36th Sitting of the Senate

4th Session - 11th Republican Parliament

Tuesday 25 June, 2019
1:30 PM
Announcements By The President/Vice-President
Leave of absence

Leave of absence was granted to Sen. the Hon. Dennis Moses who is out of the country. Mr. Ndale Young was appointed to temporarily replace Senator Moses during his absence from Trinidad and Tobago.

Eight Papers

Eight papers were laid. See Order Paper for details.

Questions To Ministers: Oral Answer
Six Questions on Notice

Six questions qualified for oral answer. Questions #198, #259 and #273 were deferred for two weeks.

Private Business: Motions
Unacceptable levels of Criminal Activity in Trinidad and Tobago

Sen. Taharqa Obika moved a motion calling on the Senate to take note of the Government’s failure to arrest the increasing and unacceptable levels of criminal activity in Trinidad and Tobago and calling on the Government to table, in the shortest possible time a cogent Strategic Crime Prevention Plan to address the unacceptable levels of crime facing the citizenry of Trinidad and Tobago. Debate began on the motion.

Private Business: Motions
Annul the Immigration (Amendment) Regulations, 2019

Sen. Wade Mark moved a private motion that the Senate annul the Immigration (Amendment) Regulations, 2019. Debate began on the motion. The motion was not approved.

The Senate adjourned to Tuesday July 2, 2019 at 10:00 a.m

The Sitting concluded at 9:41 p.m. The Senate adjourned to Tuesday July 2, 2019 at 10:00 a.m