42nd Sitting of the House of Representatives
4th Session - 11th Republican Parliament
Leave of absence was granted to Mr. Fazal Karim, MP for Chaguanas East, from today’s Sitting of the House.
The Firearms (Amendment) Bill, 2019 was brought from the Senate. The Attorney General moved that the next stage of the Bill be taken later in the proceedings. This motion was carried.
68 papers were laid. See Order Paper for details.
Three reports will be presented. See Order Paper for details.
Three urgent questions were posed.
Eight questions qualified for oral answer. Seven questions were answered. Question 254 was deferred for two weeks.
The Minister of Finance, Hon. Colm Imbert, MP, announced the reading of the Budget on October 7th, 2019.
The Attorney General, Hon. Faris Al-Rawi, MP, moved the second reading of The Firearms (Amendment) Bill, 2019. Debate began on the bill. Following the debate, the Bill was referred to the Committee of the Whole for consideration clause by clause. No amendments were made. With 29 votes for, 0 votes against and no abstentions, the Firearms (Amendment) Bill, 2019 was read a third time and passed.
The Sitting concluded at 9:36 p.m. The House adjourned to Friday September 13, 2019 at 1:30 p.m.