House of Representatives


23rd Sitting of the House of Representatives

5th Session - 10th Republican Parliament

Friday 13 March, 2015
1:30 PM
Announcements By The Speaker/Deputy Speaker
Leave of Absence

The Speaker of the House granted leave of absence to the Member for Diego Martin West (March 10-16) and the Member for San Fernando East (today).

22 Papers

22 Papers were laid. See the Order Paper and Supplemental Order Paper.

Presentation Of Reports From Select Committees
Two Reports

Two Reports were presented. See the Order Paper and Supplemental Order Paper.

Questions To Ministers: Oral Answer
Prime Minister's Questions

Prime Minister’s Question Time is expected to take place today, as allowed under the Standing Orders at the second sitting of the House in each calendar month. There are some ten questions listed for response by the Prime Minister.

Questions To Ministers: Oral Answer
Urgent Questions
Government Business: Bills Second Reading
The Bail (Amendment) Bill, 2015

The Attorney General moved the second reading of the Bail (Amendment) Bill, 2015. The Member for Diego Martin North/East was first to enter the debate, followed by the Minister of Legal Affairs and Justice and the Member for Laventille East/Morvant. Eight members made contributions before the Attorney General rose to conclude.

The House adjourned to Friday March 20, 2015 at 1:30 p.m.

At the next sitting debate is expected to conclude on the Bail (Amendment) Bill, 2015. Deliberations are expected to continue on the Motor Vehicle and Road Traffic Bill, 2014 and the Trade Marks Bill, 2014. The House is also expected to consider Senate amendments to the National Trust of Trinidad and Tobago (Amendment) Bill, 2015. The sitting ended at 8:57 p.m.