37th Sitting of the Senate

3rd Session - 11th Republican Parliament

Thursday 5 July, 2018
2:00 PM
Announcements By The President/Vice-President
Leave of absence

Leave of absence was granted to Sen. the Hon. Franklin Khan and Sen. the Hon. Dennis Moses, who are out of the country and to Sen. H.R. Ian Roach who is ill. Ms. Ayanna Lewis, Mr. Garvin Simonette and Ms. Zola Philips were appointed temporary Senators in their place.

Oath Of Allegiance Of A New Member
Temporary Senators

Temporary Senators Ayanna Lewis, Garvin Simonette and Zola Philips took the oath of allegiance.

Bills Brought From The House Of Representatives
The Anti-Terrorism (Amendment) Bill, 2018

One Bill was brought from the House of Representatives. The Attorney General moved that the next stage of the Bill be taken later in the proceedings.

Oath Of Allegiance Of A New Member
Four Papers

Four papers were laid. See Order Paper and Supplemental Order Paper for details.

Questions To Ministers: Oral Answer
Two Urgent Questions

Two urgent questions were posed.

Questions To Ministers: Oral Answer
Five Questions on Notice

Five questions qualified for oral answer.

Government Business: Bills Second Reading
The Anti-Terrorism (Amendment) Bill, 2018

The Attorney General moved the second reading of The Anti-Terrorism (Amendment) Bill, 2018. Debate began on the Bill. Following the debate, the Bill was committed to Committee for consideration clause by clause. No amendments were made. The Bill was then read a third time and passed.

Matter On The Adjournment
One Matter

Sen. Wade Mark raised a matter on the adjournment namely the failure of Central Bank to address the plight of borrowers and depositors who are adversely affected by unfair banking practices. The Minister in the Ministry of Finance responded.

The Senate adjourned to a date to be fixed

The Sitting concluded at 10:57 p.m. The Senate adjourned to a date to be fixed.

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Part 1
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