13th Sitting of the Senate

5th Session - 10th Republican Parliament

Tuesday 16 December, 2014
11:00 AM
Announcements By The Speaker/Deputy Speaker
Leave of Absence
Five Papers

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

Presentation Of Reports From Select Committees
One Report

One Report, the Report of the Standing Orders Committee of the Senate in the Fifth Session of the Tenth Republican Parliament, was presented in the name of the Leader of Government Business.

Questions To Ministers: Oral Answer
Three Questions

Three questions qualify for oral answer. All questions were deferred. See the Order Paper for details.

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. Sen. Faris Al-Rawi made a contribution and the Minister then rose to conclude. The Bill was then considered in Committee and passed without amendment. It was then read a third time and passed by a margin of 24 for, none against and no abstentions.

The Senate adjourns to a date to be fixed

The Senate adjourned to a date to be fixed. Before adjourning, Sen. the Hon. Marlene Coudray, Sen. Camille Robinson-Regis, Sen. Dr. Victor Wheeler and the President of the Senate extended Christmas greetings the national community. The sitting ended at 3:41 p.m.