30th Sitting of the Senate

1st Session - 10th Republican Parliament

Tuesday 22 March, 2011
1:30 PM
Announcements By The Speaker/Deputy Speaker
Leave of Absence

The President of the Senate granted Leave of Absence to Sen. Kevin Ramnarine. Mr. Rabindra Moonan was appointed to temporarily replace Sen. Ramnarine during his absence from Trinidad and Tobago.

Two Papers

Two Papers were laid. See the Order Paper.

Presentation Of Reports From Select Committees
Two Reports

Two Reports were presented. See the Order Paper and Supplemental Order Paper.

Questions To Ministers: Oral Answer
Eight Questions

Eight Questions qualify for oral response. Five questions were answered. See the Order Paper.

Private Business: Motions
Private Business

Debate resumed (from February 22, 2011) on a Private Motion by Senator Subhas Ramkhelawan on the process of Constitutional reform. Sen. Prof. Harold Ramkissoon was the first to enter the debate, followed by Sen. David Abdulah, Sen. Dr. Rolph Balgobin and Sen. Embau Moheni.

The Senate adjourned to Tuesday March 29, 2011 at 1:30 p.m.

At the next sitting, debate is expected to begin on the Electronic Transactions Bill, 2011 and the Data Protection Bill, 2011. The sitting ended at 4:31 p.m.