23rd Sitting of the Senate

1st Session - 12th Republican Parliament

Tuesday 11 May, 2021
10:00 AM
Announcements By The President/Vice-President
Leave of absence

Leave of absence was granted to Sen. Maria Dillon-Remy and Sen. Anil Roberts.

Announcements By The President/Vice-President
Updated COVID-19 measures

The President of the Senate advised of updated COVID-19 measures implemented for Sittings of the Senate.

Three Papers

Three papers were laid. See Order Paper for details.

Questions To Ministers: Oral Answer
Three urgent questions

Three urgent questions were posed.

Questions To Ministers: Oral Answer
Four Questions on Notice

Four questions qualified for oral answer.

Introduction Of Bills
The Firearms (Amendment) Bill, 2021

The Firearms (Amendment) Bill, 2021 was introduced in the name of the Attorney General, who moved that the next stage of the bill be taken later in the proceedings. The motion was approved.

Government Business: Bills Second Reading
The Firearms (Amendment) Bill, 2021

The Attorney General, Hon. Faris Al-Rawi, MP, moved the second reading of The Firearms (Amendment) Bill, 2021. Debate began on the bill. The debate will continue at the next Sitting.

The Senate adjourned to Tuesday May 18, 2021 at 10:00 a.m.

The Senate brought greetings to the Muslim community on the occasion of Eid-Ul-Fitr. The Sitting concluded at 2:43 p.m.