20th Sitting of the Senate
1st Session - 12th Republican Parliament
The President of the Senate granted leave of absence to Senators Wade Mark, Jearlean John, Jayanti Lutchmedial, Damian Lyder, David Nakhid and Anil Roberts.
Tributes were paid in the Senate to former Independent Senator Louise Horne.
There are seven Papers to be laid. See the Order Paper.
There are nine Questions on Notice listed on the Order Paper
The Attorney General moved the second reading of the Electronic Payments into and out of Court (Amendment) Bill, 2021
The Attorney General moved a Motion asking the Senate to approve the Quarantine (Maritime)(Amendment) Regulations, 2021. The Motion was approved.
Senator Amrita Deonarine moved as a Matter on the Motion for the Adjournment of the Senate, the need for the Government to prioritize the collecting/collating of up-to-date unemployment and poverty statistics, which will better inform its policy decisions in treating with the negative socio-economic impacts resulting from the COVID-19 pandemic The Minister of Public Administration and Digital Transformation responded.
At the next Sitting the Sexual Offences (Amendment) Bill, 2021 will be considered. The Sitting ended at 2:56 p.m.