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The Independent Referendum Commission Bill, 1996: First Stage.

Wednesday, 12 June 1996

Dáil Éireann Debate
Vol. 466 No. 7

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Mr. Dempsey: Information on Noel Dempsey Zoom on Noel Dempsey I move:

That leave be granted to introduce a Bill entitled an Act to provide for the establishment of an independent Referendum Commission having the function of preparing and presenting to the public, information in an objective, impartial and informative manner thereby assisting the exercise of informed choice by the public in both constitutiuonal and ordinary referenda.

An Ceann Comhairle: Information on Seán Treacy Zoom on Seán Treacy Is this Bill opposed?

Mr. Quinn: Information on Ruairí Quinn Zoom on Ruairí Quinn No.

[1756] Question put and agreed to.

An Ceann Comhairle: Information on Seán Treacy Zoom on Seán Treacy Since this is a Private Members' Bill, the Second Stage may, under Standing Orders, be taken in Private Members' time.

Mr. Dempsey: Information on Noel Dempsey Zoom on Noel Dempsey I move: “That the Bill be taken in Private Members' time”.

Question put and agreed to.


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