Trinidad and Tobago will benefit from the use of the non-lethal weapon pepper spray.
Attorney General, Faris Al Rawi, expressed this confidence as he led off contribution on the Firearms Amendments Bill 2021 in the House of Representatives this afternoon.
The AG said the move is one of the means being used by the government to address a societal issue.
The AG said there are proper checks and balances in place to guard against abuse of the device.
Meanwhile, Member of Parliament for Princes Town, Barry Padarath, said the Opposition is ready to give its support to the legislation.
MP Padarath said the vulnerable must be protected against criminal elements in society.