32nd Sitting of the Senate

4th Session - 11th Republican Parliament

Tuesday 11 June, 2019
10:00 AM
Announcements By The President/Vice-President
Leave of absence

Leave of absence was granted to Sen. Daniel Dookie, Sen. Deoroop Teemal and Sen. Dr. Maria Dillon-Remy who are out of the country. Mr. Ndale Young, Mr. John Heath and Ms. Shervon Ifill were appointed temporary Senators in their absence.

Oath Of Allegiance Of A New Member
Temporary Senators

Temporary Senators Young, Heath and Ifill took the oath of allegiance.

Announcements By The President/Vice-President
Establishment of JSC

The Vice President informed of correspondence received from the Speaker of the House regarding the establishment of the Joint Select Committee on the Private Security Industry Bill, 2019.

Bills Brought From The House Of Representatives
Two Bills

Two bills were brought from the House of Representatives. The Leader of Government Business moved that the next stage of The Miscellaneous Provisions (Financial Institutions, Securities and Insurance) Bill, 2019 be taken on Wednesday June 12, 2019. The motion was approved.

Two Papers

Two papers were laid. See Supplemental Order Paper for details.

Presentation Of Reports From Select Committees
One Report

One report was presented. See the Order Paper.

Questions To Ministers: Oral Answer
One urgent question

One urgent question was posed.

Questions To Ministers: Oral Answer
Seven Questions on Notice

There are seven Questions on Notice listed on the Order Paper. Questions #259, #261 and #273 were deferred for two weeks.

Motions Relating To The Business Or Sittings Of The House And Moved By A Minister Or Parliamentary Secretary
Appointments to JSC

The Leader of the Government Bench moved a motion that the Senate concur with the House of Representatives in the establishment of a Joint Select Committee to consider the Private Security Industry Bill, 2019 and further moved the appointment of six Senators to this Committee. The motion was approved.

Government Business: Bills Second Reading
The Bail (Amendment) Bill, 2019

The Attorney General, Hon. Faris Al-Rawi, MP, moved the second reading of The Bail (Amendment) Bill, 2019. Debate began on the Bill. The Attorney General began the wind up of the Bill, which he will conclude at the next Sitting.

The Senate adjourned to Wednesday June 12, 2019 at 2:30 p.m.

The Sitting concluded at 8:09 p.m. The Senate adjourned to Wednesday June 12, 2019 at 2:30 p.m.