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02/04/2014 [Bills] I ask the Minister of State to move amendment No. 152.[An Leas-Cheann Comhairle]Vol-836 Book-4 Page [566]
02/04/2014 [Bills] Before I move that amendment, I want to make a note for the record. There was a mix-up on amendment No. 149. I explained the purpose of this amendment to the House believing that we were on amendment No. 149. However, we had, in fact, moved on to amendment No. 150; we were going that quic...Vol-836 Book-4 Page [566]
02/04/2014 [Bills] I thank the Minister of State.[An Leas-Cheann Comhairle]Vol-836 Book-4 Page [566]
02/04/2014 [Bills] I move amendment No. 152:
In page 383, lines 23 and 24, to delete all words from and including “after” in line 23 down to and including “creditor,” in line 24 and substitute the following:
“after giving notice to the person who, for the time being, stands registered as the person entitled to...
Vol-836 Book-4 Page [566]
02/04/2014 [Bills] It is more appropriate for the notice of satisfaction of charge to be served on the person then registered as entitled to the charge as if there has been a charge, the original holder will no longer have an interest.Vol-836 Book-4
02/04/2014 [Bills] Amendment agreed to.Vol-836 Book-4
02/04/2014 [Bills] Amendments Nos. 153 and 170 are related and may be discussed together by agreement.[An Leas-Cheann Comhairle]Vol-836 Book-4 Page [566]
02/04/2014 [Bills] I move amendment No. 153:
In page 391, lines 34 and 35, to delete "and by the person who is at that date the secretary".
The purpose of these amendments is to remove the mandatory requirement for the secretary to sign the statement of affairs in cases where the directors are obliged to give ...
Vol-836 Book-4 Page [566]
02/04/2014 [Bills] Amendment agreed to.Vol-836 Book-4
02/04/2014 [Bills] I move amendment No. 154:
In page 405, line 16, after "application" to insert ", at any time,".
The purpose of the amendment is to clarify that a court may on application and at any time order a scheme of meetings of the creditors or members to be summoned in such a manner as the court direc...
Vol-836 Book-4 Page [567]
02/04/2014 [Bills] Amendment agreed to.Vol-836 Book-4
02/04/2014 [Bills] Amendments Nos. 155 and 156 are cognate and may be discussed together by agreement.[An Leas-Cheann Comhairle]Vol-836 Book-4 Page [567]
02/04/2014 [Bills] I move amendment No. 155:
In page 408, lines 14 and 15, to delete "and of the assets or liabilities" and substitute ", assets or liabilities".
The purpose of these minor typographical amendments is to bring the section in line with existing law regarding the undertaking assets and liabilitie...
Vol-836 Book-4 Page [567]
02/04/2014 [Bills] Amendment agreed to.Vol-836 Book-4
02/04/2014 [Bills] I move amendment No. 156:
In page 408, lines 21 and 22, to delete "and of the assets or liabilities" and substitute ", assets or liabilities".
The purpose of amendment No. 156 is to remove the specific cross reference to chapter 15 of Part 11. The provisions of chapter 15 of Part 11 do not ...
Vol-836 Book-4 Page [567]
02/04/2014 [Bills] Amendment agreed to.Vol-836 Book-4
02/04/2014 [Bills] I move amendment No. 157:
In page 409, to delete line 36.
Forgive me - I am racing ahead of myself again. For clarification, the explanation I previously gave was the explanation for amendment No. 157.[Sherlock, Sean]
Vol-836 Book-4 Page [567]
02/04/2014 [Bills] Amendment agreed to.Vol-836 Book-4
02/04/2014 [Bills] I move amendment No. 158:
In page 412, line 12, to delete "her." and substitute the following:
"her; or
(iv) if the conditions specified in subsection (2) are satisfied, by electronic means.
(2) The conditions referred to in subsection (1)(b)(iv) are—
(a) the shareholder has consented in wri...
Vol-836 Book-4 Page [567]
02/04/2014 [Bills] Amendment agreed to.Vol-836 Book-4
02/04/2014 [Bills] I move amendment No. 159:
In page 413, line 14, to delete "section 458(7)" and substitute "section 458(7)(a)".[Sherlock, Sean]
Vol-836 Book-4 Page [568]
02/04/2014 [Bills] Amendment agreed to.Vol-836 Book-4
02/04/2014 [Bills] I move amendment No. 160:
In page 413, line 20, after "shall" to insert the following:
", within 30 days after the date on which the offeror becomes so bound or, if an application to the court by a dissenting shareholder is then pending, as soon as may be after that application is disposed.....
Vol-836 Book-4 Page [568]
02/04/2014 [Bills] Does putting a time period in represent a change to current legislation?[Calleary, Dara]Vol-836 Book-4 Page [568]
02/04/2014 [Bills] The section is based on existing law. Therefore, in the interests of certainty and maintaining existing law, the amendment reinstates the original time limit of 30 days.[Sherlock, Sean]Vol-836 Book-4 Page [568]
02/04/2014 [Bills] Amendment agreed to.Vol-836 Book-4
02/04/2014 [Bills] I move amendment No. 161:
In page 424, between lines 30 and 31, to insert the following:
"(a) section 480 (preservation of rights of holders of securities),".
The purpose of this amendment is to include a reference to the application of section 480 where the summary approval procedure is emp...
Vol-836 Book-4 Page [568]
02/04/2014 [Bills] Amendment agreed to.Vol-836 Book-4
02/04/2014 [Bills] Amendments Nos. 162 to 165, inclusive, and No. 167 are related and may be discussed together by agreement.[An Leas-Cheann Comhairle]Vol-836 Book-4 Page [569]
02/04/2014 [Bills] I move amendment No. 162:
In page 450, to delete lines 25 and 26 and substitute the following:
"(b) in the case of a company that, in respect of the latest financial year of the company that has ended prior to the date of the presentation of the petition, fell to be treated as a small compan...
Vol-836 Book-4 Page [569]
02/04/2014 [Bills] Amendment agreed to.Vol-836 Book-4
02/04/2014 [Bills] I move amendment No. 163:
In page 450, line 28, before "all" to insert "subject to subsection (9),".[Sherlock, Sean]
Vol-836 Book-4 Page [569]
02/04/2014 [Bills] Amendment agreed to.Vol-836 Book-4
02/04/2014 [Bills] I move amendment No. 164:
In page 450, between lines 35 and 36, to insert the following:
"(8) For the purpose of paragraph (b) of subsection (7), if the latest financial year of the company concerned ended within 3 months prior to the date of the presentation of the petition, the reference i...
Vol-836 Book-4 Page [569]
02/04/2014 [Bills] Amendment agreed to.Vol-836 Book-4
02/04/2014 [Bills] I move amendment No. 165:
In page 451, line 8, to delete "or certificate".[Sherlock, Sean]
Vol-836 Book-4 Page [569]
02/04/2014 [Bills] Amendment agreed to.Vol-836 Book-4
02/04/2014 [Bills] I move amendment No. 166:
In page 451, line 25, to delete "licensed bank" and substitute "credit institution".[Sherlock, Sean]
Vol-836 Book-4 Page [569]
02/04/2014 [Bills] Amendment agreed to.Vol-836 Book-4
02/04/2014 [Bills] I move amendment No. 167:
In page 456, to delete lines 16 to 19 and substitute the following:
"(8) The Circuit Court shall only have jurisdiction to make an order referred to in subsection (1)(a) or (b) if the related company is a company that, in respect of the latest financial year of it t...
Vol-836 Book-4 Page [569]
02/04/2014 [Bills] Amendment agreed to.Vol-836 Book-4
02/04/2014 [Bills] Amendments Nos. 168, 169 and 175 are related and may be discussed together by agreement.[An Leas-Cheann Comhairle]Vol-836 Book-4 Page [570]
02/04/2014 [Bills] I move amendment No. 168:
In page 488, line 2, after "due," to insert "or in the case of an employee or a group of employees a sum exceeding €1,500,".
Legislation is complex at the best of times but this Bill is so cumbersome, it is very difficult to have proper oversight. I ask the Governm...
Vol-836 Book-4 Page [570]
02/04/2014 [Bills] In respect of the question posed by Deputy Tóibín as to whether or not we will take any amendments on board, the amendments are put forward and we respond to them. We have taken a clear position on them and believe that the legislative process is such that it produces robust legislation. H...Vol-836 Book-4 Page [571]
02/04/2014 [Bills] Legislation governing employee rights should be considered in the context of employment law. We have stated this several times in the context of other amendments tabled by Opposition Deputies. By addressing such a matter in a company Bill, the provision is not providing protection for all....Vol-836 Book-4
02/04/2014 [Bills] In the context of amendment No. 169, the Minister of State pointed out that the transgressions are not identified within the amendment. If those transgressions were identified in an amendment, would the Minister of State have a change of heart during the course of the debate in the Seanad o...Vol-836 Book-4 Page [572]
02/04/2014 [Bills] How would one set out in a schedule what constitutes a transgression? There is a multitude, if not an infinite amount, of potential transgressions. Perhaps the Deputy could articulate exactly how he would propose to do that in advance of the debate in the Seanad. Without being facetious, ...Vol-836 Book-4 Page [572]
02/04/2014 [Bills] I do not want to labour the point but we did not do that because, as the Minister of State pointed out, there could be a multitude of transgressions, most of which are encompassed within existing employment law. That is why the reference to employment law is in the amendment.[Tóibín, Peadar...Vol-836 Book-4 Page [572]
02/04/2014 [Bills] Is the Deputy pressing the amendment?[An Leas-Cheann Comhairle]Vol-836 Book-4 Page [572]
02/04/2014 [Bills] Yes, I am.[Tóibín, Peadar]Vol-836 Book-4 Page [572]
02/04/2014 [Bills] Excuse me, but the Deputy makes the point for us in his last submission. Transgressions, where they occur, are already sanctioned. For instance, health and safety related transgressions are defined and sanctioned within health and safety law. The same applies to employment law. Having sa...Vol-836 Book-4 Page [572]
02/04/2014 [Bills] Amendment put and declared lost.Vol-836 Book-4
02/04/2014 [Bills] I move amendment No. 169:
In page 488, between lines 20 and 21, to insert the following:
“572. Where a breach of employment law is committed by a body corporate or by a person acting on behalf of a body corporate and is proved to have been so committed with the consent, connivance or approva...
Vol-836 Book-4 Page [572]
02/04/2014 [Bills] Amendment put and declared lost.Vol-836 Book-4
02/04/2014 [Bills] I move amendment No. 170:
In page 498, line 38, to delete “, and by the person who is at that date the secretary,”.[Sherlock, Sean]
Vol-836 Book-4 Page [573]
02/04/2014 [Bills] Amendment agreed to.Vol-836 Book-4
02/04/2014 [Bills] I move amendment No. 171:
In page 503, line 37, to delete “licensed bank” and substitute “credit institution”.[Sherlock, Sean]
Vol-836 Book-4 Page [573]
02/04/2014 [Bills] Amendment agreed to.Vol-836 Book-4
02/04/2014 [Bills] I move amendment No. 172:
In page 505, line 6, to delete “licensed bank” and substitute “credit institution”.[Sherlock, Sean]
Vol-836 Book-4 Page [573]
02/04/2014 [Bills] Amendment agreed to.Vol-836 Book-4
02/04/2014 [Bills] I move amendment No. 173:
In page 506, line 35, to delete “section 667(3)” and substitute “section 678(3)”.
The purpose of this amendment is to correct an incorrect reference in section 603(2)(b).[Sherlock, Sean]
Vol-836 Book-4 Page [573]
02/04/2014 [Bills] Amendment agreed to.Vol-836 Book-4
02/04/2014 [Bills] I move amendment No. 174:
In page 522, to delete lines 9 to 18 and substitute the following:
“(ii) each tax assessable on, in relation to, or by the company under the Taxes Consolidation Act 1997 in respect of, or apportioned on a time basis to, a period ending on or before the relevant date...
Vol-836 Book-4 Page [573]
02/04/2014 [Bills] Amendment agreed to.Vol-836 Book-4
02/04/2014 [Bills] I move amendment No. 175:
In page 523, line 42, to delete “€10,000” and substitute “€40,000”.[Tóibín, Peadar]
Vol-836 Book-4 Page [574]
02/04/2014 [Bills] Amendment put and declared lost.Vol-836 Book-4
02/04/2014 [Bills] I move amendment No. 176:
In page 586, line 39, to delete “30 days” and substitute “3 months”.
The purpose of the amendment is to extend the time period of validity for the Revenue Commissioners' letter of no objection in a voluntary strike off.[Sherlock, Sean]
Vol-836 Book-4 Page [574]
02/04/2014 [Bills] Amendment agreed to.Vol-836 Book-4
02/04/2014 [Bills] I move amendment No. 177:
In page 602, line 18, to delete “licensed bank” and substitute “credit institution”.[Sherlock, Sean]
Vol-836 Book-4 Page [574]
02/04/2014 [Bills] Amendment agreed to.Vol-836 Book-4
02/04/2014 [Bills] I move amendment No. 178:
In page 603, line 5, to delete “section 749(1)” and substitute “section 748(1) or 749(1)”.[Sherlock, Sean]
Vol-836 Book-4 Page [574]
02/04/2014 [Bills] Amendment agreed to.Vol-836 Book-4
02/04/2014 [Bills] I move amendment No. 179:
In page 603, line 6, to delete “under this Part” and substitute “by virtue of the performance by him or her of functions (whether under this Part or otherwise)”.
The purpose of the amendment is to clarify that the Director of Corporate Enforcement may obtain informa...
Vol-836 Book-4 Page [574]
02/04/2014 [Bills] Amendment agreed to.Vol-836 Book-4
02/04/2014 [Bills] I move amendment No. 180:
In page 612, line 12, after “been” to insert “, are”.
