senate

Sittings

31st Sitting of the Senate

2nd Session - 12th Republican Parliament

Tuesday 21 June, 2022
10:00 AM
Announcements By The President/Vice-President
Leave of Absence

The President of the Senate granted leave of absence to Sen. the Hon. Dr. Amery Browne and Sen. the Hon. Donna Cox. Mr. Ndale Young and Ms. Yokymma Bethelmy were appointed to temporarily replace Senators Browne and Cox during their absence.

Sen. Ndale Young [Government Senator (Temporary)]
Sen. Yokymma Bethelmy [Government Senator (Temporary)]
Questions To Ministers: Oral Answer
Three Questions on Notice

Three questions qualified for oral answer. See the Order Paper for details.

Sen. the Hon. Nigel de Freitas [Minister in the Ministry of Agriculture, Lands and Fisheries]
Sen. the Hon. Paula Gopee-Scoon, MP [Minister of Trade and Industry]
Government Business: Bills Second Reading
The Bills of Exchange (Amendment) Bill, 2022

The Minister in the Ministry of Finance, Hon. Brian Manning, MP, moved the second reading of The Bills of Exchange (Amendment) Bill, 2022. Seven Members made contributions before the Minister rose to wind up the debate. The Bill was considered in Committee of the Whole and approved without amendment. The Bill was then read a third time and passed.

Hon. Brian Manning, MP [Minister in the Ministry of Finance]
Sen. Wade Mark [Opposition Senator]
Sen. Anthony Vieira [Independent Senator]
Hon. Colm Imbert, MP [Minister of Finance]
Sen. Evans Welch [Independent Senator]
Sen. the Hon. Allyson West [Minister of Public Administration]
Sen. Dr. Varma Deyalsingh [Independent Senator]
Sen. the Hon. Reginald Armour SC [Attorney General and Minister of Legal Affairs]
Government Business: Bills Second Reading
The Insurance (Amendment) Bill, 2022

The Minister in the Ministry of Finance moved the second reading of The Insurance (Amendment) Bill, 2022. Three Members entered debate on the Bill before the Minister rose to conclude. The Bill was then considered in a Committee of the Whole. The Bill was later read a third time and passed.

Hon. Brian Manning, MP [Minister in the Ministry of Finance]
Sen. Wade Mark [Opposition Senator]
Hon. Colm Imbert, MP [Minister of Finance]
Sen. the Hon. Reginald Armour SC [Attorney General and Minister of Legal Affairs]
Adjournment
The Senate adjourned to Tuesday June 23, 2022 at 2:30 p.m.

At the next Sitting debate is expected on the Sexual Offences (Amendment) (No.2) Bill, 2021. Time permitting, debate is expected on a Motion to adopt the report of the Special Select Committee on the Sexual Offences (Amendment)(No.3) Bill, 2021. The Sitting ended at 3:51 p.m.