House of Representatives


34th Sitting of the House of Representatives

1st Session - 10th Republican Parliament

Monday 28 February, 2011
1:30 PM
Three Papers

Three Papers were laid. See the Order Paper.

Presentation Of Reports From Select Committees
SSC - Ecclesiatic Council

One Report was presented. See the Order Paper.

Government Business: Bills Second Reading
The Constitution (Amendment)(Capital Offences) Bill, 2011

The Attorney General resumed his wind up to the Constitution (Amendment)(Capital Offences) Bill, 2011. The Bill was then considered in Committee where it was passed with amendments. At third reading 29 members voted for and 11 against. The Bill therefore did not receive the support of the requisite three-fourths majority and was defeated.

Committee Business: Motions
Ecclesiastical Council of Spiritual Baptist Churches

The Deputy Speaker moved a Motion to adopt the Report of the Special Select Committee of the House of Representatives on the Ecclesiastical Council of Spiritual Baptist Churches of Trinidad and Tobago (Incorporation) Bill, 2010. The Report, which indicated that the Petitioners wished to withdraw the Bill, was approved.

The House adjourned to Friday March 11, 2011

The Leader of the House indicated that at the next sitting, debate would begin on the Statutory Authorities (Amendment) Bill, 2010. The sitting adjourned at 2:47 p.m.