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1st Session of the 12th Republican Parliament

The Mutual Assistance in Criminal Matters (Amendment) Bill, 2021

An Act to amend the Mutual Assistance in Criminal Matters Act, Chap. 11:24

The purpose of the Mutual Assistance in Criminal Matters (Amendment) Bill, 2021 is to amend Mutual Assistance in Criminal Matters Act, Chap. 11:24 (the Act) to allow Trinidad and Tobago to provide assistance through mutual legal assistance requests from non-Commonwealth countries where no bilateral treaty has been entered into between Trinidad and Tobago and the requesting non-commonwealth country.

The Bill contains three clauses, and requires a simple majority vote.

View the Bill Essentials.

Introduced By:
Faris Al-Rawi
Bill No:
House of Representatives Bill 2 of 2021
Introduced On:
05-Mar-2021
Published In Gazette On
05-Mar-2021, Vol.60 No.37
Status
President of the Republic - Assent

Progress

5 Mar 2021
House of Representatives
Gazetted Bill
1 speakersShow Speakers
1.Hon. Faris Al-Rawi, MP [San Fernando West] [Attorney General]
19 Mar 2021
2nd Reading of the Bill Hansard
7 speakersShow Speakers
1.Hon. Faris Al-Rawi, MP [San Fernando West] [Attorney General]
2.Mr. Saddam Hosein, MP [Barataria/San Juan] [Opposition Member]
3.Hon. Stuart Young, MP [Port-of-Spain North/St. Ann’s West] [Minister of National Security and Minister in the Office of the Prime Minister]
4.Mr. Rodney Charles, MP [Naparima] [Opposition Member]
5.Hon. Fitzgerald Hinds, MP [Laventille West] [Minister of Youth Development and National Service]
6.Mr. Keith Scotland, MP [Port-of-Spain South] [Government Member]
7.Hon. Faris Al-Rawi, MP [San Fernando West] [Attorney General]
19 Mar 2021
Committee Stage Hansard
19 Mar 2021
3rd Reading and Passage of the Bill Hansard
1 speakersShow Speakers
1.Hon. Faris Al-Rawi, MP [San Fernando West] [Attorney General]
23 Mar 2021
Senate
Bill Incorporating House amendments
1 speakersShow Speakers
1.Hon. Faris Al-Rawi, MP [San Fernando West] [Attorney General]
5 Jul 2021
2nd Reading of the Bill Hansard
6 speakersShow Speakers
1.Hon. Faris Al-Rawi, MP [San Fernando West] [Attorney General]
2.Sen. Jayanti Lutchmedial-Ramdial [Opposition Senator]
3.Sen. Dr. Varma Deyalsingh [Independent Senator]
4.Sen. Anthony Vieira, SC [Independent Senator]
5.Sen. Jearlean John [Opposition Senator]
6.Hon. Faris Al-Rawi, MP [San Fernando West] [Attorney General]
5 Jul 2021
Committee Stage Hansard
Approved without amendments
5 Jul 2021
3rd Reading and Passage of the Bill Hansard
1 speakersShow Speakers
1.Hon. Faris Al-Rawi, MP [San Fernando West] [Attorney General]
19 Jul 2021
President of the Republic
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