The purpose of the amendment is to correct an error and reflect the existing law by inserting the word ", are" after the word "been".[Sherlock, Sean]
Vol-836 Book-4 Page [574]
02/04/2014 [Bills] Amendment agreed to.Vol-836 Book-4
02/04/2014 [Bills] I move amendment No. 181:
In page 625, between lines 36 and 37, to insert the following:
“(g) the Revenue Commissioners;”.
The purpose of the amendment is to include the Revenue Commissioners in the list of competent authorities that any information, book or document relating to a company th...
Vol-836 Book-4 Page [574]
02/04/2014 [Bills] Amendment agreed to.Vol-836 Book-4
02/04/2014 [Bills] I move amendment No. 182:
In page 630, between lines 4 and 5, to insert the following:
“798. The Minister shall, within three months of the enactment of this Act, publish a report on the adequacy of the resources available to—
(a) the Companies Registration Office, and
(b) the Office of the....
Vol-836 Book-4 Page [575]
02/04/2014 [Bills] I respect that the Deputy raised this matter in some detail on Committee Stage when we opposed the amendment. The staffing needs of the offices of my Department are kept under constant review, including through participation in the workforce planning process initiated by the Department of P...Vol-836 Book-4 Page [575]
02/04/2014 [Bills] The Department has many priority needs. This revision is a project that has been in operation for 12 or 14 years. An enormous amount of work has gone into it. It is too much to expect businesses suddenly to introduce all the changes that will come upon them once the Seanad passes this Bil...Vol-836 Book-4 Page [575]
02/04/2014 [Bills] The Deputy will be aware that there is a transition period of 18 months and there will also be an appropriate commencement period. I am confident those involved in all the agencies across my Department will be well equipped when the time comes to get the message out. The Companies Registra...Vol-836 Book-4 Page [576]
02/04/2014 [Bills] Amendment, by leave, withdrawn.Vol-836 Book-4
02/04/2014 [Bills] I move amendment No. 183:
In page 654, after line 41, to insert the following:
“(5) This section shall also apply to the additional case that, by virtue of subsection (9) of section 151, subsection (1) of section 151 applies to.
(6) For the purposes of the application of this section to the....
Vol-836 Book-4 Page [576]
02/04/2014 [Bills] Amendment agreed to.Vol-836 Book-4
02/04/2014 [Bills] Amendments Nos. 184 and 185 are related and may be discussed together.[An Leas-Cheann Comhairle]Vol-836 Book-4 Page [577]
02/04/2014 [Bills] I move amendment No. 184:
In page 673, to delete lines 15 to 17 and substitute the following:
“(b) section 791; or
(c) section 877.”.
The purpose of this amendment is to remove the reference to the offence under section 878. As the Bill stands, the reference to section 878 is contradictory ...
Vol-836 Book-4 Page [577]
02/04/2014 [Bills] Amendment agreed to.Vol-836 Book-4
02/04/2014 [Bills] I move amendment No. 185:
In page 673, lines 18 and 19, to delete “section 786, 791, 877 or 878'” and substitute “section 786, 791 or 877'”.[Sherlock, Sean]
Vol-836 Book-4 Page [577]
02/04/2014 [Bills] Amendment agreed to.Vol-836 Book-4
02/04/2014 [Bills] I move amendment No. 186:
In page 673, line 37, to delete “fine not exceeding €1,000” and substitute “class D fine”.
The function of this amendment is to take account of the fact that "not exceeding €1,000" fine formulations are now dealt with by the “class D" fine in the Fines Act 2010. Th...
Vol-836 Book-4 Page [577]
02/04/2014 [Bills] Amendment agreed to.Vol-836 Book-4
02/04/2014 [Bills] I move amendment No. 187:
In page 678, line 13, to delete “such” and substitute “such book or”.
The purpose of this amendment is to correct a missing reference in section 878(1)(b) that ought to read "book or document". The section provides a category offence for the destruction, mutilation...
Vol-836 Book-4 Page [577]
02/04/2014 [Bills] Amendment agreed to.Vol-836 Book-4
02/04/2014 [Bills] I move amendment No. 188:
In page 681, line 2, to delete “subsection (2)” and substitute “subsection (1)”.[Sherlock, Sean]
Vol-836 Book-4 Page [578]
02/04/2014 [Bills] Amendment agreed to.Vol-836 Book-4
02/04/2014 [Bills] I move amendment No. 189:
In page 682, line 35, to delete “section 725” and substitute “section 448 or 725”.[Sherlock, Sean]
Vol-836 Book-4 Page [578]
02/04/2014 [Bills] Amendment agreed to.Vol-836 Book-4
02/04/2014 [Bills] I move amendment No. 190:
In page 688, between lines 13 and 14, to insert the following:
“(3) For the purposes of communications between registers through the system of interconnection of registers, the Registrar shall assign to each company a unique identifier which shall include elements t...
Vol-836 Book-4 Page [578]
02/04/2014 [Bills] Amendment agreed to.Vol-836 Book-4
02/04/2014 [Bills] I move amendment No. 191:
In page 688, to delete lines 32 to 35 and substitute the following:
“Disposal of documents filed with Registrar
895. (1) The Registrar may, as respects any document that has (whether pursuant to this Act or the prior Companies Acts) been received and recorded by the...
Vol-836 Book-4 Page [578]
02/04/2014 [Bills] Such destruction must be authorised by the director of the National Archives under section 7 of the National Archives Act 1986 and a period of more than six years will have elapsed following its receipt by the registrar.Vol-836 Book-4
02/04/2014 [Bills] Amendment agreed to.Vol-836 Book-4
02/04/2014 [Bills] Amendments Nos. 192 to 196, inclusive, and 272 are related and may be discussed together by agreement.[An Leas-Cheann Comhairle]Vol-836 Book-4 Page [579]
02/04/2014 [Bills] I move amendment No. 192:
In page 703, between lines 27 and 28, to insert the following:
"Funding in respect of functions of Supervisory Authority under certain regulations
919. (1) In this section "public-interest entities" has the same meaning as in Regulation 3 of the 2010 Audits...[Sherl...
Vol-836 Book-4 Page [579]
02/04/2014 [Bills] Amendment agreed to.Vol-836 Book-4
02/04/2014 [Bills] I move amendment No. 193:
In page 704, lines 19 and 20, to delete "sections 915(2) and 917" and substitute "sections 915(2), 917 and 919".[Sherlock, Sean]
Vol-836 Book-4 Page [580]
02/04/2014 [Bills] Amendment agreed to.Vol-836 Book-4
02/04/2014 [Bills] I move amendment No. 194:
In page 732, between lines 20 and 21, to insert the following:
"(d) the Insolvency Service of Ireland;".[Sherlock, Sean]
Vol-836 Book-4 Page [581]
02/04/2014 [Bills] Amendment agreed to.Vol-836 Book-4
02/04/2014 [Bills] I move amendment No. 195:
In page 732, to delete lines 33 to 35 and substitute the following:
"(II) without prejudice to the generality of clause (1), in a case where the making of an application for a disqualification order in relation to a particular person in accordance with section 843(h...
Vol-836 Book-4 Page [581]
02/04/2014 [Bills] Amendment agreed to.Vol-836 Book-4
02/04/2014 [Bills] I move amendment No. 196:
In page 732, to delete all words from and including "subsection (1)—" in line 36 down to and including "shall," in page 733, line 4 and substitute "subsection (1), an officer of the Revenue Commissioners shall,".[Sherlock, Sean]
Vol-836 Book-4 Page [581]
02/04/2014 [Bills] Amendment agreed to.Vol-836 Book-4
02/04/2014 [Bills] Amendments Nos. 197, 205, 243 and 253 are related and may be discussed together by agreement.[An Leas-Cheann Comhairle]Vol-836 Book-4 Page [581]
02/04/2014 [Bills] I move amendment No. 197:
In page 744, line 19, to delete "provision" and substitute "provision; and such a purchase may be so ordered notwithstanding anything in section 103".
The purpose of the grouped amendments is clarification. Amendment No. 197 provides that a court order for the purc...
Vol-836 Book-4 Page [581]
02/04/2014 [Bills] Amendment agreed to.Vol-836 Book-4
02/04/2014 [Bills] Amendments Nos. 198, 229 and 247 are related and may be discussed together by agreement.[An Leas-Cheann Comhairle]Vol-836 Book-4 Page [582]
02/04/2014 [Bills] I move amendment No. 198:
In page 751, line 7, to delete "Section 1086 shall apply to securities of a DAC as it applies" and substitute "Sections 1085 to 1087 shall apply to securities of a DAC as they apply".
The purpose of amendment No. 198 is to correct the incorrect reference to sections...
Vol-836 Book-4 Page [582]
02/04/2014 [Bills] Amendment agreed to.Vol-836 Book-4
02/04/2014 [Bills] I move amendment No. 199:
In page 753, line 19, to delete "shall appear in typeset, and not written, form" and substitute ", and any date or dates thereon, shall appear in typeset form".[Sherlock, Sean]
Vol-836 Book-4 Page [582]
02/04/2014 [Bills] Amendment agreed to.Vol-836 Book-4
02/04/2014 [Bills] I move amendment No. 200:
In page 753, line 25, after "signature" to insert "or of a date".[Sherlock, Sean]
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02/04/2014 [Bills] Amendment agreed to.Vol-836 Book-4
02/04/2014 [Bills] I move amendment No. 201:
In page 755, line 21, to delete "licensed bank" where it firstly occurs and substitute "credit institution".[Sherlock, Sean]
Vol-836 Book-4 Page [582]
02/04/2014 [Bills] Amendment agreed to.Vol-836 Book-4
02/04/2014 [Bills] I move amendment No. 202:
In page 755, line 21, to delete "licensed bank" where it secondly occurs and substitute "credit institution".[Sherlock, Sean]
Vol-836 Book-4 Page [582]
02/04/2014 [Bills] Amendment agreed to.Vol-836 Book-4
02/04/2014 [Bills] I move amendment No. 203:
In page 758, between lines 29 and 30, to insert the following:
"

Voting by director in respect of contract, etc. in which
director is interested

Section 162(7)
".
The purpose of the amendment is to disapply section 1627 from public limited companies. Subject to ...
Vol-836 Book-4 Page [583]
02/04/2014 [Bills] Amendment agreed to.Vol-836 Book-4
02/04/2014 [Bills] I move amendment No. 204:
In page 759, line 25, to delete "Europae" and substitute "Europaea".
The purpose of the amendment is to correct a spelling error.[Sherlock, Sean]
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02/04/2014 [Bills] Amendment agreed to.Vol-836 Book-4
02/04/2014 [Bills] I move amendment No. 205:
In page 765, line 19, to delete "provision" and substitute "provision; and such a purchase may be so ordered notwithstanding anything in section 103".[Sherlock, Sean]
Vol-836 Book-4 Page [583]
02/04/2014 [Bills] Amendment agreed to.Vol-836 Book-4
02/04/2014 [Bills] I move amendment No. 206:
In page 766, between lines 34 and 35, to insert the following:
"Official seal for sealing securities
1019. (1) A PLC may have for use, for sealing—
(a) securities issued by the company, and
(b) documents creating or evidencing securities so issued, an official seal ...
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02/04/2014 [Bills] Amendment agreed to.Vol-836 Book-4
02/04/2014 [Bills] I move amendment No. 207:
In page 767, between lines 10 and 11, to insert the following:
"Provisions as to shares transferable by delivery (general prohibition and provision for certain letters of allotment)
1020. (1) The provisions of this section shall, in relation to a PLC, have effect in...
Vol-836 Book-4 Page [584]
02/04/2014 [Bills] Amendment agreed to.Vol-836 Book-4
02/04/2014 [Bills] I move amendment No. 208:
In page 767, line 39, to delete "shares" and substitute "relevant securities".[Sherlock, Sean]
Vol-836 Book-4 Page [585]
02/04/2014 [Bills] Amendment agreed to.Vol-836 Book-4
02/04/2014 [Bills] I move amendment No. 209:
In page 768, line 1, to delete "shares" and substitute "relevant securities".[Sherlock, Sean]
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02/04/2014 [Bills] Amendment agreed to.Vol-836 Book-4
02/04/2014 [Bills] I move amendment No. 210:
In page 768, between lines 7 and 8, to insert the following:
"(8) Any director of a PLC who knowingly contravenes, or knowingly permits or authorises a contravention of, a preceding provision of this section shall be guilty of a category 3 offence.".
The purpose o...
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02/04/2014 [Bills] Amendment agreed to.Vol-836 Book-4
02/04/2014 [Bills] Amendments Nos. 211 to 213, inclusive, are related and may be discussed together by agreement.[An Leas-Cheann Comhairle]Vol-836 Book-4 Page [586]
02/04/2014 [Bills] I move amendment No. 211:
In page 768, line 33, to delete "other".
The purposes of this group of amendments is to maintain existing law. Section 23(1)(a) of the Companies (Amendment) Act 1983 uses the expression "same or more favourable" in relation to pre-emption rights that may be enjoyed...
