15th Sitting of the Senate

3rd Session - 11th Republican Parliament

Tuesday 20 March, 2018
10:00 AM
Announcements By The President/Vice-President
Leave of absence

Leave of absence was granted to Sen. the Hon. Paula Gopee-Scoon who is out of the country. Ms. Ayanna Lewis was appointed temporary Senator in her place.

Oath Of Allegiance Of A New Member
Temporary Senator

Temporary Senator, Ms. Ayanna Lewis, took the oath of allegiance.

Bills Brought From The House Of Representatives
One Bill

The Registration of Titles to Land (Amendment) (No. 2) Bill, 2017 was brought from the House of Representatives by the Attorney General.

Six Papers

Six Papers were laid in the names of the Minister of Finance, Minister of Planning and Development and the Attorney General. See the Order Paper for details.

Presentation Of Reports From Select Committees
One Report

One report was presented.

Questions To Ministers: Oral Answer
Two urgent questions

Two urgent questions were posed.

Questions To Ministers: Oral Answer
Nine Questions on Notice

Nine questions qualified for oral answer. Questions #59, #69, #70 and #71 were deferred for two weeks. See Order Paper for details.

Government Business: Bills Second Reading
The Anti-Gang Bill, 2018

The Attorney General moved the second reading of The Anti-Gang Bill, 2018. Debate began on the Bill. Debate will continue on the Bill on Wednesday March 28, 2018.

The Senate adjourned to Tuesday March 27, 2018 at 1:30 p.m.

The Sitting concluded at 7:41 p.m. The Senate adjourned to Tuesday March 27, 2018 at 1:30 p.m.

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