House of Representatives


16th Sitting of the House of Representatives

4th Session - 10th Republican Parliament

Friday 24 January, 2014
1:30 PM
Announcements By The Speaker/Deputy Speaker
24 Papers

23 Papers were laid. Question #15 was deferred for 1 week. See the Order Paper.

Questions To Ministers: Oral Answer
13 Questions

13 Questions qualified for oral answer. See the Order Paper.

Government Business: Bills Second Reading
The Libel and Defamation (Amendment) Bill, 2013

Debate is expected to resume (from January 17, 2014) on the Libel and Defamation (Amendment) Bill, 2013. The Minister of Education was the first to contribute followed by the Leader of the Opposition and the Minister of Housing and Urban Development. 8 Members of the House made contributions before the Attorney General rose to conclude. The Bill was considered in Committee and passed without amendment. It was then read a third time and passed.

Adjourned to Friday 31st Jan, 2014

The House adjourned to Friday Jan 31st 2014 at 1:30 p.m. At which time Motion number 4 in private business will take precedence.