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02/04/2014 [Bills] Second, the amendments reduce the offer period for peremptory offers from 21 days to 14 days in the case of public limited companies. This is in line with EU requirements, specifically Article 29.3 of the second directive on company law. This 14 day time limit also corresponds with the off...Vol-836 Book-4
02/04/2014 [Bills] I welcome those present in the Visitors Gallery, especially visitors from County Galway.[An Leas-Cheann Comhairle]Vol-836 Book-4 Page [586]
02/04/2014 [Bills] The parish pump is never far away.[Wallace, Mick]Vol-836 Book-4 Page [586]
02/04/2014 [Bills] Amendment agreed to.Vol-836 Book-4
02/04/2014 [Bills] I move amendment No. 212:
In page 768, line 35, after “same” to insert “or more favourable”.[Sherlock, Sean]
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02/04/2014 [Bills] Amendment agreed to.Vol-836 Book-4
02/04/2014 [Bills] I move amendment No. 213:
In page 769, line 31, to delete “21 days” and substitute “14 days”.[Sherlock, Sean]
Vol-836 Book-4 Page [586]
02/04/2014 [Bills] Amendment agreed to.Vol-836 Book-4
02/04/2014 [Bills] Amendments Nos. 214 and 215 are related and may be discussed together by agreement.[An Leas-Cheann Comhairle]Vol-836 Book-4 Page [587]
02/04/2014 [Bills] I move amendment No. 214:
In page 774, lines 33 to 35, to delete all words from and including “or” in line 33 down to and including “subparagraph (i);” in lines 34 and 35 and substitute the following:
“(ii) a partner or employee of an officer or employee referred to in subparagraph (i); or
(...
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02/04/2014 [Bills] Amendment agreed to.Vol-836 Book-4
02/04/2014 [Bills] I move amendment No. 215:
In page 777, between lines 3 and 4, to insert the following:
“(7) For the purposes of the provision made by section 1028(6)(b)(iii) concerning a person’s being connected with an officer or employee there referred to (which officer or employee is, in this subsection,...
Vol-836 Book-4 Page [587]
02/04/2014 [Bills] Amendment agreed to.Vol-836 Book-4
02/04/2014 [Bills] I move amendment No. 216:
In page 791, to delete line 5 and substitute the following:
“the time being governed by, as appropriate—
(a) regulations under section 1086, or
(b) for so long as they remain in force (including for any period as they may stand amended by regulations under section 1...
Vol-836 Book-4 Page [587]
02/04/2014 [Bills] Amendment agreed to.Vol-836 Book-4
02/04/2014 [Bills] I move amendment No. 217:
In page 800, line 38, to delete “licensed bank” and substitute “credit institution”.[Sherlock, Sean]
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02/04/2014 [Bills] Amendment agreed to.Vol-836 Book-4
02/04/2014 [Bills] I move amendment No. 218:
In page 814, line 19, to delete “body corporate” and substitute “company”.[Sherlock, Sean]
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02/04/2014 [Bills] Amendment agreed to.Vol-836 Book-4
02/04/2014 [Bills] I move amendment No. 219:
In page 831, line 18, to delete “licensed bank” and substitute “credit institution”.[Sherlock, Sean]
Vol-836 Book-4 Page [588]
02/04/2014 [Bills] Amendment agreed to.Vol-836 Book-4
02/04/2014 [Bills] I move amendment No. 220:
In page 831, line 19, to delete “licensed bank” and substitute “credit institution”.[Sherlock, Sean]
Vol-836 Book-4 Page [588]
02/04/2014 [Bills] Amendment agreed to.Vol-836 Book-4
02/04/2014 [Bills] I move amendment No. 221:
In page 831, line 22, to delete “licensed bank” and substitute “credit institution”.[Sherlock, Sean]
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02/04/2014 [Bills] Amendment agreed to.Vol-836 Book-4
02/04/2014 [Bills] I move amendment No. 222:
In page 831, line 24, to delete “licensed banks” and substitute “credit institutions”.[Sherlock, Sean]
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02/04/2014 [Bills] Amendment agreed to.Vol-836 Book-4
02/04/2014 [Bills] I move amendment No. 223:
In page 831, line 33, to delete “licensed bank” and substitute “credit institution”.[Sherlock, Sean]
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02/04/2014 [Bills] Amendment agreed to.Vol-836 Book-4
02/04/2014 [Bills] I move amendment No. 224:
In page 832, line 1, to delete “licensed bank” and substitute “credit institution”.[Sherlock, Sean]
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02/04/2014 [Bills] Amendment agreed to.Vol-836 Book-4
02/04/2014 [Bills] I move amendment No. 225:
In page 833, line 18, to delete “licensed bank” where it firstly occurs and substitute “credit institution”.[Sherlock, Sean]
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02/04/2014 [Bills] Amendment agreed to.Vol-836 Book-4
02/04/2014 [Bills] I move amendment No. 226:
In page 833, line 18, to delete “licensed bank” where it secondly occurs and substitute “credit institution”.[Sherlock, Sean]
Vol-836 Book-4 Page [589]
02/04/2014 [Bills] Amendment agreed to.Vol-836 Book-4
02/04/2014 [Bills] Amendments Nos. 227 and 239 are cognate and may be discussed together by agreement.[An Leas-Cheann Comhairle]Vol-836 Book-4 Page [589]
02/04/2014 [Bills] I move amendment No. 227:
In page 876, to delete lines 15 to 17 and substitute the following:
“(c) the division of a company pursuant to Chapter 4 of Part 9.”.
The purpose of these amendments is to remove the incorrect cross-reference to the European Communities (Cross-Border Mergers) Regula...
Vol-836 Book-4 Page [589]
02/04/2014 [Bills] Amendment agreed to.Vol-836 Book-4
02/04/2014 [Bills] Amendments Nos. 228, 240, 241, 280 and 281 are related and may be discussed together by agreement.[An Leas-Cheann Comhairle]Vol-836 Book-4 Page [589]
02/04/2014 [Bills] I move amendment No. 228:
In page 877, to delete lines 36 and 37, and in page 878, to delete lines 1 and 2 and substitute the following:
“(5) Subject to their compliance with section 1197(3) (articles must state the number of members with which the company proposes to be registered), article...
Vol-836 Book-4 Page [589]
02/04/2014 [Bills] Amendment agreed to.Vol-836 Book-4
02/04/2014 [Bills] I move amendment No. 229:
In page 888, line 2, to delete “Section 1086 shall apply to securities of a CLG as it applies” and substitute “Sections 1085 to 1087 shall apply to securities of a CLG as they apply”.[Sherlock, Sean]
Vol-836 Book-4 Page [590]
02/04/2014 [Bills] Amendment agreed to.Vol-836 Book-4
02/04/2014 [Bills] Amendments Nos. 230 and 248 are cognate and may be discussed together by agreement.[An Leas-Cheann Comhairle]Vol-836 Book-4 Page [590]
02/04/2014 [Bills] I move amendment No. 230:
In page 889, to delete lines 21 and 22 and substitute the following:
“(2) Such other persons—
(a) being persons—
(i) whom the directors admit to membership; or
(ii) who are admitted to membership, pursuant to provisions that the constitution may contain in that beha...
Vol-836 Book-4 Page [590]
02/04/2014 [Bills] Amendment agreed to.Vol-836 Book-4
02/04/2014 [Bills] I move amendment No. 231:
In page 890, line 4, after “death” to insert “or bankruptcy”.
The amendment expands the instances on which membership is automatically terminated, that is, when a member dies or becomes bankrupt.[Sherlock, Sean]
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02/04/2014 [Bills] Amendment agreed to.Vol-836 Book-4
02/04/2014 [Bills] I move amendment No. 232:
In page 890, line 30, after “of” to insert “subsection (1)(b) and (c) and”.[Sherlock, Sean]
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02/04/2014 [Bills] Amendment agreed to.Vol-836 Book-4
02/04/2014 [Bills] I move amendment No. 233:
In page 894, line 19, to delete “shall appear in typeset, and not written, form” and substitute “, and any date or dates thereon, shall appear in typeset form”.[Sherlock, Sean]
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02/04/2014 [Bills] Amendment agreed to.Vol-836 Book-4
02/04/2014 [Bills] I move amendment No. 234:
In page 894, line 25, after “signature” to insert “or of a date”.[Sherlock, Sean]
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02/04/2014 [Bills] Amendment agreed to.Vol-836 Book-4
02/04/2014 [Bills] I move amendment No. 235:
In page 896, line 32, to delete “section 966” and substitute “section 1171”.[Sherlock, Sean]
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02/04/2014 [Bills] Amendment agreed to.Vol-836 Book-4
02/04/2014 [Bills] I move amendment No. 236:
In page 897, line 6, to delete “licensed bank” where it firstly occurs and substitute “credit institution”.[Sherlock, Sean]
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02/04/2014 [Bills] Amendment agreed to.Vol-836 Book-4
02/04/2014 [Bills] I move amendment No. 237:
In page 897, line 6, to delete “licensed bank” where it secondly occurs and substitute “credit institution”.[Sherlock, Sean]
Vol-836 Book-4 Page [591]
02/04/2014 [Bills] Amendment agreed to.Vol-836 Book-4
02/04/2014 [Bills] I move amendment No. 238:
In page 899, between lines 27 and 28, to insert the following:


Returns of allotments
Section 71(7) and (8)
”.
The purpose of this amendment is to disapply the obligation to file a return of allotments to unlimited companies. Public unlimited companies are not o...
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02/04/2014 [Bills] Amendment agreed to.Vol-836 Book-4
02/04/2014 [Bills] I move amendment No. 239:
In page 902, lines 29 to 32, to delete all words from and including “Part 9,” in line 29 down to and including “2008).” in line 32 and substitute the following:
“Part 9, or
(c) the division of a company pursuant to Chapter 4 of Part 9.”.[Sherlock, Sean]
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02/04/2014 [Bills] Amendment agreed to.Vol-836 Book-4
02/04/2014 [Bills] I move amendment No. 240:
In page 904, line 32, to delete “Articles” and substitute “In the case of an ULC or PUC, articles”.[Sherlock, Sean]
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02/04/2014 [Bills] Amendment agreed to.Vol-836 Book-4
02/04/2014 [Bills] I move amendment No. 241:
In page 904, between lines 35 and 36, to insert the following:
“(6) In the case of a PULC, subject to the articles’ compliance with section 1254(3) (articles must state the number of members with which the company proposes to be registered), articles of such an unli...
Vol-836 Book-4 Page [592]
02/04/2014 [Bills] Amendment agreed to.Vol-836 Book-4
02/04/2014 [Bills] I move amendment No. 242:
In page 905, between line 18 and 19, to insert the following:
“1233. (1)An unlimited company shall disclose by the filing of a notification with the Companies Registration Office a list of all members which are limited companies, and their respective number of alloc...
Vol-836 Book-4 Page [592]
02/04/2014 [Bills] Perhaps the Minister of State will consider some of the following issues. It is possible to start up an unlimited company in Ireland with shareholders who have limited liability. If the company is based offshore, the unlimited liability of the company is reduced. The Government needs to e...Vol-836 Book-4
02/04/2014 [Bills] There is not a Minister or Deputy in this House who is not pro-business, be that business small, independent, a sole trader or a transnational corporation. The vast majority of businesses, whether multinational corporations or sole traders, operate legitimately and with probity in relation ...Vol-836 Book-4 Page [594]
02/04/2014 [Bills] As regards the Minister of State's statement that everybody in this House would be pro-business, history will show that austerity and all it entailed was not pro-small business. That is why our domestic economy has struggled so much during the past few years. It may have been pro-big busin...Vol-836 Book-4 Page [594]
02/04/2014 [Bills] We should maximise our efforts to ensure that these unlimited companies are more transparent in their operations and that they are at least held to account in Ireland. I still believe we are going somewhat easier on them. In the past couple of years large businesses have received more favo...Vol-836 Book-4
02/04/2014 [Bills] It is very easy to state that small businesses have received less favourable treatment than their bigger counterparts.[Sherlock, Sean]Vol-836 Book-4 Page [595]
02/04/2014 [Bills] It is true.[Wallace, Mick]Vol-836 Book-4 Page [595]
02/04/2014 [Bills] I will speak to the amendment. We could become involved in an argument with regard to the supports available to small and large businesses. However, as stated in reply to a previous amendment, between 250 and 300 individuals who own small businesses of various sizes attended an event in Co...Vol-836 Book-4 Page [595]
02/04/2014 [Bills] Debate adjourned.Vol-836 Book-4
02/04/2014 [Bills] The next amendment is No. 243, which has been discussed with amendment No. 197. I call on the Minister of State to move the amendment.[An Leas-Cheann Comhairle]Vol-836 Book-4 Page [629]
02/04/2014 [Bills] I move amendment No. 243:
In page 908, line 38, to delete "provision" and substitute "provision; and such a purchase may be so ordered notwithstanding anything in section 103".[Sherlock, Sean]
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02/04/2014 [Bills] Amendment agreed to.Vol-836 Book-4
02/04/2014 [Bills] I move amendment No. 244:
In page 909, between lines 38 and 39, to insert the following:
“Application of section 1019 to PUCs and PULCs
1240. Section 1019 (official seal for sealing securities) shall apply to a PUC and a PULC as it applies to a PLC.".[Sherlock, Sean]
Vol-836 Book-4 Page [629]
02/04/2014 [Bills] Amendment agreed to.Vol-836 Book-4
02/04/2014 [Bills] Amendments Nos. 245 and 261 are cognate and may be discussed together by agreement.[An Leas-Cheann Comhairle]Vol-836 Book-4 Page [629]
02/04/2014 [Bills] I move amendment No. 245:
In page 911, line 36, to delete " "unlimited" " and substitute " "unlimited company" ".[Sherlock, Sean]
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02/04/2014 [Bills] Amendment agreed to.Vol-836 Book-4
02/04/2014 [Bills] I move amendment No. 246:
In page 913, between lines 17 and 18, to insert the following:
"(3) Without prejudice to any contrary provision of—
(a) the resolution for, or any other resolution relevant to, the reduction of company capital, or
(b) the ULC’s or PUC’s constitution,
a reserve arisi...
