1st Sitting of the Senate
4th Session - 12th Republican Parliament
The Clerk read the proclamation declaring the 4th Session of the 12th Republican Parliament open.
The President announced the revocation of the appointment of Senators Dr. Varma Deyalsingh, Amrita Deonarine, Charrise Seepersad and Evans Welch. Prof. Gerard Hutchinson, Dr. Sharda Patasar, Ms. Sunity Maharaj and Mr. Helon Francis were subseqently appointed to the Senate and administered the oath of office. The Sitting was then suspended.
The Senators made their way to the House of Representatives Chamber to listen to an address by Her Excellency Christine Kangaloo, President of the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago.
The Leader of Government Business moved that the Address by Her Excellency be laid as a Paper. The Senate agreed.
The Senate then ad to a date to be fixed.