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1st Session of the 10th Parliament

The Senior Citizens' Grant (Amendment) Bill, 2010

An Act to amend the Senior Citizens' Grant Act, Chap. 32:02
This Bill seeks to amend the Senior Citizens' Grant Act, Chap. 32:02 to change the name of the Act to the Senior Citizens' Pension Act and to make the necessary changes from senior citizens' pension within the Act. The Act would also increase the ceiling for monthly pensions to three thousand dollars and set out the various income ranges as the eligibility criteria for receipt of the monthly pension.

Bill No.: House of Representatives Bill 16 of 2010
Introduced in: House of Representatives
Introduced by: The Honourable Dr. Glenn Ramadharsingh [Minister of the People and Social Development]
Introduced on: 16-Jul-2010
Published in Gazette on:
Progress:
House of Representatives
16-Jul-2010 1st Reading PDF icon (39.3 kb) | Hansard PDF icon (599.1 kb)
Hon. Dr. Glenn Ramadharsingh, MP [Caroni Central] [Minister of the People and Social Development]
30-Jul-2010 2nd Reading | Hansard PDF icon (958.6 kb)
Hon. Dr. Glenn Ramadharsingh, MP [Caroni Central] [Minister of the People and Social Development]
Dr. Amery Browne, MP [Diego Martin Central] [Opposition Member]
Hon. Dr. Lincoln Douglas, MP [Lopinot/Bon Air West] [Minister of State in the Ministry of the People and Social Development]
Ms. Alicia Hospedales, MP [Arouca/Maloney] [Opposition Member]
Hon. Jack Warner, MP [Chaguanas West] [Minister of Works and Transport]
Mr. Colm Imbert, MP [Diego Martin North/East] [Opposition Member]
Mrs. Patricia McIntosh, MP [Port-of-Spain North/St. Ann's West] [Opposition Member]
Hon. Dr. Keith Rowley, MP [Diego Martin West] [Leader of the Opposition]
Hon. Dr. Roodal Moonilal, MP [Oropouche East] [Minister of Housing and the Environment and Leader of the House]
Mr. Fitzgerald Jeffrey, MP [La Brea] [Opposition Member]
Mrs. Paula Gopee-Scoon, MP [Point Fortin] [Opposition Member]
Hon. Dr. Glenn Ramadharsingh, MP [Caroni Central] [Minister of the People and Social Development]
30-Jul-2010 Committee Stage | Hansard PDF icon (958.6 kb)
amendments made in the House of Representatives including an amendment to the Long Title.
30-Jul-2010 3rd Reading and Passage | Hansard PDF icon (958.6 kb)
Senate
03-Aug-2010 1st Reading PDF icon (41.9 kb) | Hansard PDF icon (320.3 kb)
Hon. Dr. Glenn Ramadharsingh, MP [Caroni Central] [Minister of the People and Social Development]
The Senior Citizens' Grant (Amendment and Validation) Bill, 2010
10-Aug-2010 2nd Reading | Hansard PDF icon (599.1 kb)
Hon. Dr. Glenn Ramadharsingh, MP [Caroni Central] [Minister of the People and Social Development]
Sen. Fitzgerald Hinds [Opposition Senator]
Sen. Basharat Ali [Independent Senator]
Sen. Prof. Patrick Watson [Government Senator]
Sen. Shamfa Cudjoe [Opposition Senator]
Sen Subhas Ramkhelawan [Independent Senator]
Sen. Danny Maharaj [Government Senator]
Sen. Ted Roopnarine [Opposition Senator]
Sen. Corinne Baptiste-McKnight [Independent Senator]
Sen. Sylvester Ramquar [Government Senator (Temporary)]
Sen. Faris Al-Rawi [Opposition Senator]
Sen. Prof. Harold Ramkissoon [Independent Senator]
Sen. Pennelope Beckles [Leader of Opposition Business in the Senate]
Sen Elton Prescott, SC [Independent Senator]
Hon. Dr. Glenn Ramadharsingh, MP [Caroni Central] [Minister of the People and Social Development]
10-Aug-2010 Committee Stage | Hansard PDF icon (599.1 kb)
10-Aug-2010 3rd Reading and Passage | Hansard PDF icon (599.1 kb)
Hon. Dr. Glenn Ramadharsingh, MP [Caroni Central] [Minister of the People and Social Development]
President of the Republic
17-Aug-2010 Assent PDF icon (49.4 kb)
Act 6 of 2010
The Senior Citizens' Grant (Amendment and Validation) Act, 2010
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