senate

Sittings

1st Sitting of the Senate

3rd Session - 12th Republican Parliament

Monday 12 September, 2022
1:30 PM
A Proclamation
Opening of the 3rd Session

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.

Announcements By The President/Vice-President
Leave of absence

Leave of absence was granted to Sen. Anthony Vieira, Sen. Hazel Thompson-Ahye and Sen. Evans Welch, who are out of the country.

Announcements By The President/Vice-President
Tribute to Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II

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.

Sen. the Hon. Dr. Amery Browne, MP [Minister of Foreign and CARICOM Affairs]
Sen. Wade Mark [Opposition Senator]
Sen. Paul Richards [Independent Senator]
Sen. the Hon. Christine Kangaloo, MP [President of the Senate]
Papers
One Paper

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.

Adjournment
The Senate adjourned to a date to be fixed

The Sitting concluded at 3:05 p.m.