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02/04/2014 [Bills] Amendment agreed to.Vol-836 Book-4
02/04/2014 [Bills] I move amendment No. 247:
In page 913, line 27, to delete "Section 1086 shall apply to securities of a PUC or a PULC as it applies" and substitute "Sections 1085 to 1087 shall apply to securities of a PUC or a PULC as they apply".[Sherlock, Sean]
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02/04/2014 [Bills] Amendment agreed to.Vol-836 Book-4
02/04/2014 [Bills] I move amendment No. 248:
In page 914, to delete lines 11 and 12 and substitute the following:
"(2) Such other persons—
(a) being persons—
(i) whom the directors admit to membership; or
(ii) who are admitted to membership, pursuant to provisions that the constitution may contain in that beha...
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02/04/2014 [Bills] Amendment agreed to.Vol-836 Book-4
02/04/2014 [Bills] I move amendment No. 249:
In page 918, line 12, to delete "shall appear in typeset, and not written, form" and substitute ", and any date or dates thereon, shall appear in typeset form".[Sherlock, Sean]
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02/04/2014 [Bills] Amendment agreed to.Vol-836 Book-4
02/04/2014 [Bills] I move amendment No. 250:
In page 918, line 18, after "signature" to insert "or of a date".[Sherlock, Sean]
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02/04/2014 [Bills] Amendment agreed to.Vol-836 Book-4
02/04/2014 [Bills] I move amendment No. 251:
In page 920, line 10, to delete "licensed bank" where it firstly occurs and substitute "credit institution".[Sherlock, Sean]
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02/04/2014 [Bills] Amendment agreed to.Vol-836 Book-4
02/04/2014 [Bills] I move amendment No. 252:
In page 920, line 10, to delete "licensed bank" where it secondly occurs and substitute "credit institution".[Sherlock, Sean]
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02/04/2014 [Bills] Amendment agreed to.Vol-836 Book-4
02/04/2014 [Bills] I move amendment No. 253:
In page 925, line 19 to delete "provision." and substitute the following:
"provision, and such a purchase may be so ordered notwithstanding anything in section 103.".[Sherlock, Sean]
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02/04/2014 [Bills] Amendment agreed to.Vol-836 Book-4
02/04/2014 [Bills] I move amendment No. 254:
In page 928, line 16, to delete "section 85(2)(b)" and substitute "section 85(2)".[Sherlock, Sean]
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02/04/2014 [Bills] Amendment agreed to.Vol-836 Book-4
02/04/2014 [Bills] I move amendment No. 255:
In page 937, line 1, after "limited," to insert "which is".
The purpose of this amendment is to correct a typographical error to aid better interpretation.[Sherlock, Sean]
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02/04/2014 [Bills] Amendment agreed to.Vol-836 Book-4
02/04/2014 [Bills] I move amendment No. 256:
In page 941, line 8, to delete "shall appear in typeset, and not written, form" and substitute ", and any date or dates thereon, shall appear in typeset form".[Sherlock, Sean]
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02/04/2014 [Bills] Amendment agreed to.Vol-836 Book-4
02/04/2014 [Bills] I move amendment No. 257:
In page 941, line 15, after "signature" to insert "or of a date".[Sherlock, Sean]
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02/04/2014 [Bills] Amendment agreed to.Vol-836 Book-4
02/04/2014 [Bills] I move amendment No. 258:
In page 941, between lines 15 and 16, to insert the following:
"(6) The documents and information referred to in subsection (2), and in subsection (3), other than paragraphs (a) and (b) of that subsection, shall be made available by the Registrar to the system of......
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02/04/2014 [Bills] Amendment agreed to.Vol-836 Book-4
02/04/2014 [Bills] I move amendment No. 259:
In page 941, line 32, to delete "shall appear in typeset, and not written, form" and substitute ", and any date or dates thereon, shall appear in typeset form".[Sherlock, Sean]
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02/04/2014 [Bills] Amendment agreed to.Vol-836 Book-4
02/04/2014 [Bills] I move amendment No. 260:
In page 941, line 39, after "signature" to insert "or of a date".[Sherlock, Sean]
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02/04/2014 [Bills] Amendment agreed to.Vol-836 Book-4
02/04/2014 [Bills] I move amendment No. 261:
In page 964, line 10, to delete " "unlimited" " and substitute " "unlimited company" ".[Sherlock, Sean]
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02/04/2014 [Bills] Amendment agreed to.Vol-836 Book-4
02/04/2014 [Bills] I move amendment No. 262:
In page 985, line 10, to delete "shall appear in typeset, and not written, form" and substitute ", and any date or dates thereon, shall appear in typeset form".[Sherlock, Sean]
Vol-836 Book-4 Page [632]
02/04/2014 [Bills] Amendment agreed to.Vol-836 Book-4
02/04/2014 [Bills] I move amendment No. 263:
In page 985, line 16, after “signature” to insert “or of a date”.[Sherlock, Sean]
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02/04/2014 [Bills] Amendment agreed to.Vol-836 Book-4
02/04/2014 [Bills] I move amendment No. 264:
In page 993, to delete line 20.
The purpose of this amendment is to remove an incorrect reference in section 226, which governs an obligation of a director to prepare a directors' compliance statement from the investment company's tables. Section 226, with a slight...
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02/04/2014 [Bills] Amendment agreed to.Vol-836 Book-4
02/04/2014 [Bills] I move amendment No. 265:
In page 999, lines 20 and 21, to delete “a company to which section 1401 applies” and substitute “a migrating company as defined in section 1400”.
The purpose of this amendment is to correct an incorrect cross-reference in subsection (9). The correct reference is t...
Vol-836 Book-4 Page [633]
02/04/2014 [Bills] Amendment agreed to.Vol-836 Book-4
02/04/2014 [Bills] Amendments Nos. 266 and 275 are related and may be discussed together.[An Leas-Cheann Comhairle]Vol-836 Book-4 Page [633]
02/04/2014 [Bills] I move amendment No. 266:
In page 1002, between lines 21 and 22, to insert the following:
“(6) Regulations made under section 3(3) of the Act of 1990 prescribing, for the purposes of the definition of ‘alternative body of accounting standards’ in section 260(4A) of the Act of 1990, bodies ha...
Vol-836 Book-4 Page [633]
02/04/2014 [Bills] In the context of the relevant section, where lies the proposed review of the term "accountant" and the protections that are necessary in that regard? This matter was raised on Committee Stage and the Minister, Deputy Bruton, undertook to instigate a review. The section to which amendment ...Vol-836 Book-4 Page [633]
02/04/2014 [Bills] An amendment has not been tabled on this issue.[Sherlock, Sean]Vol-836 Book-4 Page [633]
02/04/2014 [Bills] We did not table an amendment because the Minister committed to undertake a review. When we met him after Committee Stage, he stated that the entire issue would be reviewed and that he would consult the relevant bodies. As far as I recall, the various political parties were represented at ...Vol-836 Book-4 Page [633]
02/04/2014 [Bills] Without being pedantic, I am not sure which section would be relevant to the matter to which the Deputy refers.[Sherlock, Sean]Vol-836 Book-4 Page [634]
02/04/2014 [Bills] In the context of amendment No. 266, we are discussing "Regulations made under section 3(3) of the Act of 1990 prescribing, for the purposes of the definition of ‘alternative body of accounting standards’". We are, therefore, dealing here with accounting standards.[Calleary, Dara]Vol-836 Book-4 Page [634]
02/04/2014 [Bills] The review is ongoing. In recognition of the fact that consultation took place on the matter, I wish to read some information into the record of the House. The accountancy profession is, in general, adaptable and agile and is able to respond to new market opportunities and directions. Thi...Vol-836 Book-4 Page [634]
02/04/2014 [Bills] It would be appropriate for it to be concluded in advance of the Seanad's deliberations on the legislation. If it is not, then we will have no option but to table an amendment. There is a lacuna in that the term is not protected. Chartered Accountants Ireland recently submitted some impor...Vol-836 Book-4 Page [634]
02/04/2014 [Bills] The Bill has by and large been dealt with up to now on the basis of a consensual approach and I am mindful of the need to conclude our deliberations on it. I take the point the Deputy is making with regard to tabling an amendment in the Seanad. In fairness, the Minister, Deputy Bruton, com...Vol-836 Book-4 Page [634]
02/04/2014 [Bills] Amendment agreed to.Vol-836 Book-4
02/04/2014 [Bills] Amendments Nos. 267 and 268 are related and may be discussed together.[An Leas-Cheann Comhairle]Vol-836 Book-4 Page [634]
02/04/2014 [Bills] I move amendment No. 267:
In page 1014, to delete lines 29 and 30 and substitute the following:
“1408. (1) In addition to their application to Part 11, sections 1411 to 1420 shall apply to insolvency proceedings dealt with in Part 10.”.
The purpose of these amendments is to make reference to...
Vol-836 Book-4 Page [635]
02/04/2014 [Bills] Amendment agreed to.Vol-836 Book-4
02/04/2014 [Bills] I move amendment No. 268:
In page 1015, to delete lines 9 to 14 and substitute the following:
“1410. The purpose of sections 1411 to 1420 is to re-enact the European Communities (Corporate Insolvency) Regulations 2002 (S.I. No. 333 of 2002), apart from their provisions in so far as they rela...
Vol-836 Book-4 Page [635]
02/04/2014 [Bills] Amendment agreed to.Vol-836 Book-4
02/04/2014 [Bills] I move amendment No. 269:
In page 1018, line 2, to delete “licensed bank” and substitute “credit institution”.[Sherlock, Sean]
Vol-836 Book-4 Page [635]
02/04/2014 [Bills] Amendment agreed to.Vol-836 Book-4
02/04/2014 [Bills] I move amendment No. 270:
In page 1019, between lines 6 and 7, to insert the following:
“Application of sections 114 to 116 to bodies corporate generally
1423. (1) In addition to its application where the company firstly referred to in subsection (1) of it is—
(a) a private company limited b...
Vol-836 Book-4 Page [635]
02/04/2014 [Bills] Amendment agreed to.Vol-836 Book-4
02/04/2014 [Bills] I move amendment No. 271:
In page 1020, line 28, to delete “licensed bank” and substitute “credit institution”.[Sherlock, Sean]
Vol-836 Book-4 Page [636]
02/04/2014 [Bills] Amendment agreed to.Vol-836 Book-4
02/04/2014 [Bills] I move amendment No. 272:
In page 1024, between lines 29 and 30, to insert the following:


No. 46 of 2013
Companies (Miscellaneous
Provisions) Act 2013
Sections 2 to 7
".[Sherlock, Sean]
Vol-836 Book-4 Page [636]
02/04/2014 [Bills] Amendment agreed to.Vol-836 Book-4
02/04/2014 [Bills] I move amendment No. 273:
In page 1027, lines 13 to 15 to delete all words from and including “debentures;” in line 13 down to and including “shares.” in line 15 and substitute the following:
“debentures; and
(c) costs of research.”.
The purpose of this amendment is to delete an incorrect re...
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02/04/2014 [Bills] Amendment agreed to.Vol-836 Book-4
02/04/2014 [Bills] I move amendment No. 274:
In page 1029, to delete lines 22 and 23 and substitute the following:
“6. Prepayments and accrued income”.
The purpose of this amendment is to separate the headings "Prepayments" and "accrued income" in format 2 and to provide consistency between formats 1 and 2.[Sh...
Vol-836 Book-4 Page [636]
02/04/2014 [Bills] Amendment agreed to.Vol-836 Book-4
02/04/2014 [Bills] I move amendment No. 275:
In page 1071, between lines 34 and 35, to insert the following:
“(3) As provided for in section 1392(6), the Companies Act 1990 (Prescribed Alternative Accounting Standards Bodies) Regulations 2005 (S.I. No. 382 of 2005) and any regulations amending those regulation...
Vol-836 Book-4 Page [636]
02/04/2014 [Bills] Amendment agreed to.Vol-836 Book-4
02/04/2014 [Bills] Amendments Nos. 276 to 278, inclusive, are related and may be discussed together.[An Leas-Cheann Comhairle]Vol-836 Book-4 Page [637]
02/04/2014 [Bills] I move amendment No. 276:
In page 1074, line 29, to delete “and”.
The purpose of these amendments is to address the issue whereby a company is struck off and dissolved prior to the enactment of the Bill. The amendments clarify the status of such a company should it be restored to the regist...
Vol-836 Book-4 Page [637]
02/04/2014 [Bills] This is the case because there is a possibility that an existing private company limited by shares will have been struck off in recent times and will only come to be restored to the register after the end of the transition period.Vol-836 Book-4
02/04/2014 [Bills] Amendment agreed to.Vol-836 Book-4
02/04/2014 [Bills] I move amendment No. 277:
In page 1074, line 32 to delete “Part 17.” and substitute the following:
“Part 17; and
(c) the references in section 30 of the Multi-Unit Developments Act 2011 to section 311 or 311A of the Act of 1963 or section 12 or 12B of the Companies (Amendment) Act 1982, or t...
Vol-836 Book-4 Page [637]
02/04/2014 [Bills] Amendment agreed to.Vol-836 Book-4
02/04/2014 [Bills] I move amendment No. 278:
In page 1074, between lines 35 and 36, to insert the following:
“Provisions as to status of companies restored to register, having been struck off under former enactments
12. (1) Without prejudice to any specific provision in this Act in that behalf and the subseque...
Vol-836 Book-4 Page [637]
02/04/2014 [Bills] Amendment agreed to.Vol-836 Book-4
02/04/2014 [Bills] I move amendment No. 279:
In page 1082, line 8, to delete “LIMITED” and substitute “COMPANY LIMITED BY GUARANTEE”.
The purpose of this amendment is to correct a mistake. The example of the name of the company in the Schedule refers to "company limited by guarantee". In accordance with sect...
