27th Sitting of the Senate

2nd Session - 10th Republican Parliament

Tuesday 8 May, 2012
1:30 PM
Announcements By The President/Vice-President
Leave of Absence

The President granted leave of absence to Sen. the Hon. Anand Ramlogan, SC, Sen. Lyndira Oudit and Sen. Basharat Ali. Mr. Arnold Ram and Mr. Jamal Mohammed were appointed to temporarily replace Sen. Ramlogan and Sen. Oudit respectively during their absence.

Questions To Ministers: Oral Answer
Four Questions

Four Questions qualify for Oral Answer of which all were answered. See Order Paper for details.

Government Business: Bills Second Reading
The Regional Health Authorities (Amendment) Bill, 2011

The Senate resumed debate on The Regional Health Authorities (Amendment) Bill, 2011. Opposition Sen. Fitzgerald Hinds rose to initiate today’s debate with his contribution followed by contributions by Independent Sen. Subhas Ramkhelawan, Government Sen. the Hon. Dr. Bhoendradatt Tewarie, Opposition Sen. Shamfa Cudjoe, Independent Sen. Corinne Baptiste-McKnight, Government Sen. the Hon. Verna St. Rose Greaves, Opposition Sen. Pennelope Beckles, Independent Sen. Dr. Rolph Balgobin, Government Sen. Danny Maharaj, Opposition Sen. Elton Prescott, SC and Independent Sen. Dr. James Armstrong. The Minister of Health rose to conclude the debate. The Bill was considered in Committee and the Committee Stage was suspended.

The Senate adjourned to Tuesday May 15, 2012 at 10:00 a.m.

The Senate adjourned to Tuesday May 15, 2012 at 10:00 a.m. The sitting ended at 11:59 p.m.