Leave of Absence
Tuesday, May 02, 2000
SENATE Tuesday, May 02, 2000 The Senate met at 10.32 a.m. PRAYERS [MR. PRESIDENT in the Chair] LEAVE OF ABSENCE
Mr. President: Hon. Senators leave of absence from sittings of the Senate has been approved to Sen. Philip Marshall from May 01—03, and to Sen. Diana Mahabir-Wyatt from today’s sitting.
Mr. President: Hon. Senators, I have received the following correspondence from His Excellency the President of the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago:
“THE CONSTITUTION OF THE REPUBLIC OF TRINIDAD AND TOBAGO
By His Excellency ARTHUR N. R. ROBINSON, T.C., O.C.C., S.C., President and Commander-in-Chief of the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago.
\s\ Arthur N. R. Robinson President.
TO: MRS. LAILA SULTAN-KHAN VALERE
WHEREAS Senator Philip A. F. Marshall is incapable of performing his functions as a Senator by reason of his absence from Trinidad and Tobago:
NOW, THEREFORE, I, ARTHUR N. R. ROBINSON, President as aforesaid, in exercise of the power vested in me by section 40(2)(c) and section 44 of the Constitution of the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago, do hereby appoint you, LAILA SULTAN-KHAN VALERE, to be temporarily a member of the Senate, with effect from 1st May, 2000 and continuing during the absence from Trinidad and Tobago of the said Senator Philip A. F. Marshall.
Given under my Hand and the Seal of the President of the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago at the Office of the President, St. Ann’s, this 28th day of April, 2000.”