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5th Session of the 11th Republican Parliament

The Motor Vehicles and Road Traffic (Amendment) Bill 2019

An Act to amend the Motor Vehicles and Road Traffic Act, Chap. 48:50

The purpose of this Bill would be to provide for an electronic registration system for all motor
vehicles including vehicles that are registered on the coming into operation of this Act. The Bill would also provide for a system speed-control enforcement through the use of spot speed cameras. These cameras would be installed by the Licensing Authority on or near certain roads for the purpose the detecting the speed at which a vehicle is being driven. This Bill was brought forward from the 4th Session.
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Introduced By:
Faris Al-Rawi
Bill No:
Senate Bill 6 of 2019
Introduced In:
Introduced On:
11-Sep-2019
Published In Gazette On
11-Sep-2019, Vol. 58, No. 126
Status
President of the Republic - Partially Proclaimed

Progress

11 Sep 2019
Senate
Bill brought from the 4th Session
1 speakersShow Speakers
1.Hon. Faris Al-Rawi, SC, MP [San Fernando West] [Attorney General]
13 May 2020
2nd Reading of the Bill Hansard
14 speakersShow Speakers
1.Hon. Faris Al-Rawi, SC, MP [San Fernando West] [Attorney General]
2.Sen. Saddam Hosein [Opposition Senator]
3.Sen. Hazel Thompson-Ahye [Independent Senator]
4.Sen. the Hon. Rohan Sinanan [Minister of Works and Transport]
5.Sen. Larry Lalla [Opposition Senator (Temporary)]
6.Sen. Dr. Maria Dillon-Remy [Independent Senator]
7.Sen. Nigel de Freitas [Vice-President of the Senate]
8.Sen. Sean Sobers [Opposition Senator]
9.Sen. Dr. Varma Deyalsingh [Independent Senator]
10.Sen. Deoroop Teemal [Independent Senator]
11.Sen. Taharqa Obika [Opposition Senator]
12.Sen. the Hon. Clarence Rambharat [Minister of Agriculture, Land and Fisheries]
13.Sen. Wade Mark [Opposition Senator]
14.Hon. Faris Al-Rawi, SC, MP [San Fernando West] [Attorney General]
13 May 2020
Committee Stage Hansard
Approved with amendments
13 May 2020
3rd Reading and Passage of the Bill Hansard
1 speakersShow Speakers
1.Hon. Faris Al-Rawi, SC, MP [San Fernando West] [Attorney General]
15 May 2020
House of Representatives
1 speakersShow Speakers
1.Hon. Faris Al-Rawi, SC, MP [San Fernando West] [Attorney General]
5 Jun 2020
2nd Reading of the Bill Hansard
5 speakersShow Speakers
1.Hon. Faris Al-Rawi, SC, MP [San Fernando West] [Attorney General]
2.Mr. Fazal Karim, MP [Chaguanas East] [Opposition Member]
3. Dr. Bhoendradatt Tewarie, MP [Caroni Central] [Opposition Member]
4. Dr. Surujrattan Rambachan, MP [Tabaquite] [Opposition Member]
5.Hon. Faris Al-Rawi, SC, MP [San Fernando West] [Attorney General]
5 Jun 2020
Committee Stage Hansard
Approved without amendments
5 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]
15 Jun 2020
President of the Republic
23 Jun 2020
Sections 7, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 25 and 26 came into operation
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