30th Sitting of the Senate
3rd Session - 11th Republican Parliament
Three Bills were brought from the House of Representatives.
Six Papers were laid.
One report was presented.
Six questions qualified for oral answer. Answers were provided for questions #140, #142, #143 and #172.
Debate continued on The Land Adjudication (Amendment) (No. 2) Bill, 2017. Following the wind up by the Attorney General, the Bill was committed to a Committee of the Whole Senate for consideration clause by clause. The Bill was read a third time and passed, with amendments.
The Attorney General moved the second reading of the Land Tribunal (Amendment) (No. 2) Bill, 2017. Debate began on the Bill, following which, the Bill was taken to the Committee of the Whole for consideration clause by clause. Amendments were made. The Bill was read a third time and passed.
The Attorney General moved the second reading of The State Suits Limitation (No. 2) Bill, 2017. The Bill was debated and taken to the Committee of the Whole. No amendments were made. The Bill was read a third time and passed.
Sen. Wade Mark raised a matter on the adjournment namely the absence of a comprehensive plan by the Government as it relates to the University of Trinidad and Tobago. Sen. the Hon. Clarence Rambharat responded.
Sen. Mark raised another matter on the negative impact of the explosive and exponential rise in criminal activities in the country, particularly murders and homicides, on the lives of our citizens. The Minister of National Security responded.