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5th Session of the 11th Republican Parliament

The Miscellaneous Provisions (Registrar General, Registration of Deeds, Conveyancing and Law of Property, Real Property, Stamp Duty and Registration of Title to Land) Bill, 2020

An Act to amend the Registrar General Act, Chap. 19:03, the Registration of Deeds Act, Chap. 19:06, the Conveyancing and Law of Property Act, Chap. 56:01, the Real Property Act, Chap. 56:02, the Stamp Duty Act, Chap. 76:01 and the Registration of Title to Land Act, 2000

This Bill seeks to amend the Registrar General Act, Chap. 19:03, the Registration of Deeds Act, Chap.19:06, the Conveyancing and Law of Property Act, Chap. 56:01, Real Property Act, Chap. 56:02, the Stamp Duty Act, Chap. 76:01 and the Registration of Title to Land Act, 2000 to deal with fraud that occurs with land dealings, to make provisions for transparency in respect of legal arrangements and beneficial ownership and meet our international requirements under Recommendation 25 and Immediate Outcomes 5 of the Financial Action Task Force Recommendations.
View the Bill Essentials here.

Introduced By:
Faris Al-Rawi
Bill No:
Senate Bill 2 of 2020
Introduced In:
Introduced On:
03-Mar-2020
Status
President of the Republic - Assent: Awaiting Proclamation

Progress

3 Mar 2020
Senate
1 speakersShow Speakers
1.Hon. Faris Al-Rawi, SC, MP [San Fernando West] [Attorney General]
2 Jun 2020
2nd Reading of the Bill Hansard
12 speakersShow Speakers
1.Hon. Faris Al-Rawi, SC, MP [San Fernando West] [Attorney General]
2.Sen. Wade Mark [Opposition Senator]
3.Sen. Charrise Seepersad [Independent Senator]
4.Sen. Anthony Vieira, SC [Independent Senator]
5.Sen. Dr. Maria Dillon-Remy [Independent Senator]
6.Sen. the Hon. Allyson West [Minister of Public Administration and Minister in the Ministry of Finance]
7.Sen. Sean Sobers [Opposition Senator]
8.Sen. Dr. Varma Deyalsingh [Independent Senator]
9.Sen. Amrita Deonarine [Independent Senator]
10.Sen. Saddam Hosein [Opposition Senator]
11.Sen. the Hon. Clarence Rambharat [Minister of Agriculture, Land and Fisheries]
12.Hon. Faris Al-Rawi, SC, MP [San Fernando West] [Attorney General]
2 Jun 2020
Committee Stage Hansard
9 Jun 2020
Committee Stage Hansard
Approved with amendments
9 Jun 2020
3rd Reading and Passage of the Bill Hansard
1 speakersShow Speakers
1.Hon. Faris Al-Rawi, SC, MP [San Fernando West] [Attorney General]
12 Jun 2020
House of Representatives
1 speakersShow Speakers
1.Hon. Faris Al-Rawi, SC, MP [San Fernando West] [Attorney General]
16 Jun 2020
2nd Reading of the Bill Hansard
8 speakersShow Speakers
1.Hon. Faris Al-Rawi, SC, MP [San Fernando West] [Attorney General]
2.Mrs. Vidia Gayadeen-Gopeesingh, MP [Oropouche West] [Opposition Member]
3.Hon. Stuart Young, SC, MP [Port-of-Spain North/St. Ann’s West] [Minister of National Security and Minister in the Office of the Prime Minister]
4. Dr. Bhoendradatt Tewarie, MP [Caroni Central] [Opposition Member]
5.Hon. Randall Mitchell, MP [San Fernando East] [Minister of Tourism]
6.Hon. Fitzgerald Hinds, MP [Laventille West] [Minister of Public Utilities and Minister in the Ministry of the Attorney General and Legal Affairs]
7. Dr. Roodal Moonilal, MP [Oropouche East] [Opposition Member]
8.Hon. Faris Al-Rawi, SC, MP [San Fernando West] [Attorney General]
16 Jun 2020
Committee Stage Hansard
Approved without amendments
16 Jun 2020
3rd Reading and Passage of the Bill Hansard
1 speakersShow Speakers
1.Hon. Faris Al-Rawi, SC, MP [San Fernando West] [Attorney General]
25 Jun 2020
President of the Republic
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