34th Sitting of the House of Representatives
3rd Session - 10th Republican Parliament
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 was laid. See the Order Paper.
Six Questions qualified for oral answer. Five questions were answered and one deferred. See the Order Paper for details.
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.
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 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.