11th REPUBLICAN PARLIAMENT: 4th SESSION

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4th Session of the 10th Republican Parliament

Approve the Draft of the Elections and Boundaries Commission (Local Government and House of Assembly) Order, 2013

WHEREAS it is provided by subsection (3) of section 4 of the Elections and Boundaries Commission (Local Government and Tobago House of Assembly) Act, that as soon as may be after the Elections and Boundaries Commission (hereinafter referred to as "the Commission") has submitted a report under paragraph (a) of subsection (1) of section 4 of the said Act, the Minister shall lay before the House of Representatives for its approval the draft of an Order by the President for giving effect, whether with or without modifications, to the recommendations contained in the report:

AND WHEREAS the Commission has submitted a report to the Minister in accordance with the provisions of paragraph (a) of subsection (1) of section 4:

AND WHEREAS the draft of an Order entitled the "Elections and Boundaries Commission (Local Government and Tobago House of Assembly) Order, 2013" giving effect to the recommendations of the Commission was laid before the House of Representatives on the 2nd day of August, 2013:

BE IT RESOLVED that the draft of the "Elections and Boundaries Commission (Local Government and House of Assembly) Order, 2013" be approved.

(By the Minister of Local Government)

The Motion was approved by a margin of 22 for, 13 against.
First Debated: 06-Sep-2013
Approved on: 6-Sep-2013
Speakers in the:
House of Representatives
06-Sep-2013 View the Order PDF icon (6,147.9 kb) | Hansard PDF icon (1,916.0 kb)
Hon. Dr. Surujrattan Rambachan, MP [Tabaquite] [Minister of Works and Infrastructure]
Mr. Colm Imbert, MP [Diego Martin North/East] [Opposition Member]
Mr. Jack Warner, MP [Chaguanas West] [Opposition Member]
Hon. Dr. Keith Rowley, MP [Diego Martin West] [Leader of the Opposition]
Mr. NiLeung Hypolite, MP [Laventille West] [Opposition Member]
Mrs. Patricia McIntosh, MP [Port-of-Spain North/St. Ann's West] [Opposition Member]
Ms. Donna Cox, MP [Laventille East/Morvant] [Opposition Member]
Mr. Fitzgerald Jeffrey, MP [La Brea] [Opposition Member]
Dr. Amery Browne, MP [Diego Martin Central] [Opposition Member]
Mrs. Joanne Thomas, MP [St. Ann's East] [Opposition Member]
Ms. Alicia Hospedales, MP [Arouca/Maloney] [Opposition Member]
Mrs. Paula Gopee-Scoon, MP [Point Fortin] [Opposition Member]
Mr. Herbert Volney, MP [St. Joseph] [Government Member]
Hon. Dr. Surujrattan Rambachan, MP [Tabaquite] [Minister of Works and Infrastructure]
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