32nd Sitting of the Senate
2nd Session - 11th Republican Parliament
Leave of absence was granted to Sen. the Hon. Dennis Moses who is out of the country and Sen. Taurel Shrikissoon who is ill. Ms. Alisha Romano was appointed temporary Senator in the absence of Sen. the Hon. Dennis Moses.
Temporary Senator Alisha Romano took her oath of allegiance. Later in the proceedings Pastor Clive Dottin did the same.
Three Papers were laid. See Supplemental Order Paper for details.
Seven Reports were presented. See the Order Paper.
Two urgent questions were posed. See Order Paper for details.
There is one question on notice. The question will be answered at the next Sitting. See the Order Paper.
The Leader of Government Business moved a motion that the JSC on the Insurance Bill, 2016, the JSC on the Gambling (Gaming and Betting) Control Bill, 2016 and JSC on the Cybercrime Bill, 2017 be granted an extension of eleven (11) weeks in order to complete its work and submit a final report by September 15, 2017. These motions were approved.
The Committee Stage of The Criminal Procedure (Plea Discussion and Plea Agreement) Bill, 2017 was resumed and concluded. The Bill was then read a third time and passed.
The Attorney General moved the second reading of The Bail (Access to Bail) (Amendment) Bill, 2017. Debate began on the Bill and will continue at the next Sitting.
The Sitting concluded at 11:20 p.m. The Senate adjourned to Thursday July 6, 2017 at 2:30 p.m.