11th Sitting of the House of Representatives
4th Session - 11th Republican Parliament
Leave of absence was granted to Mr. Esmond Forde, MP for Tunapuna, from Sittings of the House during the period November 26 – December 13, 2018, Dr. Fuad Khan, MP for Barataria, from Sittings during the period November 29 – December 9, 2018 and to Hon. Terrence Deyalsingh, MP for St. Joseph and Dr. Lackram Bodoe, MP for Fyzabad from today’s Sitting.
The Speaker informed of correspondence received from the President of the Senate regrading change of membership to a number of Joint Select Committees.
Four papers were laid. See Order Papers for details.
One report was presented.
Six urgent questions were posed.
Three questions qualified for oral answer.
Hon. Colm Imbert, MP, has moved a motion to adopt the Report of the Special Select Committee on the Income Tax (Amendment) Bill, 2018. Debate began on the motion.
The Income Tax (Amendment) Bill, 2018 was taken to the Committee of the Whole. The Bill was read a third time and passed, with amendments.
The Speaker announced the temporary appointment of Hon. Anthony Garcia, MP, in lieu of Hon. Ftizgerald Hinds and Hon. Nyan Gadsby-Dolly, MP, in lieu of Hon. Camille Robinson-Regis, MP.
The Sitting concluded at 9:01 p.m. The House adjourned to Friday December 7, 2018 at 1:30 p.m.