13th Sitting of the Senate
3rd Session - 12th Republican Parliament
The Firearms (Amendment) Bill, 2022 was brought from the House of Representatives in the name of the Minister of National Security, who moved that the next stage of the bill be taken later in the proceedings. The motion was approved.
Eight papers were laid. See the Order Paper.
Two urgent questions were posed and answered. See Order Paper.
Three Questions on Notice qualified for oral answer. Questions #31 and #32 were answered. Question #33 was deferred for two weeks. See the Order Paper.
The Minister of National Security, Hon. Fitzgerald Hinds, MP, moved the second reading of the Firearms (Amendment) Bill, 2022. Debate began on the bill. Sixteen senators contributed to the debate before the wind up by the Minister of National Security. The bill was committed to a Committee of the Whole for consideration clause by clause. The bill was approved with amendments. The bill was then read a third time and passed.
The Sitting concluded at 12:56 a.m. on Wednesday February 8, 2023.