Today, October 25, 2017, the Senate convened in the Chamber of the National Assembly Building , Belmopan for a Special Sitting. The agenda consisted of 3 Motions  and 8 Bill that was brought from the House of Representative for approval . Those are:


  1. Accession to the Nairobi International Convention on the Removal of Wrecks Motion, 2017.
  2. Resolution Authorizing the Ratification by Belize to the Agreement Relating to the Operation of the CARICOM Development Fund (CDF) Motion, 2017.
  3. The OPEC Fund for International Development US$12,000,000 – Haulover Bridge Replacement Project Loan Motion, 2017.

Bill brought from House of Representatives

  1. Land Utilization (Amendment) Bill, 2017.
  2. Registered Land (Amendment) (No.2) Bill, 2017.
  3. Land Tax (Amendment) (No.2) Bill, 2017.
  4. Immigration (Amendment) Bill, 2017.
  5. Belize Trade and Investment Development Service (Amendment) Bill, 2017.
  6. Married Persons (Protection) (Amendment) Bill, 2017.
  7. Misuse of Drugs (Amendment) Bill, 2017.
  8. International Banking (Amendment) Bill, 2017.


The Meeting  was called to order at 10:00 A.M. At today’s meeting, all 13 Senators were present.

The Special Sitting was adjourned at 5:05 P.M.