6th Sitting of the Senate

4th Session - 10th Republican Parliament

Tuesday 19 November, 2013
1:30 PM
Announcements By The President/Vice-President
Leave of Absence / Appointment of Temporary Sen.

Sen. the Hon. Anand Ramlogan, Sen. the Hon. Kevin Ramnarine, Sen. the Hon. Raziah Ahmed and Sen. Shamfa Cudjoe are out of the country and were granted leave of absence by the President of the Senate.

The President of the Senate then read a letter from the President of the Republic of Trinidad & Tobago appointing Mr. Wayne Sturge, Mr. Don Sylvester, Arch. Barbara Burke, Mrs. Camille Robinson-Regis as temporary Senators.

They then took the Oath of Allegiance as temporary Senators for today’s siting.

21 Papers

21 Papers were laid. See the Order Paper.

Presentation Of Reports From Select Committees
Five Reports

Five reports were presented. See the Order Paper.

Questions To Ministers: Oral Answer
Ten Questions

Ten Questions qualify for oral answer. Question 5 was answered.

Introduction Of Bills
The Insurance (No.2) Bill, 2013

The Insurance (No.2) Bill, 2013 will be introduced in the name of the Minister of Finance, who will move that the next stage of the Bill be taken later in the proceedings.

Government Business: Bills Second Reading
The Insurance (No.2) Bill, 2013

The Insurance (No.2) Bill, 2013 was read a second time. Sen. the Hon. Lester Henry was the first to join the debate followed by Sen. Subhas Ramkhelawan, Sen. Faris Al-Rawi, Sen. Elton Prescott, SC, Sen. Dr. Dhanayshar Mahabir, Sen. Anthony Vieira and Sen. David Small. Sen. the Hon. Larry Howai responded lastly and the Bill was read a second time then referred to a Joint Select Committee. The Senate then adjourned to Thursday 26th Nov, 2013.


The Senate adjourned to Tuesday 26th Nov, 2013.