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1st Session of the 12th Republican Parliament

The Miscellaneous Provisions (Local Government Reform) Bill, 2020

An Act to amend the Municipal Corporations Act, Chap. 25:04, the Burial Grounds Act, Chap. 30:50, the Cremation Act, Chap 30:51, the Advertisements Regulation Act, Chap. 30:53, the Recreation Grounds and Pastures Act, Chap. 41:01, the Highways Act, Chap. 48:01, the Dogs Act, Chap. 67:54 the Property Taxes Act, Chap. 76:04 and the Planning and Facilitation of Development Act, No. 10 of 2014.

Bill No:
House of Representatives Bill 14 of 2020
Introduced On:
14-Oct-2020
Published In Gazette On
14-Oct-2020, Vol. 59, No. 188
Status
President of the Republic - Assent: Awaiting Proclamation

Progress

14 Oct 2020
House of Representatives

Bill continued in the 2nd Session of the 12th Parliament

1 speakersShow Speakers
1.Sen. the Hon. Kazim Hosein [Minister of Local Government and Rural Development]
14 Oct 2020
Referred to Committee Hansard

For consideration and report by December 31, 2020.

2 Jul 2021
Committee Report Laid Hansard

Presented in the House on July 2, 2021 and in the Senate on July 5, 2021

1 speakersShow Speakers
1.Hon. Camille Robinson-Regis, MP [Arouca/Maloney] [Minister of Planning and Development]
23 Mar 2022
Committee Report Debated Hansard
15 speakersShow Speakers
1.Hon. Camille Robinson-Regis, MP [Arouca/Maloney] [Minister of Housing and Urban Development]
2.Ms. Khadijah Ameen, MP [St. Augustine] [Opposition Member]
3.Hon. Faris Al-Rawi, MP [San Fernando West] [Minister of Rural Development and Local Government]
4.Mr. Saddam Hosein, MP [Barataria/San Juan] [Opposition Member]
5.Hon. Colm Imbert, MP [Diego Martin North/East] [Minister of Finance]
6.Mr. Rudranath Indarsingh, MP [Couva South] [Opposition Member]
7.Hon. Lisa Morris-Julian, MP [D’Abadie/O’Meara] [Minister in the Ministry of Education]
8.Ms. Vandana Mohit, MP [Chaguanas East] [Opposition Member]
9.Mr. Esmond Forde, MP [Tunapuna] [Government Member]
10.Ms. Michelle Benjamin, MP [Moruga/Tableland] [Opposition Member]
11.Hon. Foster Cummings, MP [La Horquetta/Talparo] [Minister of Youth Development and National Service]
12.Mr. Ravi Ratiram, MP [Couva North] [Opposition Member]
13.Mr. Keith Scotland, MP [Port-of-Spain South] [Government Member]
14.Mr. Barry Padarath, MP [Princes Town] [Opposition Member]
15.Hon. Brian Manning, MP [San Fernando East] [Minister in the Ministry of Finance]
8 Apr 2022
Committee Report Debated Hansard
10 speakersShow Speakers
1.Hon. Brian Manning, MP [San Fernando East] [Minister in the Ministry of Finance]
2.Mr. Davendranath Tancoo, MP [Oropouche West] [Opposition Member]
3.Hon. Pennelope Beckles-Robinson, MP [Arima] [Minister of Planning and Development]
4.Mr. Rushton Paray, MP [Mayaro] [Opposition Member]
5.Hon. Symon de Nobriga, MP [Diego Martin Central] [Minister of Communications and Minister in the Office of the Prime Minister]
6.Mr. Kennedy Richards, MP [Point Fortin] [Government Member]
7.Hon. Shamfa Cudjoe, MP [Tobago West] [Minister of Sport and Community Development]
8.Hon. Ayanna Webster-Roy, MP [Tobago East] [Minister in the Office of the Prime Minister]
9.Mr. Roger Monroe, MP [Toco/Sangre Grande] [Government Member]
10.Hon. Terrence Deyalsingh, MP [St. Joseph] [Minister of Health]
23 May 2022
Committee Report Debated and Adopted Hansard
10 speakersShow Speakers
1.Hon. Terrence Deyalsingh, MP [St. Joseph] [Minister of Health]
2.Mr. David Lee, MP [Pointe-a-Pierre] [Opposition Member]
3.Hon. Stephen Mc Clashie, MP [La Brea] [Minister of Labour]
4. Dr. Lackram Bodoe, MP [Fyzabad] [Opposition Member]
5.Hon. Marvin Gonzales, MP [Lopinot/Bon Air West] [Minister of Public Utilities]
6. Dr. Rishad Seecheran, MP [Caroni East] [Opposition Member]
7.Hon. Fitzgerald Hinds, MP [Laventille West] [Minister of National Security]
8. Dr. Roodal Moonilal, MP [Oropouche East] [Opposition Member]
9.Hon. Adrian Leonce, MP [Laventille East/Morvant] [Minister in the Ministry of Housing and Urban Development]
10.Hon. Camille Robinson-Regis, MP [Arouca/Maloney] [Minister of Housing and Urban Development]
23 May 2022
2nd Reading of the Bill Hansard
1 speakersShow Speakers
1.Hon. Camille Robinson-Regis, MP [Arouca/Maloney] [Minister of Housing and Urban Development]
23 May 2022
Committee Stage Hansard
23 May 2022
3rd Reading and Passage of the Bill Hansard

