House of Representatives

Sittings

18th Sitting of the House of Representatives

2nd Session - 12th Republican Parliament

Friday 11 February, 2022
1:30 PM
Announcements By The Speaker/Deputy Speaker
Leave of Absence, Appointment of Joint Select Committee Members

The Speaker granted Leave of Absence to the Leader of the Opposition and the Member for St. Augustine. The Speaker also read correspondence from the President of the Senate about the appointment of Senators to the Joint Select Committee to consider and report on the Representation of the People (Amendment) Bill, 2020.

Hon. Bridgid Annisette-George [Speaker of the House]
Papers
Nine Papers

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

Presentation Of Reports From Select Committees
Two Reports

There are two Reports to be presented. See the Order Paper and Supplemental Order Paper.

Questions To Ministers: Oral Answer
Prime Minister's Questions

Five Questions will be posed to the Prime Minister.

Questions To Ministers: Oral Answer
Two Urgent Questions

Two Urgent Questions qualify for oral answer.

Motions Relating To The Business Or Sittings Of The House And Moved By A Minister Or Parliamentary Secretary
Extension to JSCs.

The Leader of the House moved motions that extensions be granted to the JSCs on the Fisheries Management (No. 2) Bill, 2020 and the Shipping Bill, 2020 in order for the Committees to complete their work and submit a final report by June 30, 2022. The motions were approved.

Hon. Camille Robinson-Regis, MP [Minister of Housing and Urban Development]
Statements By Ministers
AV Oil and Gas Limited and PETROTRIN

The Minister of Energy and Energy Industries made a Statement on AV Oil and Gas Ltd. and PETROTRIN.

Hon. Stuart Young, MP [Minister of Energy and Energy Industries and Minister in the Office of the Prime Minister]
Government Business: Bills Second Reading
The Summary Courts (Amendment) Bill, 2021

The Attorney General moved the second reading of the Summary Courts (Amendment) Bill, 2021. Five Members made contributions before the Attorney General rose to conclude. The Bill was considered in Committee and approved without amendment. It was then read a third time and passed.

Hon. Faris Al-Rawi, MP [Minister of Rural Development and Local Government]
Mr. Dinesh Rambally, MP [Opposition Member]
Mr. Keith Scotland, MP [Government Member]
Mr. Saddam Hosein, MP [Opposition Member]
Hon. Fitzgerald Hinds, MP [Minister of National Security]
Mr. Arnold Ram, MP [Opposition Member]
Adjournment
The House adjourned to Friday February 18, 2022 at 1:30 p.m.

At the next Sitting debate is expected on the Miscellaneous Provisions (Testing and Identification) Bill, 2022. The Sitting ended at 4:54 p.m.