28th Sitting of the Senate
2nd Session - 11th Republican Parliament
Mr. Ndale Young (Government), Pastor Clive Dottin (Independent) and Mr. John Heath (Independent) were appointed to serve temporarily in the Senate.
The Leader of Government Business laid eight Papers. See the Order Paper.
Two Reports were presented. See the Order Paper and Supplemental Order Paper for details.
Three urgent questions were posed.
Nine Questions qualify for oral answer. One question (99) was deferred for two weeks. See the Order Paper for details.
Sen. Gerald Ramdeen raised a matter related to the death of a child under the care of the Children’s Authority. The President was not satisfied that the matter qualified under this Standing Order.
Debate continued on The Criminal Procedure (Plea Discussion and Plea Agreement) Bill, 2017. Sen. Sophia Chote, SC was first to enter the debate, followed by the Minister of Agriculture, Land and Fisheries, Sen. Gerald Ramdeen and Sen. Melissa Ramkissoon.
At the next sitting, debate is expected to continue on the Criminal Procedure (Plea Discussion and Plea Agreement) Bill, 2017. The Sitting ended at 5:46 p.m.