11th REPUBLICAN PARLIAMENT: 4th SESSION

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1st Session of the 11th Republican Parliament

Closure of Legislation gaps in relation to penalties for the abuse and negative usage of technology

WHEREAS the limitless use of technology creates avenues for its abuse and for various types of cybercrimes, including cyberbullying, which can harm our citizens;

WHEREAS the laws of Trinidad and Tobago have not, to date, addressed the issue of the regulation of such 'cyber-activity';

BE IT RESOLVED that the Senate call upon the Government to quickly close the gaps in our legislation in relation to penalties for the abuse and negative usage of computers, mobile devices and internet technology.

(By Senator Melissa V. Ramkissoon)

First Debated: 26-Apr-2016
Approved on: 26-Apr-2016
Speakers in the:
Senate
26-Apr-2016 Senate Debate Day 1 | Hansard PDF icon (396.4 kb)
Sen. Melissa Ramkissoon [Independent Senator]
Hon. Faris Al-Rawi, MP [San Fernando West] [Attorney General]
Sen. Rodger Samuel [Opposition Senator]
Sen. Sophia Chote, SC [Independent Senator]
Sen. Melissa Ramkissoon [Independent Senator]
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