11th Sitting of the Senate

1st Session - 11th Republican Parliament

Tuesday 26 January, 2016
1:30 PM
Announcements By The President/Vice-President
Leave of Absence

Leave of Absence was granted to Sen. Sophia Chote, SC from today’s Sitting.

Questions To Ministers: Oral Answer
Urgent Questions

Urgent questions was answered on Zika Virus.

Questions To Ministers: Oral Answer
Three Questions

Three questions qualified for oral answer. One question was answered. Questions #21 and #23 were deferred for one week. See Order Paper for details.

Private Business: Motions
Consider United Nations Agenda 2030 Sustainable Development Goals

Debate continues on the private motion moved by Senator Wade Mark on November 24, 2015 at the 6th Sitting of the Senate, to ask Government to take stock of Agenda 2030, to commit to help implement this new framework through all acts of legislation and to request that the Government table a report on the implementation of the national strategy for the Sustainable Development Goals for a thorough review by Parliament.

The Senate has adjourned to a date to be fixed.

The Sitting concluded at 5:25 p.m. The Senate has adjourned to a date to be fixed.