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2nd Session of the 12th Republican Parliament

The Trinidad and Tobago Revenue Authority Bill, 2021

AN ACT to establish the Trinidad and Tobago Revenue Authority and for related matters

This Bill seeks to provide for the establishment of the Trinidad and Tobago Revenue Authority (“the Authority”) to replace the Board of Inland Revenue and the Customs and Excise Division.

Bill Essentials:
Bill No:
Senate Bill 9 of 2021
Introduced In:
Introduced On:
10-Sep-2021
Published In Gazette On
10-Sep-2021, Vol.60 No.142
Status
President of the Republic - Partially Proclaimed

Progress

10 Sep 2021
Senate
Gazetted Bill
1 speakersShow Speakers
1.Hon. Colm Imbert, MP [Diego Martin North/East] [Minister of Finance]
14 Sep 2021
2nd Reading of the Bill Hansard
9 speakersShow Speakers
1.Hon. Colm Imbert, MP [Diego Martin North/East] [Minister of Finance]
2.Sen. Wade Mark [Opposition Senator]
3.Sen. Charrise Seepersad [Independent Senator]
4.Sen. the Hon. Allyson West [Minister of Public Administration]
5.Sen. Jayanti Lutchmedial-Ramdial [Opposition Senator]
6.Sen. the Hon. Paula Gopee-Scoon [Minister of Trade and Industry]
7.Sen. Anil Roberts [Opposition Senator]
8.Sen. the Hon. Renuka Sagramsingh-Sooklal [Minister in the Office of the Attorney General and Ministry of Legal Affairs]
9.Sen. Nigel de Freitas [Vice-President of the Senate]
17 Sep 2021
2nd Reading of the Bill Hansard
11 speakersShow Speakers
1.Sen. Hazel Thompson-Ahye [Independent Senator]
2.Sen. Amrita Deonarine [Independent Senator]
3.Sen. the Hon. Randall Mitchell [Minister of Tourism, Culture and the Arts]
4.Sen. Damian Lyder [Opposition Senator]
5.Sen. Dr. Maria Dillon-Remy [Independent Senator]
6.Sen. Dr. Varma Deyalsingh [Independent Senator]
7.Sen. the Hon. Clarence Rambharat [Minister of Agriculture, Land and Fisheries]
8.Sen. David Nakhid [Opposition Senator]
9.Sen. Deoroop Teemal [Independent Senator]
10.Hon. Faris Al-Rawi, SC, MP [San Fernando West] [Attorney General]
11.Hon. Colm Imbert, MP [Diego Martin North/East] [Minister of Finance]
17 Sep 2021
Committee Stage Hansard
17 Sep 2021
3rd Reading and Passage of the Bill Hansard
21 for, 7 against, 1 abstention
1 speakersShow Speakers
1.Hon. Colm Imbert, MP [Diego Martin North/East] [Minister of Finance]
4 Oct 2021
House of Representatives
1st Reading of the Bill Hansard
1 speakersShow Speakers
1.Hon. Colm Imbert, MP [Diego Martin North/East] [Minister of Finance]
12 Nov 2021
2nd Reading of the Bill Hansard
5 speakersShow Speakers
1.Hon. Colm Imbert, MP [Diego Martin North/East] [Minister of Finance]
2.Hon. Kamla Persad-Bissessar, SC, MP [Siparia] [Leader of the Opposition]
3.Hon. Faris Al-Rawi, SC, MP [San Fernando West] [Attorney General]
4.Mr. Saddam Hosein, MP [Barataria/San Juan] [Opposition Member]
5.Hon. Brian Manning, MP [San Fernando East] [Minister in the Ministry of Finance]
24 Nov 2021
2nd Reading of the Bill Hansard
12 speakersShow Speakers
1.Hon. Brian Manning, MP [San Fernando East] [Minister in the Ministry of Finance]
2.Mr. Davendranath Tancoo, MP [Oropouche West] [Opposition Member]
3.Hon. Pennelope Beckles-Robinson, MP [Arima] [Minister of Housing and Urban Development]
4.Mr. Barry Padarath, MP [Princes Town] [Opposition Member]
5.Hon. Stuart Young, SC, 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. Rudranath Indarsingh, MP [Couva South] [Opposition Member]
7.Hon. Marvin Gonzales, MP [Lopinot/Bon Air West] [Minister of Public Utilities]
8.Mr. David Lee, MP [Pointe-a-Pierre] [Opposition Member]
9.Hon. Camille Robinson-Regis, MP [Arouca/Maloney] [Minister of Planning and Development]
10.Mr. Dinesh Rambally, MP [Chaguanas West] [Opposition Member]
11.Ms. Khadijah Ameen, MP [St. Augustine] [Opposition Member]
12.Hon. Colm Imbert, MP [Diego Martin North/East] [Minister of Finance]
17 Dec 2021
2nd Reading of the Bill Hansard
1 speakersShow Speakers
1.Hon. Colm Imbert, MP [Diego Martin North/East] [Minister of Finance]
17 Dec 2021
Committee Stage Hansard

Approved without amendments

17 Dec 2021
3rd Reading and Passage of the Bill Hansard

21 votes for, 15 votes against, no abstentions

1 speakersShow Speakers
1.Hon. Colm Imbert, MP [Diego Martin North/East] [Minister of Finance]
23 Dec 2021
President of the Republic
15 Mar 2022

Sections 1, 2, 3, 5(1), 6(1)(g), 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14(1)(c), 15, 16, 17, 23(1) and (2), 23(3)(a), (b), (c), (e), (f), (g) and (h), 24, 25, 27(1), 28, 29, 30, 31, 32, 33, 35, 36, 38, 41 and 42 and the Schedule of the Act come into force and suspend the operation of section 18 of the Act until further proclamation

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