32nd Sitting of the Senate
2nd Session - 12th Republican Parliament
The President of the Senate granted leave of absence to Sen. the Hon. Allyson West from today’s Sitting. Mr. Michael Seales was appointed to temporarily replace Senator West during her absence.
The National Insurance (Amendment) Bill, 2022, which was passed in the House of Representatives on June 22, 2022, is expected to be read a first time in the Senate in the name of the Minister of Finance.
Two Papers were laid. See the Supplemental Order Paper.
One Urgent Question qualifies for oral answer. See the Order Paper.
Three Questions on Notice qualify for oral answer. See the Order Paper.
The Attorney General moved the second reading of the Sexual Offences (Amendment)(No.2) Bill, 2021. Nine members made contributions before the Attorney General rose to wind up. The Bill was considered in Committee of the Whole and approved without amendment. It was then read a third time and passed.
Senator Wade Mark raised one Matter on the Motion for the Adjournment of the Senate, the need for the Government to explain the arrangement whereby Inspectors at the Operational Safety and Health Authority and Agency are employed on a month-to-month contractual basis. The Minister of Labour responded.
At the next Sitting, debate is expected to resume on a Private Motion by Senator Anthony Vieira. The Sitting ended at 7:05 p.m.