21st Sitting of the House of Representatives
3rd Session - 12th Republican Parliament
Leave of absence was granted to Ms. Vandana Mohit, MP for Chaguanas East, from today’s Sitting of the House.
Six papers were laid. See Order Paper for details.
Ten questions were posed to the Prime Minister by Opposition Members. All questions were answered.
One urgent question was posed. See Order Paper.
Twenty-two questions qualified for oral answer. Seventeen questions were asked and answered before the time for questions for oral answer expired.
The Minister of National Security made a statement pertaining to matters in the public domain related to a visit to the prison by a High Court Judge.
The Attorney General moved a Motion asking the House to approve the statement of the President on the Economic Sanctions (Implementation of the United Nations Resolutions on the Islamic Republic of Iran) Order, 2023. Four Members made contributions before the Attorney General rose to wind up the debate. The Motion was approved.
The Minister of Works and Transport moved a Motion asking the House to approve the acquisition of land for a public purpose, namely, the construction of the extension of the Churchill Roosevelt Highway. Four members contributed to the debate before the wind up by the Minister of Works and Transport. The motion was approved.
Tribute was paid to former Parliamentarian Leon Prevatt who passed away on March 29, 2023. Mr. Prevatt served during the 2nd Republican Parliament. A minute of silence was observed.
The Sitting concluded at 6:37 p.m.