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24/10/2013 [Bills] I move: "That the Bill be now read a Second Time."
I welcome the Tánaiste and Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade. I do not know why I thought he would be in Mexico with the President this week. A Minister of State is in Mexico in place of the Tánaiste.
I propose this Bill on behalf...
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24/10/2013 [Bills] The purpose of the Bill has been explained very well by my colleague Senator Marc MacSharry. It follows from detailed preparatory work undertaken by our colleague, Senator Mark Daly. In our view, there is a need to scrutinise European directives and laws that are transposed into Irish law ...Vol-227 Book-3 Page [155]
24/10/2013 [Bills] I thank the Tánaiste for his attendance. I commend Senator Mark Daly on his considered contribution and drafting of the EU Scrutiny and Transparency in Government Bill and thank his colleagues who contributed to the debate. The intent of the Bill has much merit. The proposal for the Seana...Vol-227 Book-3 Page [156]
24/10/2013 [Bills] The Tánaiste is welcome and we are delighted to have him here. I was chairman and vice chairman of EuroCommerce, which is based in Brussels, for six years. It represents a very large number of retail, wholesale and other trading businesses. What impressed me was the amount of information ...Vol-227 Book-3 Page [158]
24/10/2013 [Bills] I welcome the Ministe. I also welcome the Bill and thank Senator Mark Daly for initiating it. I also thank Senator Brian Ó Domhnaill for initiating the recall of the Seanad to discuss the transposition of the organ donation directive, which brought the issue of EU scrutiny into the public ...Vol-227 Book-3 Page [159]
24/10/2013 [Bills] I welcome the Minister. I also compliment Senator Mark Daly on his initiative in this regard.[Mooney, Paschal]Vol-227 Book-3 Page [161]
24/10/2013 [Bills] The Senator is deviating from the Bill.[O'Neill, Pat]Vol-227 Book-3 Page [162]
24/10/2013 [Bills] I appreciate that, but I take the opportunity as the Tánaiste is present and I did raise the issue on the Order of Business. Perhaps he might feel inclined to give some response because of the fact that this is a very sinister development. I am grateful for your indulgence, Acting Chairman...Vol-227 Book-3 Page [162]
24/10/2013 [Bills] I welcome the opportunity to contribute to this debate which has been most interesting. I compliment Senator Mark Daly on the preparation of the Bill and Senator Marc MacSharry on its presentation.
The discussion must be seen in the context of this House's engagement with the Taoiseach ye...
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24/10/2013 [Bills] I thank the Tánaiste and Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade for attending the House and apologise for not being in the Chamber for all of his statement, although I did listen to it elsewhere. I also welcome the Minister of State, Deputy Jan O’Sullivan.
All Members accept the thrust of...
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24/10/2013 [Bills] I thank the Tánaiste and Minister of State for attending the House for this debate. This Bill follows on our discussion yesterday with the Taoiseach. During the years there have been many suggestions that the Seanad should become more involved in scrutinising EU proposals. Since the Lisbo...Vol-227 Book-3 Page [167]
24/10/2013 [Bills] I welcome the Minister of State, Deputy Jan O'Sullivan. As she arrived, Senator Darragh O'Brien was speaking about the fact that many Ministers seemed to ignore the Seanad. Perhaps because of her previous experience as a Member of the House, she has always valued it and appeared in it regu...Vol-227 Book-3 Page [168]
24/10/2013 [Bills] Unfortunately, I must leave now. I will be replaced by the Minister of State, Deputy John Perry. I apologise to the House.[O'Sullivan, Jan]Vol-227 Book-3 Page [168]
24/10/2013 [Bills] I thank the Senator.[O'Neill, Pat]Vol-227 Book-3 Page [169]
24/10/2013 [Bills] I welcome the Minister of State. I shall not avail of the full six minutes and shall speak briefly on a couple of issues that arose during the debate.
I welcome the opportunity to debate the issue of EU scrutiny, particularly following our comprehensive debate with the Taoiseach yesterday...
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24/10/2013 [Bills] I might detain people, but I shall make my contribution nonetheless. I welcome the Minister of State. He is probably one of the most frequent visitors to the House and always extremely welcome.
We have often heard about a scrutinising role during discourse here. Even yesterday, during t...
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24/10/2013 [Bills] I thank the Minister for coming to the House. Obviously, we are disappointed, but we appreciate the positive nature of the debate and hope something can happen in that regard. Naturally Governments will never be inclined to put measures in place that might delay what it thinks is right to ...Vol-227 Book-3 Page [172]
24/10/2013 [Bills] When is it proposed to sit again?[An Cathaoirleach]Vol-227 Book-3 Page [172]
24/10/2013 [Bills] At 1.30 p.m. on Tuesday, 5 November.[Noone, Catherine]Vol-227 Book-3 Page [172]
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