11th REPUBLICAN PARLIAMENT: 4th SESSION

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1st Session of the 11th Republican Parliament

Approve Draft EBC (Local Government and THA) Order 2016

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, 2016' giving effect to the recommendations of the Commission was laid before the House of Representatives on the 11th day of March, 2016:

BE IT RESOLVED that the draft of the 'Elections and Boundaries Commission (Local Government and Tobago House of Assembly) Order, 2016' be approved.

(By the Minister of Rural Development and Local Government)

View the Draft EBC (Local Government and THA) Order 2016 here.

First Debated: 13-May-2016
Approved on: 13-May-2016
Speakers in the:
House of Representatives
13-May-2016 House of Representatives Debate Day 1 - View Resolution here PDF icon (21.8 kb) | Hansard PDF icon (586.7 kb)
Sen. the Hon. Franklin Khan [Minister of Rural Development and Local Government]
Dr. Surujrattan Rambachan, MP [Tabaquite] [Opposition Member]
Hon. Anthony Garcia, MP [Arima] [Minister of Education]
Ms. Ramona Ramdial, MP [Couva North] [Opposition Member]
Mr. Esmond Forde, MP [Tunapuna] [Deputy Speaker]
Dr. Tim Gopeesingh, MP [Caroni East] [Opposition Member]
Hon. Shamfa Cudjoe, MP [Tobago West] [Minister of Tourism]
Sen. the Hon. Franklin Khan [Minister of Rural Development and Local Government]
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