House of Representatives


39th Sitting of the House of Representatives

2nd Session - 9th Republican Parliament

Wednesday 21 October, 2009
10:30 AM
Announcements By The Speaker/Deputy Speaker
Leave of Absence

The Speaker granted Leave of Absence to the Member for Couva North (today) and the Member for Chaguanas West (21 Oct-16 Nov).

Two Papers

Two Papers were laid. See the Order Paper.

Presentation Of Reports From Select Committees
Two Reports laid

Two Report were laid. See the Order Paper and Supplemental Order Paper.

Government Business: Bills Second Reading
The Commissions of Enquiry (Validation and Immunity from Proceedings) Bill, 2009

Debate resumed on the Commissions of Enquiry (Validation and Immunity from Proceedings) Bill, 2009. Some ten members made interventions (15 overall over the course of two days of debate) before the Attorney General rose to conclude. The Bill was considered in Committee and passed with amendments. It was then read a third time and passed unanimously (36 for, none against).

The House adjourns to Friday October 30, 2009 at 1:30 p.m.

At its next sitting the House will consider Private Business. The House adjourned at approximately 6:05 p.m.