Division: 20 for, none against, 12 abstentions

1 speakersShow Speakers
1.Hon. Camille Robinson-Regis, MP [Arouca/Maloney] [Minister of Housing and Urban Development]
25 May 2022
Senate

Bill at first reading in the Senate
(incorporating House of Representatives amendments)

1 speakersShow Speakers
1.Hon. Faris Al-Rawi, MP [San Fernando West] [Minister of Rural Development and Local Government]
31 May 2022
2nd Reading of the Bill Hansard
9 speakersShow Speakers
1.Hon. Faris Al-Rawi, MP [San Fernando West] [Minister of Rural Development and Local Government]
2.Sen. Wade Mark [Opposition Senator]
3.Sen. Paul Richards [Independent Senator]
4.Sen. the Hon. Allyson West [Minister of Public Administration]
5.Sen. Jearlean John [Opposition Senator]
6.Sen. Deoroop Teemal [Independent Senator]
7.Sen Laurence Hislop [Government Senator]
8.Sen. David Nakhid [Opposition Senator]
9.Sen. the Hon. Renuka Sagramsingh-Sooklal [Minister in the Office of the Attorney General and Ministry of Legal Affairs]
7 Jun 2022
2nd Reading of the Bill Hansard
13 speakersShow Speakers
1.Sen. Charrise Seepersad [Independent Senator]
2.Sen. Dr. Maria Dillon-Remy [Independent Senator]
3.Sen. Amrita Deonarine [Independent Senator]
4.Sen. Damian Lyder [Opposition Senator]
5.Sen. the Hon. Kazim Hosein [Minister of Agriculture, Lands and Fisheries]
6.Sen. Hazel Thompson-Ahye [Independent Senator]
7.Sen. Jayanti Lutchmedial [Opposition Senator]
8.Sen. the Hon. Donna Cox [Minister of Social Development and Family Services]
9.Sen. Josh Drayton [Independent Senator (Temporary)]
10.Sen. Anil Roberts [Opposition Senator]
11.Sen. the Hon. Reginald Armour, SC [Attorney General and Minister of Legal Affairs]
12.Sen. Dr. Varma Deyalsingh [Independent Senator]
13.Hon. Faris Al-Rawi, MP [San Fernando West] [Minister of Rural Development and Local Government]
7 Jun 2022
Committee Stage Hansard
14 Jun 2022
Committee Stage Hansard

no amendments made

14 Jun 2022
3rd Reading and Passage of the Bill Hansard

Division: 24 for, none against, 6 abstentions

1 speakersShow Speakers
1.Hon. Faris Al-Rawi, MP [San Fernando West] [Minister of Rural Development and Local Government]
1 Jul 2022
President of the Republic

Act 11 of 2022

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