1st Sitting of the Senate

5th Session - 10th Republican Parliament

Monday 4 August, 2014
1:30 PM
A Proclamation
The Clerk reads the Proclamation

The Clerk of the Senate will read a Proclamation declaring the 5th Session of the 10th Republican Parliament open.

Announcements By The President/Vice-President
Announcements / Leave of Absence

The Vice-President of the Senate granted leave of absence to Sen. the Hon. Vasant Bharath and Sen. Anthony Vieira who are both out of the country.

The Vice-President then read a letter from the President of the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago appointing Ms. Keitha Smith and Dr. Kriyaan Singh temporary Senators. They then took the Oath of Allegiance as a temporary Senators for the day’s sitting.

22 Papers

There are 22 Papers to be laid. See the Order Paper.

Introduction Of Bills
Three Bills

Three Bills were introduced, the Urban and Regional Planning Profession Bill, 2014, the Land Tenants (Security of Tenure)(Amendment)(No.2) Bill, 2014 and the Precursor Chemicals (No. 2) Bill, 2014.

Adjourned to 19th August, 2014 at 11:00 a.m.

The first Sitting of the Senate was Adjourned to 19th August, 2014 at 11:00 a.m.