9th Sitting of the House of Representatives
3rd Session - 11th Republican Parliament
The Speaker granted leave of absence to the Members for Arouca/Maloney, D’Abadie/O’Meara and La Horquetta/Talparo.
Nine Papers were laid. See the Order Paper.
Three Committee Reports were presented. See the Order Paper.
All questions were answered. See the Order Paper.
There were 14 Questions on Notice to be answered. See the Order Paper.
The Member for Oropouche East sought leave to raise, “the failure of the Government to ensure that the Piarco International Airport is efficiently and effectively managed. The Member for Caroni East sought leave to raise. “the failure of the Government to manage a serious health crisis resulting from the infectious disease of Leptospirosis. In both instances the Speaker ruled that the matter did not qualify under this Standing Order.
The Attorney General moved the second reading of the Miscellaneous Provisions (Mutual Assistance in Criminal Matters, Proceeds of Crime, Financial Intelligence Unit of Trinidad and Tobago, Customs and Exchange Control) Bill, 2017, which was saved from the Second Session of the 11th Parliament. The Member for Caroni East was first to enter the debate. Debate on the Bill was then adjourned.
The Attorney General moved the second reading of Motor Vehicles and Road Traffic (Amendment)(No.2) Bill, 2017. The Member for Tabaquite was first to enter the debate, followed by the Minister of National Security and the Member for Chaguanas East. Five Members made contributions before the Attorney General rose to conclude the debate. The Bill was read a second time and considered in Committee and approved with amendments. The Bill was then reported to the House, read a third time and passed.