4th Sitting of the Senate
2nd Session - 12th Republican Parliament
The Clerk read a Proclamation which will permit members to attend Sittings of the Senate virtually.
Mr. Ndale Young was appointed to temporarily replace Sen. the Hon. Dr. Amery Browne, who was out of the country.
The Appropriation (Financial Year – 2022) Bill, 2021, which was passed in the House on October 14, 2021 was read a first time in the Senate in the name of the Minister of Finance. The Minister moved that the next stage of the Bill be taken later in the proceedings.
There are 34 Papers to be laid. See the Order Paper and Supplemental Order Paper
The Leader of Government Business moved that the Speaking Time for debate be restored for the Appropriation Bill only. The House agreed.
The Minister of Finance moved the second reading of the Appropriation (Financial Year – 2022) Bill, Senate is expected to debate the budget for fiscal 2022. Debate then began on the Bill.
The budget debate is expected to continue when the Senate next sits. The Sitting ended at 6:35 p.m.