33rd Sitting of the Senate
1st Session - 10th Republican Parliament
The Vice-President granted leave of absence to Sen. the Hon. Timothy Hamel-Smith, Sen. the Hon. Mary King and Sen. Subhas Ramkhelawan. Mr. Rabindra Moonan, Archbishop Barbara Gray-Burke and Mrs. Parvatee Anmolsingh-Mahabir were appointed to temporarily replace Senators Hamel-Smith, King and Ramkhelawan.
Three Papers were laid. See the Order Paper.
All Three Questions which qualified for oral answer were answered. See the Order Paper.
Two Questions qualify for written response. See the Order Paper.
The Attorney General moved the Second Reading of the Anti-Gang BIll, 2010. In so doing, the Attorney General also sought and obtained leave to debate the Bail (Amendment) Bill, 2010 concurrently. Sen. Fitzgerald Hinds was first to enter the debate, followed by Sen. Basharat Ali, the Minister of National Security and Sen. Faris Al Rawi. Nine Senators made contributions before debate on the Bills was suspended.
At the next sitting, debate is expected to resume on the Anti-Gang Bill, 2010 and the Bail (Amendment) Bill, 2010. The sitting ended at 10:01 p.m.