3rd Sitting of the Senate

3rd Session - 12th Republican Parliament

Thursday 13 October, 2022
10:00 AM
Announcements By The President/Vice-President
Leave of absence

Leave of absence was granted to Sen. Jayanti Lutchmedial, who is ill. Dr. Tim Gopeesingh was appointed temporary Senator in her absence.

Oath Of Allegiance Of A New Member
Temporary Senator

Temporary Senator, Dr. Tim Gopeesingh, took the oath of allegiance.

Sen. Dr. Tim Gopeesingh [Opposition Senator (Temporary)]
Fifteen Papers

Fifteen papers were laid. See Order Paper for details.

Sen. the Hon. Paula Gopee-Scoon [Minister of Trade and Industry]
Sen. Dr. Muhammad Yunus Ibrahim [Vice-President of the Senate]
Sen. the Hon. Dr. Amery Browne [Minister of Foreign and CARICOM Affairs]
Government Business: Bills Second Reading
The Appropriation (Financial Year 2023) Bill, 2022

Debate resumed on The Appropriation (Financial Year 2023) Bill, 2022. Thirteen senators made their contributions to the debate before the Sitting was adjourned.

Sen. the Hon. Allyson West [Minister of Public Administration]
Sen. Dr. Maria Dillon-Remy [Independent Senator]
Sen. Jearlean John [Opposition Senator]
Sen. the Hon. Kazim Hosein [Minister of Agriculture, Lands and Fisheries]
Sen. the Hon. Rohan Sinanan [Minister of Works and Transport]
Sen. David Nakhid [Opposition Senator]
Sen. Dr. Varma Deyalsingh [Independent Senator]
Sen. the Hon. Donna Cox [Minister of Social Development and Family Services]
Sen. the Hon. Avinash Singh [Minister in the Ministry of Agriculture, Land and Fisheries]
Sen. Dr. Tim Gopeesingh [Opposition Senator (Temporary)]
Hon. Terrence Deyalsingh, MP [Minister of Health]
Sen. Dr. Paul Richards [Independent Senator]
Sen. the Hon. Nigel de Freitas [President of the Senate]
The Senate adjourned to Friday October 14, 2022 at 10:00 a.m.

The Sitting concluded at 6:41 p.m.