11th REPUBLICAN PARLIAMENT: 4th SESSION

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Summary of the 27th Sitting of the 4th Session of the 11th Republican Parliament
(Wednesday May 15, 2019 at 10:00 AM)

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Announcements By The President/Vice-President

  • Leave of absence: Leave of absence was granted to Sen. the Hon. Jennifer Baptiste-Primus, who is out of the country. Mr. Ndale Young was appointed temporary Government Senator in her place.
    Contributions by: Sen. the Hon. Christine Kangaloo [President of the Senate]

  • Appointment of Senator: The President of the Senate informed of correspondence received from Her Excellency, Paula Mae Weekes, declaring the seat of Mr. Gerald Ramdeen vacant with effect from May 6, 2019. Mr. Ashvani Mahabir was appointed Senator, with effect from May 15, 2019.
    Contributions by: Sen. the Hon. Christine Kangaloo [President of the Senate]

Oath Of Allegiance Of A New Member

  • Two Senators: Opposition Senator Ashvani Mahabir and Temporary Government Senator Ndale Young took the oath of allegiance.
    Contributions by: Sen. Ashvani Mahabir [Opposition Senator], Sen. Ndale Young [Government Senator (Temporary)]

Bills Brought From The House Of Representatives

  • One Bill: The Finance (Supplementary Appropriation) (Financial Year 2019) Bill, 2019 was brought from the House of Representatives. The Minister in the Ministry of Finance moved that the next Stage of the Bill be taken later in the proceedings. This was agreed upon.
    Contributions by: Sen. the Hon. Allyson West [Minister in the Ministry of Finance]

Papers

Presentation Of Reports From Select Committees

Questions To Ministers: Oral Answer

Government Business: Bills Second Reading

Matter On The Adjournment

  • One Matter: Sen. Wade Mark raised a matter on the adjournment namely the failure of the Government to proclaim Act No. 4 of 2012 which deals with the Convention on the prohibition of the development, production and stockpiling of toxic weapons. Sen. the Hon. Dennis Moses responded.
    Contributions by: Sen. Wade Mark [Opposition Senator], Sen. the Hon. Dennis Moses [Minister of Foreign and CARICOM Affairs and Minister in the Ministry of National Security]

Adjournment

  • The Senate adjourned to Tuesday May 21, 2019 at 1:30 p.m.: The Sitting concluded at 11:09 p.m. The Senate adjourned to Tuesday May 21, 2019 at 1:30 p.m.
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