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3rd Session of the 12th Republican Parliament

The Scrap Metal Bill, 2022

An Act to create measures to regulate the business of dealing in scrap metals and for other related matters

The main purpose of the Bill is to provide a modern regulatory framework to manage the scrap metal industry especially in light of the archaic nature of the Old Metal and Marine Stores Act, Chap. 84:07, and the challenges, including criminal issues, currently facing the industry.

Bill Essentials:
Bill No:
House of Representatives Bill 16 of 2022
Introduced On:
09-Dec-2022
Published In Gazette On
Vol. 16, No. 219, 16th December, 2022
Status
President of the Republic - Assent: Awaiting Proclamation

Progress

9 Dec 2022
House of Representatives
1 speakersShow Speakers
1.Sen. the Hon. Reginald Armour, SC [Attorney General and Minister of Legal Affairs]
14 Dec 2022
2nd Reading of the Bill Hansard
11 speakersShow Speakers
1.Sen. the Hon. Reginald Armour, SC [Attorney General and Minister of Legal Affairs]
2.Mr. Rushton Paray, MP [Mayaro] [Opposition Member]
3.Sen. the Hon. Paula Gopee-Scoon [Minister of Trade and Industry]
4.Mr. Dinesh Rambally, MP [Chaguanas West] [Opposition Member]
5.Hon. Stuart Young, MP [Port-of-Spain North/St. Ann’s West] [Minister of Energy and Energy Industries and Minister in the Office of the Prime Minister]
6.Mr. David Lee, MP [Pointe-a-Pierre] [Opposition Member]
7.Hon. Marvin Gonzales, MP [Lopinot/Bon Air West] [Minister of Public Utilities]
8. Dr. Roodal Moonilal, MP [Oropouche East] [Opposition Member]
9.Hon. Fitzgerald Hinds, MP [Laventille West] [Minister of National Security]
10.Mr. Rudranath Indarsingh, MP [Couva South] [Opposition Member]
11.Sen. the Hon. Reginald Armour, SC [Attorney General and Minister of Legal Affairs]
14 Dec 2022
Committee Stage Hansard

Approved with amendments

14 Dec 2022
3rd Reading and Passage of the Bill Hansard
1 speakersShow Speakers
1.Sen. the Hon. Reginald Armour, SC [Attorney General and Minister of Legal Affairs]
16 Dec 2022
Senate
1st Reading of the Bill Hansard
1 speakersShow Speakers
1.Sen. the Hon. Reginald Armour, SC [Attorney General and Minister of Legal Affairs]
16 Dec 2022
2nd Reading of the Bill Hansard
13 speakersShow Speakers
1.Sen. the Hon. Reginald Armour, SC [Attorney General and Minister of Legal Affairs]
2.Sen. Jearlean John [Opposition Senator]
3.Sen. Paul Richards [Independent Senator]
4.Sen. Wade Mark [Opposition Senator]
5.Sen. Anthony Vieira [Independent Senator]
6.Sen. Jayanti Lutchmedial [Opposition Senator]
7.Sen. Dr. Varma Deyalsingh [Independent Senator]
8.Sen. Deoroop Teemal [Independent Senator]
9.Sen. David Nakhid [Opposition Senator]
10.Sen. Josh Drayton [Independent Senator (Temporary)]
11.Sen. the Hon. Renuka Sagramsingh-Sooklal [Minister in the Office of the Attorney General and Ministry of Legal Affairs]
12.Sen. the Hon. Paula Gopee-Scoon [Minister of Trade and Industry]
13.Sen. the Hon. Reginald Armour, SC [Attorney General and Minister of Legal Affairs]
16 Dec 2022
Committee Stage Hansard

Approved without amendments

16 Dec 2022
3rd Reading and Passage of the Bill Hansard
1 speakersShow Speakers
1.Sen. the Hon. Reginald Armour, SC [Attorney General and Minister of Legal Affairs]
20 Dec 2022
President of the Republic
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