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2nd Session of the 9th Republican Parliament

The Property Tax Bill, 2009

An Act to make provision for the assessment, rating and taxation of land and for matters related thereto.

The Bill seeks to create a new paradigm in Trinidad and Tobago for the assessment of property for the purposes of taxation. The Bill contains seven Parts and 60 clauses.

Introduced By:
Karen Nunez-Tesheira
Bill No:
House of Representatives Bill 23 of 2009
Introduced On:
11-Dec-2009
Status
President of the Republic - Assent

Progress

11 Dec 2009
House of Representatives
1 speakersShow Speakers
1.Hon. Karen Nunez-Tesheira, MP [D’Abadie/O’Meara] [Minister of Finance]
18 Dec 2009
2nd Reading of the Bill Hansard
14 speakersShow Speakers
1.Hon. Karen Nunez-Tesheira, MP [D’Abadie/O’Meara] [Minister of Finance]
2.Mr. Vasant Bharath, MP [St. Augustine] [Opposition Member]
3.Hon. Esther Le Gendre, MP [Tunapuna] [Minister of Education]
4. Dr. Roodal Moonilal, MP [Oropouche East] [Opposition Member]
5.Hon. Joseph Ross, MP [Barataria/San Juan] [Minister of Tourism]
6. Dr. Tim Gopeesingh, MP [Caroni East] [Opposition Member]
7.Hon. Rennie Dumas, MP [Tobago East] [Minister of Labour and Small and Micro-Enterprise Development]
8.Mr. Winston Peters, MP [Mayaro] [Opposition Member]
9. Dr. Keith Rowley, MP [Diego Martin West] [Government Member]
10.Mr. Harry Partap, MP [Cumuto/Manzanilla] [Opposition Member]
11.Mr. Subhas Panday, MP [Princes Town North] [Opposition Member]
12.Ms. Mickela Panday, MP [Oropouche West] [Opposition Member]
13.Mr. Ramesh Lawrence Maharaj, SC, MP [Tabaquite] [Opposition Member]
14.Mr. Chandresh Sharma, MP [Fyzabad] [Opposition Member]
21 Dec 2009
2nd Reading of the Bill Hansard
7 speakersShow Speakers
1.Hon. Peter Taylor, MP [Princes Town South/Tableland] [Minister of Legal Affairs]
2.Mrs. Kamla Persad-Bissessar, SC, MP [Siparia] [Opposition Member]
3.Hon. Colm Imbert, MP [Diego Martin North/East] [Minister of Works and Transport]
4. Dr. Hamza Rafeeq, MP [Caroni Central] [Opposition Chief Whip]
5.Sen. the Hon. John Jeremie, SC [Attorney General]
6.Hon. Neil Parsanlal, MP [Lopinot/Bon Air West] [Minister of Information]
7.Hon. Karen Nunez-Tesheira, MP [D’Abadie/O’Meara] [Minister of Finance]
21 Dec 2009
Committee Stage Hansard
amendments made in the House of Representatives
21 Dec 2009
3rd Reading and Passage of the Bill Hansard
22 for, 10 against, no abstentions
1 speakersShow Speakers
1.Hon. Karen Nunez-Tesheira, MP [D’Abadie/O’Meara] [Minister of Finance]
29 Dec 2009
Senate
Bill incorporating House amendments
1 speakersShow Speakers
1.Sen. the Hon. Mariano Browne [Minister of Trade and Industry and Minister in the Ministry of Finance]
29 Dec 2009
2nd Reading of the Bill Hansard
6 speakersShow Speakers
1.Sen. the Hon. Mariano Browne [Minister of Trade and Industry and Minister in the Ministry of Finance]
2.Sen. Wade Mark [Opposition Senator]
3.Sen. Dr. Ramesh Deosaran [Independent Senator]
5.Sen. Helen Drayton [Independent Senator]
6.Sen. Raphael Cumberbatch [Opposition Senator (Temporary)]
30 Dec 2009
2nd Reading of the Bill Hansard
12 speakersShow Speakers
1.Sen. Basharat Ali [Independent Senator]
2.Sen. Mohammed Faisal Rahman [Opposition Senator]
3.Sen. the Hon. John Jeremie, SC [Attorney General]
4.Sen. Michael Annisette [Independent Senator]
5.Sen. Corinne Baptiste-McKnight [Independent Senator]
6.Sen. Dr. Jennifer Kernahan [Opposition Senator]
7.Sen. Annette Nicholson-Alfred [Independent Senator]
8.Sen. Dana Seetahal, SC [Independent Senator]
9.Sen. Gail Merhair [Independent Senator]
10.Sen. Dr. Adesh Nanan [Opposition Senator]
11.Sen. Subhas Ramkhelawan [Independent Senator]
12.Sen. the Hon. Mariano Browne [Minister of Trade and Industry and Minister in the Ministry of Finance]
30 Dec 2009
3rd Reading and Passage of the Bill Hansard
Division: 16 for, 12 against, one abstention
1 speakersShow Speakers
1.Sen. the Hon. Mariano Browne [Minister of Trade and Industry and Minister in the Ministry of Finance]
31 Dec 2009
President of the Republic
Act 18 of 2009
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