28th Sitting of the House of Representatives
4th Session - 11th Republican Parliament
Leave of absence was granted to Mr. Fazal Karim, MP for Chaguanas East from today’s Sitting of the House.
13 papers were laid. See the Order Paper.
Three Reports from Committees were presented. See the Order Paper.
One urgent question was posed.
There are three Questions on Notice listed. See the Order Paper. Question #170 was deferred for two weeks.
Dr. Tim Gopeesingh sought leave to move the adjournment of the House on a definite matter of urgent public importance namely the unacceptable, unprecedented, preventable electrical blackout at the San Fernando General Hospital on April 25, 2019. The Speaker was not satisfied that this matter qualified under Standing Order 17.
The Attorney General moved the second reading of the Whistleblower Protection Bill, 2018. Debate began on the Bill.
The Sitting concluded at 6:40 p.m. The House adjourned to Monday May 6, 2019 at 1:30 p.m.