23rd Sitting of the House of Representatives
3rd Session - 11th Republican Parliament
Leave of absence was granted to Hon. Shamfa Cudjoe, MP for Tobago West and Hon. Stuart Young, MP for Port of Spain North / St. Ann’s East for the period March 20-24, 2018. Leave was also granted to Dr. Tim Gopeesingh, MP for Caroni East for the period March 21-28, 2018 and to Mr. Prakash Ramadhar, MP for St. Augustine from today’s Sitting.
Three papers were laid.
One report was presented as listed in the Order Paper.
Four urgent questions were posed.
Sixteen questions qualified for oral answer. Question #145 was deferred. See Order Paper for details.
The Attorney General moved the second reading of the Land Adjudication (Amendment) (No. 2) Bill, 2017. Debate began on the Bill. Upon completion of the debate, the Bill was committed to a Committee of the Whole for consideration on a clause by clause basis.
THe Attorney General, Hon. Faris Al-Rawi, MP, moved the second reading of the Land Tribunal (Amendment) (No. 2) Bill, 2017. Dr. Roodal Moonilal, MP, was the sole contributor to the debate. The Bill was committed to a Committee of the Whole for consideration on a clause by clause basis. Amendments were made. The Bill was read a third time and passed.
The Attorney General moved the second reading of The State Suits Limitation Bill, 2017. Ms. Ramona Ramdial, MP, entered the debate. Her contribution was followed by the wind up by the Attorney General. The Bill was committed to the Committee of the Whole to be considered clause by clause. No amendments were made. The Bill was read a third time and passed.
The Sitting concluded at 10:46 p.m. The House adjourned to Friday March 23, 2018 at 1:30 p.m.