12th Sitting of the Senate
5th Session - 10th Republican Parliament
The President of the Senate granted leave of absence to Sen. the Hon. Dr. Bhoendradatt Tewarie. Mr. Larry Lalla was appointed to temporarily replace Sen. Tewarie during his absence.
The Bill, which was passed in the House of Representatives on December 5, 2014, was read a first time in the Senate. The Leader of Government Business moved that the next stage of the Bill be taken at a sitting of the Senate on Tuesday December 16, 2014. The Senate agreed.
Seven Papers were laid. See the Order Paper.
Four Questions qualify for oral answer. Two questions (6,12) were answered and the rest deferred for two weeks. See the Order Paper.
The Leader of Government Business moved a Motion asking the House to agree to the appointment of members to several Standing Committees of the Parliament. The Senate agreed
The Attorney General moved the second reading of the Precursor Chemicals (No. 2) Bill, 2014. Sen. Faris Al-Rawi was first to enter the debate. Independent Senator, Sen. Dhanayshar Mahabir was next to enter into the debate.
At the next sitting, debate is expected on the Public Procurement and Disposal of Public Property (No.2) Bill, 2014. The sitting adjourned at 4:22 p.m.