13th Sitting of the Senate

1st Session - 12th Republican Parliament

Tuesday 9 February, 2021
1:30 PM
13 Papers

13 Papers were be laid. See the Order Paper and Supplemental Order Paper.

Questions To Ministers: Oral Answer
Six Questions on Notice

There are six Questions on Notice listed on the Order Paper.

Introduction Of Bills
Two Bills

Two Bills, The Livestock and Livestock Products Board (Repeal) Bill, 2021 and the Foreign Labour Contracts (Repeal) Bill, 2021, were introduced.

Government Business: Motions
Approve the Tobacco Control (Amendment) Regulations, 2019

The Minister of Health moved a Motion asking the Senate to approve the Tobacco Control (Amendment) Regulations, 2019.

Matter On The Adjournment
Legalisation of Non Lethal Weapons

Sen. Paul Richards raised the following matter, the need for the Government to bring to Parliament in the shortest possible time, a Bill to legalise the use of non-lethal weapons that would assist woman and girls in protecting themselves against violent physical attacks. The Minister of Agriculture, Land and Fisheries responded.

Matter On The Adjournment
Debt Recovery Plan for T&TEC

Senator Wade Mark raised the following matter, the need for the Trinidad and Tobago Electricity Commission to urgently implement a debt recovery plan to collect outstanding payments amounting to approximately $1.4b, prior to there being any increase in electricity rates. The Minister of Energy and Energy Industries responded.

The Senate adjourns to a date to be fixed

The Sitting ended at 5:51 p.m.