10th Sitting of the Senate

4th Session - 10th Republican Parliament

Tuesday 14 January, 2014
1:30 PM
Announcements By The President/Vice-President
Leave of Absence

The President granted leave of absence to Sen. the Hon. Devant Maharaj who was out of the country. Archbishop Barbara Burke was appointed as a Senator to temporarily replace Sen. Maharaj during his absence.

12 Papers

12 Papers were laid. See the Order Paper and Supplemental Order Paper.

Bills Brought From The House Of Representatives
The Bail (Amendment) Bill, 2013

The Attorney General moved that the next stage to the Bill be taken at a Sitting of the Senate to be held on Tuesday January 21, 2014. The Motion was approved by a division of 14 For, 6 Against and 0 Abstentions

Presentation Of Reports From Select Committees
One Report

One Report was laid. See the Order Paper.

Questions To Ministers: Oral Answer
Four Questions

Four Questions qualify for oral answer. See the Order Paper.

Introduction Of Bills
The Securities (Amendment) Bill, 2014

One Bill was introduced, the Securities (Amendment) Bill, 2014.

Government Business: Bills Second Reading
The Planning and Facilitation of Development Bill, 2013

The Minister of Planning and Sustainable Development moved the second reading of the Planning and Facilitation of Development Bill, 2013 Sen. Camille Robinson-Regis then stood to contribute to the Bill followed by Sen. Helen Drayton. The Minister then rose to conclude. The Bill was then referred to a Special Select Committee of the Senate.

The Senate adjourned to Tuesday January 21, 2014 at 1:30 p.m.

The sitting ended at 5:12 p.m.