29th Sitting of the Senate

5th Session - 10th Republican Parliament

Tuesday 19 May, 2015
10:30 AM
Announcements By The President/Vice-President
Leave of Absence

The Vice-President announced that the President of the Senate, Sen. the Hon. Raziah Ahmed, and Sen. H.R. Ian Roach, were out of the country. Ms. Keitha Smith and Dr. Kriyaan Singh were appointed to temporarily replace Senators Ahmed and Roach respectively during their absence.

Six Papers

Six papers were laid in the Senate. See the Order Paper.

Government Business: Bills Second Reading
The Motor Vehicles and Road Traffic Bill, 2014

The Minister of Transport concluded his wind up on the Motor Vehicles and Road Traffic Bill, 2014. The Senate then resolved into a Committee of the Whole Senate to consider the Bill clause by clause.

The Senate adjourned to Monday May 25, 2015 at 1:30 p.m.

At the next sitting, Private Business will take precedence. The Senate is also expected to consider the Report of the Joint Select Committee on the Insurance Bill, 2015. The sitting ended at 8:38 p.m.