House of Representatives


31st Sitting of the House of Representatives

5th Session - 10th Republican Parliament

Friday 8 May, 2015
1:30 PM
Five Papers

Five Papers were laid. See the Supplemental Order Paper.

Presentation Of Reports From Select Committees
Two Reports

Two Reports were presented. See the Order Paper.

Questions To Ministers: Oral Answer
Urgent Questions

One question stood for urgent response. The question was answered.

Questions To Ministers: Oral Answer
One Question

One Question qualified for oral answer. See the Order Paper.

Government Business: Bills Second Reading
The Industrial Relations (Amendment) Bill, 2015

The Minister of Labour and Small and Micro Enterprise Development moved the second reading of the Industrial Relations (Amendment) Bill. In so doing, the Minister sought leave of the House to also debate the Constitution (Amendment) Bill, 2015, since the two Bills were interrelated. The House agreed. The Member for Chaguanas West was first to enter the debate, followed by the Member for Couva South, the Member for Cumuto/Manzanilla, the Minister of Legal Affairs and the Minister of Works and Infrastructure, during whose contribution debate on the Bill was suspended.

The House adjourned to Wednesday May 13, 2015 at 1:30 p.m.

The House adjourned to Wednesday May 13, 2015 at 1:30 p.m. At the next sitting the House will continue debate on the Industrial Relations (Amendment) Bill, 2015 and the Constitution (Amendment) Bill, 2015, and commence debate on the Cybercrime Bill, 2015 and the Trinidad and Tobago Cyber Security Agency Bill, 2015. Time permitting debate is also expected to conclude on the Precursor Chemicals (No.2) Bill, 2014, continue on a Motion to consider the 36th Annual Report of the Ombudsman and begin on a Motion to agree with Senate amendments to the Trade Marks Bill, 2014. The sitting ended at 6:12 p.m.