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3rd Session of the 12th Republican Parliament

The Miscellaneous Provisions (Establishment of the Borough of Diego Martin and Borough of Siparia) Bill, 2021

An Act to amend the Municipal Corporations Act, Chap. 25:04 to establish the Borough of Diego Martin and the Borough of Siparia and to make consequential amendments to the Representation of the People Act, Chap. 2:01, the Interpretation Act, Chap. 3:01, the Elections and Boundaries Commission (Local Government and Tobago House of Assembly) Act, Chap. 25:50, the Motor Vehicles and Road Traffic Regulations, Chap. 48:50, the Central Tenders Board Act, Chap. 71:91 and other written laws

This Bill originated in the 2nd Session and was carried over to the 3rd Session.

Bill Essentials:
Bill No:
House of Representatives Bill 8 of 2021
Introduced On:
10-Nov-2021
Published In Gazette On
Vol. 60, No. 173
Status
President of the Republic - Assent

Progress

10 Nov 2021
House of Representatives
1 speakersShow Speakers
1.Sen. the Hon. Kazim Hosein [Minister of Local Government and Rural Development]
10 Feb 2023
2nd Reading of the Bill Hansard
5 speakersShow Speakers
1.Hon. Faris Al-Rawi, MP [San Fernando West] [Minister of Rural Development and Local Government]
2.Ms. Khadijah Ameen, MP [St. Augustine] [Opposition Member]
3.Hon. Symon de Nobriga, MP [Diego Martin Central] [Minister in the Office of the Prime Minister – Communications]
4.Ms. Vandana Mohit, MP [Chaguanas East] [Opposition Member]
5.Hon. Pennelope Beckles-Robinson, MP [Arima] [Minister of Planning and Development]
21 Apr 2023
2nd Reading of the Bill Hansard
4 speakersShow Speakers
1.Hon. Pennelope Beckles-Robinson, MP [Arima] [Minister of Planning and Development]
2.Ms. Michelle Benjamin, MP [Moruga/Tableland] [Opposition Member]
3.Mr. Esmond Forde, MP [Tunapuna] [Government Member]
4.Mr. Ravi Ratiram, MP [Couva North] [Opposition Member]
24 May 2023
2nd Reading of the Bill Hansard
4 speakersShow Speakers
1.Mr. Ravi Ratiram, MP [Couva North] [Opposition Member]
2.Hon. Dr. Keith Rowley, MP [Diego Martin West] [Prime Minister]
3.Hon. Kamla Persad-Bissessar, SC, MP [Siparia] [Leader of the Opposition]
4.Hon. Faris Al-Rawi, MP [San Fernando West] [Minister of Rural Development and Local Government]
24 May 2023
Committee Stage Hansard

Approved without amendments

24 May 2023
3rd Reading and Passage of the Bill Hansard
1 speakersShow Speakers
1.Hon. Faris Al-Rawi, MP [San Fernando West] [Minister of Rural Development and Local Government]
31 May 2023
Senate
1st Reading of the Bill Hansard
1 speakersShow Speakers
1.Hon. Faris Al-Rawi, MP [San Fernando West] [Minister of Rural Development and Local Government]
6 Jun 2023
2nd Reading of the Bill Hansard
13 speakersShow Speakers
1.Hon. Faris Al-Rawi, MP [San Fernando West] [Minister of Rural Development and Local Government]
2.Sen. Anil Roberts [Opposition Senator]
3.Sen. Dr. Varma Deyalsingh [Independent Senator]
4.Sen Laurence Hislop [Government Senator]
5.Sen. Wade Mark [Opposition Senator]
6.Sen. Anthony Vieira, SC [Independent Senator]
7.Sen. the Hon. Kazim Hosein [Minister of Agriculture, Lands and Fisheries]
8.Sen. Jayanti Lutchmedial-Ramdial [Opposition Senator]
9.Sen. Deoroop Teemal [Independent Senator]
10.Sen. Hazel Thompson-Ahye [Independent Senator]
11.Sen. the Hon. Randall Mitchell [Minister of Tourism, Culture and the Arts]
12.Sen. Damian Lyder [Opposition Senator]
13.Hon. Faris Al-Rawi, MP [San Fernando West] [Minister of Rural Development and Local Government]
6 Jun 2023
Committee Stage Hansard

no amendments made

6 Jun 2023
3rd Reading and Passage of the Bill Hansard
1 speakersShow Speakers
1.Hon. Faris Al-Rawi, MP [San Fernando West] [Minister of Rural Development and Local Government]
9 Jun 2023
President of the Republic

Act 6 of 2023

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