1st Session of the 10th Republican Parliament

The Miscellaneous Provisions (Remand) Bill, 2010

An Act to amend the Summary Courts Act, Chap. 4:20 and the Indictable Offences (Preliminary Enquiry) Act, Chap. 12:01

This Bill seeks to increase the period in which a Magistrate can remand an accused person with regard to both summary and indictable matters, thereby reducing the frequency of court hearings, reduce the time in taking prisoners to and from court, and costs associated therewith.

Introduced By:
Anand Ramlogan
Bill No:
House of Representatives Bill 15 of 2010
Introduced On:
President of the Republic - Assent


16 Jul 2010
House of Representatives
1 speakersShow Speakers
19 Jan 2011
2nd Reading of the Bill Hansard
6 speakersShow Speakers
2.Mr. Colm Imbert, MP [Diego Martin North/East] [Opposition Member]
3.Hon. Prakash Ramadhar, MP [St. Augustine] [Minister of Legal Affairs]
4.Ms. Marlene McDonald, MP [Port-of-Spain South] [Opposition Chief Whip]
5.Hon. Herbert Volney, MP [St. Joseph] [Minister of Justice]
19 Jan 2011
Committee Stage Hansard
19 Jan 2011
3rd Reading and Passage of the Bill Hansard
Division: 24 for, 10 against, no abstentions
1 speakersShow Speakers
1 Feb 2011
1st Reading of the Bill Hansard
1 speakersShow Speakers
1 Mar 2011
2nd Reading of the Bill Hansard
9 speakersShow Speakers
2.Sen. Fitzgerald Hinds [Opposition Senator]
3.Sen. Dr. Rolph Balgobin [Independent Senator]
4.Sen. Faris Al-Rawi [Opposition Senator]
5.Sen. Pennelope Beckles-Robinson [Leader of Opposition Business in the Senate]
6.Sen. Terrence Deyalsingh [Opposition Senator]
7.Sen. Shamfa Cudjoe-Lewis [Opposition Senator]
8.Sen. the Hon. Subhas Panday [Minister in the Ministry of National Security and Leader of Government Business]
2 Mar 2011
Committee Stage
2 Mar 2011
3rd Reading and Passage of the Bill
1 speakersShow Speakers
4 Mar 2011
President of the Republic
Act 4 of 2011
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