House of Representatives


10th Sitting of the House of Representatives

3rd Session - 10th Republican Parliament

Friday 26 October, 2012
1:30 PM
Announcements By The President/Vice-President
Leave of Absence

The Speaker granted leave of absence to the Member for Naparima (October 19-28) and the Member for Tobago West (October 23-30).

Three Papers

Three Papers were laid. See the Order Paper.

Privilege Motions

The Minister of Sport and Member for D’Abadie/O’Meara raised a matter of privilege in the House involving the Member for Diego Martin West. The Speaker ruled that the matter required consideration and that he would rule at a subsequent sitting.

Private Business: Motions
Motion of No Confidence in the Attorney General

The Leader of the Opposition moved a Motion asking the House to express its loss of confidence in the Attorney General. The Leader of the House was first to enter the debate, followed by the Member for Diego Martin North/East and the Minister of Sport. 12 persons made contributions before the Leader of the Opposition rose to reply. The Minister of National Security then rose to conclude the debate. The Motion was defeated by a margin of 11 for, 25 against, no abstentions.

Matter On The Adjournment
Recreational Grounds

The Member for Diego Martin North/East raised a Matter on the Motion for the adjournment of the House. TheMinister of Sport responded.

The House adjourns to a date to be fixed.

Before adjourning, greetings were extended to the Muslim community on the occasion of Eid-ul-Alha. The sitting adjourned at 4:57 a.m.