21st Sitting of the Senate

5th Session - 10th Republican Parliament

Tuesday 17 March, 2015
1:30 PM
Announcements By The President/Vice-President
Leave of Absence
Announcements By The President/Vice-President
Delegation of Canadian Parliamentarians
16 Papers

There are 16 Papers to be laid. See the Order Paper.

Questions To Ministers: Oral Answer
12 Questions

12 Questions qualify for oral answer. See the Order Paper for details.

Government Business: Bills Second Reading
The Precursor Chemicals (No.2) Bill, 2014

Debate resumed (from January 20, 2015) on the Precursor Chemicals (No.2) Bill, 2014. The Minister of Energy and Energy Affairs was the first to enter the debate, followed by Sen. Dr. Rolph Balgobin, Sen. Diane Baldeo-Chadeesingh and Sen. David Small. Six Senators made contributions (12 over the course of three days of debate) before the Attorney General rose to conclude. Debate was then suspended.

Announcements By The President/Vice-President
Tributes to Alloy Lequay

Following the tea break, Members of the Senate paid tribute to former Senator Alloy Lequay, who passed away on March 15, 2015 at the age of 90. The Leader of Government Business, Sen. Faris Al-Rawi, Sen. Dr. Rolph Balgobin and the President of the Senate paid tributes. The Senate then stood in silence for one minute.

The Senate adjourned to Tuesday March 24, 2014 at 1:30 p.m.

At the next sitting debate is expected to resume on a Private Motion by Sen. Dr. Victor Wheeler on the Regional Health Authorities. The sitting ended at 5:51 p.m.