House of Representatives


20th Sitting of the House of Representatives

1st Session - 12th Republican Parliament

Friday 19 March, 2021
1:30 PM
Oath Of Allegiance Of A New Member
Leave of Absence

The Deputy Speaker granted leave of absence from today’s Sitting to the Members for Chaguanas West, Caroni Central and Oropouche West.

Bills Brought From The Senate
The Anti-Gang Bill, 2021

The Anti-Gang Bill, 2021, which was passed in the Senate on March 16, 2021 was read a first time in the House in the name of the Attorney General.

Two Papers

Two Papers were laid. See the Order Paper.

Questions To Ministers: Oral Answer
Four Urgent Questions
Questions To Ministers: Oral Answer
Ten Questions on Notice

There are ten Questions on Notice on the Order Paper. See the Order Paper.

Government Business: Bills Second Reading
The Mutual Assistance in Criminal Matters (Amendment) Bill, 2021

The Attorney General moved the second reading of the Mutual Assistance in Criminal Matters (Amendment) Bill, 2021. The Member for Barataria/San Juan was first to respond, followed by the Minister of National Security. Five members made contributions before the Attorney General rose to wind up debate. The Bill was referred to a Committee of the Whole where it was considered and approved with amendments. The Bill was then read a third time and passed.

The House adjourns to Friday March 26, 2021 at 1:30 p.m.

At the next Sitting, Private Business will take precedence. The Sitting adjourned at 5:14 p.m.