34th Sitting of the Senate

3rd Session - 11th Republican Parliament

Tuesday 26 June, 2018
1:30 PM
Bills Brought From The House Of Representatives
One Bill

One Bill was brought from the House of Representatives – the Corporation Tax (Amendment) Bill, 2018. It was agreed that the next stage of the Bill will be taken on June 27, 2018.

Nine Papers

Nine Papers were laid.

Presentation Of Reports From Select Committees
Two Reports

Two reports were presented.

Questions To Ministers: Oral Answer
Three Urgent Questions

Three urgent questions were posed.

Questions To Ministers: Oral Answer
Six Questions on Notice

Six questions qualified for oral answer. Questions #155, #183 and #187 were deferred for two weeks.

Private Business: Motions
Table Valuation Reports and Memorandum of Agreement re Galleons Passage

Sen. Wade Mark moved a motion calling on the Minister of Finance to table, within fourteen days, copies of the Valuation Reports, the Memorandum of Agreement between NIDCO and the vendor of the vessel and the Dunn and Bradstreet Report on the Galleons Passage. Debate began on the motion.

Matter On The Adjournment
Two Matters

Sen. Wade Mark raised a matter on the adjournment regarding the rise in crime and criminality in Trinidad and Tobago and the need for Parliament to give consideration to a proposal that the Leader of the Opposition had suggested. The Minister of Agriculture, Land and Fisheries responded.
Sen. Mark raised a second matter on the failure of the Government to address pension payments to retirees of the Port Authority of Trinidad and Tobago. The Minister of Works and Transport responded.

The Senate adjourned to Wednesday June 27, 2018 at 1:30 p.m.

The Sitting concluded at 6:35 p.m. The Senate adjourned to Wednesday June 27, 2018 at 1:30 p.m.

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