House of Representatives


17th Sitting of the House of Representatives

1st Session - 10th Republican Parliament

Friday 19 November, 2010
1:30 PM
Five Papers

Five papers were laid. See the Order Paper.

Questions To Ministers: Oral Answer
Three Questions

Three Questions qualified for oral answer. All three were answered. See the Order Paper.

Statements By Ministers
Women, Disarmament, Non Proliferation and Arms Control

The Minister of Foreign Affairs made a statement on Women, Disarmament, Non Proliferation and Arms Control.

Statements By Ministers
Universal Children's Day

The Prime Minister made a statement on Universal Children’s Day, to be commemorated on Saturday November 20, 2010.

Government Business: Bills Second Reading
The Interception of Communications Bill, 2010

The Minister of National Security moved the second reading of the Interception of Communications Bill, 2010, which was introduced on November 12, 2010. The Leader of the Opposition was first to enter the debate, followed by the Minister of Works and Transport, the Member for Laventille East/Morvant, the Minister of Legal Affairs and the Member for San Fernando East. A total of eleven members made contributions before debate was suspended until November 26, 2010.

Government Business: Motions
Motion: Affirm the Census (2011) Order, 2010

The Minister of Planning, Economic and Social Restructuring and Gender Affairs moved a Motion to affirm the Census (2011) Order, 2010. The Member for Port-of-Spain North/St. Ann’s West entered the debate. The Minister then rose to conclude. The Motion was approved.

Matter On The Adjournment
Delay in Settlement of CLICO Policyholders Issue

The Member for Diego Martin North/East raised as a Matter on the Motion for the Adjournment of the House, “The inordinate delay on the part of the Government in arriving at an amicable settlement of the Clico policyholders issue”. The Minister of Finance responded.

The House adjourns to Wednesday November 24, 2010 at 10:30 a.m.

At its next sitting the House will consider the Finance (No.2) Bill, 2010. The sitting adjourned at 1:15 a.m. on Saturday November 20, 2010.