House of Representatives


9th Sitting of the House of Representatives

5th Session - 11th Republican Parliament

Wednesday 27 November, 2019
1:30 PM
Announcements By The Speaker/Deputy Speaker
Leave of absence

Leave of absence was granted to Mr. Barry Padarath, MP for Princes Town, from today’s Sitting of the House.

Four Papers

Four papers were laid. See Order Paper for details.

Questions To Ministers: Oral Answer
Four Questions on Notice

Four questions qualified for oral answer.

Requests For Leave To Move The Adjournment Of The House On Definite Matters Of Urgent Public Importance
Two requests

Dr. Tim Gopeesingh made two requests for leave to move the adjournment of the House on the following matters – the non-payment of outstanding sums of money to school bus drivers and the unprecedented breach of security at one of the country’s public hospitals. The Speaker was not satisfied that these matters qualified under this Standing Order.

Government Business: Bills Second Reading
The Bail (Amendment) (No. 2) Bill, 2019

The Attorney General moved the second reading of the Bail (Amendment) (No. 2) Bill, 2019. Debate began on the Bill. Following the wind up by the Attorney General, the debate on the Bill was adjourned.

Introduction Of Bills
One Bill

The Finance Bill, 2019 was introduced in the name of the Minister of Finance.

The House adjourned to Friday December 6, 2019 at 1:30 p.m.

The Sitting concluded at 8:18 p.m. The House adjourned to Friday December 6, 2019 at 1:30 p.m.