20th Sitting of the Senate
3rd Session - 12th Republican Parliament
One paper was laid. See the Order Paper.
Two urgent questions were posed and answered. See Order Paper.
Three questions qualified for oral answer. All questions were answered. See the Order Paper
The Arbitration Bill, 2023 was introduced in the name of the Attorney General.
Debate resumed on the private motion raised by Sen. Mark regarding a legislative framework for Parliamentary Autonomy. Four Members made contributions on this day (12 over the course of three days of debate) before Senator Mark rose to conclude.
Sen. Jayanti Lutchmedial moved a Motion asking the Senate to call on the Government to reaffirm its commitment to the
principles and the practice of democracy in Trinidad and Tobago. Sen. Lezama-Lee Sing contributed to the debate on the motion.
Sen. Paul Richards raised a matter on the adjournment namely the need for the Government to reintroduce cyber crime legislation to address online criminal activity. The Attorney General, Sen. Reginald Armour, S.C., responded.
Sen. Wade Mark raised a matter on the adjournment regarding the need for the Government to explain the reasons for difficulty in access to the Companies Registry and Land Registry by the public. The Attorney General, Sen. Reginald Armour, S.C., responded.
The Senate brought greetings on the occasion of Indian Arrival Day to be observed on May 30. The Sitting concluded at 7:02 p.m.