House of Representatives


8th Sitting of the House of Representatives

3rd Session - 10th Republican Parliament

Wednesday 10 October, 2012
10:00 AM
Announcements By The Speaker/Deputy Speaker
Leave of Absence

The Speaker granted leave of absence to the Member for Tunapuna for the period October 9, 2012 to October 23, 2012.

Introduction Of Bills
Two Bills were introduced

Two Bills, The Births and Deaths Registration (Amendment) Bill, 2012 and the Marriage (Amendment) Bill, 2012, were introduced in the name of the Minister of Legal Affairs.

Government Business: Bills Second Reading
The Appropriation (Financial Year - 2013) Bill, 2012

The Budget Debate for fiscal 2013 resumed from October 9, 2012. The Minister of Public Administration was first to contribute, followed by the Minister of Tourism, The Minister of State in the Office of the Prime Minister and the Opposition Chief Whip. Eight Members made contributions before the Minister of Finance rose to conclude the debate. The House then resolved into Finance Committee.

The House adjourned to Friday October 19, 2012 at 1:30 p.m.

The sitting ended at 9:44 p.m.