25th Sitting of the Senate
2nd Session - 12th Republican Parliament
The Vice-President of the Senate informed the House that the President of the Senate was Acting as President of the Republic. The Vice-President also granted leave to Senator the Hon. Dr. Amery Browne, Sen. the Hon. Kazim Hosein and Sen the Hon. Avinash Singh . Mr. Harvey Borris, Mr. Augustus Thomas, Mr. Michael Seales and Ms. Yokyyma Bethelmy were appointed to temporarily replace the aforementioned Senators.
The Finance (Supplementary Appropriation)(Financial Year 2022) Bill, 2022, which was passed in the House of Representatives on May 16, 2022, was read a first time in the name of the Minister of Finance. The Minister moved that the next stage of the bill be taken on Friday May 20, 2022 at 10 a.m.
Eight Papers were laid. See the Supplemental Order Paper.
Two Urgent Questions were approved and answered. The Questions have been appended to the Order Paper.
Six Questions on Notice qualify for oral answer. One question was deferred and the rest answered. See the Order Paper.
Debate resumed (from May 10, 2022) on the Cannabis Control Bill, 2020. Eight Members made contributions before the Attorney General rose to wind up the debate. The Bill was considered in Committee of the Whole.