Vol-836 Book-4 Page [639]
02/04/2014 [Bills] Amendment agreed to.Vol-836 Book-4
02/04/2014 [Bills] I move amendment No. 280:
In page 1082, to delete lines 25 to 28 and substitute the following:
“The following Regulations shall apply to the company:
1. The number of members with which the company proposes to be registered is 4.
[In addition to the immediately foregoing words, the following...
Vol-836 Book-4 Page [639]
02/04/2014 [Bills] Amendment agreed to.Vol-836 Book-4
02/04/2014 [Bills] I move amendment No. 281:
In page 1088, to delete lines 17 to 20 and substitute the following:
“The following Regulations shall apply to the company:
1. The number of members with which the company proposes to be registered is 5.
[In addition to the immediately foregoing words, the following...
Vol-836 Book-4 Page [639]
02/04/2014 [Bills] Amendment agreed to.Vol-836 Book-4
02/04/2014 [Bills] I move amendment No. 282:
In page 1091, between lines 6 and 7, to insert the following:


Remedy in case of oppression
Section 213
”.
The purpose is to include section 213 and the list of provisions to be applied to unregistered companies in Schedule 14. Section 213 provides a remedy to an...
Vol-836 Book-4 Page [640]
02/04/2014 [Bills] Amendment agreed to.Vol-836 Book-4
02/04/2014 [Bills] Bill, as amended, received for final consideration.Vol-836 Book-4
25/03/2014 [Bills] Amendment No. 1 arises out of committee proceedings. Amendments Nos. 1, 5, 91 to 133, inclusive, 166, 171, 172, 177, 201, 202, 217, 219 to 226, inclusive, 236, 237, 251, 252, 269 and 271 are cognate and may be discussed together.[Mitchell, Olivia]Vol-835 Book-1 Page [68]
25/03/2014 [Bills] I move amendment No. 1:
In page 66, to delete lines 39 and 40.
The purpose of this amendment is to delete the definition of "licensed bank". The definition is no longer necessary as the Office of the Parliamentary Counsel has recommended use of "credit institution" rather than "licensed ban...
Vol-835 Book-1 Page [68]
25/03/2014 [Bills] Amendment agreed to.Vol-835 Book-1
25/03/2014 [Bills] Amendments Nos. 2, 190 and 258 form a composite proposal and may be discussed together.[Mitchell, Olivia]Vol-835 Book-1 Page [69]
25/03/2014 [Bills] I move amendment No. 2:
In page 69, between lines 6 and 7, to insert the following:
" "system of interconnection of registers” means the system of interconnection of central commercial and companies registers established in accordance with Article 4a(2) of Directive 2009/101/EC of the Europe...
Vol-835 Book-1 Page [69]
25/03/2014 [Bills] Is the Minister of State confident all of the information shared with all member states will be treated properly, so that while there may be various methods of using information in other member states, all of the information shared will be respectfully used and managed?[Tóibín, Peadar]Vol-835 Book-1 Page [69]
25/03/2014 [Bills] I assure the Deputy the new directive ensures all EU member states enabling electronic communication between business registers and transmitting information to individual users will do so in a standardised way by means of identical content and interoperable technologies throughout the Europe...Vol-835 Book-1 Page [69]
25/03/2014 [Bills] Does the Minister of State wish to address amendments Nos. 190 and 258?[Mitchell, Olivia]Vol-835 Book-1 Page [69]
25/03/2014 [Bills] I hope I have covered them.[Sherlock, Sean]Vol-835 Book-1 Page [69]
25/03/2014 [Bills] Amendment agreed to.Vol-835 Book-1
25/03/2014 [Bills] Amendment No. 3 not moved.Vol-835 Book-1
25/03/2014 [Bills] Amendments Nos. 4, 6, 59 and 60 are cognate and may be discussed together.[Mitchell, Olivia]Vol-835 Book-1 Page [69]
25/03/2014 [Bills] I move amendment No. 4:
In page 77, line 34, after "activity" to insert "and be managed and controlled".
The first two amendments are interrelated. They detail the classification of the type of company to be established in the State.[Tóibín, Peadar]
Vol-835 Book-1 Page [69]
25/03/2014 [Bills] The current proposals mean that a company must conduct some activity in the State. I believe this provision was established in 1998 and the idea was to stop the brass-plating of firms in Ireland. However, the Minister of State will understand that a loophole exists, which allows a company ...Vol-835 Book-1
25/03/2014 [Bills] At the outset, I do not propose to support these amendments. This series of amendments proposes to insert the words "managed and controlled" into sections of the Bill. When one considers it, the objective appears to be to cause all companies registered in Ireland to be tax resident in Irel...Vol-835 Book-1 Page [70]
25/03/2014 [Bills] The Minister of State observed it is under the remit of the Department of Finance to focus on this issue. He also stated this amendment could do damage to Ireland's interpretation. I do not know whether the Minister of State has been watching the same television shows or reading the same.....Vol-835 Book-1 Page [70]
25/03/2014 [Bills] As one Government Minister among many, we have spent considerable time over the past three years in travelling abroad and encouraging investment. I recently have returned from the mid-west of the United States, where Ireland's reputation regarding the potential for foreign direct investment...Vol-835 Book-1 Page [71]
25/03/2014 [Bills] Amendment put and declared lost.Vol-835 Book-1
25/03/2014 [Bills] I move amendment No. 5:
In page 77, line 35, to delete “licensed bank” and substitute “credit institution”.[Sherlock, Sean]
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25/03/2014 [Bills] Amendment agreed to.Vol-835 Book-1
25/03/2014 [Bills] I move amendment No. 6:
In page 79, line 13, after “administration” to insert “, management and control”.[Tóibín, Peadar]
Vol-835 Book-1 Page [71]
25/03/2014 [Bills] Amendment put and declared lost.Vol-835 Book-1
25/03/2014 [Bills] Amendments Nos. 7, 9 and 218 are related and may be discussed together.[Mathews, Peter]Vol-835 Book-1 Page [71]
25/03/2014 [Bills] I move amendment No. 7:
In page 83, to delete lines 23 and 24 and substitute the following:
“(3) In subsection (2), “person” means, for the purposes of paragraph (b) of it, the company referred to in that paragraph.”.
The purpose of amendment No. 7 is to correct the incorrect cross-reference...
Vol-835 Book-1 Page [71]
25/03/2014 [Bills] Section 1081, as it stands, extends this obligation beyond existing law to where shares are purchased by a body corporate, which includes companies incorporated abroad. This amendment is in line with the existing law and purports to maintain it.Vol-835 Book-1
25/03/2014 [Bills] Amendment agreed to.Vol-835 Book-1
25/03/2014 [Bills] Amendments Nos. 8 and 10 to 12, inclusive, may be discussed together.[Mathews, Peter]Vol-835 Book-1 Page [72]
25/03/2014 [Bills] I move amendment No. 8:
In page 88, line 35, after "Where" to insert "the board of directors of".
The purpose of these amendments is for clarification. The Bill, as it stands, has been interpreted as meaning the board of directors must be registered with the Companies Registration Office. ...
Vol-835 Book-1 Page [72]
25/03/2014 [Bills] Amendment agreed to.Vol-835 Book-1
25/03/2014 [Bills] I move amendment No. 9:
In page 89, line 1, to delete "it" and substitute "the company".[Sherlock, Sean]
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25/03/2014 [Bills] Amendment agreed to.Vol-835 Book-1
25/03/2014 [Bills] I move amendment No. 10:
In page 89, line 6, after "by" to insert "the board of the directors of".[Sherlock, Sean]
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25/03/2014 [Bills] Amendment agreed to.Vol-835 Book-1
25/03/2014 [Bills] I move amendment No. 11:
In page 89, line 8, after "Where" to insert "the board of directors of".[Sherlock, Sean]
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25/03/2014 [Bills] Amendment agreed to.Vol-835 Book-1
25/03/2014 [Bills] I move amendment No. 12:
In page 89, line 24, after "by" to insert "the board of the directors of".[Sherlock, Sean]
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25/03/2014 [Bills] Amendment agreed to.Vol-835 Book-1
25/03/2014 [Bills] I move amendment No. 13:
In page 92, lines 13 and 14, to delete "if a company has appointed a registered person" and substitute "if there be a registered person in relation to a company,".[Sherlock, Sean]
Vol-835 Book-1 Page [72]
25/03/2014 [Bills] Amendment agreed to.Vol-835 Book-1
25/03/2014 [Bills] I move amendment No. 14:
In page 92, lines 16 to 18, to delete all words from and including "countersigned" in line 16 down to and including "purpose." in line 18 and substitute the following:
"countersigned—
(a) by the secretary or a director of the company; or
(b) by some other person appo...
Vol-835 Book-1 Page [73]
25/03/2014 [Bills] Amendment agreed to.Vol-835 Book-1
25/03/2014 [Bills] I wish to advise Members that a footnote has been omitted from amendment No. 244. The footnote should indicate that the reference to section 1019 in this amendment is a reference to the section being inserted by amendment No. 206. Amendments Nos. 15, 206 and 244 form a composite proposal a...Vol-835 Book-1 Page [73]
25/03/2014 [Bills] I move amendment No. 15:
In page 93, to delete lines 1 to 15.
I have been asked by the Bills Office to inform the House that there is a problem with a footnote to an amendment in this grouping. Amendment No. 244 ought to be accompanied by a footnote to state that section 1019, to which it r...
Vol-835 Book-1 Page [73]
25/03/2014 [Bills] Amendment agreed to.Vol-835 Book-1
25/03/2014 [Bills] Amendments Nos. 16 and 17 are related and may be discussed together.[Mathews, Peter]Vol-835 Book-1 Page [73]
25/03/2014 [Bills] I move amendment No. 16:
In page 98, line 11, after "subsection (3)" to insert ", and without prejudice to subsection (7)".[Sherlock, Sean]
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25/03/2014 [Bills] Amendment agreed to.Vol-835 Book-1
25/03/2014 [Bills] I move amendment No. 17:
In page 98, line 27, after "that Act and" to insert ", without prejudice to subsection (8),".[Sherlock, Sean]
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25/03/2014 [Bills] Amendment agreed to.Vol-835 Book-1
25/03/2014 [Bills] I move amendment No. 18:
In page 106, line 4, after "shares" to insert the following:
"but, for the purposes of this definition, a company shall not be regarded as a subsidiary if it is such only by virtue of section 7(2)(a)(ii) or (e)".[Sherlock, Sean]
Vol-835 Book-1 Page [74]
25/03/2014 [Bills] Amendment agreed to.Vol-835 Book-1
25/03/2014 [Bills] I move amendment No. 19:
In page 107, line 6, after "this Act" to insert ", other than in section 70(11)(c),".[Sherlock, Sean]
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25/03/2014 [Bills] Amendment agreed to.Vol-835 Book-1
25/03/2014 [Bills] I move amendment No. 20:
In page 111, between lines 8 and 9, to insert the following:
"(5) Any director of a company who knowingly contravenes, or knowingly permits or authorises a contravention of, a preceding provision of this section shall be guilty of a category 3 offence.".[Sherlock, Se...
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25/03/2014 [Bills] Amendment agreed to.Vol-835 Book-1
25/03/2014 [Bills] Amendments Nos. 21 to 25, inclusive, 208 and 209 are cognate and may be discussed together.[Mathews, Peter]Vol-835 Book-1 Page [74]
25/03/2014 [Bills] I move amendment No. 21:
In page 111, line 13, to delete "shares in the company of any class" and substitute "relevant shares, of the class concerned, in the company".[Sherlock, Sean]
Vol-835 Book-1 Page [74]
25/03/2014 [Bills] Amendment agreed to.Vol-835 Book-1
25/03/2014 [Bills] I move amendment No. 22:
In page 111, line 14, after "those" to insert "relevant".[Sherlock, Sean]
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25/03/2014 [Bills] Amendment agreed to.Vol-835 Book-1
25/03/2014 [Bills] I move amendment No. 23:
In page 111, line 18, to delete "each other person who holds shares in the company of any class" and substitute "each person who holds relevant shares, of the class concerned, in the company".[Sherlock, Sean]
Vol-835 Book-1 Page [74]
25/03/2014 [Bills] Amendment agreed to.Vol-835 Book-1
25/03/2014 [Bills] I move amendment No. 24:
In page 111, line 21, after "the" where it secondly occurs to insert "relevant".[Sherlock, Sean]
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25/03/2014 [Bills] Amendment agreed to.Vol-835 Book-1
25/03/2014 [Bills] I move amendment No. 25:
In page 111, to delete lines 26 and 27 and substitute the following:
"(6) In-
(a) subsection (5) "relevant shares", in relation to a company, means shares in the company other than shares which as respects dividends and capital carry a right to participate only to a....
Vol-835 Book-1 Page [75]
25/03/2014 [Bills] Amendment agreed to.Vol-835 Book-1
25/03/2014 [Bills] Amendments Nos. 26 and 27 are related and may be discussed together.[Mathews, Peter]Vol-835 Book-1 Page [75]
25/03/2014 [Bills] I move amendment No. 26:
In page 112, to delete lines 11 and 12.[Sherlock, Sean]
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25/03/2014 [Bills] Amendment agreed to.Vol-835 Book-1
25/03/2014 [Bills] I move amendment No. 27:
In page 112, line 25, to delete "company." and substitute the following:
"company;
(f) to allotments of bonus shares.".[Sherlock, Sean]
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25/03/2014 [Bills] Amendment agreed to.Vol-835 Book-1
25/03/2014 [Bills] I move amendment No. 28:
In page 113, between lines 35 and 36, to insert the following:
“(12) If, before the commencement of section 70, the directors of a company have been granted authority, pursuant to section 20 of the Act of 1983, to allot relevant securities (within the meaning of tha...
