House of Representatives


34th Sitting of the House of Representatives

3rd Session - 10th Republican Parliament

Monday 17 June, 2013
1:30 PM
Announcements By The Speaker/Deputy Speaker
Leave of Absence

The Speaker granted leave of absence to the Member for Siparia (today’s sitting), the Member for Mayaro (June 17-24), the Member for Diego Martin Central (June 17-22) and the Member for Pointe-a-Pierre (June 17-24).

One Paper

One Paper was laid. See the Order Paper.

Questions To Ministers: Oral Answer
Six Questions

Six Questions qualified for oral answer. Five questions were answered and one deferred. See the Order Paper for details.

Government Business: Bills Second Reading
The Dog Control Bill, 2013

The Attorney General moved the second reading of the Dog Control Bill, 2013. The Member for Diego Martin North/East was first to enter the debate. Following his contribution, debate on the Bill was adjourned.

Private Business: Bills Second Reading
The Holy Name Convent Past Pupils' Association (Incorporation) Bill, 2013

The Speaker moved the second reading of the Holy Name Convent Past Pupils’ Association (Incorporation) Bill, 2013. The Speaker then appointed the following members to serve on a Special Select Committee of the House of Representatives to consider the Bill: Mrs. Nela Khan, Chairman, Ms. Ramona Ramdial, Mr. Jairam Seemungal, Ms. Patricia McIntosh and Mr. Fitzgerald Jeffrey.

The House adjourned to Friday June 21, 2013 at 1:30 p.m.

The House adjourns to Friday June 21, 2013 at 1:30 p.m. at which time debate will continue on the Dog Control Bill, 2013 followed by the CARIFORUM (Caribbean Community and Dominican Republic) European Community Economic Partnership Agreement Bill, 2013. Before adjourning, members paid tribute to the national community on the occasion of Labour Day, which is commemorated on June 19th each year.