House of Representatives


11th Sitting of the House of Representatives

5th Session - 10th Republican Parliament

Friday 7 November, 2014
1:30 PM
Announcements By The Speaker/Deputy Speaker
Leave of Absence

The Speaker of the House granted leave of absence to the Member for Caroni Central for the period November 1 to 9, 2014, and the Member for Port-of-Spain North/St. Ann’s West for the period November 7 to December 12, 2014.

25 Papers

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

Questions To Ministers: Oral Answer
Three Questions

Three Questions qualified for oral answer. See the Order Paper.

Statements By Ministers
Government's Response to the Ebola Outbreak in West Africa

The Minister of Health made a statement detailing Government’s response to the ebola outbreak in West Africa.

Introduction Of Bills
Two Bills to be introduced

Two Bills, The Trade Marks Bill, 2014 and the Trinidad and Tobago Panama Partial Scope Trade Agreement Bill, 2014 will be introduced in the name of the Minister of Legal Affairs and the Minister of Trade, Industry, Investment and Communications resepectively.

Motions Relating To The Business Or Sittings Of The House And Moved By A Minister Or Parliamentary Secretary
Announcement of Members of Parliamentary Committees

The Speaker sought leave of the House to announce the names of Members appointed to various Committees at the end of the sitting. Leave was granted. Just before moving the adjournment, the Leader of the House moved the respective motions, which were all approved.

Government Business: Bills Second Reading
The Public Procurement and Disposal of Public Property (No. 2) Bill, 2014

The Minister of Planning and Sustainable Development moved the second reading of the Public Procurement and Disposal of Public Property (No. 2) Bill, 2014. The Member for Diego Martin North/East was first to enter the debate, followed by the Minister of Works and Infrastructure and the Member for St. Joseph. Debate on the Bill was then suspended.

The House adjourns to Wednesday November 19, 2014 at 1:30 p.m.

The House adjourned to Wednesday November 19, 2014 at 1:30 p.m. The sitting ended at 5:49 p.m.