Vol-835 Book-1 Page [75]
25/03/2014 [Bills] Amendment agreed to.Vol-835 Book-1
25/03/2014 [Bills] I move amendment No. 29:
In page 126, line 12, to delete "2 daily newspapers" and substitute "one daily newspaper".[Sherlock, Sean]
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25/03/2014 [Bills] Amendment agreed to.Vol-835 Book-1
25/03/2014 [Bills] I move amendment No. 30:
In page 131, lines 40 and 41, to delete all words from and including "may," in line 40 down to and including "capital," in line 41 and substitute the following:
"may for any purpose (with the result that its company capital is thereby re-organised)".[Sherlock, Sean]
Vol-835 Book-1 Page [76]
25/03/2014 [Bills] Amendment agreed to.Vol-835 Book-1
25/03/2014 [Bills] Amendments Nos. 31 and 32 are related and may be discussed together.[Mathews, Peter]Vol-835 Book-1 Page [76]
25/03/2014 [Bills] I move amendment No. 31:
In page 133, line 26, after "transferor" to insert the following:
", save that if the share concerned (or one or more of the shares concerned) is not fully paid, the instrument shall be executed by or on behalf of the transferor and the transferee".[Sherlock, Sean]
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25/03/2014 [Bills] Amendment agreed to.Vol-835 Book-1
25/03/2014 [Bills] I move amendment No. 32:
In page 133, to delete line 27 and substitute "(3) The".[Sherlock, Sean]
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25/03/2014 [Bills] Amendment agreed to.Vol-835 Book-1
25/03/2014 [Bills] I move amendment No. 33:
In page 142, to delete lines 21 to 23 and substitute the following:
"(4) Subject to this Part, the acquisition by a company of its own shares shall be authorised by—".[Sherlock, Sean]
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25/03/2014 [Bills] Amendment agreed to.Vol-835 Book-1
25/03/2014 [Bills] I move amendment No. 34:
In page 143, line 1, to delete "any member of the company" and substitute the following:
"any member holding one or more shares in the company conferring the right to vote at the meeting concerned".[Sherlock, Sean]
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25/03/2014 [Bills] Amendment agreed to.Vol-835 Book-1
25/03/2014 [Bills] I move amendment No. 35:
In page 143, lines 16 and 17, to delete "30 days" and substitute "21 days".[Sherlock, Sean]
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25/03/2014 [Bills] Amendment agreed to.Vol-835 Book-1
25/03/2014 [Bills] I move amendment No. 36:
In page 150, between lines 12 and 13, to insert the following:
"(6) No authorisation is required to be given under subsection (3) by any body corporate unless it is a company formed and registered under this Act or an existing company.".[Sherlock, Sean]
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25/03/2014 [Bills] Amendment agreed to.Vol-835 Book-1
25/03/2014 [Bills] I move amendment No. 37:
In page 151, lines 14 and 15, to delete "or referred to in paragraph 82 of that Schedule".[Sherlock, Sean]
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25/03/2014 [Bills] Amendment agreed to.Vol-835 Book-1
25/03/2014 [Bills] I move amendment No. 38:
In page 152, between lines 1 and 2, to insert the following:
"(9) Notwithstanding anything in the preceding subsections of this section, but without prejudice to any contrary provision of—
(a) an order of, or undertaking given to, the court;
(b) the resolution for, o...
Vol-835 Book-1 Page [77]
25/03/2014 [Bills] Amendment agreed to.Vol-835 Book-1
25/03/2014 [Bills] Amendments Nos. 39 to 41, inclusive, 45, 46 and 86 are cognate and may be discussed together.[Mathews, Peter]Vol-835 Book-1 Page [78]
25/03/2014 [Bills] I move amendment No. 39:
In page 153, line 33, after "relevant" to insert "entity".[Sherlock, Sean]
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25/03/2014 [Bills] Amendment agreed to.Vol-835 Book-1
25/03/2014 [Bills] I move amendment No. 40:
In page 153, line 36, after "relevant" to insert "entity".[Sherlock, Sean]
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25/03/2014 [Bills] Amendment agreed to.Vol-835 Book-1
25/03/2014 [Bills] I move amendment No. 41:
In page 153, line 38, after "last" to insert "entity".[Sherlock, Sean]
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25/03/2014 [Bills] Amendment agreed to.Vol-835 Book-1
25/03/2014 [Bills] Amendments Nos. 42 to 44, inclusive, are cognate and may be discussed together.[Mathews, Peter]Vol-835 Book-1 Page [78]
25/03/2014 [Bills] I move amendment No. 42:
In page 154, line 1, after "statements" to insert ", respecting the company alone,".[Sherlock, Sean]
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25/03/2014 [Bills] Amendment agreed to.Vol-835 Book-1
25/03/2014 [Bills] I move amendment No. 43:
In page 154, line 8, after "statements")" to insert ", respecting the company alone,".[Sherlock, Sean]
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25/03/2014 [Bills] Amendment agreed to.Vol-835 Book-1
25/03/2014 [Bills] I move amendment No. 44:
In page 154, line 12, after "statements")" to insert ", respecting the company alone,".[Sherlock, Sean]
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25/03/2014 [Bills] Amendment agreed to.Vol-835 Book-1
25/03/2014 [Bills] I move amendment No. 45:
In page 154, line 15, after "relevant" to insert "entity".[Sherlock, Sean]
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25/03/2014 [Bills] Amendment agreed to.Vol-835 Book-1
25/03/2014 [Bills] I move amendment No. 46:
In page 154, line 41, after "relevant" to insert "entity".[Sherlock, Sean]
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25/03/2014 [Bills] Amendment agreed to.Vol-835 Book-1
25/03/2014 [Bills] I move amendment No. 47:
In page 156, to delete lines 39 to 42, and in page 157, to delete lines 1 and 2.[Sherlock, Sean]
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25/03/2014 [Bills] Amendment agreed to.Vol-835 Book-1
25/03/2014 [Bills] Amendments Nos. 48 to 54, inclusive, are related and may be discussed together.[Mathews, Peter]Vol-835 Book-1 Page [79]
25/03/2014 [Bills] I move amendment No. 48:
In page 158, to delete lines 24 to 27 and substitute the following:
"(2) In subsections (3) and (4) "relevant sum" means—
(a) any sum for the time being standing to the credit of the company’s undenominated capital;
(b) any of the company’s profits available for...[S...
Vol-835 Book-1 Page [79]
25/03/2014 [Bills] Amendment agreed to.Vol-835 Book-1
25/03/2014 [Bills] I move amendment No. 49:
In page 158, line 34, to delete "or debentures".[Sherlock, Sean]
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25/03/2014 [Bills] Amendment agreed to.Vol-835 Book-1
25/03/2014 [Bills] I move amendment No. 50:
In page 158, line 35, to delete "or debentures".[Sherlock, Sean]
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25/03/2014 [Bills] Amendment agreed to.Vol-835 Book-1
25/03/2014 [Bills] I move amendment No. 51:
In page 159, line 11, to delete "or debentures".[Sherlock, Sean]
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25/03/2014 [Bills] Amendment agreed to.Vol-835 Book-1
25/03/2014 [Bills] Amendments Nos. 55 to 58, inclusive, are related, with amendments Nos. 56 to 58, inclusive, forming a composite proposal. Therefore, amendments Nos. 55 to 58 may be discussed together.[Mathews, Peter]Vol-835 Book-1 Page [80]
25/03/2014 [Bills] I move amendment No. 55:
In page 163, line 11, to delete “one, at least,” and substitute “a majority”.
I am sure the Minister of State will just agree to these amendments and reciprocate my good wishes. Amendments Nos. 56 to 58 deal with the bond of €25,000 in circumstances where there is...
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25/03/2014 [Bills] The Deputy is taking a novel approach, which I admire, but I am not in favour of adopting these amendments. The Deputy's proposals impose unduly oppressive conditions on legitimate businesses. The suggestion that a majority of directors should be EEA-resident may particularly dissuade fore...Vol-835 Book-1 Page [80]
25/03/2014 [Bills] There is serious exposure of employees right through the system. We have seen a plethora of employees in recent years having to fight very hard to ensure they get their entitlements. These amendments seek to ensure that workers who have expended their energies, brain power and efforts to m...Vol-835 Book-1 Page [80]
25/03/2014 [Bills] The Deputy has not said anything with which I would disagree, in principle. There is no question about the importance of the protection of employees. However, the corpus of law that would deal with that issue effectively is employment rather than company law. We have a very enhanced labou...Vol-835 Book-1 Page [81]
25/03/2014 [Bills] Question, "That the words proposed to be deleted stand", put and agreed to.Vol-835 Book-1
25/03/2014 [Bills] Amendment declared lost.Vol-835 Book-1
25/03/2014 [Bills] I move amendment No. 56:
In page 163, line 14, after “€25,000” to insert “or 4 per cent of turnover or the total wages paid, whichever is the greater”.[Tóibín, Peadar]
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25/03/2014 [Bills] Amendment put and declared lost.Vol-835 Book-1
25/03/2014 [Bills] I move amendment No. 57:
In page 163, line 18, to delete “purpose” where it secondly occurs and substitute “purposes”.[Tóibín, Peadar]
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25/03/2014 [Bills] Question, "That the words proposed to be deleted stand", put and agreed to.Vol-835 Book-1
25/03/2014 [Bills] Amendment declared lost.Vol-835 Book-1
25/03/2014 [Bills] I move amendment No. 58:
In page 163, line 22, after “accordingly)” to insert the following:
“or in the case of unpaid remuneration the amount payable under the redundancy and insolvency schemes”.[Tóibín, Peadar]
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25/03/2014 [Bills] Amendment put and declared lost.Vol-835 Book-1
25/03/2014 [Bills] I move amendment No. 59:
In page 165, line 37, after “on” to insert “and managed and controlled”.[Tóibín, Peadar]
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25/03/2014 [Bills] Amendment put and declared lost.Vol-835 Book-1
25/03/2014 [Bills] I move amendment No. 60:
In page 166, line 17, after “trade” to insert “and is managed and controlled”.[Tóibín, Peadar]
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25/03/2014 [Bills] Amendment put and declared lost.Vol-835 Book-1
25/03/2014 [Bills] Amendments Nos. 61, 68, 69, 136, 141, 159, 178, 188, 189, 232, 235 and 254 are drafting amendments and may be discussed together.[Mathews, Peter]Vol-835 Book-1 Page [82]
25/03/2014 [Bills] I move amendment No. 61:
In page 170, line 19, to delete “In the case of” and substitute “Subject to subsection (1), in the case of”.[Sherlock, Sean]
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25/03/2014 [Bills] Amendment agreed to.Vol-835 Book-1
25/03/2014 [Bills] I move amendment No. 62:
In page 175, to delete lines 8 and 9 and substitute the following:
“(iii) in the case of a married person or civil partner, the name or surname by which he or she was known previously to his or her marriage or civil partnership.”.
The purpose of the further amendment...
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25/03/2014 [Bills] Amendment agreed to.Vol-835 Book-1
25/03/2014 [Bills] Amendments Nos. 63 and 183 are related and may be discussed together.[Mathews, Peter]Vol-835 Book-1 Page [82]
25/03/2014 [Bills] I move amendment No. 63:
In page 176, between lines 11 and 12, to insert the following:
“(9) If a person appointed a director of a company before the commencement of this section has, subsequent to his or her appointment but before that commencement, become disqualified under the law of anot...
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25/03/2014 [Bills] Amendment agreed to.Vol-835 Book-1
25/03/2014 [Bills] Amendments Nos. 64 and 65 are related and may be discussed together.[Mathews, Peter]Vol-835 Book-1 Page [82]
25/03/2014 [Bills] I move amendment No. 64:
In page 180, line 4, after “tax” to insert “or the universal social charge”.
The purpose of these amendments is to insert a reference to the universal social charge, USC. As the Bill stands, there is a prohibition on the payment of remuneration to a director free of...
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25/03/2014 [Bills] Amendment agreed to.Vol-835 Book-1
25/03/2014 [Bills] I move amendment No. 65:
In page 180, line 14, after “tax” to insert “and the universal social charge”.[Sherlock, Sean]
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25/03/2014 [Bills] Amendment agreed to.Vol-835 Book-1
25/03/2014 [Bills] I move amendment No. 66:
In page 180, between lines 32 and 33, to insert the following:
“(3) Without prejudice to the generality of that subsection, subsection (1) operates to enable, subject to a limitation (if any) arising under any of paragraphs (a) to (c) of it, the directors of the comp...
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25/03/2014 [Bills] Amendment agreed to.Vol-835 Book-1
25/03/2014 [Bills] I move amendment No. 67:
In page 182, to delete lines 31 to 34 and substitute the following:
“162. (1) A resolution in writing signed by all the directors of a company, or by all the members of a committee of them, and who are for the time being entitled to receive notice of a meeting of the...
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25/03/2014 [Bills] Amendment agreed to.Vol-835 Book-1
25/03/2014 [Bills] I move amendment No. 68:
In page 189, line 29, to delete “subsections (1) and (2)” and substitute “subsections (1) and (3)”.[Sherlock, Sean]
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25/03/2014 [Bills] Amendment agreed to.Vol-835 Book-1
25/03/2014 [Bills] I move amendment No. 69:
In page 189, lines 31 and 32, to delete “subsection (3)” and substitute “subsection (4)”.[Sherlock, Sean]
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25/03/2014 [Bills] Amendment agreed to.Vol-835 Book-1
25/03/2014 [Bills] I move amendment No. 70:
In page 194, line 6, after “company” to insert “(being a bankrupt member who is entitled to vote at the meeting)”.
