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1st Session of the 11th Republican Parliament

The Family and Children Division Bill, 2016

AN ACT to make jurisdiction for all family matters and children matters exercisable in a Division of the High Court to be called the Family and Children Division and to make provision for matters connected therewith

The Bill contains 63 clauses and five schedules. The resulting Act will come into effect upon proclamation.

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Introduced By:
Faris Al-Rawi
Bill No:
House of Representatives Bill 3 of 2016
Introduced On:
19-Feb-2016
Published In Gazette On
19-Feb-2016, Volume 55, No. 31
Status
President of the Republic - Partially Proclaimed

Progress

19 Feb 2016
House of Representatives
1 speakersShow Speakers
1.Hon. Faris Al-Rawi, MP [San Fernando West] [Attorney General]
11 Mar 2016
2nd Reading of the Bill Hansard
9 speakersShow Speakers
1.Hon. Faris Al-Rawi, MP [San Fernando West] [Attorney General]
2.Mr. Barry Padarath, MP [Princes Town] [Opposition Member]
3.Hon. Ayanna Webster-Roy, MP [Tobago East] [Minister of State in the Office of the Prime Minister]
4.Ms. Ramona Ramdial, MP [Couva North] [Opposition Member]
5.Hon. Maj. Gen. Edmund Dillon, MP [Point Fortin] [Minister of National Security]
6.Mr. Rodney Charles, MP [Naparima] [Opposition Member]
7.Hon. Cherrie-Ann Crichlow-Cockburn, MP [Lopinot/Bon Air West] [Minister of Social Development and Family Services]
8.Mrs. Christine Newallo-Hosein, MP [Cumuto/Manzanilla] [Opposition Member]
9.Hon. Faris Al-Rawi, MP [San Fernando West] [Attorney General]
11 Mar 2016
Referred to Committee Hansard
1 speakersShow Speakers
1.Hon. Faris Al-Rawi, MP [San Fernando West] [Attorney General]
10 Jun 2016
Committee Report Adopted Hansard
[See committee for JSC - The Family and Children Division Bill 2016 of the 1st Session of the 11th Parliament]
10 Jun 2016
1 speakersShow Speakers
1.Hon. Stuart Young, MP [Port-of-Spain North/St. Ann’s West] [Minister in the Office of the Attorney General and Legal Affairs and Minister in the Office of the Prime Minister]
14 Jun 2016
Senate
1 speakersShow Speakers
1.Hon. Faris Al-Rawi, MP [San Fernando West] [Attorney General]
21 Jun 2016
2nd Reading of the Bill Hansard
17 speakersShow Speakers
1.Hon. Faris Al-Rawi, MP [San Fernando West] [Attorney General]
2.Sen. Khadijah Ameen [Opposition Senator]
3.Sen. Melissa Ramkissoon [Independent Senator]
4.Sen. Nadine Stewart [Government Senator]
5.Sen. Gerald Hadeed [Opposition Senator]
6.Sen. Dr. Dhanayshar Mahabir [Independent Senator]
7.Sen. W. Michael Coppin [Government Senator]
8.Sen. Daniel Solomon [Opposition Senator]
9.Sen. Stephen Creese [Independent Senator]
10.Sen. Rodger Samuel [Opposition Senator]
11.Sen. Sophia Chote, SC [Independent Senator]
12.Sen. Wayne Sturge [Opposition Senator]
13.Sen. Paul Richards [Independent Senator]
14.Sen. David Small [Independent Senator]
15.Sen. Jennifer Raffoul [Independent Senator]
16.Sen. Wade Mark [Opposition Senator]
17.Hon. Faris Al-Rawi, MP [San Fernando West] [Attorney General]
21 Jun 2016
Committee Stage Hansard
21 Jun 2016
3rd Reading and Passage of the Bill Hansard
1 speakersShow Speakers
1.Hon. Faris Al-Rawi, MP [San Fernando West] [Attorney General]
24 Jun 2016
House of Representatives
Senate Amendments Hansard
2 speakersShow Speakers
1.Hon. Faris Al-Rawi, MP [San Fernando West] [Attorney General]
2.Mr. Barry Padarath, MP [Princes Town] [Opposition Member]
5 Jul 2016
President of the Republic
15 May 2017
Legal Notice 38 of 2017
28 Feb 2018
Legal Notice 23 of 2018
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