19th Sitting of the Senate
2nd Session - 11th Republican Parliament
Two Papers were laid in the name of the Minister of Finance. See Order Paper for details.
Three Reports were presented. See Order Paper for details.
Three urgent questions were posed. See Order Paper for details.
Eleven questions qualified for oral answer. #Question #70 was deferred for two weeks. The time for questions for oral answer expired and unanswered questions #68, #69, #76 and #77 will be answered at the next Sitting. See Order Paper for details.
Sen. Gerald Ramdeen made a request for leave to move the adjournment of the House on a definite matter namely the failure of PETROTRIN and the Ministry of Energy and Energy Industries to properly contain, curtail and manage the recent oil spill from a storage tank at the PETROTRIN Oil Refinery. The President was not satisfied that this matter qualified under Standing Order 16.
The Leader of Government Business moved a motion to allow a four week extension to the JSC on Insurance Bill, 2017 to allow the Committee to complete its work and present a final report on June 2, 2017. The motion was approved.
The Attorney General moved the second reading of The Motor Vehicles and Road Traffic (Amendment) Bill, 2017 and debate began on the Bill. Debate will continue at another Sitting.
The Sitting concluded at 6:09 p.m. The Senate adjourned to Tuesday May 9, 2017 at 1:30 p.m.