The purpose of this amendment is for clarification. Again, notice of every general meeting shall be given to the assignee in bankruptcy of a bankrupt m...
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25/03/2014 [Bills] Amendment agreed to.Vol-835 Book-1
25/03/2014 [Bills] I move amendment No. 71:
In page 195, between lines 36 and 37, to insert the following:
“(4) Subsection (4) shall apply unless the company’s constitution provides otherwise.”.
The purpose of this amendment is to determine the period which must elapse before a meeting must be adjourned for la...
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25/03/2014 [Bills] Amendment agreed to.Vol-835 Book-1
25/03/2014 [Bills] I move amendment No. 72:
In page 213, line 21, after “liabilities” to insert the following:
“(being the debts and liabilities identified for the purposes of paragraph (d) and so far as not already paid or discharged)”.[Sherlock, Sean]
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25/03/2014 [Bills] Amendment agreed to.Vol-835 Book-1
25/03/2014 [Bills] I move amendment No. 73:
In page 219, between lines 12 and 13, to insert the following:
“(5) Subsection (5) does not apply—
(a) if the services to the other computer there mentioned are provided by means of the technology commonly known as cloud computing or by any other distance hosting sol...
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25/03/2014 [Bills] Amendment agreed to.Vol-835 Book-1
25/03/2014 [Bills] Amendments Nos. 74 and 158 are related and may be discussed together.[Mathews, Peter]Vol-835 Book-1 Page [85]
25/03/2014 [Bills] I move amendment No. 74:
In page 222, to delete lines 36 to 40, and in page 223, to delete lines 1 to 13 and substitute the following:
“219. (1) Subsections (3) and (4) shall apply to any case in which a provision of this Act requires or authorises a notice to be served on or given to a memb...
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25/03/2014 [Bills] Amendment agreed to.Vol-835 Book-1
25/03/2014 [Bills] Amendments Nos. 75 to 77, inclusive, not moved.Vol-835 Book-1
25/03/2014 [Bills] Amendment No. 79 is a physical alternative to Amendment No. 78 . They may be discussed together.[Mathews, Peter]Vol-835 Book-1 Page [86]
25/03/2014 [Bills] I move amendment No. 78:
In page 228, to delete lines 16 to 35, to delete page 229, and in page 230, to delete lines 1 to 6 and substitute the following:
“226. The Act of 1990 is amended by inserting the following in Part X:
“205E. (1) In this section—
‘amount of turnover’ and ‘balance sheet...
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25/03/2014 [Bills] This section contains the form of directors' compliance statement as recommended by the company law review group. Having analysed the provisions contained in the 2003 Act, the group determined that such extra duties, as set out in the Act, would do little to increase compliance. In fact, i...Vol-835 Book-1 Page [90]
25/03/2014 [Bills] There is a strong EU impetus towards less unnecessary regulation to make EU businesses more competitive. This amendment would create unjustifiable and disproportionate costs on Irish businesses without adding value in terms of protection and would disadvantage Ireland competitively as it wo...Vol-835 Book-1
25/03/2014 [Bills] The fight against red tape and extra costs will always be and has always been the argument for getting rid of regulation. By its nature, regulation has an extra cost and creates a level of red tape for businesses. Nobody is arguing that we should get rid of regulation totally. Irish busin...Vol-835 Book-1 Page [90]
25/03/2014 [Bills] Question, "That the words proposed to be deleted stand", put and declared carried.Vol-835 Book-1
25/03/2014 [Bills] Amendment declared lost.Vol-835 Book-1
25/03/2014 [Bills] Amendment No. 79 not moved.Vol-835 Book-1
25/03/2014 [Bills] I move amendment No. 80:
In page 233, to delete lines 34 and 35 and substitute the following:
“(10) Any reference in this section to a contract —
(a) shall be read as excluding a reference to a contract the decision as to whether to enter into it is taken, or falls to be taken, other than ...
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25/03/2014 [Bills] Amendment agreed to.Vol-835 Book-1
25/03/2014 [Bills] Amendment No. 81 not moved.Vol-835 Book-1
25/03/2014 [Bills] I move amendment No. 82:
In page 240, line 32, to delete “private company limited by shares ” and substitute “company formed and registered under this Act or an existing company”.
The purpose of this amendment is to provide clarification. The wording as it currently stands is misleading i...
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25/03/2014 [Bills] Amendment agreed to.Vol-835 Book-1
25/03/2014 [Bills] I move amendment No. 83:
In page 242, to delete lines 8 to 10 and substitute the following:
“(b) the amount of a company’s relevant assets shall be determined in accordance with section 239(2); and
(c) there shall not be reckoned any arrangement entered into in accordance with the Summary....
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25/03/2014 [Bills] Amendment agreed to.Vol-835 Book-1
25/03/2014 [Bills] I move amendment No. 84:
In page 245, between lines 37 and 38, to insert the following:
“(7) No approval is required to be given under this section by any body corporate unless it is a company formed and registered under this Act, an existing company or a wholly owned subsidiary of a bod...
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25/03/2014 [Bills] Amendment agreed to.Vol-835 Book-1
25/03/2014 [Bills] I move amendment No. 85:
In page 264, between lines 32 and 33, to insert the following:
“(d) a certificate of tax compliance,”.
I have dealt with a number of businesses in my constituency over the past number of years. One example of such businesses concerns a young man with a young fami...
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25/03/2014 [Bills] I am given to understand that a company's tax compliance can be checked out with the Revenue Commissioners, but the Chair may correct me on that.
We do not support the amendment, but I believe compliance can be checked.[Sherlock, Sean]
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25/03/2014 [Bills] That would be confidential.[Mathews, Peter]Vol-835 Book-1 Page [93]
25/03/2014 [Bills] Perhaps we can provide some clarification on that.
This is not a logical inclusion in a company's financial statements, but the Deputy may have alluded to this in his statement defending the amendment. Financial statements relate to the company's financial performance, not to its tax...[S...
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25/03/2014 [Bills] Amendment put and declared lost.Vol-835 Book-1
25/03/2014 [Bills] I move amendment No. 86:
In page 270, line 26, after “company’s” to insert “entity”.[Sherlock, Sean]
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25/03/2014 [Bills] Amendment agreed to.Vol-835 Book-1
25/03/2014 [Bills] Amendments Nos. 87 and 88 are related and may be discussed together.[Mathews, Peter]Vol-835 Book-1 Page [93]
25/03/2014 [Bills] I move amendment No. 87:
In page 273, lines 30 and 31, to delete “a record of all goods purchased, and of all goods sold (except those sold by way of ordinary retail trade)” and substitute “a record of all transactions whereby goods are purchased and whereby goods are sold”.
The purpose of...
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25/03/2014 [Bills] Amendment agreed to.Vol-835 Book-1
25/03/2014 [Bills] I move amendment No. 88:
In page 274, line 2, to delete “of the services provided or purchased” and substitute “of all transactions whereby services are provided and whereby services are purchased”.[Sherlock, Sean]
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25/03/2014 [Bills] Amendment agreed to.Vol-835 Book-1
25/03/2014 [Bills] With the indulgence of Members, I would like to comment on a point made on amendment No. 85 by Deputy Tóibín.[Mathews, Peter]Vol-835 Book-1 Page [93]
25/03/2014 [Bills] In so far as the Minister of State mentioned that there was an overlap with company law, it may be worth looking into the point Deputy Peadar Tóibín made. As Acting Chairman, I am just being helpful. I do not know whether I have transgressed my role as Acting Chairman.Vol-835 Book-1
25/03/2014 [Bills] To be helpful, my intention was to suggest we should look into it.[Sherlock, Sean]Vol-835 Book-1 Page [93]
25/03/2014 [Bills] I sensed that, which is why I am making the comment.[Mathews, Peter]Vol-835 Book-1 Page [94]
25/03/2014 [Bills] I move amendment No. 89:
In page 274, line 40, to delete “or at such other place as the directors think fit”.
This is another effort to ensure compliance. This amendment would restrict the holding of all returns to the company office. It is an effort to maintain high standards, accountabil...
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25/03/2014 [Bills] On the face of it, the amendment makes sense, but in the age of cloud computing and remote servers it would place an imposition on businesses because the amount of physical storage facilities they would have to make available could be restrictive if located in city centre locations, for exam...Vol-835 Book-1 Page [94]
25/03/2014 [Bills] Question, "That the words proposed to be deleted stand", put and declared carried.Vol-835 Book-1
25/03/2014 [Bills] Amendment declared lost.Vol-835 Book-1
25/03/2014 [Bills] I move amendment No. 90:
In page 278, lines 18 and 19, to delete all words from and including “assets,” in line 18 down to and including “loss—” in line 19 and substitute the following:
“assets, liabilities and financial position, as at the end of the financial year, and profit or loss, for ...
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25/03/2014 [Bills] I think it is a "true and fair view" rather than a "true and fair value", is it not?[Mathews, Peter]Vol-835 Book-1 Page [94]
25/03/2014 [Bills] It is a "true and fair value."[Sherlock, Sean]Vol-835 Book-1 Page [94]
25/03/2014 [Bills] Is it? It has moved on since my day.[Mathews, Peter]Vol-835 Book-1 Page [94]
25/03/2014 [Bills] I have three people here who will back me up.[Sherlock, Sean]Vol-835 Book-1 Page [94]
25/03/2014 [Bills] Amendment agreed to.Vol-835 Book-1
25/03/2014 [Bills] I move amendment No. 91:
In page 301, line 31, to delete “licensed bank” and substitute “credit institution”.[Sherlock, Sean]
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25/03/2014 [Bills] Amendment agreed to.Vol-835 Book-1
25/03/2014 [Bills] I move amendment No. 92:
In page 301, line 32, to delete “licensed bank” and substitute “credit institution”.[Sherlock, Sean]
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25/03/2014 [Bills] Amendment agreed to.Vol-835 Book-1
25/03/2014 [Bills] I move amendment No. 93:
In page 301, line 35, to delete “bank” and substitute “institution”.[Sherlock, Sean]
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25/03/2014 [Bills] Amendment agreed to.Vol-835 Book-1
25/03/2014 [Bills] I move amendment No. 94:
In page 301, line 38, to delete “bank” and substitute “institution”.[Sherlock, Sean]
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25/03/2014 [Bills] Amendment agreed to.Vol-835 Book-1
25/03/2014 [Bills] I move amendment No. 95:
In page 301, line 41, to delete “bank” and substitute “institution”.[Sherlock, Sean]
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25/03/2014 [Bills] Amendment agreed to.Vol-835 Book-1
25/03/2014 [Bills] I move amendment No. 96:
In page 302, line 6, to delete “bank” and substitute “institution”.[Sherlock, Sean]
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25/03/2014 [Bills] Amendment agreed to.Vol-835 Book-1
25/03/2014 [Bills] I move amendment No. 97:
In page 302, line 10, to delete “bank” and substitute “institution”.[Sherlock, Sean]
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25/03/2014 [Bills] Amendment agreed to.Vol-835 Book-1
25/03/2014 [Bills] I move amendment No. 98:
In page 302, line 13, to delete “bank” and substitute “institution”.[Sherlock, Sean]
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25/03/2014 [Bills] Amendment agreed to.Vol-835 Book-1
25/03/2014 [Bills] I move amendment No. 99:
In page 302, line 15, to delete “licensed bank” and substitute “credit institution”.[Sherlock, Sean]
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25/03/2014 [Bills] Amendment agreed to.Vol-835 Book-1
25/03/2014 [Bills] I move amendment No. 100:
In page 302, line 17, to delete “licensed bank” and substitute “credit institution”.[Sherlock, Sean]
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25/03/2014 [Bills] Amendment agreed to.Vol-835 Book-1
25/03/2014 [Bills] I move amendment No. 101:
In page 302, line 21, to delete “licensed bank” and substitute “credit institution”.[Sherlock, Sean]
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25/03/2014 [Bills] Amendment agreed to.Vol-835 Book-1
25/03/2014 [Bills] I move amendment No. 102:
In page 302, line 23, to delete “licensed bank” and substitute “credit institution”.[Sherlock, Sean]
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25/03/2014 [Bills] Amendment agreed to.Vol-835 Book-1
25/03/2014 [Bills] I move amendment No. 103:
In page 302, line 32, to delete “licensed bank” and substitute “credit institution”.[Sherlock, Sean]
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25/03/2014 [Bills] Amendment agreed to.Vol-835 Book-1
25/03/2014 [Bills] I move amendment No. 104:
In page 303, line 4, to delete “bank” and substitute “institution”.[Sherlock, Sean]
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25/03/2014 [Bills] Amendment agreed to.Vol-835 Book-1
