9th Sitting of the Senate
3rd Session - 12th Republican Parliament
Leave of absence was granted to Sen. the Hon. Randall Mitchell, who is out of the country. Mr. Ndale Young was appointed temporary Senator in his place.
Temporary Senator Ndale Young took the oath of allegiance.
The House paid tribute to former Senator, Dr. Romesh Mootoo who passed away on December 9, 2022. A minute of silence was observed.
The Scrap Metal Bill, 2022 was brought from the House of Representatives in the name of the Attorney General, Sen. the Hon. Reginald Armour, S.C., who moved that the next stage of the Bill be taken later in the proceedings. The motion was approved.
Three Questions on Notice qualified for oral answer. See the Order Paper.
The Attorney General, Sen. the Hon. Reginald Armour, MP, moved the second reading of The Scrap Metal Bill, 2022. 11 Members made contributions before the Attorney General rose to conclude the debate. The Bill was committed to a Committee of the Whole to be considered clause by clause and was approved without amendments. The bill was read a third time and passed.
The Senate brought greetings to the nation on the celebration of Christmas 2022. The Sitting concluded at 6:11 p.m.