4th Sitting of the Senate

5th Session - 11th Republican Parliament

Friday 25 October, 2019
10:00 AM
Announcements By The President/Vice-President
Establishment of JSC

The Vice-President of the Senate informed of correspondence received from the Speaker of the House on the establishment of Joint Select Committees.

Fourteen Papers

Fourteen papers were laid. See Order Paper for details.

Presentation Of Reports From Select Committees
Five Reports

Five reports were presented.

Motions Relating To The Business Or Sittings Of The House And Moved By A Minister Or Parliamentary Secretary
Appointments to Joint Select Committees

The Acting Leader of Government Business, Sen. the Hon. Clarence Rambharat, moved a motion that the Senate concur with the House in the establishment of seven Joint Select Committees and appoint six named Senators to each Committee. The motion was approved.
Sen. the Hon. Clarence Rambharat also moved a motion for the appointment of Senators on the Public Administration and Appropriation Committee and the JSC on Human Rights, Equality and Diversity.

Government Business: Bills Second Reading
The Appropriation (Financial Year 2020) Bill, 2019

Debate resumed on The Appropriation (Financial Year 2020) Bill, 2019. Following the debate, the Bill was read a third time and passed.

The Senate adjourned to a date to be fixed

The Senate brought greetings to the Hindu community, and the nation, on the celebration of Divali. The Sitting concluded at 5:18 p.m. The Senate adjourned to a date to be fixed.