nicole Olivierre, MP [La Brea] [Parliamentary Secretary in the Ministry of Energy and Energy Industries]
8. Dr. Lackram Bodoe, MP [Fyzabad] [Opposition Member]
9.Hon. Stuart Young, MP [Port-of-Spain North/St. Ann’s West] [Minister of National Security and Minister in the Office of the Prime Minister]
10. Dr. Bhoendradatt Tewarie, MP [Caroni Central] [Opposition Member]
11.Hon. Randall Mitchell, MP [San Fernando East] [Minister of Tourism]
12. Dr. Surujrattan Rambachan, MP [Tabaquite] [Opposition Member]
13.Hon. Faris Al-Rawi, MP [San Fernando West] [Attorney General]
24 Jun 2020
Committee Stage Hansard
Approved without amendments
24 Jun 2020
3rd Reading and Passage of the Bill Hansard
26 votes for, 0 votes against and 0 abstentions
1 speakersShow Speakers
1.Hon. Faris Al-Rawi, MP [San Fernando West] [Attorney General]
29 Jun 2020
Senate
House of Representatives Amendments Hansard
Amendments were approved.
3 speakersShow Speakers
1.Hon. Faris Al-Rawi, MP [San Fernando West] [Attorney General]
2.Sen. Wade Mark [Opposition Senator]
3.Hon. Faris Al-Rawi, MP [San Fernando West] [Attorney General]
7 Jul 2020
President of the Republic
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