House of Representatives

Sittings

23rd Sitting of the House of Representatives

4th Session - 12th Republican Parliament

Friday 7 June, 2024
1:30 PM
Papers
Four Papers

Four papers were laid. See Order Paper.

Hon. Colm Imbert, MP [Minister of Finance]
Hon. Adrian Leonce, MP [Minister in the Ministry of Housing and Urban Development]
Presentation Of Reports From Select Committees
One Report

One report was presented. See Order Paper.

Hon. Colm Imbert, MP [Minister of Finance]
Questions To Ministers: Oral Answer
Three Questions on Notice

Three questions qualified for oral answer. All questions were answered. See Order Paper.

Mr. Ravi Ratiram, MP [Opposition Member]
Sen. the Hon. Avinash Singh [Minister in the Ministry of Agriculture, Land and Fisheries]
Introduction Of Bills
The National Musical Instrument Bill, 2024

The National Musical Instrument Bill, 2024 was introduced in the name of the Minister of Tourism, Culture and the Arts.

Sen. the Hon. Randall Mitchell [Minister of Tourism, Culture and the Arts]
Introduction Of Bills
The Finance (Supplementary Appropriation) (Financial Year 2024) Bill, 2024

The Finance (Supplementary Appropriation) (Financial Year 2024) Bill, 2024 was introduced in the name of the Minister of Finance, who moved that the next stage of the Bill be taken later in the proceedings. The motion was approved.

Hon. Colm Imbert, MP [Minister of Finance]
Government Business: Motions
Adopt the Report of the Standing Finance Committee

The Minister of Finance, Hon. Colm Imbert, MP, moved a motion that the House adopt the Report of the Standing Finance Committee of the House of Representatives for the Fourth Session (2023/2024), Twelfth Parliament on the consideration of proposals for the Supplementary Appropriation for the fiscal year 2024. Seven members added their voice to the debate before the wind up by the Minister of Finance. The motion was approved.

Hon. Colm Imbert, MP [Minister of Finance]
Hon. Kamla Persad-Bissessar SC, MP [Leader of the Opposition]
Hon. Dr. Keith Rowley, MP [Prime Minister]
Mr. Davendranath Tancoo, MP [Opposition Member]
Hon. Stuart Young, MP [Minister of Energy and Energy Industries and Minister in the Office of the Prime Minister]
Mr. David Lee, MP [Opposition Member]
Sen. the Hon. Reginald Armour SC [Attorney General and Minister of Legal Affairs]
Mr. Saddam Hosein, MP [Opposition Member]
Government Business: Bills Second Reading
The Finance (Supplementary Appropriation) (Financial Year 2024) Bill, 2024

The Minister of Finance moved the second reading of the Finance (Supplementary Appropriation)(Financial Year 2024) Bill, 2024. The Member for Couva South, Mr. Rudranath Indarsingh, MP, was the sole contributor to the debate. The bill was read a third time and passed.

Hon. Colm Imbert, MP [Minister of Finance]
Mr. Rudranath Indarsingh, MP [Opposition Member]
Adjournment
The House adjourned to Friday June 14, 2024 at 1:30 p.m.

The Sitting concluded at 7:43 p.m.