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1st Session of the 12th Republican Parliament

The Evidence (Amendment) Bill, 2020

An Act to amend the Evidence Act, Chap. 7:02

This bill seeks to amend the Evidence Act, Chap. 7:02 to provide for the use of different identification procedures, interviews and oral admissions, special measures evidence by video link and matters related thereto.

Bill Essentials:
Bill No:
Senate Bill 7 of 2020
Introduced In:
Introduced On:
08-Dec-2020
Published In Gazette On
08-Dec-2020, Vol.59 No.205
Status
President of the Republic - Partially Proclaimed

Progress

8 Dec 2020
Senate
Gazetted Bill
1 speakersShow Speakers
1.Hon. Faris Al-Rawi, MP [San Fernando West] [Attorney General]
12 Jan 2021
2nd Reading of the Bill Hansard
9 speakersShow Speakers
1.Hon. Faris Al-Rawi, MP [San Fernando West] [Attorney General]
2.Sen. Jayanti Lutchmedial-Ramdial [Opposition Senator]
3.Sen. Hazel Thompson-Ahye [Independent Senator]
4.Sen. the Hon. Renuka Sagramsingh-Sooklal [Minister in the Office of the Attorney General and Ministry of Legal Affairs]
5.Sen. Renuka Rambhajan [Opposition Senator (Temporary)]
6.Sen. Anthony Vieira, SC [Independent Senator]
7.Sen. the Hon. Randall Mitchell [Minister of Tourism, Culture and the Arts]
8.Sen. Wade Mark [Opposition Senator]
9.Sen. Evans Welch [Independent Senator]
19 Jan 2021
2nd Reading of the Bill Hansard
8 speakersShow Speakers
1.Sen. Jearlean John [Opposition Senator]
2.Sen. Dr. Maria Dillon-Remy [Independent Senator]
3.Sen. David Nakhid [Opposition Senator]
4.Sen. Dr. Varma Deyalsingh [Independent Senator]
5.Sen. Damian Lyder [Opposition Senator]
6.Sen. the Hon. Clarence Rambharat [Minister of Agriculture, Land and Fisheries]
7.Sen. Anil Roberts [Opposition Senator]
8.Hon. Faris Al-Rawi, MP [San Fernando West] [Attorney General]
19 Jan 2021
Amendments made in the Senate
Bill incorporating Senate amendments
19 Jan 2021
3rd Reading and Passage of the Bill Hansard
Division taken: 23 for, six against, no abstentions
1 speakersShow Speakers
1.Hon. Faris Al-Rawi, MP [San Fernando West] [Attorney General]
27 Jan 2021
House of Representatives
1st Reading of the Bill Hansard
1 speakersShow Speakers
1.Hon. Faris Al-Rawi, MP [San Fernando West] [Attorney General]
5 Feb 2021
2nd Reading of the Bill Hansard
9 speakersShow Speakers
1.Hon. Faris Al-Rawi, MP [San Fernando West] [Attorney General]
2.Mr. Dinesh Rambally, MP [Chaguanas West] [Opposition Member]
3.Hon. Fitzgerald Hinds, MP [Laventille West] [Minister of Youth Development and National Service]
4.Mr. Saddam Hosein, MP [Barataria/San Juan] [Opposition Member]
5.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]
6. Dr. Roodal Moonilal, MP [Oropouche East] [Opposition Member]
7.Hon. Pennelope Beckles-Robinson, MP [Arima] [Minister of Housing and Urban Development]
8.Mr. Arnold Ram, MP [Caroni Central] [Opposition Member]
9.Hon. Marvin Gonzales, MP [Lopinot/Bon Air West] [Minister of Public Utilities]
12 Feb 2021
2nd Reading of the Bill Hansard
6 speakersShow Speakers
1.Hon. Marvin Gonzales, MP [Lopinot/Bon Air West] [Minister of Public Utilities]
2.Mr. Rodney Charles, MP [Naparima] [Opposition Member]
3.Mrs. Anita Haynes-Alleyne, MP [Tabaquite] [Opposition Member]
4.Mr. Keith Scotland, MP [Port-of-Spain South] [Government Member]
5.Mr. Rudranath Indarsingh, MP [Couva South] [Opposition Member]
6.Hon. Faris Al-Rawi, MP [San Fernando West] [Attorney General]
12 Feb 2021
Committee Stage Hansard
12 Feb 2021
3rd Reading and Passage of the Bill Hansard
40 for, none against, no abstentions
1 speakersShow Speakers
1.Hon. Faris Al-Rawi, MP [San Fernando West] [Attorney General]
25 Feb 2021
President of the Republic
Act 1 of 2021
2 May 2022

Legal Notice 99 of 2022
Section 12AG in section 4 of the Act, Sections 6 and 7

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