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5th Session of the 10th Republican Parliament

The Finance Bill, 2015

AN ACT to provide for the variation of certain duties and taxes and to introduce provisions of a fiscal nature and for related matters

This Bill seeks to amend the Retiring Allowances (Legislative Service) Act, Chap. 2:03, the Petty Civil Courts Act, Chap. 4:21, the Judges Salaries and Pensions Act, Chap. 6:02, the Praedial Larceny Prevention Act, Chap. 10:03, the Proceeds of Crime Act, Chap. 11:27, the Retiring Allowances (Diplomatic Service) Act, Chap. 17:04, the Pensions Act, Chap. 23:52, the Widows’ and
Orphans’ Pensions Act, Chap. 23:54, the Municipal Corporations (Pensions) Act, Chap. 25:05, the Public Assistance Act, Chap. 32:03, the Housing Act, Chap. 33:01, the Fire Service Act, Chap. 35:50, the Teachers’ Pensions Act, Chap. 39:02, the Assisted Secondary School Teachers’ Pensions Act, Chap. 39:03, the Motor Vehicles and Road Traffic Act, Chap. 48:50, the Motor Vehicles Insurance
(Third-Party Risks) Act, Chap. 48:51, the Income Tax Act, Chap. 75:01, the Value Added Tax Act, Chap. 75:06, the Companies Act, Chap. 81:01, the Unit Trust Corporation of Trinidad and Tobago Act, Chap. 83:03, and the Property Tax Act, 2009.

Introduced By:
Larry Howai
Bill No:
House of Representatives Bill 1 of 2015
Introduced On:
09-Jan-2015
Published In Gazette On
09-Jan-2015, Vol.54 No.3
Status
President of the Republic - Assent

Progress

9 Jan 2015
House of Representatives
Gazetted Bill
1 speakersShow Speakers
1.Sen. the Hon. Larry Howai [Minister of Finance and the Economy]
9 Jan 2015
2nd Reading of the Bill Hansard
11 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.Sen. the Hon. Kevin Ramnarine [Minister of Energy and Energy Affairs]
4.Hon. Dr. Keith Rowley, MP [Diego Martin West] [Leader of the Opposition]
5.Hon. Stephen Cadiz, MP [Chaguanas East] [Minister of Transport]
6.Mrs. Patricia McIntosh, MP [Port-of-Spain North/St. Ann’s West] [Opposition Member]
7.Hon. Dr. Tim Gopeesingh, MP [Caroni East] [Minister of Education]
8.Mr. Fitzgerald Jeffrey, MP [La Brea] [Opposition Member]
9.Mr. NiLeung Hypolite, MP [Laventille West] [Opposition Member]
10.Ms. Alicia Hospedales, MP [Arouca/Maloney] [Opposition Member]
11.Sen. the Hon. Larry Howai [Minister of Finance and the Economy]
10 Jan 2015
Committee Stage
amendments made in the House of Representatives
10 Jan 2015
3rd Reading and Passage of the Bill
1 speakersShow Speakers
1.Sen. the Hon. Larry Howai [Minister of Finance and the Economy]
13 Jan 2015
Senate
Bill incorporating House of Representatives amendments
1 speakersShow Speakers
1.Sen. the Hon. Larry Howai [Minister of Finance and the Economy]
13 Jan 2015
2nd Reading of the Bill Hansard
20 speakersShow Speakers
1.Sen. the Hon. Larry Howai [Minister of Finance and the Economy]
2.Sen. Dr. Lester Henry [Opposition Senator]
3.Sen. Helen Drayton [Independent Senator]
4.Sen. the Hon. Vasant Bharath [Minister of Trade, Industry, Investment and Communications]
5.Sen. Shamfa Cudjoe-Lewis [Opposition Senator]
6.Sen. H.R. Ian Roach [Independent Senator]
7.Sen. the Hon. Fazal Karim [Minister of Tertiary Education and Skills Training]
8.Sen. Avinash Singh [Opposition Senator]
9.Sen. Dr. Rolph Balgobin [Independent Senator]
10.Sen. the Hon. Raziah Ahmed [Minister of State in the Ministry of Gender, Youth and Child Development]
11.Sen. Diane Baldeo-Chadeesingh [Opposition Senator]
12.Sen. Dr. Dhanayshar Mahabir [Independent Senator]
13.Sen. the Hon. Devant Maharaj [Minister of Food Production]
14.Sen. Faris Al-Rawi [Opposition Senator]
15.Sen. Anthony Vieira, SC [Independent Senator]
16.Sen. the Hon Dr. Bhoendradatt Tewarie [Minister of Planning and Sustainable Development]
17.Sen. Camille Robinson-Regis [Opposition Senator]
18.Sen. David Small [Independent Senator]
19.Sen. the Hon. Kevin Ramnarine [Minister of Energy and Energy Affairs]
20.Sen. the Hon. Larry Howai [Minister of Finance and the Economy]
14 Jan 2015
3rd Reading and Passage of the Bill
1 speakersShow Speakers
1.Sen. the Hon. Larry Howai [Minister of Finance and the Economy]
28 Jan 2015
President of the Republic
Gazetted Version
Act 2 of 2015
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