26th Sitting of the Senate
1st Session - 12th Republican Parliament
Leave of absence was granted to Sen. Anil Roberts, who is ill and to Sen. Evans Welch. Ms. Renuka Rambhajan was appointed temporary Senator in place of Sen. Roberts.
Ms. Rambhajan took the oath of allegiance.
Four urgent questions were posed.
Three questions qualified for oral answer.
The Attorney General, Hon. Faris Al-Rawi, MP, moved the second reading of the Sexual Offences (Amendment) Bill, 2021. Debate began on the bill. Following the debate, the bill was committed to a Committee of the Whole for consideration clause by clause. Amendments were made and approved. With 28 votes for, no votes against and no abstentions, the bill was read a third time and passed.
The Sitting concluded at 5:16 p.m.