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2nd Session of the 11th Parliament

The Tobago House of Assembly Election (Validation) Bill, 2017

An Act to validate the date for the taking of the poll in the election of Assemblymen to the Tobago House of Assembly and for related matters
The purpose of the Bill is to validate the writs of election in relation to the election of persons to serve as Assemblymen in the Tobago House of Assembly, to be held on January 23rd, 2017, as well as the date fixed in the writs of election for the taking of the poll at that election.

Bill No.: House of Representatives Bill 8 of 2017
Introduced in: House of Representatives
Introduced by: The Honourable Faris Al-Rawi [Attorney General]
Introduced on: 20-Jan-2017
Published in Gazette on: 20-Jan-2017, Vol. 56, No. 7
Progress:
House of Representatives
20-Jan-2017 1st Reading PDF icon (36.1 kb) | Hansard PDF icon (385.2 kb)
Hon. Faris Al-Rawi, MP [San Fernando West] [Attorney General]
20-Jan-2017 2nd Reading | Hansard PDF icon (385.2 kb)
Hon. Faris Al-Rawi, MP [San Fernando West] [Attorney General]
Hon. Kamla Persad-Bissessar, SC, MP [Siparia] [Leader of the Opposition]
Hon. Stuart Young, MP [Port-of-Spain North/St. Ann's West] [Minister in the Office of the Attorney General and Legal Affairs and Minister in the Office of the Prime Minister]
Mr. Rodney Charles, MP [Naparima] [Opposition Member]
Dr. Bhoendradatt Tewarie, MP [Caroni Central] [Opposition Member]
Hon. Faris Al-Rawi, MP [San Fernando West] [Attorney General]
20-Jan-2017 Committee Stage | Hansard PDF icon (385.2 kb)
20-Jan-2017 3rd Reading and Passage | Hansard PDF icon (385.2 kb)
Hon. Faris Al-Rawi, MP [San Fernando West] [Attorney General]
37 for, none against, no abstentions
Senate
21-Jan-2017 1st Reading | Hansard PDF icon (450.6 kb)
21-Jan-2017 2nd Reading | Hansard PDF icon (450.6 kb)
Hon. Faris Al-Rawi, MP [San Fernando West] [Attorney General]
Sen. Wade Mark [Opposition Senator]
Sen. Dr. Dhanayshar Mahabir [Independent Senator]
Sen. the Hon. Clarence Rambharat [Minister of Agriculture, Land and Fisheries]
Sen. Gerald Ramdeen [Opposition Senator]
Sen. Taurel Shrikissoon [Independent Senator]
Sen. Khadijah Ameen [Opposition Senator]
Sen. Melissa Ramkissoon [Independent Senator]
Sen. Wayne Sturge [Opposition Senator]
Sen. Sophia Chote, SC [Independent Senator]
Sen. Rodger Samuel [Opposition Senator]
Hon. Faris Al-Rawi, MP [San Fernando West] [Attorney General]
21-Jan-2017 3rd Reading and Passage | Hansard PDF icon (450.6 kb)
Hon. Faris Al-Rawi, MP [San Fernando West] [Attorney General]
28 for, one against, one abstention
President of the Republic
21-Jan-2017 Assent PDF icon (50.1 kb)
Act 1 of 2017
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