25/03/2014 [Bills] I move amendment No. 105:
In page 303, line 25, to delete “licensed bank” and substitute “credit institution”.[Sherlock, Sean]
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25/03/2014 [Bills] Amendment agreed to.Vol-835 Book-1
25/03/2014 [Bills] I move amendment No. 106:
In page 303, line 27, to delete “licensed bank” and substitute “credit institution”.[Sherlock, Sean]
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25/03/2014 [Bills] Amendment agreed to.Vol-835 Book-1
25/03/2014 [Bills] I move amendment No. 107:
In page 303, line 30, to delete “bank” and substitute “institution”.[Sherlock, Sean]
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25/03/2014 [Bills] Amendment agreed to.Vol-835 Book-1
25/03/2014 [Bills] I move amendment No. 108:
In page 303, line 36, to delete “bank” and substitute “institution”.[Sherlock, Sean]
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25/03/2014 [Bills] Amendment agreed to.Vol-835 Book-1
25/03/2014 [Bills] I move amendment No. 109:
In page 303, line 39, to delete “bank” and substitute “institution”.[Sherlock, Sean]
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25/03/2014 [Bills] Amendment agreed to.Vol-835 Book-1
25/03/2014 [Bills] I move amendment No. 110:
In page 303, line 42, to delete “bank” and substitute “institution”.[Sherlock, Sean]
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25/03/2014 [Bills] Amendment agreed to.Vol-835 Book-1
25/03/2014 [Bills] I move amendment No. 111:
In page 304, line 3, to delete “bank” and substitute “institution”.[Sherlock, Sean]
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25/03/2014 [Bills] Amendment agreed to.Vol-835 Book-1
25/03/2014 [Bills] I move amendment No. 112:
In page 304, line 6, to delete “bank” and substitute “institution”.[Sherlock, Sean]
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25/03/2014 [Bills] Amendment agreed to.Vol-835 Book-1
25/03/2014 [Bills] I move amendment No. 113:
In page 304, line 9, to delete “bank” and substitute “institution”.[Sherlock, Sean]
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25/03/2014 [Bills] Amendment agreed to.Vol-835 Book-1
25/03/2014 [Bills] I move amendment No. 114:
In page 304, line 13, to delete “bank” and substitute “institution”.[Sherlock, Sean]
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25/03/2014 [Bills] Amendment agreed to.Vol-835 Book-1
25/03/2014 [Bills] I move amendment No. 115:
In page 304, line 32, to delete “licensed bank” and substitute “credit institution”.[Sherlock, Sean]
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25/03/2014 [Bills] Amendment agreed to.Vol-835 Book-1
25/03/2014 [Bills] I move amendment No. 116:
In page 304, line 34, to delete “bank” and substitute “institution”.[Sherlock, Sean]
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25/03/2014 [Bills] Amendment agreed to.Vol-835 Book-1
25/03/2014 [Bills] I move amendment No. 117:
In page 305, line 2, to delete “licensed bank” and substitute “credit institution”.[Sherlock, Sean]
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25/03/2014 [Bills] Amendment agreed to.Vol-835 Book-1
25/03/2014 [Bills] I move amendment No. 118:
In page 305, line 4, to delete “bank’s” and substitute “institution’s”.[Sherlock, Sean]
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25/03/2014 [Bills] Amendment agreed to.Vol-835 Book-1
25/03/2014 [Bills] I move amendment No. 119:
In page 305, line 7, to delete “bank” and substitute “institution”.[Sherlock, Sean]
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25/03/2014 [Bills] Amendment agreed to.Vol-835 Book-1
25/03/2014 [Bills] I move amendment No. 120:
In page 305, line 8, to delete “bank” and substitute “institution”.[Sherlock, Sean]
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25/03/2014 [Bills] Amendment agreed to.Vol-835 Book-1
25/03/2014 [Bills] I move amendment No. 121:
In page 305, line 10, to delete “bank” and substitute “institution”.[Sherlock, Sean]
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25/03/2014 [Bills] Amendment agreed to.Vol-835 Book-1
25/03/2014 [Bills] I move amendment No. 122:
In page 305, line 11, to delete “licensed bank” and substitute “credit institution”.[Sherlock, Sean]
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25/03/2014 [Bills] Amendment agreed to.Vol-835 Book-1
25/03/2014 [Bills] I move amendment No. 123:
In page 305, line 19, to delete “licensed bank” and substitute “credit institution”.[Sherlock, Sean]
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25/03/2014 [Bills] Amendment agreed to.Vol-835 Book-1
25/03/2014 [Bills] I move amendment No. 124:
In page 305, line 26, to delete “licensed bank” and substitute “credit institution”.[Sherlock, Sean]
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25/03/2014 [Bills] Amendment agreed to.Vol-835 Book-1
25/03/2014 [Bills] I move amendment No. 125:
In page 305, line 27, to delete “bank’s” and substitute “institution’s”.[Sherlock, Sean]
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25/03/2014 [Bills] Amendment agreed to.Vol-835 Book-1
25/03/2014 [Bills] I move amendment No. 126:
In page 305, line 30, to delete “bank” and substitute “institution”.[Sherlock, Sean]
Vol-835 Book-1 Page [98]
25/03/2014 [Bills] Amendment agreed to.Vol-835 Book-1
25/03/2014 [Bills] I move amendment No. 127:
In page 305, line 31, to delete “bank” and substitute “institution”.[Sherlock, Sean]
Vol-835 Book-1 Page [98]
25/03/2014 [Bills] Amendment agreed to.Vol-835 Book-1
25/03/2014 [Bills] I move amendment No. 128:
In page 305, line 33, to delete “bank” and substitute “institution”.[Sherlock, Sean]
Vol-835 Book-1 Page [98]
25/03/2014 [Bills] Amendment agreed to.Vol-835 Book-1
25/03/2014 [Bills] I move amendment No. 129:
In page 306, line 33, to delete “licensed bank” and substitute “credit institution”.[Sherlock, Sean]
Vol-835 Book-1 Page [98]
25/03/2014 [Bills] Amendment agreed to.Vol-835 Book-1
25/03/2014 [Bills] I move amendment No. 130:
In page 306, line 36, to delete “licensed bank” and substitute “credit institution”.[Sherlock, Sean]
Vol-835 Book-1 Page [98]
25/03/2014 [Bills] Amendment agreed to.Vol-835 Book-1
25/03/2014 [Bills] I move amendment No. 131:
In page 306, line 42, and in page 307, line 1, to delete “licensed bank” and substitute “credit institution”.[Sherlock, Sean]
Vol-835 Book-1 Page [99]
25/03/2014 [Bills] Amendment agreed to.Vol-835 Book-1
25/03/2014 [Bills] I move amendment No. 132:
In page 307, line 1, to delete “bank” where it secondly occurs and substitute “institution”.[Sherlock, Sean]
Vol-835 Book-1 Page [99]
25/03/2014 [Bills] Amendment agreed to.Vol-835 Book-1
25/03/2014 [Bills] I move amendment No. 133:
In page 307, line 6, to delete “bank” and substitute “institution”.[Sherlock, Sean]
Vol-835 Book-1 Page [99]
25/03/2014 [Bills] Amendment agreed to.Vol-835 Book-1
25/03/2014 [Bills] I move amendment No. 151:
In page 381, to delete lines 27 to 41, and in page 382, to delete lines 1 to 10 and substitute the following:
“(6) If rules are made under section 126 of the Registration of Title Act 1964 or, as the case may be, section 48 of the Registration of Deeds and Title Act...
Vol-835 Book-1 Page [102]
25/03/2014 [Bills] Amendment agreed to.Vol-835 Book-1
25/03/2014 [Bills] Debate adjourned.Vol-835 Book-1
25/03/2014 [Bills] I move amendment No. 52:
In page 159, line 14, to delete "or debentures".[Sherlock, Sean]
Vol-835 Book-1 Page [79]
25/03/2014 [Bills] Amendment agreed to.Vol-835 Book-1
25/03/2014 [Bills] I move amendment No. 53:
In page 159, line 16, to delete "or debentures".[Sherlock, Sean]
Vol-835 Book-1 Page [79]
25/03/2014 [Bills] Amendment agreed to.Vol-835 Book-1
25/03/2014 [Bills] I move amendment No. 54:
In page 159, line 21, to delete "or debentures". [Sherlock, Sean]
Vol-835 Book-1 Page [80]
25/03/2014 [Bills] Amendment agreed to.Vol-835 Book-1
25/03/2014 [Bills] I move amendment No. 134:
In page 313, to delete lines 14 to 19 and substitute the following:
“(a) shall be shown in the company’s entity financial statements as a deduction from the company’s capital and reserves (and the profits available for distribution shall accordingly be restricted by...
Vol-835 Book-1 Page [99]
25/03/2014 [Bills] Amendment agreed to.Vol-835 Book-1
25/03/2014 [Bills] I move amendment No. 135:
In page 313, to delete lines 20 to 26 and substitute the following:
“(2) Where a company, or a nominee of the company, holds shares in its holding undertaking or an interest in such shares, the profits of the company available for distribution shall be restricted by...
Vol-835 Book-1 Page [99]
25/03/2014 [Bills] Amendment agreed to.Vol-835 Book-1
25/03/2014 [Bills] I move amendment No. 136:
In page 325, line 19, to delete “subsections (3) to (6)” and substitute “subsections (3) to (5)”.[Sherlock, Sean]
Vol-835 Book-1 Page [99]
25/03/2014 [Bills] Amendment agreed to.Vol-835 Book-1
25/03/2014 [Bills] Amendments Nos. 137 to 140, inclusive, 142, 143, 199, 200, 233, 234, 249, 250, 256, 257, 259, 260, 262 and 263 are cognate and may be discussed together.[Mathews, Peter]Vol-835 Book-1 Page [100]
25/03/2014 [Bills] I move amendment No. 137:
In page 334, line 18, to delete “shall appear in typeset, and not written, form” and substitute “, and any date or dates thereon, shall appear in typeset form”.
The purpose of these amendments is to consolidate sections 3 and 4 of the Companies (Miscellaneous Provis...
Vol-835 Book-1 Page [100]
25/03/2014 [Bills] Amendment agreed to.Vol-835 Book-1
25/03/2014 [Bills] I move amendment No. 138:
In page 334, line 25, after “signature” to insert “or of a date”.[Sherlock, Sean]
Vol-835 Book-1 Page [100]
25/03/2014 [Bills] Amendment agreed to.Vol-835 Book-1
25/03/2014 [Bills] Amendment agreed to.Vol-835 Book-1
25/03/2014 [Bills] Amendment agreed to.Vol-835 Book-1
25/03/2014 [Bills] I move amendment No. 139:
In page 336, line 11, to delete “shall appear in typeset, and not written, form” and substitute “, and any date or dates thereon, shall appear in typeset form”.[Sherlock, Sean]
Vol-835 Book-1 Page [100]
25/03/2014 [Bills] Amendment agreed to.Vol-835 Book-1
25/03/2014 [Bills] I move amendment No. 140:
In page 336, line 18, after “signature” to insert “or of a date”.[Sherlock, Sean]
Vol-835 Book-1 Page [100]
25/03/2014 [Bills] Amendment agreed to.Vol-835 Book-1
25/03/2014 [Bills] I move amendment No. 141:
In page 337, line 23, to delete “(6)(c)” and substitute “(6)(a)”.[Sherlock, Sean]
Vol-835 Book-1 Page [100]
25/03/2014 [Bills] Amendment agreed to.Vol-835 Book-1
25/03/2014 [Bills] I move amendment No. 142:
In page 338, line 32, to delete “shall appear in typeset, and not written, form” and substitute “, and any date or dates thereon, shall appear in typeset form”.[Sherlock, Sean]
Vol-835 Book-1 Page [100]
25/03/2014 [Bills] Amendment agreed to.Vol-835 Book-1
25/03/2014 [Bills] I move amendment No. 143:
In page 338, line 39, after “signature” to insert “or of a date”.[Sherlock, Sean]
Vol-835 Book-1 Page [100]
25/03/2014 [Bills] I move amendment No. 144:
In page 342, line 1, after “Registrar” to insert “a copy of”.[Sherlock, Sean]
Vol-835 Book-1 Page [100]
25/03/2014 [Bills] Amendment agreed to.Vol-835 Book-1
25/03/2014 [Bills] I move amendment No. 145:
In page 342, lines 20 and 21, to delete all words from and including “The” in line 20 down to and including “signing;” in line 21 and substitute the following:
“With respect to the statutory auditors’ special report referred to in subsection (1) (a copy (as that exp...
Vol-835 Book-1 Page [101]
25/03/2014 [Bills] Amendment agreed to.Vol-835 Book-1
25/03/2014 [Bills] I move amendment No. 146:
In page 345, lines 16 to 18, to delete all words from and including “(1) A” in line 16 down to and including “company.” in line 18.
The purpose of the amendment is to ensure this exemption which aims to provide small indigenous Irish companies with audit exemptions ...
Vol-835 Book-1 Page [101]
25/03/2014 [Bills] Amendment agreed to.Vol-835 Book-1
25/03/2014 [Bills] I move amendment No. 147:
In page 348, line 25, after “undertakings” to insert “(but this paragraph is subject to subsection (6))”.
The purpose of this amendment is to make provision for the fact that foreign subsidiaries in a group do not have to file annual returns in the CRO. This amendm...
Vol-835 Book-1 Page [101]
25/03/2014 [Bills] Amendment agreed to.Vol-835 Book-1
25/03/2014 [Bills] I move amendment No. 148:
In page 349, between lines 16 and 17, to insert the following:
“(6) There shall not be reckoned as a subsidiary undertaking for the purposes of this section (other than for the purposes of the expression “subsidiary undertakings” in subsection (2)) an undertaking th...
Vol-835 Book-1 Page [101]
25/03/2014 [Bills] I move amendment No. 149:
In page 378, between lines 10 and 11, to insert the following:
“(2) For the avoidance of doubt, in the case of a mortgage or charge created over both—
(a) an interest in anything specified in any of paragraphs (a) to (d) of subsection (1); and
(b) any property, asse...
Vol-835 Book-1 Page [101]
25/03/2014 [Bills] Amendment agreed to.Vol-835 Book-1
25/03/2014 [Bills] Amendments Nos. 150 and 151 which are related are being discussed together.[Mathews, Peter]Vol-835 Book-1 Page [102]
25/03/2014 [Bills] I move amendment No. 150:
In page 381, to delete lines 17 and 18 and substitute the following:
“(a) Form 60, 60A or 60B set out in the Schedule of Forms to the Land Registration Rules 2012 (S.I. No. 483 of 2012) as amended by the Land Registration Rules 2013 (S.I. No. 389 of 2013), or”.
The ...
Vol-835 Book-1 Page [102]
25/03/2014 [Bills] Amendment agreed to.Vol-835 Book-1
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