House of Representatives


38th Sitting of the House of Representatives

5th Session - 10th Republican Parliament

Wednesday 3 June, 2015
2:00 PM
Announcements By The Speaker/Deputy Speaker
Leave of Absence

The Speaker granted leave of absence to the Member for San Fernando East from today’s sitting.

One Paper

One Paper was laid by the Leader of the House. See the Supplemental Order Paper.

Questions To Ministers: Oral Answer
Urgent Questions
Statements By Ministers
Electrification programme by T&TEC

The Minister of Public Utilities made a statement on the Establishment of an Electrification programme by the Trinidad and Tobago Electricity Commission with oversight by the Ministry of Public Utilities.

Government Business: Bills Second Reading
The State Land (Regularisation of Tenure)(Miscellaneous Amendment) Bill, 2015

The Minister of Land and Marine Resources moved the second reading of the State Land (Regularisation of Tenure)(Miscellaneous Amendment) Bill, 2015. The Member for Chaguanas West was first to enter the debate, followed by the Minister of Housing and Urban Development and the Member for Caroni Central. Eight Members made contributions before the Minister of Land and Marine Resources rose to conclude. The Bill was read a second time, referred to a Committee of the Whole House where it was approved with amendments. It was then read a third time and passed. A division was taken at third reading, the result of which was 25 for, none against, no abstentions.

The House adjourns to Friday June 5, 2015 at 10:00 a.m.

The sitting ended at 7:31 p.m.