22nd Sitting of the Senate

4th Session - 11th Republican Parliament

Thursday 11 April, 2019
2:30 PM
Announcements By The President/Vice-President
Leave of Absence

Leave of absence was granted to Sen. the Hon. Dennis Moses and Sen. Sophia Chote, S.C., who are out of the country. Mr. Ndale Young and Mr. Josh Drayton were appointed temporary Senators in their absence.

Oath Of Allegiance Of A New Member
Temporary Senators

Temporary Senators Ndale Young and Josh Drayton took the oath of allegiance.

Bills Brought From The House Of Representatives
One Bill

The Civil Asset Recovery and Management and Unexplained Wealth Bill, 2019 was brought from the House of Representatives. The Attorney General moved that the next stage of the Bill be taken on Monday April 15, 2019. The motion was carried.

Four Papers

Four papers were laid. See Order Paper for details.

Presentation Of Reports From Select Committees
Two Reports

Two reports were presented.

Questions To Ministers: Oral Answer
Seven Questions on Notice

Seven questions qualify for oral answer. Questions #196 and #197 were deferred.

Government Business: Bills Second Reading
The Non-Profit Organisations Bill, 2019

Consideration of The Non-Profit Organisations Bill, 2019 in the Committee of the Whole commenced. Following the Committee Stage, the Bill was read a third time and passed, with amendments.

Matter On The Adjournment
Two Matters

Sen. Wade Mark raised a matter on the adjournment regarding the process in the termination of four General Managers at National Flour Mills. The Minister of Trade and Industry responded.
Sen. Mark raised a second matter regarding the quality of the fuel being purchased by Paria Trading Fuel Company. The Minister of Energy and Energy Industries responded.

The Senate adjourned to Monday April 15, 2019 at 10:00 a.m.

The Sitting concluded at 8:28 p.m. The Senate adjourned to Monday April 15, 2019 at 10:00 a.m.