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Summary of the 22nd Sitting of the 4th Session of the 11th Republican Parliament
(Thursday April 11, 2019 at 2:30 PM)

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Announcements By The President/Vice-President

  • Leave of Absence: Leave of absence was granted to Sen. the Hon. Dennis Moses and Sen. Sophia Chote, S.C., who are out of the country. Mr. Ndale Young and Mr. Josh Drayton were appointed temporary Senators in their absence.
    Contributions by: Sen. Nigel De Freitas [Vice-President of the Senate]

Oath Of Allegiance Of A New Member

  • Temporary Senators: Temporary Senators Ndale Young and Josh Drayton took the oath of allegiance.
    Contributions by: Sen. Ndale Young [Government Senator (Temporary)], , MP

Bills Brought From The House Of Representatives

  • One Bill: The Civil Asset Recovery and Management and Unexplained Wealth Bill, 2019 was brought from the House of Representatives. The Attorney General moved that the next stage of the Bill be taken on Monday April 15, 2019. The motion was carried.
    Contributions by: Hon. Faris Al-Rawi, MP [San Fernando West] [Attorney General]


Presentation Of Reports From Select Committees

Questions To Ministers: Oral Answer

Government Business: Bills Second Reading

  • The Non-Profit Organisations Bill, 2019: Consideration of The Non-Profit Organisations Bill, 2019 in the Committee of the Whole commenced. Following the Committee Stage, the Bill was read a third time and passed, with amendments.
    Contributions by: Hon. Faris Al-Rawi, MP [San Fernando West] [Attorney General]

Matter On The Adjournment

  • Two Matters: Sen. Wade Mark raised a matter on the adjournment regarding the process in the termination of four General Managers at National Flour Mills. The Minister of Trade and Industry responded.
    Sen. Mark raised a second matter regarding the quality of the fuel being purchased by Paria Trading Fuel Company. The Minister of Energy and Energy Industries responded.
    Contributions by: Sen. Wade Mark [Opposition Senator], Sen. the Hon. Paula Gopee-Scoon [Minister of Trade and Industry], Sen. the Hon. Franklin Khan [Minister of Energy and Energy Industries]


  • The Senate adjourned to Monday April 15, 2019 at 10:00 a.m.: The Sitting concluded at 8:28 p.m. The Senate adjourned to Monday April 15, 2019 at 10:00 a.m.
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