40th Sitting of the Senate

1st Session - 10th Republican Parliament

Tuesday 24 May, 2011
11:00 AM
Two Papers

Two Papers were laid. See the Order Paper.

Motions Relating To The Business Or Sittings Of The House And Moved By A Minister Or Parliamentary Secretary
Public Business instead of Private Business

The Leader of Government Business sought and obtained leave of the Senate to consider Public Business instead of Private Business.

Government Business: Bills Second Reading
The Trafficking in Persons Bill, 2011

The Leader of Government Business resumed his contribution (from May 23, 2011) on the Trafficking in Persons Bill, 2011. He was followed by Sen. Subhas Ramkhelawan and Sen. Danny Maharaj. A total of 24 Senators made contributions over the course of four days of debate before the Minister of National Security then rose to conclude. The Bill was then considered in Committee and passed with amendments. It was then read a third time and passed.

The Senate adjourned to Tuesday May 31, 2011 at 11:00 a.m.

The Leader of Government Business indicated that debate would begin on the Miscellaneous Provisions (Ministry of Justice) Bill, 2011. Following this, Private Business will take place. The sitting ended at 2:38 p.m.