1st Sitting of the Senate
3rd Session - 12th Republican Parliament
The Clerk of the Senate read the Proclamation declaring open the Third Session of the Twelfth Parliament of the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago. The National Anthem was played.
Leave of absence was granted to Sen. Anthony Vieira, Sen. Hazel Thompson-Ahye and Sen. Evans Welch, who are out of the country.
The President of the Senate invited tributes on the passing of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II, who passed away on September 8, 2022. A moment of silence was observed.
The Leader of the Government Business, Sen. the Hon. Dr. Amery Browne, laid one paper – The Address by Her Excellency the President on the occasion of the Opening of the Third Session of the Twelfth Parliament of the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago.
The Sitting concluded at 3:05 p.m.